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Moves in the yuan have already rocked global financial markets but what is the outlook for rest of the year?
South Africa's rand tumbled to a fresh record low against the dollar, with dealers blaming Japanese sellers.
Investors are watching China's every move, as well as a string of interest rate decisions and data points due in the coming days.
An investor who predicted the dollar's bull market warns that something 'massive' is happening in the economy, and few people see it.
Just how bad was the market's beginning of the year? Let's go to the numbers.
A top North Korean official has given the isolated state's first reaction since South Korea resumed its propaganda broadcasts on Thursday.
Australia has skewered national stereotypes, plus some juicy-looking lamb, and fired-up social media with its latest Australia Day ad.
You know a country has it good when the worst news to emerge in the last year is a warning that economic growth could slow to 7 percent.
The young ruler may be struggling to assert his authority amid rising international scrutiny, particularly from China.
Economist Mohamed El-Erian tells CNBC there's a more important shift underway than the short-term concerns about China.
As a US regulator, my rule was always don't move markets, says Bart Chilton. Chinese regulators blew it with how they have handled their markets.
China's consumer inflation barely moved higher in December, while companies' factory-gate prices fell again, new official data showed.
It's been a record week of selling for global stock markets, but you won't have seen many professional investors panic-selling.
Order placement in the physical and derivative markets needs further investigation to find the cause of Shanghai's plunge.
China's central bank said it would further liberalize interest rates, according to a statement posted on the People's Bank of China website on Friday.
China's market turmoil hasn't just rocked financial markets this week; it's also shaken confidence in policymakers' ability to stem the volatility.
South Korea has resumed propaganda broadcasts across its border, a move that has infuriated North Korea in the past.
Mexico would be in the front line as the peso is the most widely traded emerging market currency and is used by traders as a proxy, the FT reports.
China's ordered banks in some trading hubs to limit dollar purchases this month in the latest attempt to stem capital outflows.
Commodities trader Noble has started the year with another credit rating cut, after Standards and Poor’s downgraded it to junk status.
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The G-7 has to cooperate, especially with risk events coming up such as the Fed meeting and Brexit, says Leonteq Securities' Frank Troise.
Julius Baer's Mark Matthews remarks the market is reacting well to good news such as Fed officials talking about raising rates and higher oil prices.
The urgency for a yen intervention has lessened due to Fed expectations pushing the dollar up against the yen, says Westpac's Sean Callow.