NEW YORK, Nov 27- The dollar rose across the board on Friday, hitting an eight-month high against a basket of currencies as speculation the Swiss National Bank would follow the European Central Bank in cutting deposit rates further pushed major competitors lower. The euro rebounded in afternoon U.S. trading to move back above $1.06 after falling near...» Read More
Australian dollar hit a 4-1/2-year trough against its U.S. counterpart as prices of iron for construction fell in China amid weak demand.
The euro bounced back from two-year lows against a slightly weaker dollar on Monday, with Greece's election among risks to a calmer mood.
The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a third session on diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and other central banks.
Chinese shoppers are cashing in on the ruble's sharp drop, snapping up goods in Russia at low prices before brands can respond to foreign exchange moves.
China oil major CNPC is probing a 2013 oil deal as part of the mainland's sweeping corruption crackdown, taking down one of Premier Xi's political rivals.
China may be routinely underestimating its steel sector output, with official 2013 figures coming in 40 million tons below a key industry estimate.
The dollar pared gains against major currencies on Wednesday after the Fed said there remains "considerable time" before an interest rate hike.
With disappointing economic data chasing China into the new year, HSBC is cutting its growth forecasts, citing five key themes for the economy.
The U.S. dollar slipped against major currencies on Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve would take a cautious tone.
Emergency measures by the Russian central bank Monday night looked to have fallen short within hours of their announcement.
The U.S. dollar rose against the euro on Monday on expectations that the Federal Reserve will take a less-dovish stance on monetary policy.
The Norwegian crown sank to its weakest in more than a decade against the U.S. dollar on Friday, a day after Norway's central bank cut rates.
The dollar was boosted by strong U.S. retail sales numbers and declining jobless claims, suggesting the US economy may get a rate hike next year.
Emerging markets may be buffeted by a stronger U.S. dollar and lower commodity prices, but the segment's bonds still look like a good bet, analysts said.
The euro edged higher against the dollar, but investors remained nervous over an uncertain political situation in Greece.
The yen rose strongly on Tuesday as a further drop in oil prices hit risk appetite.
Emerging market currencies will be "more volatile" as we go into 2015, says Luis Costa, head of CEEMEA FX and rates strategy at Citi.
Investors consolidated gains made following a strong U.S. jobs report that is expected to trigger an interest rate increase next year.
The U.S. dollar reached fresh multiyear highs on Friday after a stronger-than-forecast November U.S. jobs report.
The euro rebounded from a more than two-year low against the dollar on Thursday.