*Safe-haven bids on yen unwound on hopes for Ukraine initiative. TOKYO, April 18- The yen slipped to 10- day lows against the dollar on Friday after speculators unwound some safe-haven trades following upbeat U.S. economic data and on hopes for a diplomatic initiative seeking an end to violence in Ukraine.» Read More
A Swiss rate cut dents the franc and Europeans go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
As other currencies look more risky, could the yen become a safe haven? Simon Smith, chief economist at FxPro thinks not. "Things turn quite quickly when investors lose confidence... you know that that's coming at some point (in Japan) and do you want to be in front of that steamroller when it happens?" he told CNBC.
Analysts are predicting that Japan will intervene to slow down the yen as early as this week.
Discussing currency trends and where investor are seeking safe haven, with Win Thin, Brown Brothers Harriman, and CNBC's Sue Herera.
Has the U.S. dollar hit bottom? Discussing global currency trades, with Rebecca Patterson, JPMorgan chief markets strategist, and Scott Minerd, Guggenheim Partners CIO. Also, CNBC's Eamon Javers with an update on the Senate debt limit vote.
South Korea diversifies reserves away from the dollar, and Australia's central bank stays pat — it's time for your FX Fix.
Nick Verdi, VP, FX Strategy at Barclays Capital, says the weak U.S. dollar continues to give more strength to Yen.
Callum Henderson, Global Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, says Asian currencies, especially Yen, benefit from the weak U.S. dollar.
Pffffft! Even a deal on the debt ceiling only lifts the dollar briefly - it's time for your FX Fix.
"I don't think the dollar could really dare push up the euro above the 1.47 level... and I don't think (this level) will be breached," Ashraf Laidi, chief executive at Intermarket Strategy told CNBC. "I think, and this may sound controversial, that the dollar could decline against the yen even though we are reaching the record lows," he added.
As August 2 nears, a debt-ceiling deal appears to be receding. Here's how to hedge against the Washington cacophony.
The House and the Senate are ready to rumble over debt plans. Here's how to trade the uncertainty.
Web-only advice and information for currency traders, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money In Motion traders.
On June 24th, Rebecca Patterson made a bullish trade on the Norwegian Krone. Also, viewer calls, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money In Motion traders.
The latest news from Washington. Also, the dollar falls to record lows against the Swiss franc and the Aussie dollar, and gold surges on the dollar crisis. Using currencies to protect against a U.S. government default, with CNBC's Scott Wapner and the Money in Motion traders.
The week's top business news and investment advice, including debt bets and commodities plays.
A warning on Spain dents the euro and Japanese officials want the yen lower, thank you. It's time for your Friday FX Fix.
Naomi Fink, Japan Strategist at Jefferies offers her take on Japan's economic recovery.
Japanese finance officials have been talking tough about the yen's rise. Whether they will do anything now is another matter.
Other than a short rally today, the dollar's been taking it on the chin as Washington squabbles. Here's how to trade it.