The euro fell back towards seven-month lows against the dollar and shed ground against the yen as investors piled on bets against it.» Read More
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.
The U.S. dollar demonstrated broad-based strength on Wednesday, bolstered by more upbeat comments on the U.S. economy
The dollar rebounded on Tuesday, supported by a retreat in oil prices that has helped to lift it against commodity-linked currencies.
The dollar fell on Monday against the yen and euro as profit-taking emerged after it reached a seven-year high against the yen.
The dollar gained on Friday as concerns about continuing low oil prices added to deflation fears in the euro zone and Japan.
The euro fell against the dollar after data showed Spanish consumer prices falling more than expected.
Disappointing U.S. data raised concern that the world's biggest economy is losing momentum in the final months of 2014.
The yen rose on Tuesday after Bank of Japan minutes showed the hurdle to further quantitative easing was high.
The euro rose against the dollar and yen on Monday due to encouraging German business data and remarks from a top European Central Bank official.
Asia shares are set for a slightly better year after 2014's low returns, but bigger gains will come from reform plays in China and India, Goldman said.
Douglas Morton, head of Asia research at Aviate Global discusses China's recent moves to cut interest rates and how it was a surprise to many because it was such a "broad-based interest cut".