CNBC's Sara Eisen explains the move by the Swiss National Bank that shocked the market.
Ed Yardeni, Yardeni Research President, shares his take on the anxiety in the market.
CNBC's Sara Eisen explains the move by the Swiss National Bank of pegging the Swiss franc at 1.20 to the euro, and the reaction in the market. The FMHR traders, provide perspective.
European equities rallied after a volatile session of trade on Thursday to close sharply higher, following action from the Swiss National Bank.
Switzerland's franc soared by almost 30 percent after the Swiss National Bank abandoned its cap against the euro.
The Swiss National Bank's latest decision comes at a "curious" time, just as the European Central Bank has its first meeting of the year where it's expected to announce a bond-buying scheme. Peter Rosenstreich, chief FX analyst at Swissquote Bank discusses the Swiss Franc currency.
The job of a central bank is to "lead you into battle" and then "change their plans," says Sebastien Galy, senior currency strategist at Societe Generale.
The Swiss National Bank scrapped its minimum exchange rate of 1.20 Swiss francs to the euro. CNBC's Jim Cramer provides insight on the puzzling move.
Steven Rees, JPMorgan Private Bank, weighs in on Switzerland's move to remove its cap on the currency's value against the euro. And Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, and Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman, add perspective.
What you saw was the central bank walk away, says Boris Schlossberg, BK Asset Management, discussing the drastic drop in the euro after the SNB scrapped the cap. And Marc Chandler, Brown Brothers Harriman, says it was a Swiss Bank strategy to fight deflation.
Following the shock move by the Swiss National Bank to drop its euro peg, Larry McDonald from Newedge USA says U.S. investors are "definitely focused" on the swiss franc.
The Swiss National Bank has scrapped the franc's peg to the euro. Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank, shares her thoughts on the move which has shocked markets.
The Swiss National Bank has dropped its exchange rate cap with the euro and lowered its interest rate to -0.75 percent. Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, gives his and the market's current reaction.
The Swiss National Bank took the world by surprise on Thursday by unpegging the Swiss franc from the euro. CNBC's Sara Eisen breaks down what happened.
The dollar fell against the yen following after newly released data showed retail sales fell 0.9 percent, its biggest drop since January 2014.
Sterling fell towards an 18-month low against the dollar, after data showed British inflation at its lowest since 2000.
The yen hit a one-month high against the dollar on Tuesday, buoyed by steady demand for safe-haven assets against a backdrop of plunging oil prices.
Sterling recovered some ground on Friday, pushing back above $1.51 as the dollar retreated broadly.
The euro extended losses into a sixth straight day to trade near a nine-year low, as investors bet the ECB was getting closer to adopting QE.
The euro hit another nine-year low against the dollar on Wednesday, after data for the euro zone revealed that prices were falling in the region.