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  • The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    Data showing a seventh straight monthly decline in U.S. business spending plans knocked the dollar lower on Friday.

  • Dollar dips, euro rises, as Greek fears fade Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 3:23 PM ET

    The dollar fell against most other major currencies on Thursday, while the euro rose on waning fears of a Greek default.

  • Is sterling pricing in UK election risks?   Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 4:30 AM ET
    Is sterling pricing in UK election risks?

    Peter Hensman, global strategist at Newton, says there's evidence that sterling is pricing in all the U.K. election risks.

  • SYDNEY, April 23- Sterling stood at its highest in over a month early on Thursday, having outperformed its peers after the latest set of policy minutes from the Bank of England was less dovish than expected. The pound climbed as far as $1.5080, while the euro slid to 71.20 pence, reaching levels not seen since mid-March. "Weighed down by the uncertain outcome of the May...

  • FOREX-Dollar mixed after jump in U.S. home resales Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 3:52 PM ET

    *Sterling hits 5- week high vs dollar on upbeat Bank of England. A National Association of Realtors report showing an increase in March of existing home sales to an annual rate of 5.19 million units, the highest level since September 2013, suggested the U.S. economy may be shrugging off sluggishness. In a subdued session for most major currencies, sterling topped...

  • Dollar firms slightly on jump in US home sales Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 3:21 PM ET
    Euro

    The dollar edged upward after a jump in U.S. home sales data lifted expectations Federal Reserve policymakers may soon hike interest rates.

  • FOREX-Dollar firms slightly on jump in U.S. home sales Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015 | 11:50 AM ET

    *Sterling hits 5- week high vs dollar on upbeat Bank of England. The increase in March of existing home sales to an annual rate of 5.19 million units reported by the National Association of Realtors was the highest level since September 2013. In a subdued session for most major currencies, sterling topped $1.50 after Bank of England minutes emphasized hopes for a...

  • Dollar turns mixed as euro inches up Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015 | 3:00 PM ET

    The euro inched up against the dollar, pivoting from early losses following an ECB proposal.

  • Dollar rises as Greece anxieties sting the euro Monday, 20 Apr 2015 | 4:18 PM ET

    The dollar rose broadly, with the euro sliding more than half a percent against the U.S currency, on growing concern that Greece may default on debts.

  • Dollar index pares earlier gains; euro edges higher Friday, 17 Apr 2015 | 3:52 PM ET
    The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The dollar index traded slightly lower in late-afternoon Friday as the euro extended its gains.

  • Dollar tumbles on US data, Fed officials Thursday, 16 Apr 2015 | 3:51 PM ET

    The dollar was on track for its biggest daily decline against a basket of major currencies in nearly two weeks on Thursday.

  • Dollar loses gains amid Fed Beige Book release Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 4:16 PM ET

    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.

  • UK's economic 'manure' is set to explode: SocGen bear Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015 | 5:25 AM ET

    One closely-watched financial analyst has launched a scathing attack on the country's finances and predicted another crisis for its currency.

  • Dollar slides on US retail sales, IMF outlook Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 3:30 PM ET
    Dollar Euro

    The dollar tumbled after five straight days of gains, as investors took advantage of weaker-than-expected retail sales to lighten hefty positions.

  • FOREX-Yen broadly higher in Asia, sterling off lows Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 7:46 PM ET

    *Antipodeans still struggling after disappointing China data. SYDNEY, April 14- The yen hovered just below a two-year peak against the euro early on Tuesday and was broadly firmer versus other major currencies as investors shed bearish positions overnight. Analysts said the move was triggered by comments from Koichi Hamada, an economic adviser to Japan's...

  • Dollar rises against euro on continued Fed hike bets Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 3:29 PM ET
    Euro banknotes

    The dollar rose against the euro in a continuation of last week's bets that the Fed will hike interest rates in the coming months.

  • UK Labour Party launches manifesto   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    UK Labour Party launches manifesto

    Ahead of the U.K. elections, Ed Miliband, the Labour Party leader, says "there is going to be a change" when it comes to tax avoidance. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • UK's two-party system is gone: Costley   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 11:15 AM ET
    UK's two-party system is gone: Costley

    Tom Costley, head of TNS Scotland, talks about the Scottish National Party and its possible influence on the upcoming U.K. election. He adds that the two-party system in the U.K. is now gone.

  • UK elections: What to expect from Labour   Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 4:40 AM ET
    UK elections: What to expect from Labour

    As the U.K. election draw closer, the Labour Party is set to launch its party's manifesto and rebrand itself as fiscally responsible. CNBC's Catherine Boyle reports.

  • *Australian dollar hit by shock fall in China exports. SINGAPORE/ TOKYO, April 13- The Australian dollar tumbled on Monday after a shock contraction in China's exports added to worries about slowing growth in the world's second-largest economy, while sterling extended its losses to fresh five-year lows. The poor China trade numbers knocked the Australian...