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  • UK, Germany battle to be Chinese yuan trading hubs Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 7:29 AM ET

    Use of the Chinese yuan in Germany and the U.K. has doubled over the last year, as London and Frankfurt fight to become trading hubs.

  • METALS-London copper dips on dollar, increasing supply Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 6:58 AM ET

    *Dollar sets 13- month high, euro struggles. LONDON, Aug 27- Copper fell on Wednesday as a firm dollar and the prospect of increasing supply of the metal offset growing confidence in U.S. economic growth.

  • LONDON, Aug 27- The euro edged off its lowest point in almost a year on Wednesday as Germany's finance minister played down speculation over more European Central Bank monetary policy easing in the coming months.

  • The groundbreaking call by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi for more action on both the monetary and fiscal fronts has markets wagering that fresh steps could come as soon as next week when the central bank's governing council meets.

  • Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, discusses whether Warren Buffett's reputation is at risk after his involvement in Burger King's acquisition of Tim Hortons and the debate over the tax implications of the deal.

  • ECB QE 'won't get us out of crisis': Pro     Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Jeremy Stretch, head of FX strategy at CIBC, says any form of quantitative easing by the ECB will not be the "magic bullet" to solve Europe's economic problems.

  • SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Aug 27- The dollar hit a 13- month peak against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, with the euro still struggling amid expectations of further policy easing from the European Central Bank.

  • The groundbreaking call by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi for more action on both the monetary and fiscal fronts has markets wagering that fresh steps could come as soon as next week when the central bank's governing council meets.

  • The groundbreaking call by European Central Bank President Mario Draghi for more action on both the monetary and fiscal fronts has markets wagering that fresh steps could come as soon as next week when the central bank's governing council meets.

  • SYDNEY, Aug 27- The dollar hovered just under a 13- month peak against a basket of major currencies early on Wednesday, with the euro still struggling amid expectations of further policy easing from the European Central Bank.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 26- The dollar extended gains on Tuesday on hopes U.S. policymakers will raise interest rates as the battered euro continued to struggle on expectations of soft inflation data and more monetary easing in Europe. "We are seeing the dollar consolidate," said Eric Viloria, currency strategist at Wells Fargo Securities in New York.

  • European markets close: Bonds gain     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including expectations for the ECB to ease monetary policy next week.

  • Dollar dips on profit-taking, easing U.S. yields Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:39 AM ET

    The dollar softened on Tuesday while the euro further struggled on expectations of soft inflation data and more monetary easing.

  • FOREX-Dollar dips on profit-taking, easing U.S. yields Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 10:09 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Aug 26- The dollar softened on Tuesday after a run of gains while the battered euro continued to struggle on expectations of soft inflation data and more monetary easing. The euro was at $1.3198 after touching a low of $1.3178 in Asian trade, its weakest since Sept. 9.

  • S&P takes flight again; can US data keep it there? Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 9:49 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Investors are trying to get the S&P 500 Index through 2000 again, but I'm not sure there is a catalyst to keep it there given the mixed data.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- The dollar held steady on Tuesday after its recent gains but the euro continued to struggle, pinned down near 19- month lows against the Swiss franc on expectations of soft inflation data and more monetary easing.

  • Euro trade gets crowded—could it bring pain? Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 5:21 AM ET

    One analyst has warned of a crowded trade in the euro currency that could spell pain for some investors if not treated with caution.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- The dollar took a breather on Tuesday after recent gains, but that offered little solace to a struggling euro that was pinned down near 19- month lows against the Swiss franc on expectations of a soft inflation reading and more monetary easing.

  • Pound has 'a long way to go' against euro: Pro     Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 | 1:15 AM ET

    Steven Saywell, global head of FX strategy at BNP Paribas, says sterling has "a long way to go" to the upside against the euro as the Bank of England looks likely to be the first major central bank to hike interest rates.

  • TOKYO, Aug 26- The euro stayed plumbed a one-year trough against the dollar on Tuesday as prospects for further easing by the European Central Bank weighed on the currency along with weak eurozone data and the resignation of the French government. Faced with a host of negative factors the euro dropped as low as $1.3178 before limping back to $1.3200.