CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a plunge for Greek stocks.
The Shanghai Composite recorded its biggest drop in about five years as the oil price slide continued to weigh on Middle East indices.
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.
Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ, says next week's FOMC statement will be key for markets.
Nigeria started 2014 as a frontier-market darling, but now the African economy could take a body blow from the oil price decline.
Investors consolidated gains made following a strong U.S. jobs report that is expected to trigger an interest rate increase next year.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including a messy deal in Europe's materials sector and Italian bonds rise despite the S&P's ratings cut.
The BIS' quarterly report suggests that a strong dollar rise could be dangerous to emerging markets. Kathy Lien, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management weighs in on the topic.
Jonathan Fenby, director of China research at Trusted Sources, discusses the Shanghai Index and its recent run, saying it will "probably continue" for a little while longer.
The U.S. dollar's recent highs are surprising, says Adam Myers, head of FX research at Credit Agricole CIB, who initially expected a gradual weakening of the currency towards the end of 2014.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac, explains why Europe needs a weaker currency.
Kelvin Tay, MD & Regional CIO, Southern APAC at UBS Wealth Management, says the Bank of Japan has to weaken the yen so it can compete with European exports.
Izumi Devalier, Japan Economist at HSBC, explains why she's concerned about private consumption following Japan's revised third-quarter growth data.
Richard Leggett, CEO at Frontier Strategy Group, explains how a rising interest rate environment, currency volatility and reduced oil prices will impact emerging markets.
Bart Van Ark, Chief Economist at The Conference Board, says Shinzo Abe's "third arrow" will help the economy accelerate more than a weaker currency.
The U.S. dollar reached fresh multiyear highs on Friday after a stronger-than-forecast November U.S. jobs report.
The best performing sector on days when the jobs report beat estimates by more than 80,000 jobs was financials.
The euro could post gains before year-end, as traders wonder if and when the ECB will launch a broader asset-buying program.
Michael Woolfolk, MD & Senior Currency Strategist at Bank of New York Mellon, explains his controversial call on the European currency.