Currencies

Dollar Steadies as Eyes Shift to U.S. Health Care Vote

The dollar held under $1.08 per euro for a second day on Thursday ahead of a vote on Republican healthcare plans seen as a litmus test of President Donald Trump's ability to legislate in Congress and deliver on tax and spending promises.

Dollar Weak for Fourth Day after G20 Trade Message

The dollar dipped for the fourth day running against the basket of currencies used to measure its broader strength on Monday, as reaction to a G20 summit dominated by the Trump administration's protectionist bent extended last week's sales.

Dollar Continues Slump, But Outlook Still Upbeat

The dollar fell to a five-week low on Friday, remaining under pressure for a third straight session after the Federal Reserve quashed hopes for a further bull run in the currency by keeping a gradual pace to its monetary tightening policy.

Premier: China won't devalue yuan to boost exports

China's top economic official says Beijing has no plans to devalue its yuan to boost exports and will keep its exchange rate "generally stable." Premier Li Keqiang's comments at a news conference Wednesday follow heavy spending by the central bank in currency markets to shore up the yuan's exchange rate against the dollar.

Energy Drags Wall Street Lower

U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as oil prices dropped to their lowest since November and airlines pulled industrial stocks down as a blizzard hit the U.S. Northeast.