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  • Euro drops to 4-1/2 year low on QE bets Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    The euro fell to its lowest in 4-1/2 years against the dollar on Friday after the head of the ECB fanned expectations of QE later this month.

  • Dollar set to rack up strongest year since 2005 Wednesday, 31 Dec 2014 | 2:06 PM ET

    The dollar was set to end 2014 with a gain of more than 12 percent against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday.

  • Safe-haven yen surges amid investor nerves Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

    The yen gained sharply against both the dollar and euro on Tuesday as investors sought the traditional safety of the Japanese currency.

  • Euro holds ground in face of nerves over Greece Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    The euro inched up but remained near two-year-lows after a key vote in Greece failed to secure a new president.

  • Dollar up vs yen as markets get back into gear Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 7:36 AM ET

    The dollar edged up against the yen on Friday on light bargain hunting, with markets slowly getting into gear after the Christmas holiday.

  • Ruble stabilizes but experts expecting more pain Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 4:34 AM ET
    People gather near a currency exchange office in Moscow, Dec. 17, 2014.

    Currency strategists are pondering whether there is more volatility in store for the ruble.

  • Early Xmas for dollar bulls after strong US GDP Wednesday, 24 Dec 2014 | 12:11 AM ET

    The dollar hovered at its highest in nearly nine years after strong U.S. economic growth caused market speculation of earlier interest rate hike.

  • 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 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.