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Jan 28, 2014

Asian shares pinned at five-month lows, Turkey in spotlight

TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian shares were pinned near five-month lows on Tuesday as concerns that slower growth in China and reduced U.S. monetary stimulus could hurt some emerging economies dependent on exports and foreign capital.

Investors are now focusing on whether the central bank of Turkey, one of the epicenters of the latest rout in emerging markets, could salvage the lira at an emergency policy meeting later in the day.

Jan 28, 2014

Asian shares pinned at 5-mth lows, Turkey in spotlight

TOKYO, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Asian shares were pinned near
five-month lows on Tuesday as concerns that slower growth in
China and reduced U.S. monetary stimulus could hurt some
emerging economies dependent on exports and foreign capital.

Investors are now focusing on whether the central bank of
Turkey, one of the epicentres of the latest rout in emerging
markets, could salvage the lira at an emergency policy meeting
later in the day.

Jan 27, 2014

Asian shares pressured by emerging markets turmoil

TOKYO, Jan 28 (Reuters) – Asian shares were pinned near
five-month lows on Tuesday as turmoil in emerging markets and
concerns about an economic slowdown in China took their toll.

Disappointing guidance from Apple Inc also looks
set to hit regional technology stocks.

Jan 27, 2014

Dollar touches seven-week low vs. yen on emerging market concerns

TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The dollar slipped to a seven-week low against the yen on Monday as a sell-off in emerging market currencies late last week prompted investors to seek shelter in the safe-haven Japanese currency.

The dollar fell as low as 101.77 yen, its lowest level since early December, and last stood at 102.36 yen, steady from late U.S. levels last week. It has fallen about 2.1 percent in the past three sessions.

Jan 27, 2014

Dollar touches 7-week low vs yen on emerging market concerns

TOKYO/SINGAPORE, Jan 27 (Reuters) – The dollar slipped to a
seven-week low against the yen on Monday as a sell-off in
emerging market currencies late last week prompted investors to
seek shelter in the safe-haven Japanese currency.

The dollar fell as low as 101.77 yen, its lowest
level since early December, and last stood at 102.36 yen, steady
from late U.S. levels last week. It has fallen about 2.1 percent
in the past three sessions.

Jan 26, 2014

Dollar falls to seven-week low vs. yen on emerging market concerns

TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar slipped to a seven-week low against the yen on Monday as a sell-off in emerging market currencies late last week prompted investors to seek shelter in the safe-haven Japanese currency.

The dollar fell as low as 101.77 yen, its lowest level since early December and last stood at 102.04 yen, down 0.3 percent from late U.S. levels last week. It has fallen 2.4 percent in the past three sessions.

Jan 26, 2014

Dollar falls to 7-week low versus yen on emerging market concerns

TOKYO (Reuters) – The dollar slipped to a seven-week low against the yen on Monday as a sell-off in emerging market currencies late last week prompted investors to seek shelter in the safe-haven Japanese currency.

The dollar fell as low as 101.77 yen, its lowest level since early December and last stood at 102.04 yen, down 0.3 percent from late U.S. levels last week. It has fallen 2.4 percent in the past three sessions.

Jan 24, 2014

Forex-Yen, franc and euro sought in risk-asset rout, Aussie trounced

TOKYO (Reuters) – The yen, Swiss franc and euro held firm on Friday, having charged higher overnight as worries about a slowdown in China and turmoil in some emerging markets spurred demand for safe-haven currencies.

In the face of a nervous market, comments from a Reserve Bank of Australia policymaker that the Australian dollar had not fallen far enough drove the currency dollar to 3 1/2-year lows.

Jan 24, 2014

Yen, franc and euro sought in risk-asset rout, Aussie trounced

TOKYO, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The yen, Swiss franc and euro held
firm on Friday, having charged higher overnight as worries about
a slowdown in China and turmoil in some emerging markets spurred
demand for safe-haven currencies.

In the face of a nervous market, comments from a Reserve
Bank of Australia policymaker that the Australian dollar had not
fallen far enough drove the currency dollar to 3 1/2-year lows.

Jan 24, 2014

Yen, Swiss franc and euro sought in risk-asset rout, EM savaged

SYDNEY/TOKYO, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The yen and Swiss franc
held firm on Friday, having charged higher overnight as worries
about a slowdown in China and turmoil in some emerging markets
spurred demand for the safe-haven currencies.

The euro also held onto the previous day’s hefty
gains, which stemmed from data that showed a strong euro zone
recovery and fuelled a shift of funds into the common currency
from emerging markets.