TOKYO, Feb 28 The dollar was steady early on Tuesday, enjoying support after U.S. President Donald Trump flagged a big boost in government stimulus, and sought a "historic" increase in military spending.
* Trump flags big infrastructure spending ahead of policy speech
* Wall Street indexes end higher, Dow has 12th consecutive record
* Yen weakens as U.S. bond yields rise (Recasts with market move, adds quotes, updates prices)
NEW YORK, Feb 27 Wall Street rose slightly on Monday and U.S. Treasury yields were higher as investors held their breath a day ahead of a key speech by U.S. President Donald Trump.
NEW YORK, Feb 27 World stock markets and the U.S. dollar fell on Monday while U.S. Treasury yields rose amid investor caution ahead of a key speech by U.S. President Donald Trump.
LONDON, Feb 27 Switzerland's franc could rise to levels not seen against the euro since just after it scrapped a ceiling on the currency in 2015 if Marine Le Pen gains further in French presidential election polling, analysts at Swiss financial group UBS said on Monday.
* Euro stronger as polls show Le Pen losing momentum (Adds market action, changes dateline from LONDON)
LONDON, Feb 27 World stocks fell on Monday, after two huge European merger and acquisition deals fell through and billionaire U.S. investor Warren Buffett warned that while stocks are cheap, they are currently unpredictable and prone to a sudden, steep correction.
LONDON, Feb 27 The dollar edged up from a 2-1/2-week low against the yen on Monday but struggled to gain traction more broadly, as investors awaited a speech this week by U.S. President Trump for clues on his economic agenda.
WASHINGTON Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross easily won confirmation as U.S. commerce secretary on Monday, clearing President Donald Trump's top trade official to start work on renegotiating trade relationships with China and Mexico.