The dollar held gains versus the yen and the euro was firm after rebounding from an eight-month low on promising U.S. and eurozone economies.» Read More
The euro fell to three-week low against the dollar on Friday, with investors wary given strong rhetoric from European Central Bank officials about its recent strength and awaiting German inflation data that could undermine it further.
The dollar edged higher against the euro and the yen after upbeat U.S. economic data.
Concerns that the crisis in Crimea could hit Russia's economic prospects were raised this week by the World Bank and the country's economy minister.
Geoff Dennis, UBS head of GEM strategy, discusses whether investors should steer clear of investing in Russia. We are recommending a neutral position there but are more inclined to sell than to buy, says Dennis.
Sam Greene, founding director of King's Russia Institute, discusses Russia's ambitions in Ukraine and whether the country's president Vladimir Putin has further plans for expansion.
The euro fell on Wednesday, with investors wary after European Central Bank officials ramped up efforts to talk down the currency, with arguably its most hawkish member hinting at a radical softening of monetary policy.
Andrew Kuchins, CSIS Russia & Eurasia program director, shares his thoughts on Putin's power play. I don't expect to see thousands of troops coming into Ukraine, but I do think there will be further destabilization in the Eastern part of the country, says Kuchin.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera takes a look at the big divide within Ukraine over Mother Russia and the deep economic ties of former Soviet Republics.
Sterling firmed against a weaker euro on Tuesday after European monetary policy makers signaled possible monetary easing to avoid deflation.
The euro was hurt by signs that growth was slowing in the euro zone's largest economy, Germany.
Data showing a record euro zone trade surplus in January helped the euro rise against the dollar for the first time in three days.
President Putin signs bills officially annexing Crimea and bans some U.S. officials and lawmakers in retaliation, reports NBC's Richard Engel with the latest developments on the Ukraine crisis.
The dollar steadied against major currencies on Thursday after being jerked higher overnight by a Federal Reserve message that a rate hike would be sooner than expected.
The dollar rose against the yen and euro on Wednesday, following the Federal Reserve's announcement it will further unwind monetary stimulus.
A modest easing of tension in Ukraine and a slight increase in U.S. Treasury yields sent the euro on Tuesday against the U.S. dollar and the yen.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera talks with Boris Jordan, Sputnik Group president & CEO, about whether Russia is ready for an influx of international investments, amid the devaluation of the ruble.
The yen heads for its biggest weekly gain in more than a month against the dollar, on tensions in Ukraine and the Chinese economy.
Ukrainian prime minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, says the results of the referendum on Crimea is predictable.
Fears the crisis in Ukraine could intensify led traders to the safe havens of the Japanese yen and Swiss franc.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera has the details of Russia's $3 billion debt agreement to Ukraine where the bonds were issued in U.S. dollars, and governed by United Kingdom laws and courts.