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  • US Bond Prices Rise on Weaker Housing Data Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 4:44 PM ET

    U.S. Treasury debt prices were trading little changed as a U.S. Republican proposal for a limited rise in the debt ceiling curbed demand for safe-haven assets.

  • Yen Firms on BOJ's Pledge for 2014 Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 1:26 AM ET

    The yen briefly fell against the dollar on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan surprised markets by adopting an open-ended commitment to buy assets, but later regained ground as the new scheme for additional purchases only comes into effect next year.

  • Yen Hits New 2 1/2-Year Low Friday, 18 Jan 2013 | 2:50 AM ET

    The yen hit a 2-1/2 year low against the dollar on Friday as markets positioned for the Bank of Japan to take bold action to tackle deflation at a policy-setting meeting early next week.

  • Outlook for Asian Currencies     Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 9:45 PM ET

    Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays shares his outlook for Asian currencies, including the yen.

  • Yen Up Again Vs. Dollar After Weakness Warning Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 | 5:15 PM ET

    A recent warning from a Japanese minister about excessive yen weakness continued to underpin the currency.

  • Yen Posts Biggest Gain on Euro in Seven Months Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 6:16 PM ET

    The yen on Tuesday posted its best one-day gain against the euro in seven months and rose against the dollar after falling four straight days.

  • Euro Hits 11-Month High vs. Dollar; Yen Slumps Monday, 14 Jan 2013 | 5:23 PM ET

    The euro rose against the dollar for a third straight session Monday, touching an 11-month high, as investors continued to trade off of diminished expectations of ECB monetary easing.

  • Singapore Takes New Steps to Cool Property Market Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 | 6:37 PM ET
    Singapore, a scene of the street

    Singapore on Friday increased a tax on foreign buyers as part of new measures to cool its housing market which has seen continued strong demand in the face of a weak economy and previous efforts to curb prices.

  • Euro Hits 9-Month High Amid No Hint of Rate Cut Friday, 11 Jan 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

    The euro rose to its highest level since April 2012 against the dollar Friday with investors continuing to trade on the absence of any hints as to future euro zone interest rate cuts.

  • Euro Shoots to 18-Month High Versus Yen Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 4:16 PM ET

    The euro catapulted to an 18-month high versus the yen and hit a one-week peak against the dollar Thursday after the European Central Bank gave no indication of cutting rates.

  • 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.

  • Yen Hits New 2 1/2-Year Low on Easing Expectations Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 5:28 PM ET

    The yen plummeted against the U.S. dollar Wednesday, revisiting a trend that recently took the currency to a 2-1/2-year low on expectations of easier Bank of Japan policy.

  • Euro, Dollar Plunge Vs. Yen Amid Profit Taking Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 5:45 PM ET

    The dollar and euro plunged against the yen as investors booked profits in the aftermath of swift and significant gains.

  • 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.