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  • Dollar pauses after payrolls surge Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 1:20 PM ET

    The dollar paused for breath in early European trade after forecast-beating U.S. jobs data on Friday.

  • Is it time to buy the pound? Monday, 6 Oct 2014 | 8:24 AM ET

    It hasn't taken sterling long to lose all the gains from the relief rally which followed Scotland's vote against independence.

  • The dollar climbed to a more than four-year peak on Friday after a report showing the U.S. economy created more jobs than expected last month.

  • Dollar retreats as investors turn risk-averse Thursday, 2 Oct 2014 | 4:56 AM ET

    The yen held its gains against the dollar on Thursday after weak manufacturing surveys from around the globe and an Ebola health scare in the United States.

  • The dollar dropped from six-year highs against the yen on Wednesday, weighed down by a fall in U.S. Treasury debt yields.

  • Trading the euro: A seat on the Titanic? Wednesday, 1 Oct 2014 | 6:07 AM ET

    Currency strategists are weighing up whether to join a crowded trade or get comfortable with what has been described as a "seat on the Titanic."

  • Dollar index pares gains, rouble hits all time low Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014 | 10:16 AM ET

    The dollar index briefly trimmed its earlier gains on Tuesday after weaker-than-expected home price data in July raised doubts about the U.S. economy.

  • Dollar slips as Hong Kong protests halt recent rally Monday, 29 Sep 2014 | 12:33 PM ET

    The dollar's three-month rally took a breather on Monday on nervousness over Beijing's response to democracy protests in Hong Kong.

  • Top banks face $3.3B UK forex-rigging fine Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 9:34 AM ET
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    Some of the world's leading banks are slated for a £2 billion fine from U.K. regulators, following investigations into currency rigging.

  • Dollar heads for 11th weekly gain but tensions grow Friday, 26 Sep 2014 | 4:56 AM ET

    The dollar was back on the front foot against the yen and several other major currencies on Friday, on track for an 11th straight weekly gain.

  • We've seen 'big chunk' of euro move lower: Pro     Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 7:00 PM ET

    Derek Halpenny, European head of global currency research at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, says the euro will not go much lower than its current levels as most of the ECB stimulus measures are priced in.

  • Euro falls to 22-mth low vs dollar Thursday, 25 Sep 2014 | 4:13 AM ET

    The euro hit a 22-month low against the dollar on Thursday on the prospect of diverging monetary policy.

  • Yen up on Prime Minister Abe's concern Wednesday, 24 Sep 2014 | 5:01 AM ET

    The yen rose after Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe voiced concern about the economic impact of its fall to a six-year low.

  • Euro gets lift from German prospects; dollar dips Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    The battered euro pulled away from a 14-month trough against the dollar, as the greenback eased after a 10-week streak of gains.

  • Dollar sits back after record-breaking run higher Monday, 22 Sep 2014 | 9:55 AM ET

    The dollar index racked up a 10th straight week of gains on Monday, its longest winning streak since its free float in 1973.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- Sterling rose on Monday, inching back towards recent two-year highs against the euro and moving higher against the dollar as investors focused on Britain's economic fundamentals and interest rate expectations after Scotland's independence vote.

  • Dollar on track for 10th week of gains Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 12:16 PM ET

    The dollar rose against a basket of major currencies on Friday as investors bet U.S. interest rates would rise more quickly than expected.

  • Trading Block: Currency & energy moves     Friday, 19 Sep 2014 | 7:31 AM ET

    Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discusses the impact of Scotland's vote on the British pound and euro. Also Dan Dicker, The Street.com, shares his thoughts on oil prices.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling's gains to a two-year peak against the euro and a two-week high versus the dollar on Friday after Scottish voters rejected independence ran out of steam as investors focused on the UK economy and new constitutional problems for Britain. These could add some uncertainty to UK growth prospects and tie sterling down in the near term.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling fell back against the dollar on Friday to stand lower on the day, handing back all of its gains since the first signs overnight that Scotland was voting "No" to splitting off from the United Kingdom.