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The euro steadied against the dollar on Wednesday and rebounded from a 16-month trough against the British pound.
Traders borrowing U.S. dollars to fund investments in other currencies should beware, with analysts expecting the greenback to strengthen.
The euro fell against sterling on growing bets the European Central Bank and the Bank of England will take opposite courses of action.
Narendra Modi seems poised to win in India's general election, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. And rebels claim victory in East Ukraine's secession vote.
Phillip Streible, RJO Futures, and Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management, provide their perspective on how mounting tensions in Ukraine are likely to impact currencies and gold prices.
Ukraine's government and the U.S. condemn the referendum vote but Russia says the results should be respected, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Also an update on presidential elections in India.
The euro slid after strong words from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi halted its march to a 2-1/2 year high.
The euro slid further in early trade in Europe on Friday after strong words from European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi that halted its march this year to a 2-1/2 year high.
Geoffrey Pyatt, U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, discusses the mixed signals Putin is sending and if peace is possible in Ukraine.
The US Dollar, euro and British pound are all falling following a meeting of the European Central Bank.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Russian President Putin is ready to have a dialogue to end the crisis in Ukraine.
The Russian leader is calling for separatist in eastern Ukraine to postpone the May 11th referendum, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
Robert Hormats, Kissinger Associates vice chairman, provides perspective on the growing unrest between Ukraine and Russia.
Positive signs from the US economy have failed to boost the greenback, while tensions in Ukraine are driving traders to the yen.
Robert Kahn, Council on Foreign Relations, explains why financial sanctions will have a powerful impact on Russia.
The yen rose to a two-week high against the dollar on Monday after a survey showing China's manufacturing activity contracted.
The dollar inched up from a three-week low on Friday, on expectations of a robust U.S. jobs number, after a weak growth report earlier this week.
The euro trod water in early European trade on Wednesday with all eyes on euro zone inflation numbers due later.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the Treasury market, and the trade between the U.S. dollar and Russian ruble.
The euro traded at multi-week highs against the yen early on Tuesday and held firm against the dollar after a strong performance overnight.