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Currencies British Pound

  • LONDON, March 24- Sterling fell against the dollar and euro on Friday, retreating from the previous session's one-month highs, as investors braced for Britain beginning the formal process of leaving the European Union next week. An interview with Bank of England policymaker Gertjan Vlieghe in The Times on Friday also laid out an argument for not raising...

  • The dollar edged up against the yen on Friday, recovering from its worst run of daily losses versus the safe-haven currency since 2010.

  • LONDON, March 24- Sterling fell against the dollar and euro on Friday, retreating from the previous session's one-month highs, as investors braced for Britain's beginning the formal process of leaving the European Union next week. An interview with Bank of England policymaker Gertjan Vlieghe in The Times also laid out the argument for the Bank looking through...

  • The dollar held under $1.08 per euro for a second day on Thursday as investors awaited a vote on Republican health care plans.

  • LONDON, March 23- British exporters cannot count on enjoying the "sweet spot" which was created by the Brexit vote last year, a top Bank of England official said on Thursday, underscoring the BoE's cautious view on the outlook for the economy. Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent said the fall in sterling-- down around 16 percent against the dollar since June's vote to leave...

  • The FTSEurofirst 300 barely budged as London, Frankfurt and Paris started flat and the pound fared better than most as the dollar began to muscle higher again in the currency markets. The history of these attacks, including those in France, Germany and Belgium last year as well those in London and Madrid more than 10 years ago, show little lasting impact on...

  • LONDON, March 23- The pound hit a month's high against the dollar on Thursday as investors awaited UK retail sales data expected to turn positive for the first time in three months. A surprise third monthly fall running in retail sales in January pointed to cooling consumer sentiment, the first major sign of weakness in the British economy since last year's vote...

  • *Asia higher but markets edgy about U.S. growth prospects. European markets are poised for a stronger start, with financial spreadbetter CMC Markets expecting Britain's FTSE 100 to open 0.1 percent higher, Germany's DAX to be up 0.4 percent and France's CAC 40 to begin the day 0.2 percent higher. Having weakened as much as 0.4 percent a day earlier, sterling was...

  • The dollar hit a four-month low against the safe-haven yen on Wednesday.

  • LONDON, March 22- The pound flattened out on Wednesday after hitting its highest levels in almost four weeks, as speculation that the Bank of England will raise rates within the next year was cooled by broader concerns about a Brexit-driven economic slowdown. The Bank of England's regular survey of firms pointed to a greater willingness to invest but also...

  • *Graphic: sterling and gilt yields http://bit.ly/2dgAXn1. LONDON, March 22- The pound flattened out on Wednesday after hitting its highest levels in almost four weeks, speculation that the Bank of England will raise rates within the next year cooled by broader concerns about a Brexit-driven slowdown in the UK economy. Analysts also point to the jousting with...

  • *Graphic: sterling and gilt yields http://bit.ly/2dgAXn1. LONDON, March 22- The pound flattened out on Wednesday after hitting its highest levels in almost four weeks, speculation that the Bank of England will raise rates within the next year cooled by broader concerns about a Brexit-driven slowdown in the UK economy. Analysts also point to the jousting with...

  • Caution warranted for pound buying: Credit Agricole

    Credit Agricole Head of G-10 FX Research Valentin Marinov expects U.K. domestic demand to continue to slow, adding that there is no reason to be bullish on the pound.

  • The loonie, as Canada's currency is colloquially known, had hit its strongest level in three weeks in morning trade after the release of stronger-than-expected domestic retail sales. "If you look at it from the crosses, euro- Canada or sterling- Canada, they've rallied significantly today." Prices for oil, one of Canada's major exports, fell as fresh glut fears...

  • The euro briefly rose above $1.08 for the first time in six weeks on Tuesday, following a TV debate on the France's presidential elections.

  • LONDON, March 21- Sterling surged more than 1 percent on Tuesday to its highest level in over three weeks, as some investors bet that rapidly accelerating inflation would push the Bank of England to raise interest rates sooner than expected. One-year Sterling Overnight Index Average forwards-- which reflect investors' expectations for benchmark interest...

  • LONDON, March 21- Sterling jumped almost 1 percent to its highest level in three weeks on Tuesday, after data showed British inflation in February above the Bank of England's 2 percent target for the first time since the end of 2013.. Strong consumer spending was behind the UK economy's surprising resilience in the months immediately following Britain's...

  • LONDON, March 21- Sterling rose against the dollar on Tuesday, as investors awaited data expected to show continued rising prices in Britain as the country readies to kick off divorce talks with the European Union next week. Strong consumer spending was behind the British economy's surprising resilience in the months immediately following the United...

  • LONDON, March 21- Sterling rose against the dollar on Tuesday, trading within a narrow range as investors awaited data expected to show continued rising prices in Britain as the country readies to kick off divorce talks with the European Union next week. Strong consumer spending was behind the British economy's surprising resilience in the months...

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    The dollar recovered slightly following reaction to a G20 summit dominated by Trump's protectionist bent extended last week's sales.