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Euro, sterling slip to month low on renewed growth fears

By Joice Alves LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The euro and sterling slipped to a one-month low versus the safe-haven U.S. dollar on Friday with investors worrying about further economic slowdown after Federal Reserve officials reiterated the need for higher rates. The dollar index =USD rose 0.2% to 107.69, after earlier touching 107.74, its highest since July 18. The gauge is on track for a 1.9% rally this week, which would be its best weekly performance in ten weeks.
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Asian currencies weighed down by U.S. rate-hike path

* All Asian currencies set to end week in red * S.Korea's won falls to more than 13-year low * Thai baht, Indonesian rupiah at 1-week lows * China's yuan hits lowest in over three months By Sameer Manekar Aug 19 (Reuters) - Asian currencies weakened further on Friday, as a resolve by the U.S. central bank to keep increasing interest rates to bring soaring inflation under control supported the dollar.
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Asian currencies weighed down by U.S. rate-hike path

* All Asian currencies set to end week in red * S.Korea's won falls to more than 13-year low * Thai baht, Indonesian rupiah at 1-week lows * China's yuan hits lowest in over three months By Sameer Manekar Aug 19 (Reuters) - Asian currencies weakened further on Friday, as a resolve by the U.S. central bank to keep increasing interest rates to bring soaring inflation under control supported the dollar.
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Dollar hits 1-month high as Fed officials talk up rate hikes

By Kevin Buckland TOKYO, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar climbed to a fresh one-month high against major peers on Friday as Federal Reserve officials continued to talk up the need for further interest rate hikes ahead of their key Jackson Hole symposium. The dollar index =USD rose 0.14% to 107.63, after earlier touching 107.72, its highest since July 18. The gauge is on track for a 1.86% rally this week, which would be its best weekly performance since June 12. The greenback rose to 136.38 ye
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Asia stocks in limbo as dollar takes the lead

* Wall Street futures dip, Nikkei steady as yen drops * Dollar climbs as euro, sterling hit by recession worries * Yuan hits lowest since May as China economy teeters * Fed members remind markets higher rates are coming By Wayne Cole SYDNEY, Aug 19 (Reuters) - Asian shares were left in limbo on Friday while the U.S. dollar made all the running as recession clouds gathered over Europe and highlighted the relative outperformance of the U.S.
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