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  • Japanese yen banknotes of various denominations

    Japan's yen was the only substantial mover among major developed world currencies on Tuesday, rising a third of a percent against the dollar.

  • 100 dollar bills

    The dollar pared losses against a basket of currencies on Monday after a Federal Reserve official delivered hawkish remarks.

  • LONDON, Feb 27- Sterling hit a 12- day low against the dollar on Monday, as talk of another possible Scottish independence vote added to fears about Britain's future as it prepares to leave the European Union. A report in the Times newspaper said British Prime Minister Theresa May is preparing for Scotland to call a fresh independence referendum in March, to...

  • LONDON, Feb 27- Sterling fell broadly against major currencies on Monday, as the prospect of another Scottish independence vote and signs a major merger was unlikely to go through renewed fears about Britain's future as it prepares to leave the European Union. A report in the Times newspaper said British prime minister Theresa May is preparing for Scotland to...

  • The British pound dipped noticeably in early Asian trade on Monday.

  • The U.S. dollar fell to a more than two-week low against the Japanese yen on Friday.

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Sterling slid from a 2- week high to the dollar on Friday but was still on track for its strongest weekly showing in a month as concerns about politics in the United States and Europe took investors' focus off immediate Brexit worries. Besides the Brexit bill making its way through Britain's upper house of parliament, a week largely lacking in major...

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Sterling slipped from a 2- week high to the dollar on Friday but was still on track for its strongest week since January as concerns about politics in the United States and Europe took investors' focus off immediate Brexit worries. A number of major banks have predicted another round of selling of sterling if talks on leaving the European Union get...

  • LONDON, Feb 24- Sterling slipped from a 2- week high to the dollar on Friday but was still on track for its strongest week since January as concerns about politics in the United States and Europe took investors' focus off immediate Brexit worries. A number of major banks have predicted another round of selling of sterling if talks on leaving the European Union get...

  • The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on a perceived lack of progress on U.S. tax reform and public spending.

  • The dollar index erased earlier gains after Fed meeting minutes showed the next interest rate increase could be soon.

  • The dollar rose broadly on Tuesday after two Fed policymakers pointed to the potential for US interest rates to rise next month.

  • LONDON, Feb 21- Sterling rose almost 1 percent against the euro on Tuesday, to its highest in two months, after another opinion poll showing far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen gaining ground hit the single currency. The pound rose as high as 84.45 pence per euro, up 0.9 percent on the day, after the Elabe poll showed the lead of centrist Emmanuel...

  • LONDON, Feb 21- Sterling fell against the dollar but made ground versus the euro on Tuesday, before Bank of England Governor Mark Carney and a number of his chief lieutenants testify in Britain's parliament. The pound has been relatively steady compared with last year's slump, but recent data suggest that consumer confidence may be starting to falter as...

  • The euro recovered some ground against the dollar after talks aimed at finding a leftist unity candidate for France's election showed little sign of progress.

  • UK white paper, changing philosophy - no concrete solutions or details

    CNBC's Gemma Acton speaks about Bovis Homes' latest earnings and explains how the U.K. government is changing its philosophy on housing.

  • Neil Dwane, global strategist at Allianz Global Investors, discusses Kraft Heinz's decision to drop its bid for Unilever.

  • CNBC's Tania Bryer discusses the British fashion industry's response to Brexit.

  • The yen rose against major currencies as concerns about the upcoming French elections kindled safe-haven demand for the Japanese currency.

  • LONDON, Feb 17- Sterling held near week lows against the dollar on Friday as investors awaited the latest batch of British retail data for more clues on an economy which has proved resilient since the UK voted to exit the European Union in June. Slower wage growth numbers in Britain and a surge in the dollar after U.S. Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen hinted at an...