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  • The U.S. dollar gained against the yen and was little changed against the euro on Friday, rebounding from five-week lows.

  • *China trade data softer than expected. LONDON, Jan 13- The dollar was limping towards registering its weakest week in two months on Friday as softer-than-expected trade data from China added to signs that investors may be falling out of love with the post-U.S. election Trump trade. The greenback was still hobbled by disappointment that President-elect Donald...

  • Traders from BGC, a global brokerage company in London's Canary Wharf financial centre react as European stock markets open early June 24, 2016 after Britain voted to leave the European Union in the EU BREXIT referendum.

    There is little if any data to support suggestions that traders may have deliberately spurred October's flash crash in sterling, a BIS report said.

  • *China trade data softer than expected. LONDON, Jan 13- The dollar limped towards it worst week in two months on Friday as softer-than-expected trade data from China added to signs that investors may be falling out of love with the post-U.S. election Trump trade. Individually it stood at 114.7 yen having given up modest ground made in Asia, while the euro clawed up to...

  • UK PM May in deceptively weak position: Analyst

    Richard Mylles, political analyst at Absolute Strategy, weighs in on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit negotiation strategy.

  • The dollar sank to a five-week low below 114 yen on Thursday and was on course for its worst week since November.

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Sterling slipped on Thursday after a spokeswoman said British Prime Minister Theresa May will give a speech next week on her plans for leaving the European Union, which sparked fears that she would suggest Britain will undergo a "hard Brexit." Sterling skidded to its lowest levels for almost 32 years- excluding a "flash crash" in October- this week,...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Sterling slipped on Thursday after a spokeswoman said British Prime Minister Theresa May will give a speech next week on her plans for leaving the European Union, which sparked fears that she would suggest Britain will undergo a "hard Brexit". Sterling skidded to its lowest levels for almost 32 years- excluding a "flash crash" in October- this week,...

  • Sterling had plunged to as low as $1.2038 on Wednesday on worries that Britain will face a "hard" exit from the European Union, with immigration controls given priority over single market access. The latest bout of nerves this week was driven by Prime Minister Theresa May, who sparked fears that Britain will lose single market access by saying over the weekend...

  • LONDON, Jan 12- Premier Oil expects to continue reaping benefits from weak sterling this year, it said on Thursday, as the depreciating currency has brought down the cost of investments in Britain at a time when low oil prices have squeezed profits. Sterling has fallen to 30- year lows against the dollar since Britain's decision in June to leave the European Union,...

  • Christmas trading 'generally OK' for UK high street: Pro

    Jon Cox, head of European consumer equities at Kepler Cheuvreux, discusses how U.K. high street retailers fared during the Christmas shopping season.

  • Why Brexit is no longer biggest risk for UK economy

    Charles Bean, former deputy governor for monetary policy at the Bank of England and professor of economics at the LSE, discusses Brexit.

  • GBP could be under $1.10 by year-end: Strategist

    Joseph Capurso at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia weighs in on the direction of the British pound.

  • Mexico's peso weakened to a historic low of 22 per dollar on Wednesday, shortly after Donald Trump began a news conference in New York.

  • LONDON, Jan 11- Sterling hit a three-month low against the dollar on Wednesday, as a renewed surge by the U.S. currency compounded a lengthening list of political strains weighing on the pound. As well as fears of a messy divorce from the European Union, the threat of Scotland breaking away has re-emerged for the pound this week as well as a collapse of Northern...

  • LONDON, Jan 11- Data suggesting the British economy kept its momentum at the end of 2016 was outweighed on Wednesday by uncertainty over whether Britain will undergo a "hard Brexit" from the EU, sending the currency to an 11- week low against the dollar. The pound posted its worst day in three months on Monday after Prime Minister Theresa May said she was not...

  • LONDON, Jan 11- Data suggesting the British economy kept its momentum at the end of 2016 despite June's Brexit vote could not support sterling on Wednesday as worries over a "hard" departure from the EU sent it to an 11- week low. But despite initially inching higher on the data, the pound quickly gave up those gains, briefly dipping below $1.21 for the first time since...

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    The dollar edged lower on Tuesday on nervousness ahead of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's first news conference.

  • LONDON, Jan 10- Sterling recovered from a slide to two-month lows against both the dollar and euro to end marginally higher on Tuesday as a week of worry about Britain's plans to leave the European Union kept the currency under heavy pressure. Morning trade in London had seen the pound add to losses of more than 1 percent suffered the previous day, before it...

  • *European stocks in positive territory. *FTSE hits new record high. LONDON, Jan 10- World stock markets nudged back towards recent multi-month highs on Tuesday, aided by a rally in commodity prices, although sterling slid for a second straight day on concerns over Britain's future ties with the European Union.