NEW YORK, Sept 16- The dollar fell to nearly two-week lows against the euro and Swiss franc on Tuesday, pressured by a report that said the Federal Reserve was unlikely to change its dovish stance on near-zero interest rates at a two-day policy meeting that ends on Wednesday.» Read More
Portugal has finally gone cap in hand to the European Union, the European Central Bank is about to raise rates and the market is obsessed by Fed speak and looking for clues on when the second round of creating money — or quantitative easing — will come to an end.
"Monetary policymaking is a notoriously difficult art. I say 'art' rather than 'science' deliberately," Dr Moorad Choudhry, Head of Business Treasury, Global Banking & Markets at Royal Bank of Scotland writes.
Traders are so certain the European Central Bank will raise interest rates tomorrow that any indication of dovishness will hurt the euro, this strategist says.
A federal government shutdown might not dent the dollar too badly, especially if it's short. But when the debt-ceiling debate rolls around, watch out.
The yen is continuing its slide as the Bank of Japan meets, but an expected European Central Bank action is having the opposite effect. Time for your daily FX Fix.
The US economy is on a firmer footing, but high unemployment and still low inflation warrant continuing support, according to minutes from the Fed's latest meeting which showed clear divisions among the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members on exit strategy.
High Street retailers are dealing with the same pressures as their US counterparts and more.
The euro has been trading as if there is no such thing as a sovereign debt crisis, and that decoupling is overdone, this strategist says.
Traders are wondering how much more room the euro has to rise, and trade-deficit numbers are hitting the Australian dollar — it's time for your FX Fix.
The Australian dollar has been on a tear, and many investors and strategist are still bullish - but a few experts are sounding cautionary notes.
Japan's former currency czar predicted weakness for the yen, but the Korean won and others are on an uptrend — it's time for your FX Fix.
The New Zealand dollar's trading patterns are suggesting a selling opportunity to this technical analyst.
It is all but certain that the ECB will raise rates this week. It has been itching to do so for some time. Now that the moment has arrived, what will the move actually mean for the euro zone and the global economy?
Seven central banks will meet in the next week. Here's a trade that can take advantage of unanticipated comments or interest rate moves.
The U.S. jobs report made plenty of traders happy - but dollar traders were left in the dust. Here's how to use currencies to trade on the news. Hint: go across the border.
How currency traders are playing the economic recovery. And a look at the peso/yen trade, as well as the euro and the British pound, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Central banks can only slow, not stop, currencies from moving when fundamentals dictate a shift. That means you, Malaysia and Thailand.
Central banks added reserves in dollars and more, and British manufacturers need to crank it up again. It's time for your FX fix.
Traders are just about planning on an April 7 interest rate hike by the European Central Bank. But the approaching end of QE2 could burst the euro's bubble, this strategist says.
Euro traders are ... shrugging.... at the news that Irish banks need $34 billion to withstand future market shocks.