Foreign Exchange


  • If you want to avoid big swings in risk appetite, look for currencies other than the U.S. dollar, this expert says.

  • Washington's "Cliff"-Hanger Dents Risk Appetite Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 10:15 AM ET

    The safe-haven yen finally saw some demand but Washington worries weighed on the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Global Markets Update: EU Shares Flat  Monday, 31 Dec 2012 | 6:11 AM ET

    CNBC's Steve Sedgwick reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as fears over a lack of resolution to the U.S. "fiscal cliff" sent the FTSE 100 lower.

  • How to Take Shelter From the 'Cliff' Talks Sunday, 30 Dec 2012 | 11:16 AM ET

    The 'fiscal cliff' negotiations are down to the wire, and these strategies have suggestions for how to take cover.

  • Where the Yen Is Headed Next Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 8:06 PM ET

    The Bank of Japan is facing growing pressure to inject new stimulus, and short yen positions are large, but this strategist still sees a selling opportunity.

  • Money In Motion Web Extra: Aussie Outlook  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 5:59 PM ET

    Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.

  • Dollar Edges Up as All Eyes on 'Cliff' Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 5:28 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar edged up to a two-week high against major currencies Friday as investors waited to see if U.S. politicians can strike a last-minute budget deal.

  • Nomura Has a New Low Target for the Yen Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 11:55 AM ET

    This strategist was bearish on the yen even before the recent elections. Now that the Bank of Japan is being pressed for added stimulus, the Nomura analyst is even more negative.

  • European Markets Close  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including France's final estimate of Q3 GDP.

  • Yen Slides, Real Lifts, 'Cliff' Talks Weigh Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 7:57 AM ET

    'Cliff' talks curb currency moves and the yen slides again - it's time for your Friday FX Fix.

  • As central banks in both the U.S. and Japan look set to continue aggressive monetary easing policies in 2013, Dan Harden, senior commercial dealer at Global Reach Partners has told CNBC traders should short both countries' currencies and look for high yields from the Australian and New Zealand dollar.

  • Global Markets: Why Japan Matters  Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on all the market moving events from Europe, as stocks lose ground and hope fades there will be additional monetary easing in Japan and a "fiscal cliff" deal reached in the U.S.

  • INR to Hit 51.50 Against USD: Expert  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:40 PM ET

    Brian Jackson, Global FX Strategist, Coutts says he likes the Indian currency as New Delhi doesn't mind a stronger currency. He expects the rupee to hit 51.50 against the USD.

  • Stimulus Plan Keeps Pressure on Yen Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:06 PM ET

    The yen fell to its lowest against the dollar in more than two years on Thursday, on expectations Tokyo will push for aggressive monetary stimulus.

  • Really? The Worst of the Euro Crisis Is Over? Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 3:58 PM ET

    The German finance minister said he believes the worst of the euro crisis is over - because Greece and others have learned the error of their ways.

  • What a Weak Yen Does to Corporate Earnings Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 3:41 PM ET

    The current weakness in the yen is bad news for U.S. companies competing with Japanese counterparts.

  • European Markets Close  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 11:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today.

  • Yen's Slide Continues, 'Fiscal Cliff' Nears Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 8:07 AM ET

    The prospect of aggressive stimulus keeps the yen sliding and the nearing 'fiscal cliff' weighs on the dollar - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Global Markets: Japan the Big Story  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Kelly Evans reports on what's moving global markets, as the Nikkei 225 moves up 0.91% today, and the Japanese yen weakens.

  • Yen Slide vs Dollar to Halt at 88: UBS  Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 2:35 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu of UBS says the yen will continue to weaken until 88 against the dollar. But further weakness will be limited unless yields outside Japan move much higher.