The dollar was weak against most other currencies, giving up most of its gains so far this week

Asian shares hit a one-year high on Wednesday while the dollar and Treasury yields slid on weak US productivity data, while sterling inched up from a (...)

US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen.

The dollar built on gains since Friday’s bumper United States jobs numbers on Monday, gaining about a third of a per cent against the yen ahead of a w(...)

Sterling is on the rise again as new opinion polls show a shift towards remaining in the EU for the UK

Asian stocks edged up on Wednesday as investors were guardedly optimistic about a “Remain” vote in Britain’s make-or-break European Union referendum, (...)

The dollar got a mild boost from the suggestion that interest rate hikes could be on the way sooner rather than later. (Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg)

Asian stocks seesawed on Tuesday as hawkish comments from US Federal Reserve officials clouded the monetary policy outlook less than a week after Fed(...)

 The benchmark Nikkei 225 index at the Tokyo Stock Exchange jumped 7.16 per cent, or 1,069.97 points, to 16,022.58, on Tuesday, clawing back from a loss of more than 11 per cent last week. (Photograph:Toru YAMANAKA /AFP/Getty Images)

Asian shares extended gains on Tuesday as a combination of stabilising Chinese markets, rebounding oil prices and solid US consumption data prompted (...)

Repayment of Samurai notes demonstrates commitment of Greek government to  creditors. Photograph: Reuters.

The Greek government repaid Samurai notes maturing on Tuesday, according to bond agent Mizuho Bank, in a first sign the nation is honouring its obliga(...)

US president Barack Obama said he would be willing to negotiate with Republicans only if they agree to re-open the government and raise the debt limit with no conditions. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Asian shares sagged and the dollar languished close to an 8-month low on today as the US budget deadlock dragged on, further chipping away at investor(...)

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