The dollar firmed in early Asian trading on Monday, though a tense situation in Ukraine was likely to keep traders on their toes.» Read More
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports tensions remain high between Russia and Ukraine, and Germany's Merkel remarks the Crimea referendum is illegal.
CNBC's Jim Maceda reports tensions remain high between Russia and Ukraine as the conflict between the two countries intensifies. Right now it's about money, energy and Putin, says Maceda.
Unexpectedly strong non-farm payroll data boosted the dollar, despite the cold winter across much of the United States.
Ukraine Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talks to CNBC's Steve Sedgwick about attempts to get Crimea to succeed from Ukraine.
Diplomacy is far less important than stock movements in Russia, says Alan Greenspan, former Federal Reserve chairman, sharing his thoughts on the growing crisis in Ukraine and its impact on the Russian economy.
CNBC's Steve Sedgwick provides highlights of his interview with Ukraine's Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
The euro added half a cent after the European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged.
As tensions in Ukraine appear to be easing, some analysts see an opportunity for cautious bargain hunting.
The yen extended its losses against the dollar and euro as concerns over the standoff between Russia and Ukraine eased somewhat.
Ulrich Leuchtmann, head of foreign exchange research at Commerzbank, discusses the rouble on the back of Putin's speech on Tuesday and says that the recent "nasty performance" has come to an end.
The dollar, ruble and euro rose against the yen on Tuesday, helped by signs Russia may want to avoid more military action in Ukraine.
Manik Narain, head of EMEA foreign exchange and fixed income strategy at UBS, says that the Russian rouble has not reached fair value yet despite tumbling to an all-time low.
Antonio Garcia Pascual, Chief Euro-Area Economist at Barclays, explains why the Russian currency may see further downside.
Xavier Denis, Economist & Strategist at Societe Generale Private Banking, says Russia's unexpected move on Crimea is seeing the country pay the price in terms of a depreciating currency and big selloff in its equity market.
Ukraine tension shakes investors, who head for the greenback on strong US spending data.
Russia is now firmly in control of Crimea, reports NBC's Jim Maceda, with the latest developments in the region.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports global stocks are lower but not nearly as low as Russian stocks which are showing signs of capital flight after Putin's threats to invade Ukraine.
The rhetoric is heating up as Russian forces move into Crimea, reports CNBC's Steve Sedgwick on the latest details from the escalating conflict between Ukraine and Russia.
The dollar fell to a two-month low against the euro after data showed euro zone inflation unexpectedly held steady this month.
Fears over a Russian intervention in Ukraine and a Chinese slowdown sent traders to the Swiss franc and Japanese yen.