NEW YORK, July 29- The dollar dropped on Friday after data showed that the U.S. economy grew at a slower pace than expected in the second quarter, while the Japanese yen soared after the Bank of Japan's stimulus plans underwhelmed investors. U.S. gross domestic product increased at a 1.2 percent annual rate, the Commerce Department said. "There were some aspects of... » Read More
Japan's finance minister, Taro Aso, suggested in a budget speech that recent yen levels are still not low enough to help ailing exporters. The Nikkei's Nozomu Kitadai reports.
Daniel Harden, Senior Commercial Dealer at Global Reach Partners says the euro zone looks healthier as banks have stopped borrowing emergency funds and have started paying back their loans.
Nicholas Ferres, Investment Director, Global Asset Allocation at Eastspring Investments says on a cash earnings basis, Japanese equities are still undervalued.
Mark Hibbs, managing director and Portfolio Manager at Gen2 Partners tells CNBC's CashFlow why the BOJ's easing will impact the Japanese auto sector.
Tim Condon, Head of Research, Asia, ING Financial Markets says that bear markets like the Nikkei can touch new highs, once a recovery is in place.
Greg Gibbs, Senior Currency Strategist, RBS discusses the effects "the great rotation" has on the currency markets. He adds that the Aussie dollar has seen some weakness.
Currency hedging cost Japanese companies such as Honda Motor the chance to fully cash in on a weak yen last quarter, raising the risk that investor expectations could outrun earnings.
The final word from the currency pits, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
A look at why oil is rallying but the Canadian dollar isn't, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
How hedge funds are trading the euro. Famed hedge fund manager Pierre LaGrange discusses with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Will euro strength lead to Swiss Franc weakness? And will the Swiss franc follow the yen lower? Is now the time to short the Swiss franc, with Rebecca Patterson, Bessemer Trust, CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.
The euro hits a fresh, 52-week high, at $1.36 and climbing. Discussing whether the ECB will throw cold water on the rally, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money in Motion traders.
A detailed look at currency trading, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Strong data lifts the euro, easing expectations hit the yen, and Singapore faces a forex probe - it's time for your FX Fix.
Nicholas Smith, Director & Strategist, CLSA tells CNBC's Cash Flow which Japanese stocks he likes and why.
Ed Ponsi, Managing Director, Barchetta Capital Management thinks the euro has room to hit $1.37. He explains that sector rotation out of U.S. bonds into European stocks will fuel the euro rally.
Garry Evans, Global Head of Equity Strategy at HSBC says Germany is a safe way to play the Europe markets. He says the excitement in Japan is priced in and is skeptical on whether the BOJ will do anything more aggressive.
Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist, UBS says the U.S. Q4 GDP data was impacted by fiscal austerity. He adds that the non-farm payrolls are the key data point to watch.
The euro lifts on improving economic sentiment and the dollar edges higher awaiting GDP - it's time for your FX Fix.
David Forrester, Senior Vice President, G10 FX Strategy, Macquarie tells CNBC's Cash Flow which currencies to play in the nine month lead up to the Australian election.