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  • FOREX-Dollar falls on China stock market rout Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 11:20 AM ET

    NEW YORK, Jan 4- The dollar tumbled to an 11- week low against the yen on Monday, as disappointing factory data sparked a steep stock market selloff in China and spurred safe haven demand for the Japanese currency and the Swiss franc. Renewed worries about the world's second largest economy also hurt the Australian dollar and other currencies whose economies...

  • FOREX-China sell-off sends yen, Swiss franc soaring Monday, 4 Jan 2016 | 4:14 AM ET

    *China selloff hits Aussie, other commodity-linked currencies. LONDON, Jan 4- The dollar sank to an 11- week low against the yen on Monday, hit by a renewed stock market selloff in China that sent currency traders running for the traditional security of the Japanese currency and the Swiss franc. "All about China really," said the head of foreign exchange at one large...

  • Dollar index gains over 9% in 2015 Thursday, 31 Dec 2015 | 3:56 PM ET

    The dollar ended 2015 with a more than 9 percent annual gain against a basket of currencies on Thursday.

  • Dollar gains against commodity currencies on oil weakness Wednesday, 30 Dec 2015 | 3:11 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar rallied against commodity currencies such as the Norwegian crown and Russian ruble on Wednesday.

  • The U.S. dollar gained against the euro on Tuesday after greater risk appetite hurt demand for the shared currency.

  • Dollar edges lower in thin trading, loonie dips Monday, 28 Dec 2015 | 3:18 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar held near a more than one-week low against a basket of major currencies on Monday.

  • Dollar falls, on track for worst month since April Thursday, 24 Dec 2015 | 1:15 PM ET

    The dollar fell against a basket of currencies on Thursday, putting it on track for its steepest monthly loss since April.

  • Dollar edges up with higher US bond yields Wednesday, 23 Dec 2015 | 2:47 PM ET
    The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The dollar rose in thinned trading on Wednesday after data painted a mixed picture of the U.S. economy.

  • Dollar falls on profit-taking; Aussie, kiwi rise Tuesday, 22 Dec 2015 | 5:02 PM ET

    The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Tuesday as more traders booked profits on bullish greenback bets.

  • Dollar falls as euro rises after Spanish election Monday, 21 Dec 2015 | 4:41 PM ET
    Euro banknotes

    Traders focused their attention on slumping commodities prices, on the global economy and central bank policies.

  • The dollar tumbled against the Japanese yen on Friday after the Bank of Japan merely tweaked its monthly asset-purchase program.

  • Dollar hits fresh 2-week high after Fed rate hike Thursday, 17 Dec 2015 | 3:16 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar hovered near a two-week high against a basket of other major currencies a day after the Fed hiked interest rates.

  • TOKYO, Dec 17- The dollar rose against the yen and Swiss franc as the first U.S. interest rate hike in nine years coaxed investors to emerge from safe-haven currencies, but traders said hurdles- some psychological- lay in wait before any lasting gain. Following the decision, the dollar rose, shares on Wall Street soared, and the two-year Treasury yield rose to its...

  • Dollar rises in choppy trade amid Yellen remarks Wednesday, 16 Dec 2015 | 3:41 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar lost some ground on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve decide to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade.

  • Dollar gains vs euro after US CPI data Tuesday, 15 Dec 2015 | 4:10 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar rebounded from a roughly six-week low against the euro on Tuesday.

  • Dollar index rebounds after easing on rate worries Monday, 14 Dec 2015 | 3:51 PM ET

    The dollar turned positive, after edging lower on worries that oil prices and credit market turmoil could limit U.S. interest rate hikes.

  • *Oil currencies fall as brent falls below $37. LONDON, Dec 14- Oil-rich Canada's dollar hit an 11-1/ 2- year trough against its U.S. counterpart on Monday as oil prices slid to seven-year lows, while the Swiss franc and yen were boosted as investors sought out safe havens. "Now that we are seeing a breakthrough of Friday's lows in the oil price and we're seeing a sharp...

  • Dollar falls as market volatility, oil price weigh Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 2:47 PM ET

    The dollar fell on Friday against key world currencies amid a selloff sparked by market volatility concerns.

  • We can achieve 1% growth in 2015: SNB governor Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    We can achieve 1% growth in 2015: SNB governor

    Thomas Jordan, governor of the Swiss National Bank, says negative inflation is not optimal but is part of the adjustment process as oil prices fall and the Swiss franc gains strength.

  • What's it like to live in Switzerland? Friday, 11 Dec 2015 | 2:30 AM ET
    What's it like to live in Switzerland?

    Swiss citizens talk about the benefits and hardships of living in one of the world's most expensive places.