LONDON, Dec 29- The euro was rooted near two-year lows on Monday ahead of a vote in Greece that could trigger fresh anxiety over the country's future in the single currency zone. That and speculation- quashed by the Swiss National Bank- that the Swiss franc had traded beyond its 1.20 franc per euro cap were the main points of interest over the Christmas holiday...» Read More
Brian Dolan, Chief Currency Strategist at Forex.com discusses the direction of the euro, and says that it's currently in a consolidation zone, along with other major currencies.
The Swiss franc rose on the resignation of the Swiss National Bank's chairman, and this strategist sees a trade.
Funny what a European debt crisis can do to the appeal of the dollar.
European shares close solidly higher as Wall Street rallies. European commodity stocks are boosted by Alcoa's outlook. The ECB meets Thursday: the Euro zone enters recessionary territory. Fitch says it doesn't foresee cutting France's AAA rating this year. Fitch also says countries under review, like Italy and Spain, could be cut one or two notches. Germany's Merkel and the IMF's LaGarde are slated to meet today in Berlin. Philips says European weakness will hurt its Q4 profits. The Bank of France says the
The Swiss franc bounced after the Swiss National Bank president resigned, and this strategist sees a selling opportunity.
Chinese trade data lifts currencies down under, and short covering lifts the euro from Monday's lows — it's time for your FX Fix.
Amid the wailing and gnashing of teeth that are governments’ attempts to confirm the long-term viability of the euro project, we are also witnessing an attempt to introduce a financial transactions tax (FTT) or “Tobin Tax” in the European Union.
The European Central Bank is meeting on Thursday amid a wave of grim economic data. Here's one expert's take on what will happen.
The euro lifts, the French and German leaders meet, and the Swiss go shopping - it's time for your FX Fix.
The euro is getting pummeled, and the upcoming European Central Bank meeting is unlikely to change its course.
Will Iran ratchet up the rhetoric on the Strait of Hormuz, with CNBC's Melissa Lee, Ret. Gen. Barry McCaffrey,and the Money In Motion traders. Crude prices rally as Iran threatens to close the Strait.
Looking at the "Eastern" front of the euro zone debt crisis, with CNBC's Melissa Lee, George Goncalves, Nomura, and the Money in Motion traders. Also, the latest hurdles for the euro and expectations for the ECB meeting, as well as how to make money off it.
Discussing continued uncertainty over Europe and the euro dropping below $1.27 for the first time since September 2010, with CNBC's Steve Liesman, and Athanasios Orphanides, Central Bank of Cyprus governor.
The euro is under pressure and Switzerland's top central banker is under fire - it's time for your FX Fix.
Creating a stronger currency union will take time, and the two leaders should concentrate on putting out the immediate fire first, by finding ways to boost growth, analysts told CNBC.com.
The euro is having a rough ride, and this strategist sees more trouble ahead.
If oil prices resume their climb, this strategist says you can profit from a euro trade.
A French bond sale fails to lift the euro, and the dollar is edging up - it's time for your FX Fix.
With the euro having another rough day, here's how to play investors' sour mood.
By several measures, Asian currencies are bargains - but be careful.