The safe-haven yen was down, as risk assets staged a recovery and investors awaited a BOJ press conference by after it held policy steady.» Read More
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open, after a bumpy day which saw concerns over Portugal's banking sector cross the Atlantic.
Robert Rennie, Global Head of FX Strategy at Westpac Bank, explains why jitters from Portugal is unlikely to weigh on currencies like the euro for long.
Khoon Goh, Senior FX Strategist at ANZ, expects the Japanese yen to weaken against the U.S. dollar soon if the problems in Portugal's banking sector don't escalate.
The yen was near a five-month peak against the euro as banking woes in Portugal drove equities lower and lifted demand for the safe-haven currency.
Stocks declined Thursday, tracking European shares, on worries about one of Portugal's top banks.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and with the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a sharply lower open, despite relatively dovish minutes from the Fed, amid earnings caution.
The BoE left interest rates and its asset purchase target unchanged amid concerns that a strong sterling is choking off an economic recovery.
Philip Poole, head of research at Deutsche Asset and Wealth Management, says the dollar will strengthen and euro will weaken as the U.S. Federal Reserve ends tapering and the ECB introduces more stimulus measures.
Hamish Pepper, Forex Strategist, Asia Pacific at Barclays, expects the Fed to acknowledge a rise in U.S. inflation in the near term and discusses how that will move markets.
The yen rose as investors sought shelter from economic stress in Europe.
CNBC's Jackie DeAngelis discusses the day's activity in the commodities markets. Activity in Gaza drove up gold prices today, but didn't have an impact on oil prices, which fell, in spite of an inventory drawdown.
Stocks edged higher on Wednesday, following a two-session drop, as Wall Street welcomed Fed minutes and corporate earnings.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar, ahead of the 10-year note auction Wednesday afternoon.
U.S. stock-index futures indicated a higher open, as investors look to the Fed's minutes for a steer on when interest rates could rise.
The euro traded marginally stronger, with traders looking to a speech by ECB and minutes from the Fed meeting today.
Stocks fell Tuesday, extending losses into a second day, as investors braced for quarterly earnings and considered valuations.
CNBC's Rick Santelli discusses the latest action in the bond market, and the U.S. dollar.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Tuesday, as second-quarter earnings season gets underway.
The outlook for central bank policymaking dominated attention in major currency markets on Tuesday, with the dollar rally already fading.