The dollar held steady against major currencies as traders awaited possible clues from the Federal Reserve on whether it will raise rates.» Read More
U.S. data this week will continue to reflect the impact of extreme weather, presenting a downside risk for the U.S. dollar.
The National Association of Realtors delivered some bad news, sending the euro back up against the dollar.
A still fragile outlook for the European economy and strong US economic growth helped push the greenback up.
The euro hit a 7-week high versus the struggling dollar, weighed by soft data and news that foreign investors are selling US assets.
The yen weakened as the Bank of Japan extended loan programs in an attempt to get Japanese banks to lend more.
Arthur Sinodinos, Assistant Treasurer of Australia, describes how the Australian stock exchange's yuan settlement service will bolster ties between the two nations.
The dollar slipped to a six-week low on Monday as soft U.S. economic data stood in contrast to better figures out of the euro zone and China.
German and French economic growth numbers helped boost the euro to a near three week high against a dollar weakened by soft U.S. data.
Recent announcements from the Fed have not pushed the dollar up as much as hoped, while the Aussie and the Swedish crown dived as well.
The dollar was steady ahead of Janet Yellen's testimony in Congress, while Norway's crown jetted almost 1 percent higher.
The dollar see-sawed after a weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs report on Friday.
Eswar Prasad, Senior Professor of Trade Policy at Cornell University, says that there are no viable contenders to replace the greenback as the world's reserve currency.
Global currency markets trod water ahead of interest rate decisions in Britain and the euro zone on Thursday.
The yen gained on Wednesday, as struggles in stock markets and the emerging markets forced investors to seek safe-haven currencies.
The Australian dollar surged almost two percent on Tuesday after moves from the country's central bank dropped.
The euro was soft on Monday as investors thought it more likely the European Central Bank would have to ease policy to combat slowing inflation.
The euro fell as soft euro zone inflation data rekindled concerns the ECB may have to act to combat deflation, while the dollar gained.
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Thursday after data showed the US economy produced solid growth in the fourth quarter.
Several analysts see an upside for Russia to the emerging market rout, seeing it as "easy money" for the government's coffers.
The yen rose against the dollar, suggesting emergency action to stabilize Turkey would not be enough to quell nerves over emerging markets.