The dollar fell against the yen on Tuesday as receding hopes for a preliminary trade deal between the United States and China hurt demand for the greenback. The yuan touched a two-week low versus the greenback amid doubts about the U.S.-China trade war. But the dollar took a hit on Monday after CNBC reported that China is pessimistic about agreeing to a deal, which suggests a resolution to perhaps the biggest risk to the global economy remains elusive. The dollar tried to break above 109 yen, but it couldn't because of worries about the trade deal.Against a basket of six major currencies, the dollar index stood at 97.856, close to a two-week low. The yield on 10-year Treasury notes fell slightly to 1.8049% in Asia, also approaching a two-week low as uncertainty boosted demand for the safety of government debt.
10 Dec 2019 06:24 PM
The Indian rupee gained for a fifth consecutive session and hit a five-week high against the dollar, driven by corporate and carry trade-related inflows. The rupee settled at 70.92 to the dollar in Mumbai, its highest since Nov. 5, against its previo
10 Dec 2019 03:53 PM
Indian shares ended lower on Tuesday, weighed down by information technology and state-owned bank stocks, as investors took profits in overbought shares toward the year end.
10 Dec 2019 03:22 PM
The euro was little changed versus the dollar on Tuesday as investors were wary of a looming deadline for U.S. tariffs on China, the British election and upcoming Federal Reserve and European Central Bank meetings. The greenback was neutral against a
10 Dec 2019 02:53 PM
Sterling edged higher on Tuesday, cementing recent gains as traders awaited data on economic growth and industrial production and kept an eye on the final days of campaigning ahead of Britain's general election on Thursday. The pound on Monday hit a
10 Dec 2019 12:03 PM
Indian shares inched lower on Tuesday, led by losses in information technology stocks, as investors locked in profits in overbought shares towards the year end. The NSE Nifty 50 index was down 0.14% at 11,920.95 and the benchmark BSE Sensex fell 0.1
10 Dec 2019 11:28 AM
The evolution of the U.S.-China trade war and the direction of global growth momentum remain the primary factors affecting the CNY (onshore yuan). The onshore yuan was trading flat at 7.0380 at midday, having stuck within a tight range of 54 pips in