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  • Dollar-yen rally stalls: What next? Monday, 17 Nov 2014 | 8:37 AM ET
    Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister.

    The Japanese yen left many currency experts wrong-footed on Monday with a seemingly unstoppable depreciation coming to an abrupt halt.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 17- China's yuan firmed slightly on Monday as a landmark scheme connecting the Hong Kong and mainland stock markets got underway, gaining against a dollar that slipped into pause mode after its recent strength against a basket of major currencies. A trading link that will let Hong Kong and Shanghai investors buy and sell shares on each other's...

  • The dollar rallied on Friday, helped by unexpectedly strong U.S. retail sales data and a slide in the yen to seven-year lows.

  • Treasury Secretary John Connally told Europeans fretting over the falling value of the dollar that "The dollar may be our currency, but it's your problem." That, argues Michael Howell of consultancy Crossborder Capital in London, is an issue given the diminished importance of the U.S. economy, now only about a fifth of the global whole but one which produces the...

  • Dollar near 7-year peak vs yen on Japan election talk Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 1:40 PM ET

    Dollar moved towards a seven-year high against the yen, driven by speculation that the Japanese Prime Minister will call a snap election.

  • SocGen bear warns of yen-dollar ‘tidal-wave’ Thursday, 13 Nov 2014 | 8:57 AM ET
    Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo, Japan

    Soc Gen's Albert Edwards believes the Japanese currency will sink to 145 yen against the dollar by April, forcing devaluations across Asia.

  • Tracking Canada's efforts to become yuan trading hub  Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 7:12 PM ET

    Michael De Jong, Minister of Finance of British Columbia, Canada, explains why events like the HK-Shanghai trade link won't derail Canada's plans to become a center for offshore renminbi trading.

  • Why you can’t believe all the bad stuff about China Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 5:45 PM ET
    Construction in the inner Mongolian city of Ordos.

    China's economic risks may keep market watchers up at night, but at least one analyst believes the bugbears are reasons to be bullish.

  • Sterling sags against dollar on 'later' rate hike Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014 | 3:51 PM ET

    Britain's pound slouched near recent 14-month lows against the dollar as investors pushed back rate-hike expectations to the fourth quarter of 2015.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 12- London copper edged lower on Wednesday after gaining about half a percent in the previous session when U.S. markets were shut for a holiday, while zinc prices were underpinned by a strike at a Peruvian mine. Prices have traded in a narrow $300 band of around $6,500- $6,800 since mid-September as modestly growing demand is met by ample supply.

  • SYDNEY, Nov 12- London copper was little changed on Wednesday after gaining about half a percent in the previous session when U.S. markets were shut for a holiday, while zinc prices were underpinned by a strike at a Peruvian mine. Prices have traded in a narrow $300 band of around $6,500- $6,800 since mid-September as modestly growing demand is met by ample supply.

  • Dollar hits 7-year high vs yen on sales tax delay Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014 | 1:37 PM ET

    The dollar climbed to a seven-year high against the yen as Prime Minister Abe is likely to delay a planned sales tax increase.

  • Dollar down; Swiss franc hits 2-year high vs euro Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 3:30 PM ET

    The dollar fell for a second straight session on Monday in quiet trading as investors took more profits on earlier steep gains.

  • Why the stock connect may give yuan a boost  Monday, 10 Nov 2014 | 12:08 AM ET

    Dariusz Kowalczyk, Senior Economist & Strategist at Credit Agricole, says the HK-Shanghai trade link will fuel a rise in China's capital inflows, underpinning strength in the renminbi.

  • 84% expect dollar gains this week: CNBC poll  Sunday, 9 Nov 2014 | 9:45 PM ET

    84 percent of respondents polled by CNBC expect the greenback to march higher this week while Asian currencies continue to struggle. CNBC's Sri Jegarajah breaks down the results.

  • *China, Canada agree to 200 bln yuan currency swap. *China to give Canada 50 bln yuan RQFII quota. BEIJING, Nov 8- China's and Canada's central banks agreed to a currency swap worth 200 billion yuan or C $30 billion, said a Canadian government statement issued at a meeting of Asia Pacific nations on Saturday.

  • Dollar retreats from 4 1/2-year high Friday, 7 Nov 2014 | 2:53 PM ET

    The dollar slipped on Friday after a solid but below-expectation October U.S. jobs report.

  • Five thousand rouble notes.

    The Russian central bank said it was prepared to support the ruble in foreign exchange markets after it tumbled to new lows on Friday.

  • Warning: Asian currencies set for battering Thursday, 6 Nov 2014 | 10:39 PM ET

    Asia's currencies are set for a beating, buffeted by the G3 central banks, a stronger U.S. dollar and newly volatile Chinese yuan, HSBC said.

  • HONG KONG, Nov 7- China's currency edged higher on Friday and is set to rack up a fifth consecutive week of gains though a slowing economy is feeding a growing view that the yuan may be nearing a peak. Beijing's tolerance for a weaker currency is also likely to increase in the near term particularly as key trading partners such as Japan and the euro zone commit to...