The dollar was slightly firmer advancing against the euro and sterling in thin trade with several key financial centers shut for holidays.» Read More
With Russia's central bank raising its key interest rate to 10.5 percent to protect the ruble, Boris Schlossberg, managing director at BK Asset Management, says it shows they're very fearful of capital outflows.
With Norway and Russia's central banks trying to protect their currencies, Nick Carn, founder of Carn Macro Advisors, discusses why Norway is easing whilst Russia is expected to tighten its policy measures.
Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev discusses the possibility of a budget review in 2015, and how western sanctions are impacting the economy.
The euro edged higher against the dollar, but investors remained nervous over an uncertain political situation in Greece.
With the Russian ruble facing an uncertain future, Timothy Ash, head of EM Research at Standard Bank says that if changes aren't made, the currency will continue to see "downside pressure".
The yen rose strongly on Tuesday as a further drop in oil prices hit risk appetite.
Investors consolidated gains made following a strong U.S. jobs report that is expected to trigger an interest rate increase next year.
The U.S. dollar reached fresh multiyear highs on Friday after a stronger-than-forecast November U.S. jobs report.
Oil prices are dropping and Russia is playing defense. What will Vladimir Putin do next? David Gordon, International Capital Strategies, shares his outlook on Russia's economic future.
The euro rebounded from a more than two-year low against the dollar on Thursday.
Insight to Russian President Vladimir Putin's speech to the Parliament, in which he remarked on the relationship between Russia and the U.S., with Angela Stent, Georgetown Professor, and John Browne, Euro Pacific Capital.
Russians are rushing to buy high-end, U.S.-made items like cars before prices in their native rubles spike.
Russian President Vladimir Putin gave his annual speech to the Parliament. CNBC's Dina Gusovsky provides insight to Putin's view of the economic impact from sanctions.
Putin blames everyone else for Russia's problems, including speculators and the West in general, says Timothy Ash, head of emerging markets research at Standard Bank.
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin was like a "bear in a corner" when he was discussing the West's sanctions on Russia, says CNBC's Hadley Gamble. Putin said Russia would respect Ukraine as a "brotherly country".
The geopolitical tensions from the crisis in Ukraine is "taking a toll" on both Russia and Ukraine's economy says Moritz Kraemer, sovereign chief ratings officer at Standard & Poor's.
The U.S. dollar demonstrated broad-based strength on Wednesday, bolstered by more upbeat comments on the U.S. economy
The dollar fell on Monday against the yen and euro as profit-taking emerged after it reached a seven-year high against the yen.
The dollar gained on Friday as concerns about continuing low oil prices added to deflation fears in the euro zone and Japan.
Recent evidence shows a divergence between the correlation of crude oil prices and the Canadian dollar, says Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ Ltd.