The U.S. dollar clambered to a 5-year peak against the yen in Asia on Friday, after upbeat U.S. retail sales data stoked expectations the Fed could start scaling back its massive bond buying stimulus as early as next week.» Read More
Andrew Freris, Chief Investment Advisor for Asia at BNP Paribas draws comparisons between the debt mess in US with India and talks about his investment strategy.
The euro hit a five month low versus the Swiss franc on Monday as political tensions in Italy escalated, while investors shunned the dollar ahead of a government shutdown.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis reports on what's helping gold prices. Palladium is also up more than 1 percent.
CNBC's Rick Santelli takes a look at what's prompting the deterioration of the U.S. dollar.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
Stocks finished in the red Friday, with major averages closing lower for the first week in three, as mounting concerns of a potential government shutdown spooked Wall Street.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Friday, as U.S. budget talks weighed on global markets.
Dominic Bunning, FX Strategist at HSBC tells CNBC's Cash Flow why he isn't expecting any major moves from the Japanese currency.
A broadly weaker dollar hit a 7-1/2 month low against the safe-haven Swiss franc, hurt by wrangling over the U.S. budget and a lack of clarity over the Federal Reserve's stimulus.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Oil was up today, but tomorrow's inventory report could drive it lower. And the stronger dollar put still more pressure on gold.
Gold is hovering around $1,320 into the close, reports CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis. Platinum is leading the broader metal decline.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market and the U.S. dollar.
Stocks closed modestly higher in choppy trading Thursday, with major averages avoiding a six-day losing streak, as investors digested the latest batch of economic news and developments in Washington.
U.S. stock index futures edged higher Thursday following the latest reading on jobless claims and GDP, but gains were limited amid ongoing concerns about the lack of progress in Washington's budget talks.
Ryan Gibbons, managing partner at GPS Capital Markets, explains how the current debt ceiling debate is weighting on sentiment and therefore on the U.S. dollar.
*Japan corporate tax-cut hopes lead to yen-selling. LONDON, Sept 26- The dollar gained versus the yen on Thursday on talk of more corporate tax reform in Japan, while a U.S. budget impasse weighed on the greenback against other currencies. Large options expiries were reported at 95.00 yen, 99.0 yen and 100 yen.
Peter Rosenstreich, Chief FX Analyst at Swissquote Bank warns of volatility in the U.S. dollar until the Fed begins to taper.
Mark Konyn, CEO of Cathay Conning Asset Management says the Fed's decision to delay tapering is a reflection of weakness in the U.S. economy. However, he expects the central bank to begin tapering before year-end.
*Japan corporate tax-cut hopes lead to yen-selling. TOKYO, Sept 26- The dollar gained on the yen in Asia on Thursday on hopes of more corporate tax reform steps from Japan's government, though the U.S. budget impasse kept the greenback shackled against other rivals.
The dollar posted slim gains against a basket of currencies on Thursday, but remained weighed by the ongoing U.S. budget impasse.