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  • 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.

  • Want Great Returns? Check These Asian Bonds     Monday, 17 Dec 2012 | 7:50 PM ET

    Kelvin Tay, Regional CIO, Southern APAC, UBS Wealth Management sees attractive returns on Singaporean and South Korean bonds, especially with the appreciation of both currencies.

  • 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.

  • Goodbye Bonds, Hello Equities?     Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012 | 6:15 PM ET

    Vasu Menon, Vice President, Wealth Management Singapore, OCBC Bank thinks there will a rotational switch from bonds into equities. He adds there are still opportunities in Asian bond markets.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Euro Slips, Aussie Gets a Lift Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 | 7:36 AM ET

    The euro zone is in slowdown and Singapore steps in — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • How to Trade Chinese GDP Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 7:19 PM ET

    China's GDP report is coming, and now you have a trading plan.

  • Euro Lifts, Yen Slips, EU Gets the Prize Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 8:02 AM ET

    Optimism lifts the euro and China lets the yuan lift — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Singapore's Economy Contracts, but Residents Unfazed Friday, 12 Oct 2012 | 3:03 AM ET
    Shoppers in Singapore's main shopping district Orchard Road

    Singapore's economy may have slumped in the third quarter, but it’s hard to tell from the crowds filling the city’s main shopping district, a booming property market and extremely low levels of unemployment.

  • Andrew Robinson, Manager and FX Analyst at Saxo Capital Markets, says concerns over troubled euro zone members Greece and Spain will keep the EUR trading under 1.30 for now.

  • Hope for a court ruling lifts the euro, and Oscar Mayer plans to barter with bacon — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • As Singapore Reinvents Itself, Hoteliers Reap Windfall Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012 | 10:38 PM ET

    Even as Singapore’s trade-dependent economy faces risks in the wake of a global slowdown, one sector in this Southeast Asian island state stays upbeat.