MOSCOW, Oct 21- Russia's central bank said on Tuesday it had conducted 8.63 billion roubles worth of forex interventions to defend the rouble on Oct 17. The central bank releases its interventions data with a time lag. The rouble has been sliding on falling oil prices and broad risk aversion towards Russia because of its role in the Ukraine crisis.» Read More
How you can profit from this weekend's EU summit by using currencies, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders. And making money off the yen, as the dollar falls to record levels against it.
The week's top business news and investing advice, including telecom picks and US large caps, with CNBC's Simon Hobbs.
Every snippet of Europe news is moving the markets ahead of the summits. Here's a euro trade for when the knee-jerk reactions subside.
The euro is a credible currency, and the euro zone as a whole has better economic fundamentals than the U.S. and Japan, Jean-Claude Trichet, the outgoing European Central Bank President, told TVN-CNBC in an interview Friday.
"We're in a situation, if you were scripting a disaster movie, you really couldn't build the tension better," one analyst told CNBC.
Canadian inflation rose, the U.K. budget narrowed, but it's all about Europe - time for your FX Fix.
Insight on Europe debt solution's impact on currencies, oil and markets, with Joe Petrowski, Gulf Oil CEO; Peter Yastrow, Yastrow Origer, and Boris Schlossberg, GFT Forex.
Currency markets are hanging on every European headline, so this strategist has a trade in another direction.
The European Central Bank tapped a foreign exchange swap facility with the Federal Reserve earlier this month, borrowing $500 million. In exchange, the ECB puts up collateral of Euros worth slightly more than $500 million. The ECB wants the dollars so it can lend them out to European banks, which have been having trouble borrowing dollars at affordable rates due to fears about their financial health.
Emerging market investors looking to reduce volatility on their returns should combine stocks, bonds and currencies, according to a report by asset management firm Alliance Bernstein, called "An all-encompassing approach to emerging markets".
Readers keep sending in questions about the outlook for the Iraqi dinar. It's cloudy. Really cloudy.
Euro deal guidelines reassure, but in Switzerland, currency strength is hurting - it's time for your FX Fix.
If Europe can just shore up its banks, this strategist sees a potentially major move in risk-on currencies.
Greece has to approve an austerity plan before the "troika" - the IMF, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission - release aid. Here's how to trade the drama.
Summit hopes give risk-on currencies a lift, and there's a prize for a euro exit plan - time for your FX Fix.
Optimism has been a rare commodity in financial markets in 2011, however, institutional investors don’t have the luxury of being able to place their cash under the bed.
The cautious are paying for the profligate, not only by sacrificing their tax money to save banks from collapse but by seeing their savings eroded by negative interest rates.
Think pessimism about the US and commodities is overdone? Here's the trade for you.
The currencies you should be watching now, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan Asset Management chief market strategist.
Between China's slowing growth and concerns about the euro zone crisis, it's not a bad week to keep risk off. Here's one strategist's plan.