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The euro does not have a stable basis even after the "Pact of the euro" agreed by leaders of the member states, Thomas Mayer, chief economist at Germany's biggest lender Deutsche Bank, told CNBC Thursday.
The billions of dollars in yen sold by the world’s most powerful central banks have sent a strong message to speculative investors. Those daring to bet that the Japanese currency will again test 76.25 yen, the record high against the dollar it hit last week before the G7’s intervention, better have deep pockets. The Financial Times reports.
The British pound is weaker today, but watch out: an interest rate hike is still likely, and the pound will eventually rise, says this strategist.
The budget presented by George Osborne, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, is pro-growth and the closest to a "free lunch" available to create jobs, which will help the pound.
A check on the Egyptian market, with John Gabriel, Morningstar EFT strategist.
The euro's rise has stalled as traders focus on the roadblocks in front of a resolution to the debt crisis - including, yes, Finland. It's time for your FX Fix.
The crisis in Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that killed thousands of people will not have an effect on the European Central Bank's interest rate policy, Manfred Schepers, vice-president finance and chief financial officer for the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, told CNBC.
Crises like those in Japan and the Middle East shouldn't be any threat to the dollar, this analyst says.
The dollar's in the dumps again, but euros are on a roll as the leaders' meeting nears. Here's your daily FX fix.
Investors are so focused on the troubles in Japan and Libya that the euro is just strengthening on the sidelines, this analyst says. But for how long?
The dollar has been in the dumps for weeks now, despite all the turmoil in the world. Is it losing its safe-haven status? And how should you trade it?
The past week saw plenty of action in the currency markets, but commodities went on a ride as well. From "Money In Motion", tips on using currencies to trade commodities.
Risk-on investors are back in action, and the euro is riding high — it's time for your FX Fix.
Most economic and market statistics are backward-looking. It's easy to spot the market downturn when looking at the graph – as long as it has already occurred. It's a bit trickier to forecast it in real time.
China, at last, is getting serious about rebalancing. At the National People's Congress, the country's annual legislative session which concluded this week, leaders unveiled a new five year development plan.
The G-7's intervention has halted the yen's rise, but what happens next isn't clear. Here's how to trade.
The yen is trading within range of its pre-crisis levels hours after G-7 countries intervened in the markets. Will it last?
In the wake of the crisis in Japan, the yen has strengthened dramatically, which is counterintuitive. Usually, when a country's economy is expected to weaken, so does its currency, but Japan is a unique case.
The yen is settling into a range after coordinated intervention by G-7 countries, but there's plenty of excitement elsewhere — it's time for your FX Fix.
The G7’s agreement on joint action to push the yen lower has, so far, had the desired effect, reversing much of this week’s gain for the yen and boosting equities in Tokyo.