The dollar, ruble and euro rose against the yen on Tuesday, helped by signs Russia may want to avoid more military action in Ukraine.
No one knows what will ultimately deter Vladimir Putin, but a resolution may hinge on the fact that he's not presiding over a healthy economy.
Antonio Garcia Pascual, Chief Euro-Area Economist at Barclays, says while it's unlikely that the standoff between Ukraine & Russia will evolve into a war, the economic threat still looms for both economies.
Ukraine tension shakes investors, who head for the greenback on strong US spending data.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs shows how Europe is reacting to tensions in Ukraine.
Ukraine may be far away, but it is clearly influencing global markets across the board.
Russian banks raised dollar and euro exchange rates to record highs on Sunday amid the crisis in Ukraine, Dow Jones reported.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including the phenomenal year for Greece, Ireland and Portugal.
The dollar fell to a two-month low against the euro after data showed euro zone inflation unexpectedly held steady this month.
Traders are about to enter initial public offering offering heaven. Over the next two months, dozens of tech companies will float stock.
Greg Smith, Group CEO at Global Commodities makes a case for investing in gold even as yellow metal trade relatively lower from its lofty highs.
Fears over a Russian intervention in Ukraine and a Chinese slowdown sent traders to the Swiss franc and Japanese yen.
We have now gone three days in a row where the S&P 500 has failed to break to new highs, while retail gives us more of the same.
CNBC's Ross Westgate reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as investors focus on Fed Chair Yellen's testimony before Congress, and the future of Ukraine.
HAMISH PEPPER, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays Capital tells CNBC's Cash Flow that the PBoC is trying to make it clear that the USD/CNY is not a one way bet lower.
Putin's war games in Ukraine and a government report showing new housing sales at five-year highs both boosted the greenback on Wednesday.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including more gains for Greece and a strong rally for the U.K. home builders.
There's a lot of value in Europe now, says Jim O'Shaughnessy, O'Shaughnessy Asset Management, explaining why he thinks U.S. investors need to add exposure to non-U.S. markets. Cheapness married to good fundamentals, dividend yields and momentum, seems to work very well in Europe, says O'Shaugnessy.
Adam Myers, European head of FX strategy at Credit Agricole, says the weakened yen is not helping the country's exports, but is causing inflation in the country's stock market.
Mitul Kotecha, Head of Global FX Strategy at Credit Agricole tells CNBC's Cash Flow that while the market may have overdone the yuan sell-off, there may be more volatility to come.