Concerns about China and other developing economies weakened the Australian dollar and currencies closely linked to commodities markets.» Read More
The dollar rose against a basket of currencies on Thursday after data showed the US economy produced solid growth in the fourth quarter.
Several analysts see an upside for Russia to the emerging market rout, seeing it as "easy money" for the government's coffers.
The yen rose against the dollar, suggesting emergency action to stabilize Turkey would not be enough to quell nerves over emerging markets.
The dollar regained a firmer footing against the yen on Tuesday as investors took a breather from a sell-off of stocks and emerging market assets.
Safe-haven currencies like the yen and the Swiss franc were much in demand on Monday as an emerging markets sell-off continued.
The yen, Swiss franc and euro charged higher amid worries about a China slowdown and turmoil in some emerging markets.
Sterling rose to an almost three-year high against the dollar on growing expectations that the BoE will raise interest rates sooner.
HONG KONG, Jan 23- China's yuan has become one of the world's 10 most-used currencies for payments, overtaking the Singapore dollar and Hong Kong dollar, global transaction services organisation SWIFT said on Thursday.
The Asia Squawk Box team discusses a new survey that shows Singapore's work force is the unhappiest in Asia. Paul Krake, Founder, View from the Peak: Macro Strategies, also weighs in.
The dollar slipped on Wednesday, hurt by gains in sterling and the Australian currency.
The dollar rose versus the yen on Tuesday, helped by renewed talk that the U.S. Federal Reserve may announce a further taper next week.
Claudio Piron, Head of EM Asia Rates Strategy at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, explains why he doesn't think higher wealth taxes will destabilize the Singaporean economy.
The euro recovered slightly from a two-month low against the dollar on Monday, helped by higher short-term market interest rates.
The Australian dollar tumbled to its lowest level since mid-2010 against a firmer U.S. dollar on Thursday.
The yen and Australian dollar nursed heavy losses early on Wednesday, having suffered a swift turnaround in fortunes as a shakeout in long dollar positions came to an abrupt end following upbeat U.S. retail sales data.
The U.S. dollar's decline to multi-week lows against the Japanese yen following Friday's shockingly weak U.S. jobs number represents just a temporary setback for the greenback, according to CNBC's latest poll.
The U.S. dollar has taken a beating in the aftermath of last week's much softer-than-anticipated non-farm payrolls report, dealing a blow to those betting on a stellar year for the greenback.
The dollar tumbled to its lowest in almost a month against the yen on Monday, following Friday's soft U.S. jobs data.
Trading at a four-year low and suffering its worst week since last June, the Canadian dollar has come under pressure against a basket of G10 currencies.
The dollar fell broadly after weaker-than-expected U.S. jobs data on Friday affirmed expectations that the Federal Reserve will take a gradual approach to tapering its bond buying program this year.