The euro rose against the dollar Monday as comments made by Italy's prime minister allayed fears about the country's outlook.
Ben Collett, Head of Japanese Equities, Louis Capital Markets says he's not too concerned about Japan slipping into a technical recession. He says he's more focused on the structural change occurring in the yen for his equity investments.
Clifford Bennett, Chief Economist, Orb Global Investments says the improvement in non-farm payrolls will be positive for dollar sentiment. He adds that data from China will also help lift currencies broadly.
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Michael Kurtz, Global Head of Equity Strategy, Nomura says the elections in Japan will in essence, be a referendum on monetary policy. He adds that he would not short Japan at a time like this, unless it's for tactical reasons.
Nick Verdi, Director of FX Strategy Asia Pacific ex-Japan at Barclays, says the Australian dollar will trade lower in the near term hurt by negotiations over the fiscal cliff which he thinks won't be resolved by the year-end.
Ray Attrill, Co-Head of FX Strategy, NAB discusses the likelihood of a weakening Yen as elections in Japan near. He adds that there could be further measures at the BOJ's next meeting.
The euro fell from a seven-week high Wednesday after a disappointing Spanish bond auction and weak euro zone economic data.
CNBC's Rick Santelli reports the latest data on third quarter productivity, and discusses its impact on the markets, with CNBC's Steve Liesman.
"Worries tend to go to the dollar," said Joseph Trevisani, Worldwide Markets, weighing in on the best way to play the currency market; and Kevin Book, ClearView Energy Partners, explains what's driving energy prices.
David Forrester, Senior Vice President of G10 FX Strategy at Macquarie, says the RBA may be pushed to cut rates further as Australia's economic data looks set to show more weakness in the near term.
The euro gained for a fourth straight session on Monday to hit a six-week high as news from Spain and Greece eased concerns about the debt-burdened countries.
Keagan York, Head of FX Strategy of Compass Global Markets, says the euro is currently holding firm as investors' appetite to short the currency is waning although the outlook for the currency looks bearish.