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  • Dollar slides on weak data; investors await Fed Tuesday, 17 Mar 2015 | 3:22 PM ET
    A man walks by a euro sign light installation in Vilnius, Lithuania, on Dec. 31, 2014.

    The dollar fell for a second straight day against major currencies, pressured by weak US economic data as the Fed started a two-day policy meeting.

  • Japan needs a weaker yen, but why did BOJ hold fire?

    More yen weakness may be necessary to prop up Japan's economy, but with politicians against the idea, the Bank of Japan decided to hold fire on Tuesday, says Philip McNicholas, ASEAN economist at BNP Paribas.

  • Why the BOJ kept policy unchanged   Monday, 16 Mar 2015 | 11:30 PM ET
    Why the BOJ kept policy unchanged

    Japan's economy is picking up and even though inflation is falling, it's not enough to spur the Bank of Japan into action, says Izumi Devalier, Japan economist at HSBC.

  • Dollar closer to euro parity, DXY up about 1% Friday, 13 Mar 2015 | 3:38 PM ET

    The euro extended its losses against the greenback on Friday as it traded under $1.05.

  • Dollar rally stalls, euro climbs from 12-year low Thursday, 12 Mar 2015 | 3:21 PM ET

    The euro extended gains against the dollar after surprisingly weak February retail sales data, recovering from an earlier 12-year low in Asian trade.

  • TOKYO, March 12- Confidence at big Japanese manufacturers worsened in January-March and is seen turning negative in the second quarter as a slumping yen ramped up the costs of raw material imports, a survey showed, complicating Tokyo's stimulus-driven campaign to revive the economy. The quarterly poll by the Ministry of Finance and the Cabinet Office...

  • Euro slides further on record negative bond yields Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 4:26 PM ET
    A cashier counts euro banknotes in Vilnius, Lithuania.

    The euro extended its unrelenting fall, dropping 1 percent to below $1.06 for the first time in 12 years as the ECB's QE program hammered bond yields.

  • King dollar weighs on markets   Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015 | 7:02 AM ET
    King dollar weighs on markets

    CNBC's Dominic Chu takes a look at what happens to sectors following a major move in the U.S. dollar index.

  • Yen-Nikkei correlation is over: Seymour   Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 7:42 PM ET
    Yen-Nikkei correlation is over: Seymour

    Tim Seymour, CIO of Triogem Asset Management, says the inverse correlation between the yen and Japanese stock prices has broken down hence investors need to be cautious on exporter stocks.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- The U.S. dollar hit a near 12- year peak against the euro and touched its highest level against the Japanese yen in nearly eight years on Tuesday, buoyed by the European Central Bank's bond-buying program as well as expectations for a mid-year Federal Reserve rate hike. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against a basket of major...

  • Euro falls below $1.07, lowest amount in 12 years Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015 | 3:09 PM ET

    The euro hit a 12-year low against the dollar after falling below $1.07 as the ECB continued its QE program.

  • NEW YORK, March 10- The U.S. dollar hit a fresh nearly 12- year peak against the euro and its highest level against the Japanese yen in nearly eight years on Tuesday on expectations for a mid-year Federal Reserve rate hike and the European Central Bank's bond-buying program. The euro fell to $1.07205, its lowest level since April 2003, before paring losses.

  • *Aussie sags as China producer price deflation intensifies. LONDON, March 10- The euro sank below $1.08 for the first time in almost 12 years on Tuesday, as dollar gains brought into focus a run towards parity that most major banks had not expected until next year. The yen also fell, burdened by efforts to revive inflation in Japan as well as by the grim outlook for most...

  • *Aussie sags as China producer price deflation intensifies. LONDON, March 10- The euro sank below $1.08 for the first time in almost 12 years on Tuesday, as the latest round of dollar gains brought into focus a run towards parity that most major banks had not expected until next year. The yen also fell, burdened by efforts to revive inflation in Japan as well as by the...

  • TOKYO, March 10- The dollar hit an eight-year high versus the yen and scaled a near 12- year peak against the euro on Tuesday, as the underlying theme of monetary policy divergence held sway. The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, in contrast, remain deeply committed to monetary easing with the former having just started its 1 trillion euro bond buying...

  • SYDNEY, March 10- The U.S. dollar climbed to multi-year peaks against the euro and yen in Asia on Tuesday amid starkly diverging outlooks for interest rates globally, while currencies from emerging markets came under mounting pressure from risk aversion. The skittish mood spread to Asian stocks as MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan...

  • *Japanese shares look to open firmer as Wall St bounces. SYDNEY, March 10- The U.S. dollar neared multi-year highs on the yen and euro in Asia on Tuesday amid starkly diverging outlooks for interest rates globally, while markets looked past a surprisingly high reading on Chinese inflation. Other Asian markets were mixed with Australian stocks up 0.5 percent, while...

  • TOKYO, March 10- The dollar hovered near multi-year highs against the yen and euro on Tuesday, initially flagging on profit taking but quickly finding its footing again as the underlying theme of monetary policy divergence held sway. The European Central Bank and Bank of Japan, in contrast, remain deeply committed to monetary easing with the former having just...

  • *China inflation data to underline scope for further stimulus. SYDNEY, March 9- The U.S. dollar held near multi-year highs on the yen and euro on Tuesday amid starkly different outlooks for global interest rates, while Asian investors braced for more economic news from China. Early share moves were modest with Australian stocks edging up 0.2 percent, while MSCI's...

  • Why a weak yen isn't 'unconditonally good' for Japan

    Luca Silipo, chief economist for Asia Pacific at Natixis, says Monday's fourth-quarter growth data show how a softer yen has been detrimental to Japan's domestic demand.