The prospect of further inflows of capital and a lack of any easing in European monetary policy helped the euro back to 2-1/2 year highs and the verge of a break above $1.40 on Thursday.» Read More
The euro hit a six-week low against the dollar Friday, heading for a third straight week of losses, after the European Central Bank said banks will repay less than half the expected amount of loans.
After several lackluster years, the $5 trillion foreign exchange market has bolted back to life with institutional investors leading the charge and banks standing to gain from the activity.
The euro dropped to a six-week low against the dollar and a three-week trough against the yen Thursday in the wake of data showing a struggling euro zone economy.
Fed doubts on bond buying buoy the buck and disappointing economic activity data hits the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.
The dollar jumped to a four-week high after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting suggested policymakers may have to slow or stop buying assets before seeing the pick-up in hiring.
The Australian, New Zealand, and Canadian dollars are no longer trading in tandem, and this strategist thinks he knows why.
Hints of potential new pro-stimulus sentiment at the Bank of England weigh on the pound and intervention talk pulls down the kiwi - it's time for your FX Fix.
Elsa Lignos, G10 currency strategist at RBC, explains the communication about intervention that caused the New Zealand dollar weaken against the US dollar.
Nizam Idris, Managing Director and Head of Strategy, Fixed Income & Currencies at Macquarie says the Bank of Japan can have more easing measures further weakening the yen.
Todd Elmer, Currency Strategist, Citi explains why an escalation of the currency wars will be very positive for the Australian and New Zealand dollar.
The yen rose Tuesday as disagreement between Japanese officials raised doubts over how aggressively Japan will ease its monetary policy.
The yen weakened across the board on Monday after Japan escaped direct criticism from its G-20 peers on its bold reflationary plans that have weakened the currency.
Australian Treasurer Wayne Swan dismissed talk of a 'currency war' in an interview with CNBC, but concedes that a strong Australian dollar is a concern for an economy that's heavily reliant on mining exports.
The Group of 20 nations declared on Saturday there would be no 'currency war' and deferred plans to set new debt-cutting targets in an indication of concern about the fragile state of the world economy.
The price of gold is tumbling even as countries inject monetary stimulus, and this strategist has a way to play the move using currencies.
The yen fell Friday after three days of gains against the U.S. dollar and the euro as a draft statement from the G-20 did not single out Japan trying to weaken its currency.
As G-20 finance chiefs from around the world meet on Friday to discuss fears of competitive currency devaluations, policymakers told CNBC that talk of a currency war was misplaced and discussions should instead focus on a how to heal the still fragile global economy.
The euro tumbled to a three-week low against the dollar and plunged against the yen Thursday after data painted a dismal picture of the euro zone's economy, increasing the likelihood of ECB action.