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  • Europe Shares Close Mixed After ECB Decision; Nokia Jumps Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 11:51 AM ET

    European shares closed narrowly mixed after the European Central Bank and the Bank of England left interest rates unchanged Thursday, while a better-than-expected trade report from China provided support for investor sentiment.

  • Asian Shares Cheer Strong China Trade Data Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 5:10 AM ET

    Asian shares ended higher on Thursday as much stronger-than-expected Chinese trade data magnified positive momentum from global markets overnight, strengthening signs of recovery in the world's second-largest economy.

  • 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.

  • Telecoms Rally Helps European Shares Hit Fresh Highs Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 9:32 AM ET

    Rallying telecom stocks and a bullish start to the new earnings season propelled Europe's top shares to fresh 22-month closing highs.

  • Asia Steady After Profit Taking; Earnings Eyed Wednesday, 9 Jan 2013 | 5:05 AM ET

    Asian shares ended mixed on Wednesday after rounds of profit taking from a sharp rally at the start of the new year subsided, while investors waited warily for corporate earnings season to kick off in full force.

  • 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.

  • Europe Shares Close Lower on Earnings Fears Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:18 AM ET

    European shares surrendered their gains on Tuesday afternoon and turned slightly negative, tracking losses on Wall Street.

  • Yen Lifts, Dollar Dips, Tokyo Makes a Promise Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 8:06 AM ET

    Tokyo pledges to buy European rescue bonds and dollar-yen traders take profits - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Asian Stocks Ease Ahead of US Earnings Reports Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013 | 5:03 AM ET

    Asian shares fell on Tuesday as investors turned cautious after the new year's rallies, with corporate earnings season for the last quarter of 2012 looming and the European Central Bank's policy meeting due later in the week.

  • 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.

  • European shares finished in negative territory Monday, but financials helped limit losses after global banking regulators announced a watering down of key elements of their plan for banking rules.

  • Asia Closes Lower; Banking Stocks Support Monday, 7 Jan 2013 | 5:16 AM ET

    Asian stocks drifted on Monday as investors booked profits from a New Year rally that had pushed markets to multi-month highs, but financial stocks gained after global regulators decided to relax draft plans for tough new bank liquidity rules.

  • 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.

  • European Shares Close Higher After US Jobs Report Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 11:50 AM ET

    European shares extended gains to set a new 22-month high on Friday, after a better-than-expected U.S. jobs data.

  • Asia Lower on Fed Minutes; Nikkei Up 2.8% Friday, 4 Jan 2013 | 5:05 AM ET

    Asian shares ended mostly lower on Friday, tracking overnight weakness in global equities after several Fed officials expressed concerns about continuing to expand stimulative bond buying. But, Japanese stocks surged as the market played catch-up with the region on its first trading day of 2013.

  • 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.

  • European shares finished mixed Thursday, while the Swiss SMI index soared over 2 percent, catching up on gains following the U.S. "fiscal cliff" deal.

  • Chinese Stocks to Trade Closer to Fundamentals     Wednesday, 2 Jan 2013 | 8:15 PM ET

    Stephen Sheung, VP & Investment Strategist, SHK Private says that as regulation eases to allow more foreign players, Chinese stocks will trade closer to fundamentals.

  • 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.