Currencies British Pound

  • The dollar index edged higher on Friday, reversing earlier selling, after comments from Boston Fed Reserve President Eric Rosengren.

  • LONDON, Sept 23- Sterling skidded over 1 percent to hit a five-week low close to $1.29 on Friday after three straight weeks of losses, as worries over Britain's exit from the European Union kept pressure on the currency. The pound had jumped back over $1.31 on Thursday, after Bank of England policymaker Kristen Forbes said she saw no case for a further cut in...

  • LONDON, Sept 23- Sterling slipped back towards $1.30 on Friday, ending the week in much the same place as it started, with worries over Britain's exit from the European Union keeping pressure on the currency. The pound had jumped back over $1.31 on Thursday, after Bank of England policymaker Kristen Forbes said she saw no case for a further cut in interest rates,...

  • The dollar was mixed after a Fed meeting that balanced hints of a rise in interest rates this year with cuts in the longer term outlook.

  • LONDON, Sept 22- Sterling rebounded from a five-week low against the dollar on Thursday after a Bank of England policymaker said she saw no case for a further cut in interest rates to boost the economy following Britain's vote to leave the European Union. But they followed upbeat comments from new MPC member Michael Saunders on Wednesday, who said Britain's...

  • LONDON, Sept 22- Sterling rebounded from a five-week low against the dollar on Thursday, boosted by renewed weakness in the greenback after the Federal Reserve kept monetary policy steady and projected a less aggressive path for rate hikes in coming years. That low was not far from a three-decade trough of $1.2798 struck in early July, shortly after Britain's...

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    The dollar extended losses against a basket of major currencies after the U.S. Federal Reserve left monetary policy unchanged.

  • LONDON, Sept 21- Worries and uncertainty over the impact of Britain's looming exit from the European Union drove sterling to another five-week trough below $1.30 on Wednesday as investors awaited the outcome of September's meeting of the U.S. Since plumbing a three-decade low of $1.2798 in early July, shortly after Britain's referendum on EU membership, the...

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    The dollar edged up against major currencies on Tuesday in light trading as investors retraced last week's moves ahead of meetings.

  • LONDON, Sept 20- Worries about the political and economic risks from Britain's pending exit from the European Union drove sterling to a five-week low beneath $1.30 on Tuesday in markets thinned by anticipation of U.S. and Japanese central bank meetings. "The noise on Brexit over the past week has given us more reason to sell any rallies," said Tobias Davis, head of...

  • LONDON, Sept 20- Worries about the political and economic risks from Britain's pending exit from the European Union drove sterling to a five-week low on Tuesday in markets thinned by anticipation of U.S. and Japanese central bank meetings. The head of Germany's Bundesbank warned on Monday that banks based in Britain would lose "passporting" access to EU markets...

  • LONDON, Sept 20- Sterling steadied against a broadly weaker dollar on Tuesday, in the run-in to U.S. and Japanese central bank meetings that were taking the market's focus temporarily off the latest concerns over the shape of Britain's exit from the European Union. The head of Germany's Bundesbank warned on Monday that banks based in Britain would lose access to...

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    The dollar fell with a stronger oil price the chief theme in a market battening down the hatches ahead of Fed and BOJ meetings.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling staged a modest recovery on Monday after its worst week in 10, as traders bought back the currency after it fell below $1.30 for the first time in a month on Friday. The pound skidded more than 2 percent against the dollar last week after the Bank of England left the door open to a further cut in interest rates by the end of the year, and as...

  • LONDON, Sept 19- The sharp fall in sterling since Britain voted to leave the European Union has encouraged tourists to go on a spending spree, providing a little relief for the economy as it faces an overall sharp slowdown. London's West End shopping district has also reported increased spending by non-resident shoppers whose dollars, euros and other...

  • n employee counts 100-yuan (15 USD) banknotes at a bank in Lianyungang, in eastern China's Jiangsu province.

    Hong Kong's overnight yuan borrowing rate was fixed at the highest level in eight months on Monday after the long holiday weekend.

  • LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling rose against a weaker dollar on Monday, although gains are still likely to be held in check by concerns about the uncertainty generated by Britain's vote to leave the European Union and expectations of more interest rate cuts in coming months. Traders said sterling's weakness accelerated late last week on a media report that UK...

  • The dollar was on course to fall after U.S. retail sales data quelled lingering bets on the Fed raising interest rates next week.

  • LONDON, Sept 16- Sterling skidded below $1.31 on Friday after strong U.S. inflation data, leaving it on track for its weakest week in 10, as investors worried about Britain's vote to leave the European Union and bet on another cut in UK interest rates this year. The Bank of England kept rates at their record lows on Thursday but signaled that it would cut them again...

  • LONDON, Sept 16- Sterling slipped against the dollar and euro on Friday and was on track for its worst week in five on a trade-weighted basis, as investors worried about Britain's vote to leave the European Union and bet on another cut in interest rates this year. The Bank of England kept rates at their record lows at Thursday's policy meeting but signaled that it...