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Iceland unexpectedly won its legal battle to avoid being forced to pay back the British and Dutch governments for not honouring deposit guarantees for savers in Icesave.
The return of risk appetite has boosted European stock markets, as more investors have rotated out of safe-haven bonds, and new research shows sentiment towards European equities is now at the best level in several years.
The British Prime Minister threw down the gauntlet on EU membership last week, announcing a referendum on U.K. membership of the EU by 2017. Now a new opinion poll in France shows a majority of the French population favor an exit by the British - "Les Rosbifs" - from the Union.
Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi triggered outrage from Italy's political left on Sunday with comments defending fascist wartime leader Benito Mussolini at a ceremony commemorating victims of the Nazi Holocaust.
Britain's surprisingly dismal fourth-quarter GDP report is just one reason this strategist is bearish on the pound.
The Financial Stability Board is expected to make proposals on how to regulate this dark area of the financial sector before the G20 autumn summit in Russia.
International bankers and finance ministers warned on Saturday that Europe's crisis was not over even though the euro currency is now stabilized.
Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Fed minutes and the jobs report are big this week for the markets. Discussing whether the economy really has turned a corner, with Michelle Meyer, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Sterling falls 3.5 percent year to date. Fears of a British "Triple Dip" recession weigh on the pound, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The yen's slide continues. Will the yen hit 100, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The euro touches an 11-month high. Will the EU join the currency wars, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.
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The euro rallied Friday on growing optimism the region's debt crisis has turned the corner, while the yen was headed for its 11th consecutive week of losses.
Michael Plavnik, head of short term interest rate trading at Citigroup, says the U.K.'s worse-than-expected fourth quarter contraction is partially due to an unwinding of the London Olympics boost. He thinks the British pound will continue to weaken.
The European Commission confirmed on Friday that it had looked at ways of getting a deal on the European Union's next long-term budget without British consent so as to prevent Prime Minister David Cameron from vetoing the package.
Good news from Germany lifts the euro and Japan rejects currency-manipulation talk - it's time for your FX Fix.
The yen tumbled 2 percent against the dollar to hit a 2 1/2-year low on Thursday after a Japanese official said the government has no problem with the dollar hitting 100 yen.
European shares closed higher Thursday, with the market taking direction from an opening rise on Wall Street where the S&P 500 hit the 1,500 mark for the first time since December 2007.