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  • US markets and China's impact on the AUD

    Ray Barros, CEO of Ray Barros Trading Group, gives us his fundamental and technical analysis on U.S. stocks and takes a look at the impact of China on the AUD.

  • The euro firmed across the board on Tuesday after data showing German industrial orders beat forecasts, but the prospect of further monetary easing could limit its gains.

  • Trader Buzz on Currencies

    Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets, takes a look at global economies, as the dollar-yen trades edges closer to the $100 mark.

  • Why Australia Needs a Weaker Currency

    Ivan Colhoun, chief economist for Australia at ANZ, describes the Australian central bank's rate cut as an "insurance move" meant to weaken the currency and offset mining sector weakness.

  • Why the Dollar Won't Fall Off a Cliff

    The U.S. dollar rose for a third straight session against the yen on Monday and looked set to make another run at the 100 yen level on renewed optimism about the U.S. economy.

  • More Prudent for RBA to Hold Rates: Pro

    Chris Tedder, Research Analyst at FOREX.com says it is more prudent for the RBA to postpone a rate cut to next month.

  • The dollar surged more than 1 percent against the yen on Friday after strong U.S. April jobs data fueled optimism the U.S. economy may be more resilient than some had feared.

  • More Yen Weakening Ahead

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific at RBS Global Banking & Markets expects the USD/JPY to reach 110 - 112 over the next quarter.

  • The euro fell sharply against the dollar in choppy trading on Thursday after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the bank is ready for negative deposit rates.

  • Why the Dollar Won't Fall Off a Cliff

    The U.S. dollar pared its losses against the yen on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it will stick to its plan to buy $85 billion in bonds each month.

  • The dollar fell against the euro and yen Tuesday after a U.S. Midwest business barometer unexpectedly contracted in April, adding to worries about the economic recovery.

  • The euro rose against the dollar and yen on Monday after Italy finally formed a government, ending two months of political uncertainty.

  • IG Group is set to extend its service allowing customers to bet on the wildly fluctuating price of Bitcoin, the virtual currency that has captivated the interest of speculators and divided spread betting operators. The FT reports.

  • USD Showing Reasons To Be Likable: Pro

    Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist at RBS, & Paul Gambles Managing Partner of MBMG International, discuss various scenarios impacting the U.S. dollar. They also shed light on the state of Scottish pound and what it means for the Sterling.

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    The dollar fell against the yen on Friday, retreating from a four-year high after the Bank of Japan left policy unchanged and after data showed U.S. economic growth expanded.

  • The dollar rose against the euro on Thursday as data indicating resilience in the U.S. labor market allayed concerns about the pace of the economic recovery.

  • Expect Draghi to Cut Rates

    Greg Matwejev, Director of FX, Hedge Fund Sales and Trading for Newedge Asia Pacific says an ECB rate cut at the next meeting next week (May 2) is a done deal.

  • The euro rose against the dollar on Wednesday, reversing a drop to a near three-week low earlier in the global session.

  • Are the Days of a Strong Japanese Yen Numbered?

    The euro hit a two-week low against the dollar after weak German data fanned concerns about the euro zone economy and speculation the European Central Bank could cut interest rates.

  • The Yen and the 100 Level

    Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy, Credit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank says Japanese investors have yet to expand their overseas investments which needs to happen for the Yen to accelerate. He expects the JPY to reach 104 at the end of the year.