HONG KONG, Feb 27- China's yuan fell to its lowest level against the dollar in more than two years on Friday, raising questions about whether the world's second-largest economy will devalue its currency to avert a sharper economic slowdown. With fears of a global currency war rising, all eyes in Asia are focused on what China will do as it grapples with inflation...» Read More
Geoff Lewis, Global Market Strategist at J.P. Morgan Asset Management explains what Hong Kong's link to China means for local liquidity.
The yen rose against the dollar for the first time in a week on Tuesday, rebounding from a 3 1/2-year low, as short and long-term investors opted to book profits.
The dollar rose against the yen Monday, trading near a 3 1/2-year high set the previous session when strong U.S. jobs data spurred speculation the Federal Reserve could back away from its ultra-loose monetary policy.
Data from China over the weekend revealed an uneven pace of the nation's economic recovery, with rising inflation and slowing industrial production. CNBC's Eunice Yoon takes a closer look at the figures.
The dollar touched a fresh 3 1/2-year high against the yen and a three-month high against the euro on Friday, buoyed by a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report.
The South African rand's volatility is a concern but the weakness of the currency is overdone, Gill Marcus told CNBC.
The dollar surged to a three-and-a-half year high against the yen on Friday and Dennis Gartman, editor of "The Gartman Letter" told CNBC that it will only soar higher, reaching 125 against the yen in the next two years.
Peter Alexander, Managing Director at Z-Ben Advisors believes the renminbi's appreciation will play a significant factor in China's February trade balance figures.
The euro climbed to a session peak against the dollar on Thursday as the ECB gave no hints about monetary policy easing in the months ahead after leaving its benchmark interest rate unchanged.
The euro fell against the dollar on Wednesday, a day before an ECB policy-setting meeting, on concerns the bank may flag future interest rate cuts.
Rising stocks boost risk appetite, but the prospect of stimulus from the Bank of England dents the pound - it's time for your FX Fix.
The Dow Jones average hit a record high on Tuesday. Such risk-on appetite has traditionally had a negative correlation for safe-haven currencies such as the dollar. But Ian Stannard, FX strategist at Morgan Stanley believes things will be different for the greenback this time, with global currency market dynamics changing quite rapidly.
The euro rose for a second straight day against the dollar as risk sentiment improved after a major U.S. stock index surged to all-time highs.
Movements of the yuan are fairly solid indicators of the fluctuations of other Asian currencies, and these strategists are reading the tea leaves.
Diane Choyleva, Lombard Street Research and Chi Lo, BNP Paribas Investment Partners, go head to head over the future of China's economy as the the National People's Congress gets into full swing.
The euro remained near a 2 1/2-month low on Monday on rising expectations that euro zone economic worries could prompt the European Central Bank to cut interest rates.
The dollar rose to a six-month high against a basket of currencies, buoyed by gains against the euro on growing evidence the U.S. economy was showing signs of improving.
Stalemate in the United States over automatic government spending cuts due to take effect March 1 and an inconclusive election in Italy undermined the euro on Thursday.
The euro rose against the dollar for the first time in three sessions on Wednesday on relief over solid demand for Italy's first bond sale since the country's general elections.
An Italian bond sale weighs on the euro and a credit rating affirmation lifts the Aussie - it's time for your FX Fix.