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The euro is up on rumors of possible central-bank buys, and the Swiss franc and British pound are up on actual news. It's time for your FX Fix.
The currency markets have been trading on perceptions and expectations of interest rate changes. For the dollar to reverse its slide, an increase in US rate expectations will have to happen without other nations indicating that they will raise rates as well.
The European Central Bank decides to keep interest rates at the low, low rate of 1%, but hints that could change as early as April. Meanwhile, in China, a central bank governor predicts the yuan will become a reserve currency. Your daily FX fix, right here.
It's a Europe day: the pound and the euro are moving higher, and the dollar is slipping. Again. Here's your daily FX Fix.
Switzerland spells safety - for now - and the European Central Bank is scolding political leaders. Here's your daily FX Fix.
Stronger than expected retail sales in Britain have traders expecting more inflationary pressure, and they're doing some shopping of their own - for the pound.
China throws cold water on hot money, and Middle East tensions fuel a rise in the Swiss franc. Here's your daily FX Fix.
The British pound had a rough day today, trading down against the dollar and the euro, and these analysts aren't expecting a big upturn any time soon.
The dollar delivers, and the pound takes a pounding. Here's your daily wrap of news getting attention in currency circles.
Prices are rising in China and Britain, eurozone leaders are talking (and talking), and traders would like Americans to go shopping, already.
Many market strategists have an upbeat outlook for U.S. equities in 2011, but global markets, particularly in developing countries, also may offer upside this year.
A down day for the dollar is basically now an up day for everything else. That was Tuesday's trade, and it could be well be Wednesday's trade.
Like children at a funfair with a few quid in their pockets, Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling have dropped their latest coin (this one’s worth 100 billion pounds, or $146 billion) into the whack-a-mole game that is the UK financial market.
U.K. investor attention will be on the Bank of England's monetary policy committee (MPC) when it meets Thursday as the group tries to balance inflation and the threat of a recession.