The dollar looks to be back on top against the euro and the yen, and analysts say the party may last for the rest of the year.» Read More
Brent crude oil hit 2015 highs above $63, and analysts said more price rises were likely despite market oversupply.
The dollar traded lower across the board after an earlier rebound versus the euro amid the ECB's reiteration of its dovish stance on monetary policy.
The dollar tumbled after five straight days of gains, as investors took advantage of weaker-than-expected retail sales to lighten hefty positions.
China's economic growth for the first quarter of 2015 could well hit a multi-year low, experts say.
Singapore central bank calls don't usually spur much excitement, but analysts are split on whether it may ease further after January's surprise move.
Gold edged lower as the dollar recovered, but uncertainty about the timing of a U.S. rate increase kept bullion not far from a 7 week high.
RBI's next policy move will be a close call with economists unsure whether the central bank will cut interest rates for the third time in four months.
Australia's economy is struggling as it grapples with the imminent end to its commodities boom, but one industry is flourishing thanks to China: tourism.
Oil prices closed down as officials announced they had reached solutions on key parameters on Iran's nuclear program.
Asian shares rose on Thursday, undeterred by a weaker finish in the U.S. as gains in crude prices overnight boosted oil-related counters.
The Japanese yen and Australian dollar are likely to buckle when the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, analysts say.
Oil extended losses on Tuesday ahead of a nuclear pact that could release more Iranian crude into the oversupplied market.
Equities in Shanghai and Tokyo closed down late Tuesday, while the rest of the region advanced as Beijing unleashed new policy measures.
Oil prices fell as officials from Iran and six world powers discussed a possible deal over Tehran's nuclear program.
The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Friday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
U.S. crude settled down 5 percent on Friday as fears about the disruption of crude shipments from Yemen's conflict eased.
Asian equities were mixed on Friday due to worries over Yemen, with Japan's benchmark index leading the losses on profit-taking and weak data.
Asian equities were mostly lower on Thursday following a sharp selloff on Wall Street overnight and an escalation of political turmoil in Yemen.
Asian equity markets struggled for direction on Wednesday following an uninspiring lead from Wall Street overnight.
The greenback is set to extend its rally against emerging market currencies, according to Goldman Sachs.