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The euro has been trading in a narrow range, and this strategist sees a dollar-trading opportunity when it budges.
Smaller G20 currencies have outperformed the big four all year, and this strategist sees the trend continuing.
Following a dismal 2011, emerging markets could see up to a 30 percent gain this year, assuming the sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone is kept at bay, according to Geoffrey Dennis, managing director at Citi.
With equities in a holiday mood, here's how to trade the good cheer using currencies.
Many luxury goods have existed for centuries and enjoyed widespread popularity despite official bans. What are some in-demand luxury goods that have been banned?
The recent risk-off environment brought on by Europe's debt crisis may have affected fund flows into emerging markets bonds, but the tide will soon turn, says one economist, as investors put off by developed markets return in search of higher yields.
Weakness in the Japanese yen is ahead for the long-term, as a 40-year long-term cycle which has seen the yen's exchange rate appreciating against the dollar is about to see a major reversal, Ron William, a technical strategist at MIG Bank, told CNBC.com.
All the grim economic news is battering emerging market currencies. Here's what to do.
"There are countries that are classified as MAVINS, and include Mexico, Argentina, Vietnam, Indonesia, Nigeria and South Africa. I believe these are the next countries on the horizon that will show incredible possibilities," Aroop Zutshi, president of Frost & Sullivan Global, told CNBC.
What is it about gold that makes people so passionate, crazy, paranoid? Our special report answers that question and more. We'll take you to mines in South Africa, gold bank vaults in London, trading pits in New York and the shop floor of a huge gold-jewelry manufacturer in Louisiana.
Stealing of steel, copper or lead objects for the purpose of selling them as scrap metal increased during the financial crisis. Click to find out more.
So what countries make up the BRICS ? How did they come about? What impact do they have? CNBC explains.
Thursday's market sell-off, which saw a dramatic 500 point fall in the Dow, is just a case of market perception catching up with reality, the chief executive of one of Europe's biggest insurers told CNBC Friday.
According to a new index of sovereign risk just released by BlackRock, Norway is the least risky nation on the planet. Read on to find out which other nations round out the Top 5.
Private equity firm Helios Investment Partners closed its second Africa-focused fund at $900 million on Monday, as fundraising for the world's most under-invested continent rebounds after the financial crisis.
The mining industry has been caught by natural disasters in the Pacific region, an intense mergers and acquisitions environment and emerging countries eyeing to get a hold on commodities resources, Evy Hambro, MD and CIO of the natural resources team at BlackRock told CNBC.
The market hasn't realized the significance for the dollar of last week's meeting of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, this analyst says.
The Misery Index is a simple calculation that became a political hot potato in the late 1970s and early 1980s. By adding the unemployment rate and inflation together, the index gave policy makers a tool by which to measure economic misery. As President Barack Obama prepares for his re-election run, the index stands at just 11 percent, some 10 percent lower than Carter faced 31 years ago.
The world's biggest economies are recovering from the Great Recession at troublesome speeds: too fast or too slow.
A year ago, almost no one knew a rare earth element from a rare coin. Today, rare earths are a global story—and a global investment opportunity.