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Currencies: Dollar gains against euro ahead of French election; sags versus yen

The dollar gained versus the euro and against most leading rivals on Friday ahead the first round on Sunday of a tight French presidential race that likely holds implications for the eurozone economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

Currencies: Dollar gains against yen, fades versus euro as U.S. rate hike, French election in play

The dollar extended its Federal Reserve-inspired advance against the Japanese yen on Thursday, but struggled against European rivals, as investors grew increasingly convinced the central bank could raise interest rates again as soon as next month......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 4th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar gains against pound, euro as U.K. election, ECB meeting pose some uncertainty

Broad measures of the U.S. dollar gained ground Wednesday, as the buck showed its most pronounced strength against European rivals ahead of the U.K. election and the European Central Bank policy meeting, both slated for Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2017

Currencies: U.S. dollar rises against euro, weakens against pound

The U.S. dollar was mixed in early New York trade Monday, rising against the euro and the Japanese yen, though it was weaker against the pound ahead of the general election this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2017

Currencies: U.S. dollar rises against euro, Japanese yen

The U.S. dollar was mixed in early New York trade Monday, rising against the euro and the Japanese yen, though it was weaker against the pound ahead of the general election this week......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 5th, 2017

FX Trading Week Ahead

FX Trading Week Ahead Global Overview Macron wins the French election but Euro fades. Tensions remain high in North Korea. Dollar mixed despite strong Non-Farm Payrolls re.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMay 8th, 2017

The Wall Street Journal: Euro surges to 5-month high against dollar after French election

The euro jumped sharply against other global currencies on Sunday as polls closed in the first round of France’s presidential election, with centrist former economy minister Emmanuel Macron in the lead according to initial projections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2017

Currencies: Euro edges lower as French election worries intensify

The euro weakened against the dollar on Friday, a day after a terror attack in Paris left one policeman dead and two others injured just days before the first-round vote in the French presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

Currencies: Euro weakens as French election worries intensify

The euro weakened against the dollar on Friday after a terror attack in Paris left one policeman dead and two others injured just days before the first-round vote in the French presidential election......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 21st, 2017

The euro is slipping ahead of the French elections

Markets InsiderThe euro is slipping ahead of the French elections on Sunday. The currency is down by 0.2% at 1.0701 against the dollar as of 8:50 a.m. ET. France will go to the polls Sunday for the first round of its presidential election.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 21st, 2017

Currencies: Euro hits 6-week high against dollar after French presidential debate

The euro gains against the dollar, with analysts attributing the rally to centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron performing well in France’s first televised presidential debate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

Currencies: Euro jumps vs. dollar, hitting 6-week high of $1.08 after French presidential debate

The euro gains against the dollar on Tuesday, with analysts attributing the rally to centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron performing well in France’s first televised presidential debate......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMar 21st, 2017

Currencies: Dollar falls against major rivals as traders consolidate gains

The dollar slips against its major rivals on Wednesday, with the currency seeing the most pronounced moves versus the yen and the euro as investors take profits on recent gains......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 21st, 2016

Currencies: Dollar steadies before expected upbeat U.S. jobs report

The dollar slips Friday ahead of the U.S. monthly jobs report. Meanwhile, the euro pares gains ahead of Sunday’s referendum in Italy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 2nd, 2016

Currencies: Dollar edges down before U.S. releases monthly jobs report

The dollar slips Friday ahead of the U.S. monthly jobs report. Meanwhile, the euro pares gains ahead of Sunday’s referendum in Italy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 2nd, 2016

Week Ahead US Presidential Election to Dominate Markets

Dollar Awaits Results of U.S. Elections The USD is lower across the board versus major currencies as the U.S. election enters its final stretch. The FBI investigation into Secretary Clinton’s emails has eroded her lead in the polls and the battle fo.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseNov 4th, 2016

Currencies: Dollar weakens as Clinton’s lead over Trump narrows

The dollar weakened against the euro and yen on Tuesday as polls show Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s lead over Republican challenger Donald Trump continues to narrow ahead of Election Day......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2016

Currencies: Dollar extends gains against euro, pound after consumer price data

investors reluctant to take strong positions ahead of three-day weekend in Japan and monetary policy meetings of the Federal Reserve and Bank of Japan next week.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 16th, 2016

Currencies: Dollar lower, just 1% off 15-month lows hit ahead of strong jobs report

The dollar moved mostly lower on Tuesday but was so far clinging to the majority of the gains it scored when an upbeat U.S. jobs report last week complicated what had been reduced expectations for another Federal Reserve interest-rate hike......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 8th, 2017

Speculators Press Ahead With Dollar-Bloc Currencies, But Hesitate With Euro And Yen

Speculators Press Ahead With Dollar-Bloc Currencies, But Hesitate With Euro And Yen.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaAug 5th, 2017

Currencies: Euro rallies to 2-year high as hawkish view on ECB dominates

The euro strengthens on Friday to a two-year high against the dollar, extending its gains, a day after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi attempted to tamp down comments he made back in late June that traders interpreted as hawkish......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 21st, 2017