*Yen near 15- month high despite Japan's verbal intervention. LONDON, Feb 12- Relative calm returned to world markets on Friday after a hurricane-force week that gave dollar/yen its biggest smashing since 2008, wiped billions off share prices and saw a stampede into top-rated government bonds and gold. Japan's Nikkei fell 5.4 percent, having been shut during...» Read More
Spain's crisis budget lifts the euro and the Japanese go shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
Latest data from Japan paint a bleak outlook for an economy that started the year on a strong footing and suggest the cautious Bank of Japan (BOJ) may now have little option but to ease monetary policy again, analysts say.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest economic numbers on unemployment, durable goods and GDP, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
Spain's sorrows dent the euro and Brazil cuts its growth forecast — it's time for your FX Fix.
Fear has crept into the foreign exchange markets: fear of central banks. Currency traders are rapidly shifting assets to countries seen as less likely to try to weaken their currencies, amid concern that the fresh round of U.S. monetary easing could trigger another clash in the “currency wars”, the FT reports.
Kathy Lien, Managing Director, BK Asset Management says investors are keenly awaiting for a decision from Spain on whether it will seek a bailout. Lien thinks there's more scope for further downside in EUR/USD.
Options market signals flash and investors seek comfort in the dollar and yen — it's time for your FX Fix.
The message from this week’s sell off in global stock markets could not be clearer: the summer time rally, fuelled by optimism over central bank stimulus measures, is now over and it’s time to brace for a period of renewed volatility and uncertainty, analysts say.
Investors know what they want, and it isn't the G4 currencies.
A reported German challenge to European bond-buying dents the euro and commodity prices hit the Aussie - it's time for your FX Fix.
Talk that China, the biggest holder of Japanese government bonds, may sell its Japanese debt to force Tokyo to cede ground in a heated islands dispute will remain just that, say analysts, with Beijing unlikely to pursue a course of action that could prove harmful to its own economy.
As gold nears its year-to-date high, silver hits a six-month high. What the gold and silver rally mean to stocks, with Mike Dudas, Sterne Agee, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Who can print money the fastest? What should you buy post Fed, ECB and BOJ intervention, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.
The Fed's QE3 has Brazil talking currency wars, and it's also pushing up commodity prices. This strategist sees a trade.
Emerging market currencies have been laggards, but this strategist thinks that could change.
The euro takes a hit and investors ready for more central bank moves — it's time for your FX Fix.
The Bank of Japan's easing move is leading this strategist to look for a sell sign for the euro.
The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.
Japan Airlines (JAL) returned to the Tokyo stock market on Wednesday with just modest gains after a massive $8.5 billion initial public offering (IPO). Yet, analysts expect to see strong foreign interest in the carrier, which has turned itself around from bankruptcy just 2-1/2 years ago.
The euro has been on a tear against the dollar, but this strategist sees a better way to play the common currency.