Asian shares hit fresh highs on Tuesday, as investors deemed a Greek exit from the euro zone unlikely.» Read More
Commodity currencies may face a race to the bottom as the Bank of Canada's surprise rate cut may pressure Australia's central bank to follow suit.
Asian stock markets traded higher late Tuesday, with sentiment supported by China's fourth quarter gross domestic product which beat expectations.
Brent crude oil prices fell below $49 a barrel and U.S. crude also fell more than $1 on Monday
Gold eased from four-month highs on Monday as investors cashed in some of last week's hefty gains
Both the Swiss franc and the yen will remain where traders flee for safety, despite the SNB's surprise move to remove its euro peg- analysts.
Oil prices fell on Thursday after weak U.S. economic data spurred worries over crude oil demand.
U.S. crude oil surged on Wednesday, posting its biggest one-day percentage gain since June 2012.
Oil prices continued their rout with Brent crude and US WTI both falling to their lowest in almost six years.
Australia took a double-whammy from record-low interest rates and commodity-price drops, but the selloff has left its market attractive to yield chasers.
Asian equity markets raked in gains on Thursday, as the fall in oil prices abated, while a positive finish on Wall Street overnight lifted trading sentiment.
Gold eased slightly after a three-day winning streak as the dollar and equities strengthened.
Oil prices sank to fresh 5-1/2-year lows extending losses after a 5 percent plunge in the previous session.
The euro can't seem to catch a break, starting 2015 with a drop to a nine-year low as the timetable for central bank action appears to step up.
Asian currencies may take a wild ride in 2015 with central bank policies set to diverge as the Fed prepares to raise interest rates, analysts say.
Asian equities put up an upbeat performance on the final trading day of the week, following an inspiring U.S. lead overnight as investors cheered the Federal Reserve's pledge to be patient in increasing interest rates.
Gold climbed more than 2 percent after the Federal Reserve said it would take a patient approach toward raising interest rates.
Asian central bankers are on guard but are confident that Rubles collapse will not trigger their own currencies sell-off.
Gold edged higher on Tuesday after falling more than 2% before in its deepest slide in over a year following a sustained slump in oil prices.
Brent crude oil slipped below $62 a barrel, its lowest since July 2009, on persistent concerns over global supply glut and a sluggish demand outlook.
Gold prices steadied on track for their biggest weekly rise since June, as the dollar retreated.