The dollar was a tad higher against the yen on Monday in Asia, with investors sitting on the sidelines ahead of key events such as Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen's congressional testimony on monetary policy and the economy.
July 9, 2014: A Citigroup logo is pictured from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. (REUTERS/BRENDAN MCDERMID). Citigroup has reportedly agreed to pay $7 billion to settle a U.S.
SINGAPORE: Emerging Asian currencies mostly inched higher on Monday, stabilising after taking a fall late last week, as investor jitters over problems at a Portuguese bank eased.
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... * Marks the biggest acquisition in Lindt's history. * Price of transaction not disclosed. * Lindt now No. 3 chocolate manufacture in North America.