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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.
Talk of a stimulus-minded pick for the Bank of Japan sends the yen lower and Friday's credit-rating cut dents the pound - it's time for your FX Fix.
Michael Gurka, managing director at Spectrum Asset Management, tells CNBC why the dollar can maintain its recent gains against volatile European and Asian currencies.
James Ashley, Senior Economist at RBC Capital Markets says that inflation is a bigger concern for the U.K. economy than Moody's downgrade to Aa1.
PK Basu, MD & Head of Asia Research & Economics at Maybank Kim Eng says that the U.K. needs to re-think its austerity policies and come up with measures to generate growth.
Paul Gambles, Managing Partner at MBMG International, says the U.K.'s measures to cut its deficit are not working, and worryingly points to the U.K.'s economic health as a barometer for the state of the global economy.
The British pound had a bad week, culminating in a credit rating cut - and these strategists say more pain lies ahead.