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Euro, sterling fall vs dollar as data fails to inspire

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro and sterling gave up gains against the dollar on Thursday, after German and UK data came in line with expectations and prompted some investors who had anticipated better numbers to cut positions. Full story

Dollar slips, but stays above 1-mth low as U.S. yields rise

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The dollar eased versus a basket of currencies on Thursday but stayed above a recent one-month low after a rise in U.S. bond yields reminded investors that the Federal Reserve was still closer to tempering its monetary stimulus than other major central banks. Full story

Olympus hits one-month low, plans up to $1.17 billion in share issue

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in Olympus Corp <7733.T> dropped as much as 7.6 percent to a one-month low of 2,860 yen on Tuesday after it said it will raise up to 118 billion yen ($1.17 billion) in a new share issue to expand its medical equipment business. Full story

Asian shares fall as dollar gains, A$ slides

SINGAPORE/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar hit a one-month high against a basket of currencies on Wednesday while Asian shares fell, hit by worries that the days of easy money from the U.S. Federal Reserve are numbered. Full story

Nikkei climbs to one-month high in choppy trade

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Nikkei average climbed 1.3 percent to a one-month high on Monday as investors were encouraged by the index's resilience in holding off early rounds of profit-taking. Full story

Home Builder Sentiment at 7-Year High

   The NAHB Index posted its biggest one-month gain since 2002, reports CNBC's Diana Olick.

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