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  • Swiss franc sees wild ride on central bank talk Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 7:22 AM ET
    A man holds a 100 Swiss franc bank note in front of an ATM in Bern.

    The Swiss franc continued to show volatility as the country's central bank signaled that it had not given up intervening in currency markets.

  • Euro rises against dollar; eyes on Fed Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 5:20 AM ET
    A cashier counts euro banknotes in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Jan. 1, 2015.

    The euro rose against the dollar before a meeting of the U.S. Federal Reserve that may push back expectations for an interest rate rise.

  • Euro steadies despite Greek worries Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 6:46 AM ET

    The euro regained a foothold in early deals in London, investors choosing to take some profit on two days of steep losses.

  • Ruble hit as Obama slams Russia 'bullying' Monday, 26 Jan 2015 | 5:22 AM ET
    President Barack Obama delivers remarks on December 11, 2014 in Washington.

    The price of the Russian ruble fell sharply against the U.S. dollar Monday after fighting increased in the eastern part of Ukraine.

  • Euro hits fresh 11-year lows following ECB move Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 1:51 PM ET
    A cashier counts euro banknotes in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Jan. 1, 2015.

    The euro fell to fresh 11-year lows against the dollar after the ECB said on Thursday it would pump a trillion euros into the euro zone economy.

  • UK has a 'skills shortage'  Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 11:30 AM ET

    At Davos, Sir Mike Rake, President of Confederation of British Industry (CBI) and chairman of BT Group says there's a skills shortage in the U.K..

  • Euro falls to fresh 11-year low on ECB decision Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 1:38 PM ET

    The euro hit a fresh 11-year low after Draghi announced the launch of an open-ended expanded monthly 60 billion euro bond-buying program.

  • This currency war cannot go well: Art Cashin Thursday, 22 Jan 2015 | 12:11 PM ET
    Art Cashin

    The currency war is being played like a chess match, but that will eventually change, veteran trader Art Cashin told CNBC.

  • Yen rebounds, BOJ disappoints further easing bets Wednesday, 21 Jan 2015 | 6:22 AM ET

    The yen rebounded against the dollar after the Bank of Japan stood pat on monetary policy.

  • Dollar rises to 1-week high vs yen after China data Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 5:32 AM ET

    The dollar hit a one-week high against the yen after China growth data was not as bad as many had feared, curbing demand for the safe-haven Japanese currency.

  • Euro edges up as investors eye crucial ECB meeting Monday, 19 Jan 2015 | 2:51 PM ET

    The European Central Bank could take its boldest steps yet to revive the euro zone's moribund economy.

  • Fallout from the Swiss franc shocker: Gartman Friday, 16 Jan 2015 | 5:13 PM ET
    An employee counts a stack of multiple denomination Swiss franc bank notes in this arranged photograph inside a currency exchange store in London on Jan. 16, 2015.

    Dennis Gartman, along with Deutsche Bank's David Bianco, talk about who is hurt by the Swiss central bank's move.

  • LONDON, Jan 16- Sterling held near a seven-year high against a weakened euro on Friday as expectations grew that the European Central Bank would resort to further monetary easing next week. The SNB decision comes ahead of key event risks in the euro zone--the ECB decision and the snap Greek elections, "said Nawaz Ali, UK market analyst at Western Union.

  • Swiss franc soars after SNB drops cap on currency Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 2:51 PM ET

    Switzerland's franc soared by almost 30 percent in value against the euro after the Swiss National Bank abandoned its three-year old cap.

  • LONDON, Jan 15- Sterling hit a seven-year high against a battered euro on Thursday after the Swiss National Bank's shock decision to scrap its three-year-old cap on the franc's value against the euro left currency investors reeling. "A large buyer of the euro is now not buying any more," said Alvin Tan, a currency strategist at Societe Generale.

  • Swiss franc soars, stocks tank as euro peg scrapped Thursday, 15 Jan 2015 | 11:10 AM ET

    Switzerland's franc soared by almost 30 percent after the Swiss National Bank abandoned its cap against the euro.

  • Dollar falls vs yen on lackluster US retail sales Wednesday, 14 Jan 2015 | 8:39 AM ET

    The dollar fell against the yen following after newly released data showed retail sales fell 0.9 percent, its biggest drop since January 2014.

  • LONDON, Jan 14- Currency investors have begun to protect themselves against the risks to sterling posed by the most uncertain British election for decades, having learnt a tough lesson in the run-up to Scotland's independence referendum. Sterling fell sharply and volatility soared in the days preceding September's vote as investors belatedly woke up to the...

  • Sterling struggles after UK inflation drop Tuesday, 13 Jan 2015 | 7:16 AM ET

    Sterling fell towards an 18-month low against the dollar, after data showed British inflation at its lowest since 2000.

  • LONDON, Jan 13- Sterling fell towards an 18- month low against the dollar on Tuesday, after data showed British inflation at its lowest since 2000, bolstering expectations that the Bank of England will keep interest rates suppressed for longer. The euro fell below $1.1800, dragged down by expectations that the European Central Bank will launch a full-fledged...