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  • The North Anna Power Station, operated by Dominion Energy, in Mineral, Va.

    Everything seems to have gone wrong for the nuclear industry, which a few years ago was seen as a potential competitor to fossil fuels and was gearing up for a renaissance.

  • Expect Higher Yields in Japan

    Ulrich Leuchtmann, Head of FX Research at Commerzbank says the BoJ's expansionary moves will inevitably mean high yields for Japan.

  • Yen's Weakness Is Nothing too Exciting: Pro

    Paul Gruenwald the Chief Economist, Asia Pacific, Standard and Poor's Ratings Services says the Japanese currency's decline over the past 6 months is just a retracement of what happened in 2008-2009.

  • Jacob 'Jack' Lew, U.S. treasury secretary, left, and George Osborne, U.K. chancellor of the exchequer, laugh while posing for the family photo during the Group of Seven (G-7) finance ministers and central bank governors meeting at Hartwell House in Aylesbury, U.K.

    Group of Seven nations finance ministers agreed to tackle the issue of how to deal with failing banks and gave gave a green light to Japan's efforts to galvanize its economy.

  • Are the Days of a Strong Japanese Yen Numbered?

    The yen tumbled to its lowest in more than four years against the dollar on Friday on data showing Japanese investors were buying more foreign assets.

  • Does Japan Matter?

    Why Japan's yen and stock exchange matter to the U.S., with Michael Vogelzang, president and CIO at Boston Advisors, and Kathy Lien, CNBC contributor.

  • Regulators used sharp words to accuse JPMorgan Chase of manipulating energy markets, in language similar to that which buffeted -- and eventually took down -- bankrupt energy giant Enron.

  • Will the USD/JPY Reach 105 This Year?

    Daniel Morris, global strategist at JP Morgan Asset Management, and Thanos Vamvakidis, head of European G10 FX strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, discuss the USD/JPY exchange rate.

  • Global Markets: European Shares Hold Onto Gain

    CNBC's Ross Westgate reports the FTSE 100 still up to its best 5-year levels, and yields continue to go lower at Italy's T-Bill auction.

  • Fresh Trading Range for Dollar-Yen

    Harry Ida, Senior Analyst, Thomson Reuters says the Dollar-Yen has ratcheted up to a fresh trade range of 98-103 that could go as high as 105-110. Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital Investors joins in the conversation.

  • The U.S. dollar skyrocketed to its highest level against the Japanese yen in over four years on Thursday, piercing the key technical and psychological 100 yen-per-dollar mark.

  • European Markets Close Mixed

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European stocks were flat on Thursday, as investors react to the the Bank of England's decision to keep monetary policy unchanged.

  • Global Markets: China's Core Inflation Weak

    Asian stocks fell on worries over rising inflationary pressure in China, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • UK Needs Sterling to Weaken: Pro

    Hans Redeker, global head of FX strategy at Morgan Stanley, says the U.K. environment still points to weaker British pound, and explains how it would boost the economy.

  • The Central Bank Rate Cut Bandwagon

    Greg Matwejev, Director, FX Hedge Fund Sales and Trading at Newedge says the Bank of Korea rate cut was not really a surprise considering previous easing from other major central banks. John Woods, Chief Investment Strategist at Citi Private Bank joins in the conversation.

  • The euro rose against the dollar after an unexpected rise in German industrial output was seen making a near-term euro zone interest rate cut less likely.

  • European Markets Close Higher

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as the risk-on rally continues.

  • Global Markets: European Rally Resumes

    Sir Alex Ferguson, legendary manager of Manchester United will retire after the club's final match on Sunday, reports CNBC's Ross Westgate.

  • Yen 100 Level Breakthrough Only a Matter of Time

    Thomas Averill, Managing Director at Rochford Capital says it is only a matter of time for the USD/JPY to break through the 100 level and meanwhile there will be some consolidation. Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments joins in the conversation.

  • The euro firmed across the board on Tuesday after data showing German industrial orders beat forecasts, but the prospect of further monetary easing could limit its gains.