The euro inched away from more than two-year lows but remained on tenterhooks as investors awaited a key vote in Greece later in the session.» Read More
For years America has warned, lectured and cajoled the Chinese to allow the yuan to rise in a bid to end the fiscal imbalances that have seen more and more US debt sit in the People’s Bank of China's vaults.
Concerns about a slowdown in China may have sent some investors scurrying for the exits this week, but one strategist is staying put.
In the face of an unwavering adherence by the US to highly accommodative policies, China is faced with the prospect of recycling its ever growing FX reserves into nations or regions that it probably has fundamental fiscal concerns about.
China's efforts to internationalize the yuan is creating a host of opportunities, and according to one broker, is the most exciting development in the forex markets seen in years.
The World Bank expects the U.S. dollar to lose its solitary dominance in the global economy by 2025, as the euro and the renminbi establish themselves on an equal footing in a new “multi-currency” monetary system, the FT reports.
Risk-on is going out - of fashion. Here are suggestions for safe-haven currency trades, from the experts.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn is arrested, and investors would like some safe havens, please. Time for your daily FX Fix.
The euro is strengthening on solid GDP reports, but the latest CPI data fails to inflate the dollar — it's time for your FX Fix.
The world's biggest banks are likely to be hit by capital surcharges that increase progressively based on a lender's size, how connected it is to other banks and how easily it could be replaced in a crisis, global regulators have told the Financial Times.
China today once again raised banks’ reserve requirements in an effort to restrain rising prices. This marks the fifth time this year that China has hiked bank reserve requirements.
Risk is off, debt worries are on, and the dollar is in again - time for your FX Fix.
The Chinese authorities find the short-termism of the US and Europe rather amusing. It is said that while the Americans use a watch to tell the time, the Chinese use a calendar. That probably does not do the Chinese long-term mind set justice, given the authorities' focus on five-year plans.
In countries where politicians or other special interest groups control monetary policy, hyperinflation remains a very real possibility.
In the past 8 months housing prices have risen 30 percent while sales volumes have dropped 70 percent. In other words, people buying homes can afford them. There is no panic selling like in the US or Dubai because rules in place for years have prevented the kind of speculation that was rampant in America, where people bought multiple homes with zero down.
CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at what investors should watch for during the U.S. & China key trade talks.
Dramatic headlines on US debt and fears over a Greek restructuring of debt are not worrying one investor, who tells CNBC investors should be focusing on some good news from China, not on the wall of worry.
The dollar is rallying as risk appetite wanes, and the pound is getting punished for weak manufacturing data. Time again for your FX Fix.
China’s willingness to fund the US current account deficit in return for a market for its goods has been one of the defining economic relationships of our time but one analyst believes the monetary stand-off is approaching end game.
Risk is in fashion and the U.S. dollar is not, but it's anchors aweigh for the Aussie — time for your Thursday FX Fix.
Stocks rallied hard on positive earnings news Wednesday and will likely key off of Thursday's quarterly reports, but the pre-open weekly jobless claims will also be a major factor.