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  • Why the Greenback Is a Signal of Growth Thursday, 7 Mar 2013 | 1:35 PM ET

    The dollar has long been viewed as a safe-haven currency, a refuge from rocky markets. But more and more, these pros say, it is trading on U.S. growth.

  • Euro Dips on Investor Caution Before ECB Meeting Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 4:42 PM ET

    The euro fell against the dollar on Wednesday, a day before an ECB policy-setting meeting, on concerns the bank may flag future interest rate cuts.

  • Why Dow Record Could Be Good News for the Dollar Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013 | 6:30 AM ET

    The Dow Jones average hit a record high on Tuesday. Such risk-on appetite has traditionally had a negative correlation for safe-haven currencies such as the dollar. But Ian Stannard, FX strategist at Morgan Stanley believes things will be different for the greenback this time, with global currency market dynamics changing quite rapidly.

  • The euro rose for a second straight day against the dollar as risk sentiment improved after a major U.S. stock index surged to all-time highs.

  • Euro Stays Low as ECB Rate-Cut Speculation Grows Monday, 4 Mar 2013 | 2:28 PM ET

    The euro remained near a 2 1/2-month low on Monday on rising expectations that euro zone economic worries could prompt the European Central Bank to cut interest rates.

  • Dollar Index at Six-Month High as Euro Stumbles Friday, 1 Mar 2013 | 4:05 PM ET

    The dollar rose to a six-month high against a basket of currencies, buoyed by gains against the euro on growing evidence the U.S. economy was showing signs of improving.

  • Euro Takes Hit on Uncertainty in US and Italy Thursday, 28 Feb 2013 | 5:22 PM ET
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    Stalemate in the United States over automatic government spending cuts due to take effect March 1 and an inconclusive election in Italy undermined the euro on Thursday.

  • Euro Recoups Losses After US Fed Reassurances Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 | 5:49 PM ET

    The euro traded flat against the U.S. dollar and yen on Tuesday, recouping early losses with the help of U.S. central bank assurances that a bond-buying stimulus program will remain in place.

  • Euro, Dollar Fall Sharply Amid Uncertainty in Italy Monday, 25 Feb 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar and euro fell sharply in late afternoon trade as uncertainty about Italy's elections and sharp losses in stocks led investors to unwind trades funded in yen.

  • Euro Hits Six-Week Trough on Lower ECB Loan Pay-Back Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 5:03 PM ET

    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.

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  • Currency Flows Surge as Big Investors Return Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 7:33 AM ET

    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.

  • Euro Tumbles on Euro Zone Worries, Italian Uncertainty Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 4:59 PM ET

    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.

  • Dollar Jumps After Release of Fed Minutes Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 5:56 PM ET

    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.

  • Pound Slides, Kiwi Tumbles, Aussie Slips Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013 | 8:03 AM ET

    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.

  • Yen Reverses Losses After Mixed Signals From Japan Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 5:40 PM ET

    The yen rose Tuesday as disagreement between Japanese officials raised doubts over how aggressively Japan will ease its monetary policy.

  • The Swiss Franc-Yen Rate Debate     Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013 | 12:45 AM ET

    Brendan Brown, Head of Research at Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International says Japan and Switzerland share many similarities in their economies, so the CHFJPY cross always returns to the 100 level.

  • Yen Sags as G20 OK with Japan Reflation Effort Monday, 18 Feb 2013 | 5:06 PM ET

    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.

  • Did G-20 Give Markets Green Light to Sell Yen? Sunday, 17 Feb 2013 | 7:32 PM ET
  • Australian Treasurer  Wayne Swan

    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.