Scott Phillips, Advisor at the Motley Fool Australia, and Savanth Sebastian, Equities Economist at CommSec, discuss the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to leave interest rates steady.
The euro was soft on Monday as investors thought it more likely the European Central Bank would have to ease policy to combat slowing inflation.
The euro fell as soft euro zone inflation data rekindled concerns the ECB may have to act to combat deflation, while the dollar gained.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Thursday after data showed the US economy produced solid growth in the fourth quarter.
Several analysts see an upside for Russia to the emerging market rout, seeing it as "easy money" for the government's coffers.
The yen rose against the dollar, suggesting emergency action to stabilize Turkey would not be enough to quell nerves over emerging markets.
The dollar regained a firmer footing against the yen on Tuesday as investors took a breather from a sell-off of stocks and emerging market assets.
Safe-haven currencies like the yen and the Swiss franc were much in demand on Monday as an emerging markets sell-off continued.
The yen, Swiss franc and euro charged higher amid worries about a China slowdown and turmoil in some emerging markets.
Sterling rose to an almost three-year high against the dollar on growing expectations that the BoE will raise interest rates sooner.
The dollar slipped on Wednesday, hurt by gains in sterling and the Australian currency.
David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, says the surprise rise in inflation could prompt a rate hike from the Reserve Bank of Australia.
The Australian government plans to crackdown on alcohol-fueled violence in Sydney. CNBC's Matthew Taylor has more.
The dollar rose versus the yen on Tuesday, helped by renewed talk that the U.S. Federal Reserve may announce a further taper next week.
The euro recovered slightly from a two-month low against the dollar on Monday, helped by higher short-term market interest rates.
Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC, says a lot of the moves have already happened in AUD, and it's now the time to look into EUR and GBP.
The Australian dollar tumbled to its lowest level since mid-2010 against a firmer U.S. dollar on Thursday.
Nick Verdi, Director, FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays, explains why he still likes being short on the Aussie, and explains why Asian currencies are very sensitive to U.S. treasury yields.
David Bloom, Global Head of Foreign Exchange Strategy at HSBC, explains why the euro may see a plunge similar to the Australian dollar's.
CNBC's Julia Wood reports on the chances of a resurgence in Australian real estate trusts.