The dollar index rose on Friday after positive consumer spending data suggested the Fed may raise interest rates this year.
But as central bank's appear to be running out of options, their moves to weaken their currencies have become increasingly unsuccessful.
Intervention in the value of the Japanese Yen is not on the cards, according to Valentin Marinov, managing director, head of G10 FX research at Credit Agricole.
Japan's negative rate policy should have weakened the yen, but instead it's spurred a rally as appetite to use the currency to fund other bets wanes.
The dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Thursday, on track for its worst week against the yen since 2008.
CNBC's Bob Pisani explains the potential implications of negative yields in the U.S.
China's banks face a credit crisis with potential losses 400 percent larger than U.S. banks' losses during the subprime crisis, Kyle Bass said.
The dollar fell to a 15-month low against the yen on Wednesday as investors packed into the safe-haven Japanese yen.
The dollar tumbled to a four-month low on Tuesday as growing fears of a global slowdown pushed investors to safe-haven currencies.
Utilities are one of the hottest sectors this year, but investors may want to be suspicious about the climb.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on how European banks are leading the tumble in markets, what the ECB may do to deposit rates, and the end of rally for mining.
The yen surged by half a percent against the dollar as worry over Europe's banks drove capital to the safety currecny.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on a broad-based decline in European stocks today, including beaten-down European banks.
Geoffrey Yu, ultra-high net worth investment strategist for UBS, discusses foreign exchange and whether or not to buy emerging market currencies.
Kamakshya Trivedi, chief emerging markets macro strategist at Goldman Sachs, says the "doom and gloom" around EM currencies is not new.
Policymakers at the Bank of Japan tussled over the decision to adopt negative interest rates, according to the summary released Monday.
Markets are bracing themselves for the prospect of a calamitous debt default in Venezuela, which may be worse than Argentina's 2001 crisis.
Iran wants to recover tens of billions of dollars it is owed by India and other buyers of its oil in euros.
China's foreign reserves fell for a third straight month in January, as the central bank dumped dollars to defend the yuan and prevent an increase in capital outflows.
For months we have watched energy, materials, and global industrials weaken on concerns about oil oversupply and slower global growth.