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  • Australian dollar hits 4.5-year low on China fears Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:32 AM ET

    Australian dollar hit a 4-1/2-year trough against its U.S. counterpart as prices of iron for construction fell in China amid weak demand.

  • Cross Rate: What currency to watch in 2015?  Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 5:00 AM ET

    Where are the commodity currencies heading over the next year? Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank seems confident that we should watch the "Aussie/Yen" in 2015.

  • LONDON, Dec 23- The Australian dollar hit a 4-1/ 2- year trough against its U.S. counterpart on Tuesday as prices of iron for construction fell in China amid weak demand from the property sector and after Australia's premier warned of heightened "terrorist chatter." Following the siege in a Sydney cafe a week ago, Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the...

  • Euro edges up, but still shaky on ECB and Greece Monday, 22 Dec 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    The euro bounced back from two-year lows against a slightly weaker dollar on Monday, with Greece's election among risks to a calmer mood.

  • Abbott reshuffles cabinet to focus on jobs, families Sunday, 21 Dec 2014 | 9:53 PM ET
    Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

    Tony Abbott reshuffled his cabinet to win public support, promoting the overseer of a tough immigration program and throwing out his defense minister.

  • Dollar index highest since 2009 Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 11:29 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a third session on diverging monetary policy between the Federal Reserve and other central banks.

  • Dollar edges higher in wake of Fed statement Thursday, 18 Dec 2014 | 4:28 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar rose against major currencies for a second session on Thursday after the Federal Reserve's signals that it could hike rates soon.

  • Dollar pares gains after Fed statement Wednesday, 17 Dec 2014 | 2:08 PM ET

    The dollar pared gains against major currencies on Wednesday after the Fed said there remains "considerable time" before an interest rate hike.

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    The U.S. dollar slipped against major currencies on Tuesday on expectations that the Federal Reserve would take a cautious tone.

  • The U.S. dollar rose against the euro on Monday on expectations that the Federal Reserve will take a less-dovish stance on monetary policy.

  • 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.