TOKYO/ SINGAPORE, Aug 31- The dollar began the week under pressure on Monday, on track for monthly losses but off recent lows as investors kept alive hopes that the U.S. But it was well above a seven-month low of 92.621 plumbed a week ago as fears of a sharp economic slowdown in China sent global equities markets plunging. The euro rose 0.6 percent to $1.1249, below last...» Read More
Risk-on has been investors' favored approach to currencies for several weeks now. But one top strategist says the time for risky business is ending.
Euro traders wonder how far eurozone debt problems will spread, and everyone worries about Japan's nuclear catastrophe — it's time for your Terrible Tuesday FX Fix.
A new report from the Bank for International Settlements suggests that nearly all reserve currencies may be poised to depreciate.
The dollar got a lift after the government stayed open, and the New Zealand dollar is hitting new highs. It's time for your FX Fix.
The plot thickens even more this weekend as European finance ministers meet to work out the terms of a rescue plan for Portugal. Brian Kelly, Kanundrum Capital, tells viewers why the Euro contagion was contained, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
A weekly look at currency trading and how to profit from it, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The currency markets have never been hotter as world headlines create opportunities everywhere. Also, what's the trade if the government shutdown is avoided, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Emerging market central banks keep trying to keep their currencies down, but it's a fight they can't win.
Asian central banks are intervening to stem their currencies' rise, but risk-on investors are not deterred. Get your daily FX Fix right here.
Much of investors' focus this week may have been on the rate decision by the European Central Bank (ECB), but Mansoor Mohi-uddin, Chief Currency Strategist at UBS Investment Bank, says the big event in currency markets already happened back in March, when the G7 nations staged a co-ordinated intervention to stem the yen's strength.
The euro is overvalued despite the European Central Bank's rate hike, and the yen is rich as well, this strategist says.
CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Fast Money traders discuss the day's market activity, including reaction to the most recent Japanese earthquake. Also, a look at the currency markets and the yen, with Andy Busch, BMO Capital Markets. And gold futures are near flat after hitting a record.
The market falls 100 points and recovers after news of Japan being hit by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake, with CNBC's Tyler Mathisen & Scott Wapner. And CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses the quake's impact on the oil markets. Gordon Charlop, Rosenblatt Securities, and Warren Myers, Warren Meyers, DME Securities, and CNBC's Rick Santelli discuss the rebound.
Portugal throws in the towel, the Bank of England holds steady, and the European Central Bank tightens its purse strings — it's time for your Eurocentric FX Fix.
The yen is continuing its slide as the Bank of Japan meets, but an expected European Central Bank action is having the opposite effect. Time for your daily FX Fix.
The US economy is on a firmer footing, but high unemployment and still low inflation warrant continuing support, according to minutes from the Fed's latest meeting which showed clear divisions among the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) members on exit strategy.
The stock markets "have been saved" by the yen weakness that has sprung from the G7 intervention in March, when the world's major central banks acted jointly to push down the Japanese currency's value, according to Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial.
Japan's former currency czar predicted weakness for the yen, but the Korean won and others are on an uptrend — it's time for your FX Fix.
The U.S. jobs report made plenty of traders happy - but dollar traders were left in the dust. Here's how to use currencies to trade on the news. Hint: go across the border.
How currency traders are playing the economic recovery. And a look at the peso/yen trade, as well as the euro and the British pound, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.