Currencies British Pound

  • The U.S. dollar and Euro currencies

    The dollar inched up on Friday as investors digested a speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Sterling hit a three-week high against the dollar on Friday, supported by solid UK growth and business investment data and after Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen gave no firm indication that the central bank would raise interest rates next month. She did, however, say that the case for rate rises had strengthened, echoing comments from other...

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Sterling hovered near a three-week high against the dollar on Friday, supported by solid growth and business investment data that helped offset worries over the impact of Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union. The pound was trading firm at $1.3215, not far from its three-week high of $1.3263 struck on Thursday, and on course for 1.1...

  • UK more momentum than expected pre-Brexit: Pro

    "Good news" coming out of the U.K. economy despite the Brexit clouds - though the risk of recession still remains - says David Owen, chief European economist at Jefferies.

  • LONDON, Aug 26- Sterling hovered near a three-week high against the dollar on Friday, with traders awaiting the second reading of UK growth figures amid receding worries over the impact of Britain's shock vote to leave the European Union. Second-quarter gross domestic product data was being eyed for direction-- though it only covers a week of the...

  • The dollar was range-bound in illiquid Asian trade as currencies tread water ahead of the global central bankers' gathering in Jackson Hole.

  • LONDON, Aug 25- Sterling edged down from a three-week high against the dollar on Thursday but traded just above $1.32, with worries over the economic impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union having eased a touch after better-than-expected data. "Although economic data from the UK economy has displayed signs of stability, consequently questioning...

  • LONDON, Aug 25- Sterling traded close to a three-week high against the dollar on Thursday and was on track for its best week in six, with worries over the economic impact of Britain's vote to leave the European Union easing a little after recent better-than-expected data. "The pound continues to trade on a firmer footing, in the near-term supported by the easing of...

  • Investors focused on a gathering of central bankers for clues on when the U.S. Federal Reserve will hike interest rates again.

  • Fed Currencies

    National Australia Bank's Ray Attril says there has been a trimming of positions across the FX space ahead of Janet Yellen's speech in Jackson Hole.

  • Investors shifted their focus away from hawkish remarks on interest rates by Fed officials and towards Friday's Jackson Hole meeting.

  • The dollar rose after comments from Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer prompted bets on an interest rate hike.

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Sterling gained on Monday, after registering its strongest week in five against the dollar as a run of robust economic data suggested Britain's economy was faring better than expected following its vote to leave the European Union. The political uncertainty surrounding Brexit has darkened Britain's economic, business and investment outlook,...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Market bets against sterling have never been more extreme even though most indicators show Britain weathering Brexit-related uncertainty so far, leaving currency market positioning prone to adjustment that could lead to at least a temporary pound bounce. The pound has sunk to its lowest level against the dollar in over 30 years since Britain...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Market bets against sterling have never been more extreme even though most indicators show Britain weathering Brexit-related uncertainty so far, leaving currency market positioning prone to adjustment that could lead to at least a temporary pound bounce. The pound has sunk to its lowest level against the dollar in over 30 years since Britain...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Sterling inched up on Monday after registering its strongest week in five against the dollar, as a run of robust economic data suggested Britain's economy was faring better than expected following its vote to leave the European Union. Some of the week's gains, however, were eroded on Friday when the currency posted its biggest one-day fall against...

  • LONDON, Aug 22- Sterling inched up on Monday after registering its strongest week in five against the dollar, as a run of robust economic data suggested Britain's economy was faring better than expected following its vote to leave the European Union. Some of the week's gains, however, were eroded on Friday when the currency posted its biggest one-day fall against...

  • The dollar was weighed down by investors' lack of belief in the chances of a rise in U.S. interest rates this year.

  • Is the UK now an attractive place to issue corporate debt?

    Alix Stewart, fund manager at Schroders, talks about the impact of a weaker sterling and Bank of England policy on corporate bond issuance.

  • The dollar fell to a seven-week low against a basket of major currencies on Thursday.