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The euro zone is stressing and central bankers are talking - it's time for your FX Fix.
Despite demand for gold falling to 17 percent in the second quarter compared to the same period in 2010, the World Gold Council says that full-year demand will increase because of a rush to safe haven assets as market volatility has ramped up.
The debate over whether a tax should be imposed on financial transactions continued Thursday morning as markets around Europe sank again.
Singapore dollars get snapped up and European officials underwhelm - it's time for your FX Fix.
If you think London or New York are among the world's most expensive cities, keep guessing and get your checkbooks out (that is if you are travelling to one of the cities that take the top spot).
As the Swiss National Bank (SNB) gets ready to meet on Wednesday, a number of analysts say the central bank has few choices to try and stem the franc's recent rise.
Now that Europe's one-day summit is out of the way, the market focus may shift back to the U.S. economy and what is bothering stocks.
The latest proposed fixes for the euro crisis disappointed markets and sent bank stocks tumbling. They "plan to support the banking system but they are going to charge them for it," a trader said.
The Swiss franc is sliding on worries it will be pegged to the euro. But whether a peg is really feasible is unclear.
German growth disappoints, British inflation rolls on, and Sarkozy and Merkel are set to meet - time for your FX Fix.
"If the markets believe progress is being made, they will give you enough time to do make changes. But at the moment you have got this divide between politicians, you have not got a consistent message," Charles Diebel, head of market strategy at Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets, told CNBC.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy may wind up their Tuesday meeting with a list of accomplishments as empty as the streets of Paris in August.
The Swiss franc slumps, the yen powers on, and George Soros has some suggestions - time for your FX Fix.
"I think investors are being extremely defensive, and rightly so. They have to be, because what we saw last week was pretty brutal and pretty uncomfortable," Tim Skeet, managing director at Royal Bank of Scotland, told CNBC.
Claudio Piron, Head of Emerging Asia Foreign Exchange and Fixed Income Strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research thinks that a peg is certainly on the cards but is worried about the cost of the intervention and whether the SNB can afford that.
Big swings in stock prices could again characterize trading in the week ahead, as investors watch Europe and the very behavior of the markets themselves.
In a week like the one just ended, it's worth giving up some pleasure to avoid more pain, these strategists say.
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Tough talk from the Swiss works on the franc and debt worries dog the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.