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  • LONDON, Feb 2- Sterling touched a three-week high on Tuesday after the outline of a proposed EU deal said Britain does not have to integrate further politically with the rest of the European Union if it wants to stay in. The pound rose to as high as $1.4447 after the draft proposals were published, up from $1.4380 immediately beforehand, and its strongest since Feb....

  • Dollar weakens on views of dovish Fed Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 3:13 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on the view that the Fed would not be able to hike interest rates as quickly as forecast.

  • Dollar rises on in-line U.S. GDP data, BoJ move Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 4:38 PM ET

    The dollar rose sharply on Friday, hitting a six-week high versus the yen.

  • MOSCOW, Jan 29- The Russian central bank said on Friday it had relaxed regulations governing the exchange rates banks use to comply with its rules, in a move to protect them from excessive exposure to rouble risks. The bank said in a statement that the relaxation of its regulations affected operations in the U.S. dollar, euro, the British pound, the Swiss franc and...

  • Dollar falls as Street eyes gradual rate-hike path Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:13 PM ET
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    The dollar hit a one-week low against the euro on Thursday after a plunge in U.S. durable goods orders.

  • Steady oil helps Aussie, kiwi after Fed statement Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:38 AM ET

    Commodity-linked major currencies including the Australian and New Zealand dollars surged on Thursday as oil traded back above $33 a barrel.

  • The BoE will raise rates in August: Economist Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 3:30 AM ET
    The BoE will raise rates in August: Economist

    Melanie Baker, U.K. economist at Morgan Stanley, expects there will be enough evidence of domestic inflation for the Bank of England to raise interest rates by August.

  • Dollar drags as oil rebound boosts sterling Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 3:54 PM ET

    The safe-haven yen and the low-yielding euro halted their rise on Tuesday, as stock markets and oil prices recovered.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- A recovery in oil prices pushed the dollar higher against the safe-haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday, but it fell overall as sterling rose and the oil-linked Canadian dollar surged. With crude oil prices near 13- year lows, senior officials of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries renewed calls for rival producers to cut...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 26- A recovery in oil prices pushed the dollar higher against the yen and euro on Tuesday, but it fell overall as sterling rose and the oil-linked Canadian dollar gained. With crude oil prices near their lowest in 13 years, senior officials of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries renewed calls for rival producers to cut supply...

  • Dollar falls as oil, equities slide at close Monday, 25 Jan 2016 | 4:52 PM ET

    The dollar edged down on Monday as renewed selling on oil markets drove investors into currencies often deemed less risky investments.

  • Dollar boosted by oil, home sales & central banks Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 1:32 PM ET

    The dollar firmed Friday, boosted by expectations of monetary easing by in Europe and Japan, and by strong U.S. housing data.

  • LONDON, Jan 22- Sterling could face more pain after falling to a seven-year low against the dollar this week if speculators add to bets against the currency as uncertainty grows about the economy and Britain's future in the European Union. In the past few weeks, a wave of bets in the derivatives markets have been placed by investors seeking protection against...

  • Dollar reverses gains vs euro after brief rally Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 4:13 PM ET
    Sheets of one dollar bills run through the printing press at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing on March 24, 2015 in Washington, DC.

    The dollar turned negative against the euro on Thursday, reversing a morning rally.

  • Getting EU relationship right is crucial: UK fin min Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 9:45 AM ET
    Getting EU relationship right is crucial: UK fin min

    U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne says we need to make Britain more comfortable in the European Union, by achieving certain measures.

  • Huge amount on offer in UK’s tech: Fin min Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 9:45 AM ET
    Huge amount on offer in UK’s tech: Fin min

    U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne explains why Britain is the ‘go-to’ place for technology in Europe.

  • Osborne on US politics relationship with Fed Thursday, 21 Jan 2016 | 9:45 AM ET
    Osborne on US politics relationship with Fed

    U.S. voters must make their own decisions when it comes to choosing their future president says George Osborne, U.K.’s Chancellor of the Exchequer, while discussing Donald Trump.

  • Dollar near 1-year low vs yen on oil drop, risk aversion Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016 | 3:28 PM ET

    The dollar fell to a more than one-year low against the Japanese yen as crude oil prices dropped near 13-year lows.

  • TOKYO, Jan 20- The dollar was subdued on Wednesday as traders took stock of nervous markets after the U.S. currency's advance against its major rivals stalled amid crumbling crude oil prices and concerns about the global economy. The dollar stood flat at 117.645 yen. The U.S. currency failed to make much headway against the euro, which stood unchanged at $1.0906.

  • Dollar gains on China optimism Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016 | 3:19 PM ET

    The dollar posted modest gains on Tuesday, as investor risk appetite improved on the back of rising oil prices and the expectation of further stimulus in China.