The euro regained ground on the dollar, but trading was not energetic thanks to a holiday in Japan and geopolitical tensions.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including concerns for Volvo and AbbVie's deal with Shire PLC.
The yen hit a five-month high versus the euro - and held some of its gains against the dollar - as investors saw the currency as a safe haven.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including concern over the effect of Russian sanctions and Volkswagen denies it's making a bid for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
Who says old school technology is dead? Has anyone notice the top performers in the Dow in July?
The yen hit a five-month high against the euro on renewed safe-haven inflows as the West imposed further sanctions against Russia.
Bank results are on a roll, and it's picking up speed. Yet these stocks are starting to look pricey.
The dollar clung to gains after bulls latched onto a comment by the head of the Fed that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to improve.
Fed Chair Janet Yellen highlights that some sectors, like social media and biotech, are seeing stretched valuations.
Markets were treated to a plateful of U.S. economic data on Tuesday. As usual, the offerings were mixed as some were benign and others sour.
The yen eased on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan's growth warning, but it stopped short of hinting at a new bout of money-printing.
Wall Street lobbyist SIFMA suggests changes to market structure that could make trading less complex and fragmented.
Big mergers are afoot. But is a major shale oil deal a sign of a strong market?
The dollar was steady as investors awaited pivotal events, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony, for fresh cues.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick provides insight to the potential default at Banco Espirito Santo, and real worries of a domino effect around the world.
John Rutledge, Safanad's chief investment strategist, discusses how China's economy is impacting U.S. markets.
The yen was near a five-month peak against the euro as banking woes in Portugal drove equities lower and lifted demand for the safe-haven currency.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports European shares pared losses as Banco Espirito Santo seeks to calm concerns over its capital position.
Jurrien Timmer, Fidelity Investments, and Steve Miller, AIG non-executive chairman, provide perspective on what would likely relieve the global economic malaise. Also Timmer shares his outlook on the markets.
Europe shares regain footing and Portugal shares post gains, reports CNBC's Karen Tso, with the latest update on Portugal's Banco Espirito Santo.