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Dollar rises ahead of May US jobs report

"There`s no doubt that the US economy and the labor market is improving, but the dollar is also overbought so even if it pushes higher on the back of a strong jobs number, it could be hit by profit-taking next week" ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision on June 17, Lien said.

Jun 05, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

Japan`s economy grows 1.6% in January-March

Japan`s economy saw its strongest expansion in more than two years during the first quarter of 2013, revised data showed Monday, but a sales tax rise has weighed on growth since the levy hike.

Jun 09, 2014, 09:08 AM IST

Tokyo shares lead Asia up on Wall Street, China PMI, euro shaky

Upbeat China factory data and another closing record on Wall Street boosted Asian shares on Monday, while the euro held recent gains against the dollar but remained shaky ahead of a closely watched European Central Bank meeting.

Jun 02, 2014, 11:05 AM IST

Dollar holds steady in Asia

The dollar held steady against the yen in Asia on Wednesday after enjoying a pick-up in New York thanks to an upbeat batch of US data and a record close for the S&P 500 stock index.

May 28, 2014, 10:49 AM IST

Yen rises in Asia after BoJ holds fire on easing measures

The yen rose against the dollar in Asia on Wednesday after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) held off fresh easing measures, saying the number three economy was picking up pace.

May 21, 2014, 10:38 AM IST

Asia spooked by Wall Street loss, dollar dips

Asian shares caught Wall Street`s gloom on Wednesday, while the dollar was on track for a sixth losing session against the yen after the Bank of Japan upgraded its view on capital expenditures.

May 21, 2014, 10:28 AM IST