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  • TOKYO, Feb 27- The dollar took a breather in Tokyo on Friday after surging to a one-month high against a basket of currencies overnight as U.S. economic data and comments from Federal Reserve officials prompted investors to raise their bets on a rate increase. The euro edged up about 0.1 percent in Asian trade to $1.1197, but remained not far from a one-month low of...

  • Dollar reaches 1-month high on data, Fed remarks Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:01 PM ET
    Janet Yellen

    The dollar rose to a one-month high as data on U.S. inflation and business orders and Fed officials' remarks.

  • Strength of the UK sterling  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    Peter Frank, executive director of BBVA, talks about currencies, in particular the strength of the US dollar vs. the euro.

  • Sterling scales 7-year high against struggling euro Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:24 AM ET

    LONDON, Feb 26- Sterling rose to a seven-year high against the euro on Thursday, as interest rate expectations moved further in favour of British assets just days before the European Central Bank embarks on a huge asset-buying spree. The pound had earlier drawn support from steady economic growth in Britain, although a drop in business investment made some...

  • FOREX-Dollar jumps on U.S. data, Bullard; euro falls Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Feb 26- The dollar climbed to a one-month high against a basket of currencies on Thursday as data on U.S. inflation and business orders revived confidence in the world's biggest economy and supported bets the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in the middle of the year. The dollar's jump followed back-to-back days of losses stemming from...

  • *New Zealand shows surprise trade surplus. LONDON, Feb 26- The dollar gained almost half a percent against the euro around midday in Europe on Thursday after St Louis Federal Reserve chief James Bullard said the strong dollar was having only a marginal impact on U.S. monetary policy and economy. "Some of the euro stops have gone on this," one London- based dealer said.

  • Swiss franc losing its luster?  Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:13 AM ET

    Former Goldman Sachs Asset Management Chairman Jim O'Neill shares his thoughts on currencies and shorting the Swiss franc. Also O'Neill weighs in on why he thinks the U.S. structural story is not so powerful.

  • *Sales of 5 key drugs seen at close to 4 bln eur in 2015. LEVERKUSEN, Germany, Feb 26- Germany's largest drugmaker Bayer said it expects underlying core earnings to increase by more than 10 percent this year, banking on a boost from new drugs such as stroke prevention pill Xarelto. The company is benefiting from a strong dollar in particular as North America accounts...

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, Feb 26- The dollar nursed modest losses on Thursday, having eased for a second straight session after recent remarks from the head of the Federal Reserve prompted markets to push back the timing of an expected U.S. interest rate hike. The euro edged up to $1.1364, up from this week's trough of $1.1288, but remained stuck in a $1.12- $1.15 range held since...

  • Dollar weakens as Yellen indicates no rush on rates Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 3:22 PM ET

    The dollar edged down after Fed Chair Janet Yellen held back from giving a clear view on when the Fed may begin raising interest rates.

  • *Greece debt deal supports euro but doubts persist. NEW YORK, Feb 25- The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Wednesday on Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's suggestion the U.S. central bank would not rush into raising interest rates, spurring traders to trim bullish dollar bets. Treasuries from recent highs, as Yellen's testimony to Congress...

  • Dollar slips as Yellen shows no rush to raise rates Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 12:11 AM ET

    The dollar edged down against the yen Janet Yellen suggested the Fed won't be rushed into kicking off the U.S. interest rate tightening cycle.

  • TOKYO, Feb 25- The dollar edged down against the yen and euro early on Wednesday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen held back from giving a clear view on when the Fed may begin raising interest rates. In closely watched remarks before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Yellen avoided the word "patient" in describing the Fed's approach to raising...

  • Draghi unveils new innovative banknote  Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 10:58 AM ET

    The 20 euro note has been updated to beef up its security features, including one feature "you won't have seen before".

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Monetary easing expectations weighed on the Israeli shekel and Turkish lira on Tuesday amid broader weakness among emerging market currencies, though the rouble stabilised after recent heavy falls. Markets shrugged off an announcement that Barclays would eject 10 dollar- denominated and one euro- denominated Russian bond from its Global...

  • FOREX-New Zealand dollar sags, eyes on Fed's Yellen Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 4:04 AM ET

    *Greece presents reform plan on Tuesday. LONDON, Feb 24- The New Zealand dollar was the biggest mover on major currency markets on Monday, diving more than one percent against its U.S. counterpart after a drop in inflation expectations. The yen inched lower against the dollar and the euro was steady as investors awaited the next stage in talks over a temporary...

  • *Greece to present reform plan on Tuesday, misses Monday deadline. TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, Feb 24- The dollar edged higher against the yen on Tuesday, but traders were wary of making too many bets on the currency ahead of congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Against the yen, the dollar edged up 0.2 percent to 119.08 yen, having traded in a range of...

  • *Early euro rise sags, Athens misses deadline to present reforms. TOKYO, Feb 24- The dollar was steady against the yen on Tuesday, with the market wary of taking too many bets on the currency ahead of congressional testimony by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Yellen's appearance before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee is drawing extra attention after...

  • *Euro slips on lingering Greece worries, business data miss. *Greece to submit list of planned reforms later in day. "The Greece debt deal has been mildly positive, but it's difficult to determine what is the next move yet before Yellen's testimony tomorrow," said Lane Newman, director of foreign exchange at ING Capital Markets in New York.

  • Greek exit could open door for Russia, China: Faber Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 8:34 AM ET
    Marc Faber

    The debt problems in Greece have been postponed, not solved, with Friday's rescue loan extension, closely followed contrarian Marc Faber tells CNBC.