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  • ‘Stupidity’ Created Euro: Wetherspoon Chairman Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 6:06 AM ET

    The euro is nothing more than an economic mirage because it lacks the essential building blocks of a long-term secure currency, according to Tim Martin, chairman of UK pub restaurant chain JD Wetherspoon.

  • Hong Kong Faces Dollar Peg Inflation Dilemma Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 3:50 AM ET
    Hong Kong Dollar bills featuring an image of the Bank of China Building. There are growing calls for an end to the peg with the U.S. dollar.

    Link to the U.S. dollar is forcing Hong Kong to import ultra-loose monetary policy amid soaring property prices, but the alternatives also carry risks. The Financial Times reports.

  • Will Hong Kong De-Peg From the US Dollar? Friday, 9 Sep 2011 | 3:42 AM ET
    Hong Kong Dollar bills featuring an image of the Bank of China Building. There are growing calls for an end to the peg with the U.S. dollar.

    A milestone of sorts was reached this month when the dollar hit a multiyear low on a trade-weighted basis and set record lows against Asian currencies. As a result, Hong Kong citizens are increasingly turning their backs on the US dollar and momentum to reject the dollar peg is developing. The Financial Times reports.

  • Euro bills and coins

    Some analysts believe the euro could be heading to a new lower range, as Europe grapples with its peripheral debt crisis.

  • Is British Pound About to Get a Beating? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:55 PM ET

    With all the action on the Continent, the British pound has been out of the spotlight. It's time for a look — and you might not like it.

  • Is Norway the New Switzerland? Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 11:08 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank is putting the kibosh on the franc's safe haven status, and investors are turning to Norway instead. But it could be too much too fast.

  • Central banks go easy and the Australian jobs report disappoints - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Fear of Greece Leaving Euro Lingers Over Markets Thursday, 8 Sep 2011 | 2:30 AM ET
    European Central Bank

    There are plenty of officials who would argue there is no possibility of Greece being excluded from the euro zone in the event of a bankruptcy, writes BNY Mellon's Simon Derrick.

  • Technical Signals On Euro Spell Trouble: Strategist Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:59 PM ET

    It's not enough that the German court gave mixed signals to the euro. Now the technical patterns aren't looking so good either.

  • More Hurdles Ahead for the Euro, Strategist Says Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 11:50 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank and the German courts have changed the outlook for the euro - but it's still cloudy.

  • Swiss Franc Steadies, Krone Attracts Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 7:52 AM ET

    The Swiss 'peg' is mostly holding as traders hunt for alternatives — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Swiss Central Bank Move 'Huge Mistake': Jim Rogers Wednesday, 7 Sep 2011 | 2:40 AM ET
    Jim Rogers during a visit to Wenzhou, Zhejiang Province of China. Rogers says he's long Chinese stocks and the currency even though he thinks the property sector may be in a bubble.

    The Swiss central bank's decision to set a limit on how much the Swiss franc can appreciate against the euro is "a huge mistake," investor Jim Rogers, chairman of Rogers Holdings, told CNBC.com on Wednesday.

  • After the Swiss Move, Your Best Currency Safe Havens Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 2:15 PM ET
    Switzerland

    With the Swiss franc tumbling after the central bank's intervention, you need a Plan B for a safe haven. Here's a ranking of your options.

  • Busch: Japanese Yen Scenarios Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 1:05 PM ET

    Given the Swiss National Bank's pegging or linking their currency to the EUR at 1.2000 (+10% from spot), the market is now starting to believe there is a possibility that the Bank of Japan will do something similar with the Japanese yen.

  • Will German Court Decision Derail the Euro? Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 8:52 AM ET
    Reichstag Parliment building, Berlin, Germany

    On Wednesday, investors will wait with bated breath for news from Germany again, where the Federal Constitutional Court has the power to make or break the fate of the euro zone.

  • Swiss Intervene, Franc Plummets Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 7:40 AM ET

    The Swiss National Bank strikes back and European officials talk togetherness - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • SNB Exchange Rate Target     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 5:00 AM ET

    Speaking of the SNB's decision to peg the Swiss Franc to the Euro, Julia Coronado, North America chief economist at BNP Paribas, told CNBC, "There are a lot of tensions in the currency world right now, and as we have seen, it is not always easy to effectively have control over that."

  • Market Sentiment Putting Pressure on the Euro     Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011 | 12:20 AM ET

    Carly Pickering, Corporate FX Dealer at OzForex talks about the currencies.

  • Return of Asia IPOs     Sunday, 4 Sep 2011 | 8:20 PM ET

    Chang Tou Chen, managing director and head of global banking, Southeast Asia at HSBC, expects a range of IPOs to come to the Southeast Asian markets.

  • Regulating High Frequency Trading in US     Sunday, 4 Sep 2011 | 6:30 PM ET

    Michael Aitken, chief scientist at Capital Markets CRC Limited, says U.S. regulators should differentiate various categories of HFT as some of them are actually positive for markets.