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Tom Westbrook

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks stall and dollar squeezed as investors wait for stimulus

Aug 06 2020

SINGAPORE, Aug 6 U.S.-China tension and sobering economic data knocked momentum out of Asia's stock markets on Thursday, though the hope of stimulus staved off falls and kept pressure on the dollar as investors wait for Congress to agree on a new spending package.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Dollar wallows and stocks inch higher as stimulus eyed

Aug 05 2020

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON, Aug 6 The dollar languished and just about everything else rose on Thursday, as markets took patchy U.S. economic data as a harbinger of ever more stimulus and brinkmanship on Capitol Hill as a sign that a deal on a new U.S. stimulus package is close.

FOREX-Dollar slips as yields dive on recovery worries

Aug 05 2020

SINGAPORE, Aug 5 The dollar fell in Asia on Wednesday, hitting a five-month low on the yuan, as the latest coronavirus relief package stalled in Congress and U.S. yields sank on the prospect that further monetary easing might be needed to support the economy.

FOREX-Dollar dented as yields dive on recovery worries

Aug 04 2020

SINGAPORE, Aug 5 The dollar was under pressure on Wednesday from a towering euro and crumbling U.S. yields, as the latest coronavirus relief package got bogged down in Congress and investors braced for a bumpy ride to economic repair.

FOREX-Dollar stumbles as investors await U.S. stimulus breakthrough

Aug 04 2020

SINGAPORE, Aug 4 A rebound in the dollar faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a U.S. relief plan and the gloomy economic outlook kept investors shy of the currency.

FOREX-Dollar falters as investors await U.S. stimulus deal

Aug 03 2020

SINGAPORE, Aug 4 A nascent rebound in the dollar paused on Tuesday, as investors weighed mixed but encouraging economic data against slow progress toward a U.S. government spending package and another week of rising coronavirus deaths.

FOREX-Dollar stops digging as investors turn to Congress for stimulus

Jul 30 2020

* Eurozone confidence surveys eyed as virus stalls U.S. recovery

FOREX-Dollar bogged down as investors turn to Congress for stimulus

Jul 30 2020

TOKYO/SINGAPORE, July 30 The dollar was mired at a more than two-year low on Thursday, as investors grew increasingly worried about the economic drag of surging coronavirus cases in the United States, and looked to a fiscal rescue package stalled in Congress for another stimulus hit.

GLOBAL MARKETS -Dollar teeters, stocks stalled as Fed comes in to focus

Jul 29 2020

SINGAPORE, July 29 The U.S. dollar hovered just above a two-year low on Wednesday, while stocks struggled, as growing worries about the U.S. economy had investors looking to Congress and the Federal Reserve for a renewed commitment to endless stimulus.

GLOBAL MARKETS -Dollar teeters, gold takes a breather as markets await Fed

Jul 28 2020

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK, July 29 The U.S. dollar hovered just above a two-year low on Wednesday, while stocks struggled, as growing worries about the U.S. economy had investors cautious and looking to Congress and the Federal Reserve for a boost.

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