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  • The Currency War May Be Based on False Premises Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 4:43 AM ET

    In the past few years, central banks around the world have pumped trillions of dollars into the financial system, partly motivated by the desire to keep their currencies weak in relation to others.

  • Euro Gains Ahead of Expected Inaction From ECB Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 5:19 PM ET

    The euro gained for a second straight session against the dollar on Monday, benefiting from technical factors as well as expectations that the European Central Bank will refrain from cutting interest rates.

  • Dollar Climbs Near 2 1/2-Year High Vs. Yen Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 5:11 PM ET

    The dollar climbed to a nearly 2 1/2-year peak against the yen Friday after minutes from the Fed's meeting the previous day showed growing concern about further stimulus for the economy.

  • US Budget-Wrangling Drives More to Safe-Haven Dollar Thursday, 3 Jan 2013 | 5:14 PM ET

    The dollar climbed to a three-week high against a basket of currencies as concerns about budget wrangling in Washington drove investors to the U.S. currency.

  • The dollar suffered against higher-yielding currencies after U.S. lawmakers approved a last-minute deal to avert huge tax rises and spending cuts, spurring demand for riskier investments.

  • Dollar Edges Up as All Eyes on 'Cliff' Friday, 28 Dec 2012 | 5:28 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar edged up to a two-week high against major currencies Friday as investors waited to see if U.S. politicians can strike a last-minute budget deal.

  • As central banks in both the U.S. and Japan look set to continue aggressive monetary easing policies in 2013, Dan Harden, senior commercial dealer at Global Reach Partners has told CNBC traders should short both countries' currencies and look for high yields from the Australian and New Zealand dollar.

  • Stimulus Plan Keeps Pressure on Yen Thursday, 27 Dec 2012 | 6:06 PM ET

    The yen fell to its lowest against the dollar in more than two years on Thursday, on expectations Tokyo will push for aggressive monetary stimulus.

  • South Africa's currency may have taken a battering in recent months, making it one of the worst performing major currencies this year, but analysts have told CNBC that the rand (ZAR) could be ready for a turnaround in 2013.

  • Euro Boosted by Jump in German Sentiment Index Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 4:23 PM ET

    The euro rose against the dollar for a second straight day Tuesday, as surprisingly strong German economic sentiment and optimism about the US spurred broad-based risk-taking.

  • Euro Falls on Resurfacing Spain Worries Wednesday, 5 Dec 2012 | 6:02 PM ET

    The euro fell from a seven-week high Wednesday after a disappointing Spanish bond auction and weak euro zone economic data.

  • Euro Nears 7-Week High on Greek Outlook Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 5:34 PM ET

    The euro rallied to a near seven-week high against the dollar Tuesday after Greece announced better-than-expected terms for its debt buyback.

  • Euro Hits Six-Week High Vs Dollar, Outlook Cautious Sunday, 2 Dec 2012 | 6:25 PM ET

    The euro hit a six-week high against the dollar on Monday, with some investors trimming bets against the single currency on signs Germany may be open to a Greek debt write-down.

  • Yen Slips, Euro Lifts, Brazilian GDP Hits the Real Friday, 30 Nov 2012 | 7:53 AM ET

    Month-end selling dents the yen and Mario Draghi lifts the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Euro Briefly Lifts, Yuan Hits a Record Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 7:59 AM ET

    A Greek aid deal briefly lifts the euro and the OECD issues a warning — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • How the Swiss Will Boost the Euro Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 2:43 PM ET

    The Swiss National Bank has trimmed its big euro position, taking downward pressure off the currency.

  • Dollar Slips, Euro Lifts, Swiss National Bank Scales Back Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 8:16 AM ET

    Earnings lift risk appetite, Spain says it needs a little help from its friends — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Big investors are betting on regime change in Cuba Wednesday, 17 Oct 2012 | 11:38 AM ET
    Havana, Cuba, The Ministry of the Interior located in the Plaza de la Revolucion.

    Recent rumors that former leader Fidel Castro may be dead or on life support are leading to speculation that Cuba's sovereign long-unpaid bonds may finally be worth something.

  • A reported German challenge to European bond-buying dents the euro and commodity prices hit the Aussie - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Euro Recedes, Swiss Franc Lifts, Bulls Retreat Monday, 24 Sep 2012 | 7:48 AM ET

    A sentiment survey dents the euro, but confidence is up in Brazil — it's time for your FX Fix.