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  • Oil slide knocks Norwegian crown Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    The Norwegian crown sank to its weakest in more than a decade against the U.S. dollar on Friday, a day after Norway's central bank cut rates.

  • Did RBA’s Stevens break the central banker code? Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 9:08 PM ET

    The Australian central bank's top dog may have broken central bankers' seemingly unshakable code of avoiding comments on where interest rates are headed.

  • Dollar rebounds after three-day losing streak Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    The dollar was boosted by strong U.S. retail sales numbers and declining jobless claims, suggesting the US economy may get a rate hike next year.

  • Oil's slide a black swan event?  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 7:32 AM ET

    Kathy Lien, BK Asset Management; Richard Mallinson, Energy Aspects, and Scott Nations, NationShares, discuss oil's decline, global currencies, and the markets.

  • Euro edges up, political instability in Greece Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 6:28 AM ET

    The euro edged higher against the dollar, but investors remained nervous over an uncertain political situation in Greece.

  • Yen benefits as investor risk appetite wanes Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:53 AM ET

    The yen rose strongly on Tuesday as a further drop in oil prices hit risk appetite.

  • FOREX-Yen benefits as investor risk appetite wanes Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:27 AM ET

    LONDON, Dec 9- The yen rose strongly on Tuesday as a further drop in oil prices hit risk appetite and as cautious comments from U.S. Commodity currencies extended recent losses, with the Australian dollar setting a four-year low of $0.8223 and the Canadian dollar hitting a five-year trough of C $1.1501 versus its U.S. counterpart as Brent sank below $66 per barrel.

  • Dollar slides from peals vs euro and yen Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Investors consolidated gains made following a strong U.S. jobs report that is expected to trigger an interest rate increase next year.

  • Dollar surges on strong U.S. jobs data Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar reached fresh multiyear highs on Friday after a stronger-than-forecast November U.S. jobs report.

  • Euro rallies from two-year low Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 5:07 PM ET

    The euro rebounded from a more than two-year low against the dollar on Thursday.

  • Dollar up on positive economic outlook Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar demonstrated broad-based strength on Wednesday, bolstered by more upbeat comments on the U.S. economy

  • SINGAPORE/ SYDNEY, Dec 3- The dollar hit a seven-year peak against the yen on Wednesday, following a rise in U.S. bond yields and Federal Reserve officials' mostly upbeat comments on the outlook for the U.S. economy. The greenback also rose against the Australian dollar, which slid to a four-year low after data showed Australia's economy unexpectedly slowed last...

  • The dollar rebounded on Tuesday, supported by a retreat in oil prices that has helped to lift it against commodity-linked currencies.

  • Australia holds rates as speculation for cuts mounts Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 10:37 PM ET
    The Reserve Bank of Australia headquarters

    The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) on Tuesday kept interest rates unchanged, as expected, even as speculation mounts that borrowing rates, already at record lows, could head further south.

  • Dollar retreats after hitting 7-year high vs yen Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    The dollar fell on Monday against the yen and euro as profit-taking emerged after it reached a seven-year high against the yen.

  • Dollar gains from oil slide Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    The dollar gained on Friday as concerns about continuing low oil prices added to deflation fears in the euro zone and Japan.

  • Euro dips as Spanish consumer prices fall Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 4:46 AM ET

    The euro fell against the dollar after data showed Spanish consumer prices falling more than expected.

  • Dollar falls on disappointing economic data Wednesday, 26 Nov 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    Disappointing U.S. data raised concern that the world's biggest economy is losing momentum in the final months of 2014.

  • Dealers said investors in Europe had continued to sell the currency in early trades, pushing it to a low of $0.8499 and below support at around 109.0 New Zealand dollars above which it had held since August. "There are those who say the Aussie should bounce from these levels but my feeling is, if it breaks below this support against the kiwi, that may be significant,"...

  • *Crude oil stabilises before Thursday's OPEC summit. TOKYO, Nov 26- European shares pushed higher on Wednesday, bolstered by the prospect of more stimulus from the European Central Bank and as upbeat U.S. economic growth data calmed investor anxiety over a deteriorating global outlook. The pan-European FTSEurofirst index of leading blue-chip companies has...