Japanese shares rose to finish near two-week highs as the dollar hit a four-month high versus the yen, helping bolster exporters' shares.
The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Tuesday, gaining NT$0.008 to close at NT$30.593, as foreign investors moved funds out of the country, giving a boost to the U.S. currency, dealers said. The benchmark 10-year USA yield stood at 2.389 percent in Asian trading, not far from its US close of 2.393 percent on Friday, when it touched a more than eight-week high of 2.398 percent after the jobs report. Japan's Nikkei 225 Index advanced by 0.6 percent, while Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index jumped by 1.5 percent.
"No doubt the Fed Chairman's tone and assessment of the latest jobs report against the backdrop of more recent market reactions will also be among the key focus", writes Stifel economist Lindsey Piegza on Monday.
European stock markets followed Asia higher, with blue-chip stock markets in London, Paris and Frankfurt up 0.2 to 0.5 per cent in early Monday trade.
"I think the increased hawkishness we have seen from the central banks has led to a fear that we could see a mini-taper tantrum", he said.
The market was looking ahead to Wednesday and Thursday as Yellen will deliver two days of testimony on the USA central bank's semi-annual report on monetary policy and the economy.
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The dollar index, which gauges the greenback against a currency basket, was steady at 96.018.
The Fed on Friday said it expects a "gradual" increase in interest rates (https://www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/mpr_default.htm) and for balance-sheet normalization to begin this year.
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Against the euro, the dollar is valued at $1.1408 compared to yesterday's $1.1399.
The G-20 meeting over this past weekend in Hamburg, Germany did not create any significant impact on Monday's financial markets.
"We have been emphasising the fundamental weakness of the South African macro story for some time, and believe that market pricing on ZAR (the rand) showed a degree of complacency that in part was explained by low G3 bond yields", analysts at Morgan Stanley wrote in a note.
Oil crept up after sliding on Friday on a report showing U.S. crude production rose last week, just as OPEC exports hit a 2017 high, rekindling concerns about a supply glut.
The report also noted that long-term nominal U.S. Treasury yields have declined and remained quite low by historical standards since the beginning of the year, largely reflecting "declines in inflation compensation" due to soft inflation data.
In the fall, Rana and Henry will try to lead Ryerson to the team's third straight Ontario University Athletics title. John Calipari , Team USA's coach at the World Cup, became the first American coach to lose a game since 2011.
The White House statement came ahead of the gathering of the world's 20 leading economic powers in Hamburg on Friday and Saturday. German chancellor Angela Merkel was predicting more disputes in remarks in advance of the G20 summit in her country.
The deceased was widely acclaimed for his oratory prowess which endeared him to many Nigerians and politicians across board. According to him, his dad's remains would be flown to Nigeria tomorrow for a befitting burial, according to Muslim rites.
The fire began early Friday at a building under construction, forcing nearby evacuations and sending flames high into the air. The huge construction site was in the process of building 200 apartments and 31,000 feet of retail space.
Team Sky race leader Chris Froome said: "Today some teams wanted the [race leader's] yellow jersey... we couldn't let them go". Calmejane's team is one of 22 Pro-Continental outfits - effectively the second division of professional cycling. "It's huge.
I said before the match that I have no problems with that. "But I'm still managing to play, which is the most important thing". Sunday is the traditional rest day at #Wimbledon , and the reset button is pressed ahead of a busy second week.
Cirstea, who had dropped the first set 4-6 but took the second 7-6 (4), was declared the victor of the second round match. Safarova was pictured in tears at courtside while her stricken friend was wheeled away to a waiting ambulance.
There were 26 selling days in June, the same as a year ago , yielding 227,979 total vehicle deliveries for Ford, down 5.1%. Jeep brand sales in the month plunged 11% to 73,153 vehicles and Chrysler brand sales declined 15% to 19,741 vehicles.
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Gary Payton II was a lone bright spot for Milwaukee, as he tallied 10 points, four rebounds, three assists and five steals. Tall Blacks guard Corey Webster has made a solid start for the Dallas Mavericks at the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.
The prohibitions also include any undertaking to use or threaten to use nuclear weapons or other nuclear explosive devices. Elayne Whyte Gomez is president of the United Nations conference that negotiated the legally binding treaty.
Dead in Alabama, suspect in car with Fla. tag
Authorities are focusing their search in a wooded area near a mobile home park in Gardendale , about 15 miles north of Birmingham. The shootings happened just weeks before the man is scheduled to go on trial on child sexual abuse charges in Pennsylvania .
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And with few teams that the ability to absorb additional salary, it diminishes the Brooklyn Nets odds of completing deals. Maybe the Raptors felt sorry so they handed them a get well soon gift in the form of DeMarre Carroll .
McIlroy misses cut at Irish Open
Fitzpatrick posted a level par 72 to start day three - at 10.40am - seven shots off leaders Benjamin Hebert and Daniel Im . Seve Ballesteros , Jose Maria Olazabal and Sergio Garcia are Spaniards to have won the Irish Open .
Arab Blockade: Qatar to seek compensation for damages
He is expected to visit Kuwait on Monday, leaving open the possibility he may shuttle among the various countries involved. They vowed to "take all necessary political, economic and legal measures " against Qatar in a "timely manner".
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All the players in the Indian team are proved players, and they have the capability to bounce back even from the ashes. Jason Holder , the Test and ODI captain, who did not feature in the series against Afghanistan, has been rested again.
Samsung plans $18bn chip investment as Toshiba founders
Compared to its predecessor 48-layer NAND chips, the 64-layer NAND chips have a 30 percent increase in productivity. Samsung said this investment could create up to 440,000 jobs through 2021, along with booming the economy.