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  • Dollar rises on Fed's reiteration of tapering plan Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:45 PM ET

    The dollar rose broadly on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke confirmed market expectations that the U.S. central bank will start reducing its monetary stimulus.

  • Bank of England unites against QE under Carney Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    The Bank of England's monetary policy committee voted unanimously against increasing its bond-buying program this month, minutes of new governor Mark Carney's first meeting revealed on Wednesday.

  • Dollar defensive ahead of Bernanke speech Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 2:05 AM ET

    The dollar stayed on the defensive on Wednesday ahead of Federal Reserve Ben Bernanke's semi-annual testimony in Congress later in the day.

  • Which woman should be on £10 note? Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 1:15 AM ET
    Which woman should be on £10 note?

    CNBC's Helia Ebrahimi discusses which British woman should be represented on the £10 pound note ahead of the Wednesday's policymakers' meeting on the question.

  • Dollar fades as Bernanke testimony looms large Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:26 AM ET

    The dollar eased versus a basket of currencies Tuesday, supported by the view that the Fed is likely to be the first to move away from ultra-loose monetary policy.

  • Guess who's banking on a stronger dollar Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:06 AM ET

    Fund managers are more bullish on the dollar than ever before, with a record number expecting the greenback to strengthen in the next 12 months.

  • Dollar recovers ahead of US retail sales data Monday, 15 Jul 2013 | 5:36 AM ET

    The dollar rose on Monday amid anticipation of improved U.S. sales data which could hasten moves by the country's central bank to wind down its stimulus programme.

  • Dollar Hits Multi-Week Lows vs Euro, Yen Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 4:58 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar fell to multi-week lows as traders scaled back expectations that the Federal Reserve will slow its asset purchases in the coming months.

  • Why the U.S. Dollar Will Keep Rising Thursday, 11 Jul 2013 | 11:05 AM ET
    Why the U.S. Dollar Will Keep Rising

    Bernd Berg, global emerging market strategist at Credit Suisse, says Thursday's U.S. dollar weakness was only short-term, and he expects the dollar to continue to rally against other major currencies.

  • Dented Expectations of Fed Tightening Knock Dollar Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 5:56 PM ET

    The dollar tumbled against the euro and yen on Wednesday after the minutes from the Fed's policy meeting dented expectations of a near-term reduction in stimulus.

  • Long USD Trade Still in Play Wednesday, 10 Jul 2013 | 12:22 AM ET
    Long USD Trade Still in Play

    Kara Ordway, Forex Strategist at City Index says go long USD especially against risk currencies like the AUD.

  • Investors ‘Washed Out’ as Sterling Hits 3-Year Low Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:44 AM ET
    Pound coin

    Sterling fell to a three-year low against the dollar on Tuesday, as weak data raised concerns that an economic recovery in the U.K. was still some way off.

  • What to Expect From Sterling Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    What to Expect From Sterling

    Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, explains why it should be an interesting week for sterling, and how a lot depends on dollar strength.

  • Dollar Takes a Breather After Boost to 3-Year High Monday, 8 Jul 2013 | 5:26 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar edged off three-year highs against major currencies on Monday but looked poised to resume gains after last week's strong U.S. jobs data.

  • Dollar Hits 6-Week High vs Euro on Jobs Data Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 5:46 PM ET

    The dollar touched a five-week high against the yen and a six-week peak against the euro on Friday on good U.S. jobs data.

  • Is Pressure Mounting on GBP?USD? Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    'Powerful Support' for USD Right Now: Pro

    Sandy Jadeja, chief market strategist at SignalPro, says focus is on the U.S. dollar right now, and explains that sterling will see much more pressure against the dollar in the coming month, before stabilizing.

  • 'Powerful Support' for USD Right Now: Pro Friday, 5 Jul 2013 | 11:00 AM ET
    Is Pressure Mounting on GBP/USD?

    Paul Robson, currency strategist at RBS, explains that the European Central Bank's "lower rates for longer" message, and the strong U.S. job report, are supportive of the U.S. dollar against European currencies.

  • ECB and BoE Prompted Currency 'Carnage': Pro Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    ECB and BoE Prompted Currency 'Carnage': Pro

    Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, explains why he describes the impact of Carney and Draghi's statements on their respective currencies (GBP and EUR) as "carnage".

  • Sterling on the Back Foot till August: Pro Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 8:10 AM ET
    Sterling on the Back Foot till August: Pro

    Chris Turner, head of FX strategy at ING Financial Markets, tells CNBC that this is a classic rate protest from the Bank of England.

  • How Will Sterling React to Mark Carney? Thursday, 4 Jul 2013 | 6:50 AM ET
    How Will Sterling React to Mark Carney?

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, discusses the British pound and its reaction to Mark Carney's arrival at the head of the BoE.