*Japan logs largest-ever trade deficit, nudges up dollar/yen. TOKYO, April 21- Asian stock markets were subdued on Monday, as tensions in Ukraine kept investors cautious amid an absence of catalysts as several markets remained closed for the Easter holiday. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.1 percent.» Read More
Optimism lifts the euro and China lets the yuan lift — it's time for your FX Fix.
Australians get to work and the euro bounces back — it's time for your FX Fix.
Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist, Asia ex. Japan at Credit Agricole says the Chinese yuan has been trading at the top of its daily trading range as domestic companies are confident about the country's growth outlook. He says the currency will continue to appreciate next year.
Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific Chief Economist at IHS Global Insight says that Chinese jobs could be at stake if Japanese firms move their factories elsewhere.
The campaign attacks on China only scratch the surface of a far greater concern: our economy isn’t creating enough good-paying jobs, and the imbalance we have with China is growing, not shrinking.
The unemployment rate decreased to 7.8 percent, because the number of self-employed jumped dramatically. With the economy growing so slowly many of these are likely workers laid off during the economic collapse who have established home-based businesses.
The “new China” is poised to become a knowledge economy, where growth stems from the innovation and ingenuity of its workers, rather than the brawn that powered the country’s export-led manufacturing transformation, according to Jim O’Neill, chairman at Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
China's Golden Week is coming, and this strategist sees a trade with luster.
Spain's crisis budget lifts the euro and the Japanese go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
A reported German challenge to European bond-buying dents the euro and commodity prices hit the Aussie - it's time for your FX Fix.
The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
Governor Romney is right. The United States must get tough with China to restore growth and good paying jobs.
QE3 dings the dollar and the euro gets a lift — it's time for your FX Fix.
The U.S. Government’s high debt levels are a greater cause of concern than those of euro zone countries, says Li Daokui, a former Chinese central bank adviser, urging the world’ largest economy to push ahead with reforms to put its fiscal house in order.
Economic reports disappoint and debt crisis skeptics get louder — it's time for your FX Fix.
Bernanke's speech looms and commodity prices dent currencies down under — it's time for your FX Fix.
In this excerpt from CNBC Asia's Squawk Box, investor Jim Rogers explains why he owns the U.S. dollar even though he thinks all paper currencies are in trouble.
Retail sales support the dollar and jobs data lifts the pound — it's time for your FX Fix.
Andre De Silva, Head of Asia Pacific Rates at HSBC thinks Chinese policymakers need to step up and issue 3 to 4 new RRR cuts, as well as 1 more lending rate cut to boost the economy.
"I think the rumors of China's death are exaggerated, they're probably going to grow eight percent for the year," says John Rutledge, Safand chief investment strategist, discussing what's driving China's GDP, with Dambisa Moyo, "Winner Take All" author.