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  • The euro rose against the U.S. dollar on Friday after strong euro zone inflation figures.

  • The dollar only held its gains against the yen on Thursday after Trump's tax plan offered no surprises, slowing the greenback's rally.

  • LONDON, April 27- Sterling rose 0.8 percent against the euro on Thursday to trade at its strongest since before Sunday's first round of France's presidential election, when a victory for the market-friendly Emmanuel Macron drove a surge in the single currency. Its gains were largely due to broad weakness in the euro, which fell across the board after European...

  • LONDON, April 27- Sterling rose around half a percent to 7- month highs above $1.29 on Thursday, helped by a broader softening of the dollar and polls showing Prime Minister Theresa May on course for a landslide in the early election she has called for June. By 0850 it had risen a third of a percent to $1.2891, having hit a high of $1.2917 in early trade in London.

  • LONDON, April 27- Sterling rose around half a percent to 7- month highs above $1.29 on Thursday, helped by a broader softening of the dollar and polls showing Prime Minister Theresa May on course for a landslide in the early election she has called for June. By 0850 it had risen a third of a percent to $1.2891, having hit a high of $1.2917 in early trade in London.

  • Sterling still vulnerable in the medium term

    Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discusses how to trade sterling amid Brexit uncertainty and tactical voting campaigner Gina Miller explains why she is not standing as an MP.

  • Weaker pound not bringing in international buyers in UK property

    CNBC's Gemma Acton and Jane Foley, head of FX strategy at Rabobank, discuss the U.K. housing market amid Brexit uncertainty.

  • The Australian and New Zealand dollars sank, after Australian inflation data pointed to an economy under strain from mediocre growth in China.

  • Positioning data shows bets against the currency remain close to record highs, though they were trimmed last week after British Prime Minister Theresa May called a snap election for June, with markets seeing the election as likely to bolster political stability as Britain exits the European Union. The June vote, as well as a reduction of political risk in...

  • LONDON, April 26- Sterling dipped versus the dollar and euro on Wednesday, struggling for direction ahead of first quarter growth numbers due on Friday in a week so far dominated by events in the euro zone. Besides the gross domestic product numbers due on Friday, investors are on the lookout for fresh news surrounding Britain's exit from the European Union.

  • A man walks by a euro sign light installation in Vilnius, Lithuania, on December 31, 2014.

    The euro remained high on growing confidence that market-friendly Emmanuel Macron will become the next French president.

  • LONDON, April 25- Sterling sank to a two-week low against the euro on Tuesday, hit by the single currency's renewed strength as relieved investors turned optimistic on Europe after the first round of the French presidential election. The pound weakened to as much as 85.27 pence per euro after a Reuters report that European Central Bank officials may now feel...

  • LONDON, April 25- Sterling dipped against the euro on Tuesday, kept under pressure by the single currency's renewed strength as relieved investors turned optimistic on Europe after the first round of the French presidential election. Expectations that centrist Emmanuel Macron will easily beat far-rightist Marine Le Pen in the second round on May 7 have...

  • LONDON, April 25- Sterling dipped against the euro on Tuesday, kept under pressure by the single currency's renewed strength as relieved investors turned optimistic on Europe after the first round of the French presidential election. Expectations that centrist Emmanuel Macron will easily beat far-rightist Marine Le Pen in the second round on May 7 have...

  • Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron and the far-right Marine Le Pen advanced to the second round, driving sharp gains for the euro as investors took heart from opinion polls showing Macron would soundly beat Le Pen- who has threatened to pull France out of the euro zone. Having rallied almost 2 percent last week to hit four-month highs against the euro after...

  • LONDON, April 24- A surge in buying of Britain's pound last week put only a small dent in record net market bets against the currency and sentiment remains finely balanced, official data and capital flow reports from major banks showed on Monday. Sterling rose by almost 4 cents trough to peak around the announcement, racking up its second biggest daily gain...

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell sharply against the euro on Monday as investors favored Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election. The pound rallied nearly 2 percent last week, hitting four-month highs against the euro, after British Prime Minister...

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell sharply against the euro on Monday as investors favored Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election. The pound rallied nearly 2 percent last week, hitting four-month highs against the euro, after British Prime Minister...

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell sharply against the euro on Monday as investors favoured Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election. The pound rallied nearly 2 percent last week, hitting four-month highs against the euro, after British Prime Minister...

  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell sharply against the euro on Monday as investors favoured Europe's currency over Britain's in a wave of relief sweeping financial markets following results of the first round of France's presidential election. The pound rallied nearly 2 percent last week, hitting four-month highs against the euro, after British Prime Minister...