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  • The Yen Carry Trade Is Back Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013 | 12:20 AM ET
    The Yen Carry Trade is Back

    Thomas Harr, Head of Asia Local Markets Strategy at Standard Chartered Bank believes the yen carry trade is back, which will benefit South East Asian currencies.

  • Dollar Slips from Near Four-Year High Versus Yen Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 4:07 PM ET
    Are the Days of a Strong Japanese Yen Numbered?

    The dollar edged down from a near four-year high against the yen on Tuesday as traders booked profits on its sharp rally, but the yen's weakening trend remained intact.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Boosted by Resources Tuesday, 9 Apr 2013 | 6:12 AM ET
    Global Markets: European Shares Boosted by Resources

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks rallied, helped by central bank money printing.

  • Yen Skids to Nearly 4-Year low vs Dollar Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:51 PM ET
    Does the Yen’s Pullback Take the Heat Off Bank of Japan?

    The yen plummeted to its lowest against the dollar in nearly four years and reached a three-year trough versus the euro on Monday after the Bank of Japan kicked off its aggressive monetary easing program in an attempt to beat persistent deflation.

  • Busch: I' Have a Yen for a Mea Culpa Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 3:02 PM ET

    Before the Bank of Japan announcement, I believed that the dollar-yen pair would stay in a range of 91-96. Clearly, I was wrong, Andrew Busch says.

  • United States, Japan Now Money Printing Allies Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 2:45 PM ET

    U.S. markets, particularly the riskiest areas of investment, are likely to benefit at least near term from the latest entrant to the central bank money-printing arena: Japan.

  • Why Gold Will Continue to Underperform Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 12:31 PM ET
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    Anthony Grisanti of GRZ Energy looks at what's moving gold.

  • European Markets Close Off Highs Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 11:30 AM ET
    European Markets Close Off Highs

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.

  • Global Update: Sec. Lew Kicks Off Two-Day Trip to Europe

    This is the Treasury Secretary's second international trip, reports CNBC's Kelly Evans, as European shares rebound and investors look ahead to a week of high profile meetings between European leaders and officials.

  • Yen's Safe-Haven Status Called Into Question Monday, 8 Apr 2013 | 4:16 AM ET
    Does the Yen’s Pullback Take the Heat Off Bank of Japan?

    The safe-haven status of the Japanese yen is being called into question after it hit fresh multi-year lows on Monday.

  • Will Asian Currencies Forever Disappoint? Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 11:14 PM ET
    Why Asian Currencies Should Celebrate Obama's Win

    Most Asian currencies have found it impossible to carve out any sort of trend, regardless of a country's underlying fundamentals. A forex manager looks at the result.

  • Low-Cost Funding Main Driver of Japan M&A: Pro Sunday, 7 Apr 2013 | 7:40 PM ET
    Low-Cost Funding Main Driver of Japanese M&A: Analyst

    Tou Chen Chang, Managing Director and Head of Global Banking, South East Asia at HSBC, explains why he doesn't believe a weak yen will reduce outbound M&A activity from Japan.

  • US Dollar Stumbles After Dismal Jobs Data Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 4:22 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar weakened against most major currencies on Friday, hitting nearly two-week lows against the euro, as weaker-than-expected jobs data raised concerns that the pace of recovery in the American labor market has slowed.

  • Bitcoin Great for Narco-Dollar Traffickers: Pro Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 7:58 AM ET

    Digital currency bitcoin has seen a spike in interest coinciding with a huge rally, but it has divided opinion greatly with analysts differing on whether it's an advancement in the monetary system or just a large ponzi scheme that should be avoided.

  • Global Markets Update Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 6:10 AM ET
    Global Markets Update

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe.

  • Why Finland Leads World in Bitcoin Search Traffic Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 5:10 AM ET
    Tram in downtown Helsinki, Finland.

    Interest in bitcoins has reached fever pitch around the world helping the price soar to an all-time high earlier this week, and Finland is firmly tuned into the zeitgeist more so than even the U.S. or Japan.

  • Why FX Investors Should Ask About Regulation Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Why FX Investors Should Ask About Regulation

    Brendan Callan, CEO of FXCM Europe, says there is a disproportionate number of foreign exchange firms in Cyprus, because it's easy to get registered there due to relaxed regulations.

  • Japan Needs Economic Reform Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 12:20 AM ET
    Japan Needs Economic Reform

    Matt Sherwood, Head of Investment Market Research at Perpetual says Japan's market rally could fade if the government does not implement economic reforms.

  • Won Drops to 7-Month Low, Socked by North Korea Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 10:36 PM ET
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    The South Korean won dropped to a fresh 7-month low against the dollar early on Friday as investors remained wary of more bellicose rhetoric from North Korea and with inter-Korean tension escalating.

  • Is Bitcoin Just a 'Ponzi Scheme'? Thursday, 4 Apr 2013 | 7:00 PM ET
    Is Bitcoin Just a 'Ponzi Scheme'?

    Davide Serra, founder and CEO of Algebris Investments, describes the virtual currency Bitcoin as a "ponzi scheme" and something "narco-dollar traffickers" would love.