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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.

  • Charting Currencies

    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.

  • Warning! Market Volatility Ahead: Pro

    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.

  • Euro Poised to Rise to $1.50, Pessimism Overdone: Expert

    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.

  • Further Selling into the Euro: Strategist

    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.

  • Investors Still Confident in UK: Osborne

    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.

  • Dollar Strength to Continue: Expert

    Michael Gurka, managing director at Spectrum Asset Management, tells CNBC why the dollar can maintain its recent gains against volatile European and Asian currencies.

  • Inflation in U.K. a Bigger Concern

    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.

  • The U.K. Needs to Re-think Austerity Policies

    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.

  • UK Faces a Bleak Situation Ahead: Pro

    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.