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A detailed look at currency trading, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The dollar rose to a six-month high against a basket of currencies, buoyed by gains against the euro on growing evidence the U.S. economy was showing signs of improving.
There's anxiety across Europe that the mix of economic-stabilization policies are not getting the job done, former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair told CNBC.
The pound fell below a key level against the dollar on Friday as worse-than-expected U.K. manufacturing data increased the likelihood of further quantitative easing by the Bank of England.
With major U.S. spending cuts looming, risk aversion is in the air, lifting the safe-haven yen and denting the Canadian dollar.
Stalemate in the United States over automatic government spending cuts due to take effect March 1 and an inconclusive election in Italy undermined the euro on Thursday.
If you were busy watching the euro tank and the yen soar, you may have missed a bigger currency story: The dollar, some experts said, is poised for significant strengthening.
The euro rose against the dollar for the first time in three sessions on Wednesday on relief over solid demand for Italy's first bond sale since the country's general elections.
Stock-index performance has been a poor predictor of forex moves lately, but one strategist says that's about to change.
Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, takes a technical look at currencies, analyzing the GBP/USD, EUR/GBP and USD/JPY pairs.
An Italian bond sale weighs on the euro and a credit rating affirmation lifts the Aussie - it's time for your FX Fix.
Senior Bank of England policymaker Charles Bean added his voice on Wednesday to skepticism about the idea of the central bank targeting a mix of inflation and growth but said it would be sensible to review the bank's policy framework.
Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO for Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, warns that equity markets are set for a choppy ride in the coming months.
The euro traded flat against the U.S. dollar and yen on Tuesday, recouping early losses with the help of U.S. central bank assurances that a bond-buying stimulus program will remain in place.
Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's shocking strength in the latest election is doing the euro no favors, these experts say.
Messy Italian election results buffet the euro and a search for safe havens lifts the yen - it's time for your FX Fix.
Sean Callow, Senior Currency Strategist at Westpac Bank, expects the euro-dollar trade to hit 1.28-1.29 and analyzes why markets have been fairly complacent about having a center-left coalition in Italy's parliament.
The U.S. dollar and euro fell sharply in late afternoon trade as uncertainty about Italy's elections and sharp losses in stocks led investors to unwind trades funded in yen.
Currencies that have been in favor lately are out, and vice versa, this strategist says. Here's why.
Britain's finance minister, George Osborne, says markets are still confident in his austerity policies, despite the Moody's downgrade on Friday.