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Forex – Aussie edges lower, kiwi holds steady in late trade

Investing.com - Investing.com - The Australian dollar edged lower against its U.S. counterpart on Monday, while the New Zealand dollar was little changed as concerns over U.S. political tensions seemed to ease and as markets were still digesting the Barcelona terrorist attack. AUD/USD slipped 0.11% to 0.7923. The greenback recovered from losses posted following reports senior White House advisor Steven Bannon had been fired. Ongoing uncertainty over the economic agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump and doubts that the Federal Reserve will deliver a third rate hike this year have fed into recent dollar weakness. NZD/USD was little changed at 0.7316. Meanwhile, investors were still ...

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Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.55%

Investing.com - Investing.com – Australia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Telecoms Services, Healthcare and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.55%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Beach Energy Ltd (AX:BPT), which rose 8.47% or 0.053 points to trade at 0.672 at the close. Meanwhile, G8 Education Ltd (AX:GEM) added 8.45% or 0.315 points to end at 4.045 and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (AX:FMG) was up 6.55% or 0.360 points to 5.860 in late trade. The worst performers ...

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Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.55%

Investing.com - Investing.com – Australia stocks were lower after the close on Monday, as losses in the Telecoms Services, Healthcare and Consumer Discretionary sectors led shares lower. At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 lost 0.55%. The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Beach Energy Ltd (AX:BPT), which rose 8.47% or 0.053 points to trade at 0.672 at the close. Meanwhile, G8 Education Ltd (AX:GEM) added 8.45% or 0.315 points to end at 4.045 and Fortescue Metals Group Ltd (AX:FMG) was up 6.55% or 0.360 points to 5.860 in late trade. The worst performers ...

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Forex – Dollar gains against yen, euro weaker in quiet Asian session

Investing.com - Investing.com - The dollar gained slightly in Asia on Monday with the the yen giving up recent gains on a lull in Korea peninsula tensions for now, even as the U.S. and South Korea launch joint training exercises opposed by Pyongyang. AUD/USD traded at 0.7929, down 0.03%, while USD/JPY changed hands at 109.22, up 0.03%. EUR/USD ell 0.03% to 1.1757, gaining back some ground from earlier in the session. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, rose 0.01% to 93.37. Coming up this week, investors will be looking ahead to speeches ...

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Forex – Euro weaker in Asia as attention turns to Wyoming meeting

Investing.com - Investing.com - The euro fell in Asia on Monday as attention turns to a meeting of central bankers in Wyoming this week to see if the European Central Bank will start to discuss its dial-back plans for stimulus in more detail. EUR/USD traded at 1.1754, down 0.06%. elsewhere, AUD/USD traded at 0.7930, down 0.01%, while USD/JPY changed hands at 109.24, up 0.05%. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a trade-weighted basket of six major currencies, rose 0.04% to 93.40. Coming up this week, investors will be looking ahead to speeches by central bankers at the Fed’s annual ...

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