NEW YORK, Dec 6- The dollar rallied against the yen on Friday after stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs data raised chances the Federal Reserve may start paring its bond buying program sooner than expected. U.S. employers added 203,000 new jobs in November, exceeding expectations, and the jobless rate fell to a five-year low of 7.0 percent, the Labor Department said.» Read More
On Wednesday, investors will wait with bated breath for news from Germany again, where the Federal Constitutional Court has the power to make or break the fate of the euro zone.
The Swiss National Bank strikes back and European officials talk togetherness - it's time for your FX Fix.
Speaking of the SNB's decision to peg the Swiss Franc to the Euro, Julia Coronado, North America chief economist at BNP Paribas, told CNBC, "There are a lot of tensions in the currency world right now, and as we have seen, it is not always easy to effectively have control over that."
Carly Pickering, Corporate FX Dealer at OzForex talks about the currencies.
Chang Tou Chen, managing director and head of global banking, Southeast Asia at HSBC, expects a range of IPOs to come to the Southeast Asian markets.
Michael Aitken, chief scientist at Capital Markets CRC Limited, says U.S. regulators should differentiate various categories of HFT as some of them are actually positive for markets.
Greater fiscal and political union is needed in Europe, and will be discussed by euro zone leaders within months, Joaquin Almunia, EU Competition Commissioner, told CNBC Saturday.
The Italian government is still wrangling over how best to balance its budget, losing credibility with key leaders and opinion formers.
The Swiss central bank has started to buy French and German government debt from the markets to try to bring the Swiss franc down, Dow Jones newswire wrote on Saturday, quoting a report by German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.
This week's European Central Bank meeting will show whether the ECB can save the global economy. Here's how to get ready.
Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
How to identify technical patterns that could make you money, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
How to manage a winning currency trade. On July 22nd, Rebecca made a bullish bet on the Swiss franc. And the Swiss franc soars as the safety trade returns, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
With the fed out of bullets, can the ECB save the global economy? The currency trade behind next week's ECB meeting, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. And will the Bank of Japan intervene again when it meets next week?
Between the stunningly bad jobs report and the mess in Europe, investors have more than their share of reasons to avoid risk. Here's how.
CNBC's Guy Johnson with the latest on European market activity.
The Swiss franc is up, the euro is off, and everyone's on edge for the jobs report - time for your Freaky Friday FX Fix.
Overseas markets ended a four day rally to close down on Friday. CNBC's Julia Chatterley has the latest on European markets.
In Greece, "further economic weakness expected this year, partly driven by the global slowdown, can only make things worse also on the fiscal front," according to economists at Credit Suisse in London.