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.» Read More
The dollar climbed to a seven-year high against the yen as Prime Minister Abe is likely to delay a planned sales tax increase.
Jack Ablin, Executive VP & CIO at BMO Private Bank, says traders are eyeing the ruble with "trepidation" as geopolitical uncertainties weigh on the Russian economy.
The dollar fell for a second straight session on Monday in quiet trading as investors took more profits on earlier steep gains.
Andrey Kostin, President & Chairman of the Management Board at VTB Bank, explains why the Russian economy is "comfortable" with a weak currency.
The dollar slipped on Friday after a solid but below-expectation October U.S. jobs report.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the many problems facing Russian President Vladimir Putin, and the FMHR traders take their positions on the Russian ETF, the RSX.
The Russian central bank said it was prepared to support the ruble in foreign exchange markets after it tumbled to new lows on Friday.
The euro plunged to its lowest in more than two years against the dollar on Thursday.
The dollar nursed modest losses on Wednesday as investors took some profits on a four-session rally that swept the greenback to multi-year highs.
The Russian central bank has announced it is abandoning trying to manage its currency, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.
The euro rallied on Tuesday on a report citing internal tensions within the European Central Bank over the leadership of its chief, Mario Draghi.
The dollar topped 114 yen on Monday, its highest level in nearly seven years, extending gains spurred by the Bank of Japan's decision last week.
The yen tumbled to its lowest level in nearly seven years against the dollar, putting it on track for its biggest losses in 18 months.
The dollar extended recent gains to a 3-1/2-week high, boosted by strong third-quarter growth and a newly hawkish tone from the Federal Reserve.
The dollar steadied as investors awaited guidance from the U.S. Federal Reserve, expected to reiterate caution on raising interest rates.
The dollar fell on Tuesday on disappointing U.S. durable goods and home price data ahead of a Federal Reserve policy meeting.
The euro recovered lost ground in rangebound trade on Monday, boosted by weaker-than-expected U.S. housing data.
The euro rallied on Friday ahead of an official report on the health of the euro zone's main banks as investors covered short-positions.
The dollar rallied on Thursday as investors plowed cash back into riskier asset classes, with an underpinning of promising data.
Alexei Kudrin, former finance minister of Russia, says the country's central bank "will not participate" in currency interventions.