Despite the economic troubles in Russia, Conrad Saldanha of Neuberger Berman, is bullish on a few Russian stocks.» Read More
The dollar strengthened on the back of U.S. Treasury yields, while the euro was buffeted by comments and media reports on the progress of Greece.
As Russian president Vladimir Putin heads to Egypt, Chris Weafer, senior partner at Macro-Advisory says Putin's aim is to show everyone else that Russia is still relevant and a player in geopolitics.
The dollar gave back some ground on Monday as traders sold into a rally triggered by robust U.S. jobs data.
Angela Merkel and François Hollande are in Russia to discuss a ceasefire. Joseph Dayan, head of markets at BCS Financial Group, weighs in on whether it will successful.
The U.S. dollar soared against the euro and the yen on Friday, but some currency analysts are eyeing a short-term pullback in the greenback.
The dollar edged up against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors looked to U.S. jobs and wages data.
The euro eased versus the dollar, with the focus on whether U.S. jobs data laterwill bolster the case for the Fedto consider raising interest rates.
The dollar fell after suffering its biggest one-day fall in a year, under pressure from many fronts amid oil-fueled gains by commodity currencies.
Mike Mack, CEO of Syngenta, expects profits to be down from 2014, due to the lower crop prices and the ruble adding pressure to the company's performance.
William Browder, Hermitage Capital Management CEO, discusses Russia's tattered economy, as crude prices slump, sanctions continue and Putin remains defiant over Ukraine.
The Australian and New Zealand dollars weakened further following the Reserve Bank of Australia's decision to cut interest rates.
There is growing speculation that the Swiss National Bank (SNB) has set a new target for the country's currency.
The Swiss franc hit a two-week low against the euro and the dollar, on talk that the Swiss National Bank was intervening to weaken the currency.
ExxonMobil is set to report its earnings later today. Iain Reid, analyst at BMO Capital Markets, says that sanctions against Russia may hit aspects of Exxon-Mobil for a short while, however it shouldn't impact their earnings.
Russia's ruble is under renewed pressure after the Central Bank of Russia shocked markets with a rate cut, sending the currency to a 2015 low.
The Swiss franc fell past 1.05 francs per euro for the first time since the Swiss National Bank dumped its 1.20 francs cap.
The bank cut its key rate by two points as the Russian economy slips towards recession due to low oil prices and Western sanctions, reports CNBC's Geoff Cutmore.
The Russian central bank has cut its key rate to 15 percent. CNBC's Geoff Cutmore says this might encourage Russia's public to see that the Russian economy can improve in the future.
Ahead of the Russian Central Bank's rate decision, Simon Quijano-Evans, head of EM research at Commerzbank, says there should be more focus on peace in Eastern Ukraine.
If the Russian Central Bank does cut its key rates, city economists will have "eggs spread liberally all over their faces" says CNBC's Geoff Cutmore, who explains more.