THE US currency is having its best start to a year since 2015, defying the expectations of many forecasters and potentially adding global growth headwinds.

[SYDNEY] The Australian and New Zealand dollars wavered on Thursday after China reported a steep rise in new coronavirus cases and deaths, challenging hopes the disease was being contained. Health...

CURRENCIES

A STRONGER US dollar dragged the euro down to its lowest level in months as investors expected the US economy to remain resilient to the spread of the coronavirus across the world, with payroll...

[SINGAPORE] Asian currencies lifted a little on Monday amid hints that the spread of the coronavirus could be slowing down and as some big businesses resumed work in China after the Lunar New Year...

THE dollar vaulted to a four-month peak against a basket of major currencies on Friday, propelled by a strong US non-farm payrolls report that followed a spate of upbeat economic data last week, a...

[SHANGHAI] China's yuan jumped to a two-week high against the US dollar on Thursday, after sentiment got a boost from the government's decision to cut tariffs on some US goods.

CURRENCIES

THE Australian dollar hopped half a per cent higher on Wednesday, as reports of medical breakthroughs in the fight against the new coronavirus boosted growth-linked currencies.

[WASHINGTON] The US Commerce Department on Monday finalised a new rule to impose anti-subsidy duties on products from countries that it has determined undervalue their currencies against the US...

CURRENCIES

CHINA'S offshore yuan dropped to a more than seven-week low on Monday, but a recovery in the safe-haven Japanese yen suggested fears surrounding the spread of coronavirus in China were ebbing for...

CURRENCIES

THE safe-haven yen and Swiss franc jumped to multi-week highs on Friday as worries about the global economic impact of the latest coronavirus outbreak in China intensified.