NEW YORK, Dec 19- The U.S. dollar hit its highest level against major currencies in over 8-1/ 2 years on Friday on diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and other major central banks, and bullish dollar positions heading into the end of the year. The euro hit a 28- month low against the greenback, while the dollar hovered near a 28- month high against...» Read More
Beijing is likely to face international pressure to allow its currency to appreciate faster as national trade with other countries remains robust. The FT reports.
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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.
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.
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.
Some analysts believe the euro could be heading to a new lower range, as Europe grapples with its peripheral debt crisis.
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.
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.
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.
It's not enough that the German court gave mixed signals to the euro. Now the technical patterns aren't looking so good either.
The Swiss National Bank and the German courts have changed the outlook for the euro - but it's still cloudy.
The Swiss 'peg' is mostly holding as traders hunt for alternatives — it's time for your FX Fix.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Swiss National Bank strikes back and European officials talk togetherness - it's time for your FX Fix.