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Yen, franc surge on Saudi worries, dollar weakens LONDON: The dollar sank to a five-week low against the yen on Thursday, hit by the combination of another round of poor U.S. data and a bid for traditional safe havens by investors worried about stock markets and oil supplies out of the Middle East.News that Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies had launched air strikes against Iran-allied forces in Yemen quelled risk sentiment and led to a surge in oil prices. This offered some support to the forex world's traditional safe bets - the yen and the Swiss franc.But the dollar was also more than half a percent lower against the euro, extending a poor run that has seen it drop around 5 cents in two volatile weeks. It traded at $1.1042 per dollar in Europe, just above a three-week low.That slide has raised the first doubts among major banks over the dollar's long march higher since the ...

Sterling gains after UK retail sales beat expectations LONDON: Sterling rose to a one-week peak against the dollar and hit a day's high against the euro on Thursday after British retail sales data beat expectations.Retail sales rose 0.7 percent in February, from a month earlier, leaving them 5.7 percent higher on the year. Economists had expected a rise of 0.4 percent on the month and an increase of 4.7 percent on the year, adding to strong growth in sales at the end of ...
Russian rouble gains on oil and weaker dollar MOSCOW: Russia's rouble gained on Thursday, helped by a surge in oil prices and a weaker dollar.At 1105 GMT, the rouble was around 1.7 percent stronger against the dollar at 56.73 and gained 0.8 percent to trade at 62.49 versus the euro.Brent crude oil rose over 3 percent on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies launched air strikes against Yemen. The operation could stoke concerns about the security of Middle East oil ...
Turkish lira falls on worries over violation of Kurdish ceasefire ISTANBUL: Turkey's lira slipped on worries of renewed fighting with Kurdish militants after the military said it had fired artillery and mortar shells in retaliation at Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) positions in southeast Turkey.The PKK took up arms to carve out an independent Kurdish homeland in the southeast in 1984 but declared a formal ceasefire with Turkey two years ago after decades of violence.Earlier in the week in a published note, JP Morgan had identified ...
Russian rouble turns negative after setting new 2015 highs MOSCOW: The rouble hit fresh 2015 highs early on Wednesday as Russian exporters sold foreign currencies to pay monthly taxes, before falling back sharply after these taxes had been paid.At 1545 GMT, the rouble was down 0.2 percent against the dollar at 57.80 and 0.6 percent weaker at 63.39 versus the euro.The Russian currency had traded as much as 2 percent higher on the day, setting a new 2015 peaks of 56.61 per dollar and ...
Sterling weaker on subdued inflation outlook, looming election LONDON: Sterling fell against the euro on Wednesday, hitting a one-month low as investors pushed back expectations of interest rate hikes amid growing talk that inflation in Britain will stay low for sometime to come.Annual inflation in Britain dropped to zero in February and investors are factoring in the chance of a first rate hike in mid-2016, having pushed it back from early 2016 last week.BoE policymaker Kristin Forbes said on Wednesday that the low ...
FX options indicate big euro/dollar swings may pause LONDON: Recent sharp swings in the euro/dollar exchange rate have not been matched by moves in the currency options market, as a cautious outlook from the U.S. Federal Reserve pushes back expectations of when rates will rise.The euro, which hit a 12-year low of $1.04570 the day before the Fed meeting began, jumped to a high of $1.10625 in the hours after Fed Chair Janet Yellen hinted on March 18 that interest rates would not ...


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Arrow Nasdaq 4,900.89 0.94
Arrow S&P 2,067.89 0.88
Arrow FTSE 6,773.04 1.72
Arrow DAX 11,966.17 0.99
Arrow CAC-40 5,033.64 0.98
Arrow Nikkei 19,206.99 1.05
Arrow H.Seng 24,900.89 0.81
Arrow Sensex 27,957.49 0.07

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