Currency


Asian Shares Shrug Off Energy Blues, Dollar Firms

Asian shares rose on Tuesday, taking heart from record closes on Wall Street and upbeat economic data that lifted U.S. Treasury yields and the dollar, even as weaker oil prices…

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Asian Shares Wilt, Yen Firms as Korean Tensions Rise

Asian shares withered on Tuesday and the yen firmed against the backdrop of rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula, and as investors awaited fresh signals about the U.S. monetary policy…

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U.S., Asian Shares Dip After N. Korean Missile Launch

U.S. stock futures and Asian shares dipped after North Korea fired another missile over Japan into the Pacific Ocean on Friday, demonstrating Pyongyang’s defiance in the face of intensifying sanctions.…

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Fischer Resignation Hurts Dollar, Helps Shekel

News of the resignation of U.S. Federal Reserve vice-chairman Stanley Fischer has had an impact on the value of the dollar worldwide, including Israel, where the shekel is gaining daily…

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