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Investor anxiety ahead of Trump-Xi meet cap DXY gains

Dollar turns positive against yen in European trade* Investor anxiety ahead of Trump-Xi meet cap DXY gains* Czech crown implied vol.
For Reuters Live Markets blog on European and UK stock markets see reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=http://emea1.apps.cp.extranet.thomsonreuters.biz/cms/?pageId=livemarkets (Additional reporting by Tokyo markets team; editing by Mark Heinrich)
The greenback turned positive in morning London trade, rising 0.2 percent to 110.99 yen, but remained far shy of last Friday’s 10-day peak of 112.19 yen.
“I suspect that they’re watching very closely the events taking place in France though, ahead of the presidential elections (on April 23 and May 7).
Investors also kept a close eye on the Czech crown amid rising speculation that the Czech central bank could drop the currency’s cap against the euro.

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The dollar edged down 0.1 percent to 110.64 yen, off from a session high of 110.92 and well below last Friday’s 10-day peak of 112.19 yen.
Yields edged down as investors sought safety, even as investors expect more interest rate increases by the Federal Reserve this year.
Australia’s central bank held rates steady for an eighth month on Tuesday as widely expected, but expressed concerns over soaring property prices and weak employment conditions.
Last week, Trump ordered a probe of the causes of U.S. trade deficits and tough measures for countries that evaded import duties.
“People want to wait and see how Trump can carry out his promises when it comes to infrastructure” and tax reform, Ogino added.
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“I suspect that they’re watching very closely the events taking place in France though, ahead of the Presidential elections.
For Reuters Live Markets blog on European and UK stock markets see reuters://realtime/verb=Open/url=http://emea1.apps.cp.extranet.thomsonreuters.biz/cms/?pageId=livemarkets(Reporting by Ritvik Carvalho; Additional reporting by Tokyo markets team; Editing by Catherine Evans)
The dollar edged down 0.1 percent to 110.63 yen, off a day’s high of 110.92 and well below last Friday’s 10-day peak of 112.19 yen.
The U.S. non-farm payrolls report out on Friday will be watched keenly by investors.
Economists polled by Reuters predict the U.S. economy will have added 180,000 jobs in March.

 

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