BNP Paribas SA, France’s largest bank, hired Vassili Serebriakov as a currency strategist in the New York office.
The dollar strengthened to a seven- week high after a report showed U.S. orders for durable goods unexpectedly rose in April.
The yen rose versus most of its major peers as violence in Iraq spurred concerns oil supplies will be disrupted and bolstered the appeal of haven assets.
"The market saw further evidence of monetary-policy divergence in the Group of 10."
- Vassili Serebriakov on Aug 22, 2014
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