The dollar climbed on Tuesday as the Japanese yen gets under pressure from the prospect of the Bank of Japan eventually easing monetary policy.» Read More
Russia's central bank decides to leave its key rate at 11 percent.
Oleg Kouzmin, economist with Renaissance Capital in Moscow, explains how low oil prices and a weaker ruble are affecting the Russia economy.
The dollar softened on Thursday as global stock markets turned down.
The dollar rose on Wednesday, following equities rallies on Wall Street, Europe and Asia.
The dollar was mixed as rising stock markets and positive German economic data gave global investors reasons to throttle down the risk aversion.
Alexandra Bouriko, CFO of Rusal, says her company will not cut aluminum production or reduce capacity.
The dollar clawed back some of the ground it had lost against the yen on Monday, after skidding on mixed U.S. employment data.
The dollar stood lower on Friday as data showing U.S. unemployment in August at its lowest since 2008.
The euro fell 1 percent on Thursday, surrendering most of the solid gains put up against the dollar.
The yen and the euro rose on concerns about China, as investors unwound bets against the two currencies used to fund holding riskier assets.
The dollar lost ground against the yen and the euro as global stock markets began the week in the red, prompting investors to trim bets.
The dollar rose to one-week highs on Friday.
The dollar advanced for a third consecutive session on Thursday, bolstered by data showing a much stronger U.S. economy.
The dollar rallied for a second straight session on Wednesday.
Chris Weafer, founding partner at Macro-Advisory, says Russian banks are assessing risk on exposure by using a more "favorable" exchange rate – from pre-oil declines - than the current rate.
Jesse Sherman, portfolio manager at RenAsset Management, talks about the fundamentals of Russia's economy and emerging markets.
The dollar rose on Tuesday, earning a breather from a slide to seven-month lows against the yen as U.S. Treasury bond yields climbed higher.
The euro hit a 6 1/2-month high and the yen struck a peak against the dollar as investors flocked to safe haven currencies.
Following calls for parity against the dollar just a few months ago, the single currency is now one of the few assets in the world rallying.
The dollar tumbled more than 1 percent against the euro and the yen on Friday.