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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.
As the market begins the process of second guessing the G7’s coordinated action to keep the yen lower, High Frequency Economics is warning investors the damage caused by the disaster in Japan is being both understated by the government and underappreciated outside of people in the immediate vicinity.
Knee-jerk reactions to catastrophes often fall wide of the mark, Stephen King, chief economist at HSBC told CNBC.
Here's what you should be watching Friday, March 18.
Ahead of the teleconference of G-7 finance ministers and central bankers on the yen, traders wait to see who will intervene in the markets.
While we await the outcome of the nuclear disaster in Japan, we could be witnessing a structural change in the global financial markets.
The yen rocketed to a postwar high against the dollar late Wednesday, and the market's showing little sign of calming today. It's time for your FX Fix.
It was a mixture of historical technical levels and algorithmic trading that rocketed the yen to an all-time high of 76.25 against the dollar Thursday, according to Thanos Papasavvas, head of currency management at Investec Asset Management.
The complexity and uncertainty surrounding Japan's nuclear crisis has created a great divide between investors who are now running from risk and those who think they can ride it out.