The Russian central bank said it was prepared to support the ruble in foreign exchange markets after it tumbled to new lows on Friday.
Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, says it is "uncertain" where the bottom for oil prices will be without OPEC stepping in, but adds that another $10 fall would be "reasonable".
Asia's currencies are set for a beating, buffeted by the G3 central banks, a stronger U.S. dollar and newly volatile Chinese yuan, HSBC said.
IBM is down significantly since it reported earnings Oct. 20 amid concerns there are not many fast growth opportunities.
The euro plunged to its lowest in more than two years against the dollar on Thursday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the ECB's policy meeting and good news for U.K. supermarkets.
The euro dropped and European equities rose on dovish comments from European Central Bank head Mario Draghi, but how unconventional can he get on stimulus?
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look inside the European Central Bank's Governing Council where reports are surfacing about growing dissent over personalities and monetary policy.
The GOP's takeover of the Senate is barely moving stocks. Major averages are mostly moving off of oil.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including expectations for new ECB QE measures.
The dollar nursed modest losses on Wednesday as investors took some profits on a four-session rally that swept the greenback to multi-year highs.
The Dow has not had a loss in a pre-election year since 1939, a statistic that suggests stocks could be up again in 2015.
Boris Schlossberg, managing director of BK Asset Management says the Republicans tend to put more pressure on the Federal Reserve and the U.S. dollar looks much stronger as a result of the Republican win in the midterm elections.
The euro rallied on Tuesday on a report citing internal tensions within the European Central Bank over the leadership of its chief, Mario Draghi.
Stocks drop amid report tension is brewing between ECB head Mario Draghi and his counterparts ahead of Thursday's meeting.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a slide for oil & gas producers.
Michael Kors and Priceline both reported earnings beats, but slowing growth could sour momentum traders on the stocks.
The dollar topped 114 yen on Monday, its highest level in nearly seven years, extending gains spurred by the Bank of Japan's decision last week.
Stocks pop then drop as markets call Saudi Arabia's bluff when it says it's going to raise oil prices.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a hit for Italian utilities and a great session for Ryanair.