*USD touches 124.30 yen, highest level since December 2002. TOKYO/ SYDNEY, May 28- The dollar hit its highest since December 2002 against the yen on Thursday due to expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise later this year, while the Australian dollar struck a six-week low following disappointing capital expenditure data. The greenback soared as high as...» Read More
The yen's slide stops and all eyes are on the European Central Bank - it's time for your FX Fix.
Here’s a quick roundup/review of the trades.
The yen's slide continues and emerging market central banks eye the euro - it's time for your FX Fix.
As the economy improves, will Bernanke talk down QE3? Making money from Bernanke's Congressional testimony next week, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders. Also, if the economy begins to slow, will Bernanke provide additional monetary accommodation?, Michelle Meyer, Bank of America, discusses.
The euro hits a two-month high, it's best level since December 9th. What's behind the rally, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders. Also, Wednesday's LTRO auction will show the real health of the European banking system. Making money off the LTRO auctions.
Risk appetite grows and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi talks tough - it's time for your FX Fix.
The yen takes a hit, the currency market slows down - it's time for your FX Fix.
Investors should switch to a more risk-neutral position on the euro as the recent rally in risk assets has made currency crosses that are not risk-adverse less attractive and they may come under further pressure, Jens Nordvig, global head of G10 foreign exchange strategy at Nomura, told CNBC.
Japan logged a record trade deficit in January, government data showed on Monday, the clearest evidence to date of pain from a firm yen, a global slowdown and rising fuel imports needed to offset declining use of nuclear power.
A technical look at trading yen versus dollar, brent crude oil, and 10-year Italian bonds, with Riccardo Ronco, technical analyst at Aviate Global.
As ten enforcement agencies throughout the globe have been investigating a possible Libor rates fixing scandal for up to eighteen months, what regulators were looking for "doesn't seem to be what they are now encountering in terms of potential abuse," Megan Murphy, investment banking correspondent for the Financial Times, told CNBC.
Computers and Bloomberg terminals dominate trading floors, but the human element remains a crucial feature of transacting across derivatives and other parts of the global financial system, the Financial Times reports.
UBS has suspended some of its most senior traders in connection with an international probe into the possible manipulation of interbank borrowing rates, in the latest controversy to hit the Swiss bank since the financial crisis, the Financial Times reports.
Greek drama staggers on, and risk appetite sags - it's time for your FX Fix.
Citigroup was forced to write off $50 million after two traders accused of attempting to influence global lending rates left the bank, according to people familiar with a worldwide investigation that is gathering pace, the Financial Times reports.
For months now, a big investor has been betting billions of dollars that two of Europe’s most wounded countries will bounce back from the beating they have taken during the region’s debt crisis, the New York Times reports.
Japan's current account surplus shrank sharply last year to its smallest in 15 years as weak exports and surging fuel imports resulted in a rare trade deficit, raising worries about the country's declining ability to fund its huge public debt with domestic savings.
Strategists are looking for ways to trade on the signs of U.S. economic renewal.
Greece dickers and Australia's central bank surprises - it's time for your FX Fix.
Japan will not rule out taking any measures to battle speculative moves in currency markets, Finance Minister Jun Azumi said on Tuesday, after data showed Tokyo spent roughly 1 trillion yen ($13 billion) in November last year on intervention it had not previously announced.