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  • Oil slide knocks Norwegian crown Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 2:55 PM ET

    The Norwegian crown sank to its weakest in more than a decade against the U.S. dollar on Friday, a day after Norway's central bank cut rates.

  • Dollar rebounds after three-day losing streak Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    The dollar was boosted by strong U.S. retail sales numbers and declining jobless claims, suggesting the US economy may get a rate hike next year.

  • Tumbling oil prices see Norway cut interest rates Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 12:42 PM ET

    Norway's central bank cut interest rates to prop up an economy ailing from falling offshore investments, lower oil prices and weak growth in Europe.

  • Swiss National Bank sticks to its guns  Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    The Swiss central bank kept its rates steady today. Thomas Jordan, Chairman of Swiss National Bank talked to CNBC, explaining its reasons.

  • Euro edges up, political instability in Greece Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 6:28 AM ET

    The euro edged higher against the dollar, but investors remained nervous over an uncertain political situation in Greece.

  • Yen benefits as investor risk appetite wanes Tuesday, 9 Dec 2014 | 4:53 AM ET

    The yen rose strongly on Tuesday as a further drop in oil prices hit risk appetite.

  • Dollar slides from peals vs euro and yen Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    Investors consolidated gains made following a strong U.S. jobs report that is expected to trigger an interest rate increase next year.

  • Sika execs against Saint-Gobain bid; Shares tank Monday, 8 Dec 2014 | 11:07 AM ET
  • Dollar surges on strong U.S. jobs data Friday, 5 Dec 2014 | 5:25 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar reached fresh multiyear highs on Friday after a stronger-than-forecast November U.S. jobs report.

  • Euro rallies from two-year low Thursday, 4 Dec 2014 | 5:07 PM ET

    The euro rebounded from a more than two-year low against the dollar on Thursday.

  • Dollar up on positive economic outlook Wednesday, 3 Dec 2014 | 4:02 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar demonstrated broad-based strength on Wednesday, bolstered by more upbeat comments on the U.S. economy

  • Dollar retreats after hitting 7-year high vs yen Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 2:12 PM ET

    The dollar fell on Monday against the yen and euro as profit-taking emerged after it reached a seven-year high against the yen.

  • *SNB may join ECB in buying bonds to protect franc-euro cap. LONDON, Dec 1- European Central Bank efforts to ward off deflation could be supported by the Swiss National Bank if it recycles euros bought to defend its cap on the Swiss franc into top-rated bonds such as those of France and Belgium. "This puts France and Belgium into the sweet spot," said Michael Leister,...

  • Why gold just can’t win Monday, 1 Dec 2014 | 2:30 AM ET

    If no one expected the Swiss vote forcing the central bank to hold more gold to succeed, why is gold tanking?

  • *Dollar tops 119 yen to its highest since July 2007. By Lisa Twaronite and Ian Chua. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, Dec 1- The dollar touched a more than seven year peak against the yen on Monday, while the Swiss franc slipped against the euro after voters rejected a plan for the central bank to boost its gold reserves.

  • *Gold falls more than 1 pct, Swiss franc dips after Swiss vote. TOKYO, Dec 1- Gold prices fell the most in more than three weeks and the Swiss franc dipped slightly on Monday after Swiss voters overwhelmingly rejected proposals to boost gold reserves in a referendum. Gold fell more than two percent to $1,142.91 per ounce, its lowest level in more than three weeks, while...

  • *Aussie falls as weak commodity prices bite, China data next. SYDNEY, Dec 1- The Swiss franc slipped against the euro early on Monday after the Swiss National Bank affirmed its pledge to cap the currency as voters rejected proposals for the central bank to boost its gold reserves. The "Save our Swiss gold" initiative would have forced the Swiss National Bank to boost...

  • Swiss gold: A yes vote may be compromising  Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 11:40 AM ET

    If Switzerland votes "yes" in the Swiss gold referendum, this could compromise the central bank's credibility and its ability to maintain its currency cap, says Nitesh Shah, gold analyst at ETF Securities.

  • Dollar gains from oil slide Friday, 28 Nov 2014 | 10:35 AM ET

    The dollar gained on Friday as concerns about continuing low oil prices added to deflation fears in the euro zone and Japan.

  • Euro dips as Spanish consumer prices fall Thursday, 27 Nov 2014 | 4:46 AM ET

    The euro fell against the dollar after data showed Spanish consumer prices falling more than expected.