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Euro rose in European trade off two-week lows against dollar on track for the first profit in seven days as the coronavirus slows down in Europe, bolstering risk appetite and hurting dollar's appeal ...

USD/JPY declines after Abe announces emergency state

2020-04-07 06:07:38 GMT (
USD/JPY tilted lower in Asian trade off March 27 highs following earlier data from Japan and after PM Shinzo Abe announced the state of emergency.    As of 06:02 GMT, USD/JPY fell 0.36% ...

Gold advances to November 2012 peak, dollar modestly down

2020-04-07 04:34:51 GMT (
Gold futures rose in Asian trade to November 2012 highs as the dollar index backed off March 26 highs, ahead of US labor and consumer data.    As of 04:04 GMT, gold futures due in June ...

Asia opens higher in tandem with Wall Street ahead of RBA meeting

2020-04-07 03:59:15 GMT (
Asian stock indices opened the second session of the week mixed but mostly higher, with Japan, China, New Zealand, and South Korea up, while Australia lost ground ahead of the Reserve Bank of ...

US stocks extend gains, Dow Jones adds more than 1,600 points

2020-04-06 22:36:39 GMT (
US stocks surged on Monday, buoyed by investors hopes about a near end for the coronavirus pandemic in the US.   Infections and deaths from coronavirus in New York have showed slowdown signs, ...

Silver jumps nearly 5%, closes above $15 mark

2020-04-06 19:13:14 GMT (
Silver futures surged on Monday, shrugging off the US dollar rise against most of its major peers.   Silver was lifted by strong safe-haven demand amid a bleak outlook for the US economy due ...

Yen falls on weak consumer confidence data

2020-04-06 19:04:31 GMT (
The Japanese yen fell against the US dollar on Monday, due to the continued coronavirus impact on global economies, and the release of weak consumer confidence data.   The Japanese economy ...

Gold closes at highest level since December 2012

2020-04-06 18:26:15 GMT (
Gold futures surged on Monday, lifted by strong safe-haven demand amid dim outlook for the global economy and the US GDP.   The former Chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, estimated ...

Dollar edges up amid focus on coronavirus developments

2020-04-06 18:06:47 GMT (
The US dollar inched higher against most major currencies, as investors shifted focus on the latest developments of the coronavirus pandemic in the US and other countries.   The former Chair ...

US crude sheds over 6% after OPEC meeting delayed

2020-04-06 17:36:45 GMT (
Oil prices fell on Monday, to deepen losses due to worries that the OPEC-Plus collation will not reach a production cut agreement, after their meeting was delayed.   CNBC quoted sources that ...

Dow Jones jumps over 1,000 points on coronavirus slowdown hopes

2020-04-06 14:04:14 GMT (
The major US stock indices opened higher on Monday, on hopes about the US war against the coronavirus pandemic.   The US health agencies showed that deaths in New York has showed slowdown ...

Palladium drops on global demand concerns

2020-04-06 13:45:14 GMT (
Palladium futures slumped on Monday, despite a rebound in demand for industrial metals, as palladium was weighed down by mounting concerns about weak global demand from the automotive ...

Brent plunges over 9% after OPEC-Plus meeting delayed

2020-04-06 13:03:43 GMT (
Brent crude prices continued to drop as the US market opened on Monday, falling more than 9% and and pulled back from 3-week high, on profit-taking and renewed worries over the output cut talks ...

Dollar rises to 2-week high on strong demand

2020-04-06 12:41:21 GMT (
The US dollar rose against against a basket of its peers on Monday, to continue its rally for the fourth day, and hit a 2-week high as investors continued to hoard cash amid the ongoing liquidity ...

European stocks jump 3.5% as coronavirus shows signs of slowing

2020-04-06 11:36:13 GMT (
European stocks surged more than 3.5% on Monday, as the market sentiment improved after signs on a slowdown in coronavirus infections in Italy, Spain and Germany, which shows that the lockdown in ...
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