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Currencies British Pound

  • The yen gained on Tuesday as a risk-averse investors flocked to the safe-haven currency, while Australia's dollar sank to a three-week low.

  • LONDON, April 4- Sterling inched lower on Tuesday, kept under pressure by uncertainty over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union, though some analysts said the currency was becoming less sensitive to domestic political developments. The pound's biggest moves were against the safe-haven yen, falling 1 percent to a 12- week low of 137.12 yen as the...

  • LONDON, April 4- Sterling slipped against the dollar, euro and yen on Tuesday, kept under pressure by uncertainty over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union and by doubts over how soon the Bank of England will start raising interest rates. For sterling, political risk has been in the driving seat for nine months, with the currency losing around 17...

  • LONDON, April 4- Sterling slipped against the dollar, euro and yen on Tuesday, kept under pressure by uncertainty over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union and by doubts over how soon the Bank of England will start raising interest rates. For sterling, political risk has been in the driving seat for nine months, with the currency losing around 17...

  • LONDON, April 4- Sterling slipped against the dollar, euro and yen on Tuesday, kept under pressure by uncertainty over the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union and by doubts over how soon the Bank of England will start raising interest rates. For sterling, political risk has been in the driving seat for nine months, with the currency losing around 17...

  • Out-of-consensus currency plays

    Cedric Chehab, BMI Research, explains why he favors the British pound, Malaysian ringgit and Mexican peso.

  • Investors are looking forward to the U.S. jobs report out on Friday.

  • The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against six rival currencies, slipped from its late Thursday levels at 100.40.

  • But a rough halving of Britain's huge current account deficit as a percentage of output, and a rise in foreign direct investment to 110 billion pounds, offered hope that one of the economy's big vulnerabilities may already be fading as ministers begin 18 months of talks on leaving the European Union. Driven by a late surge around month-end fixing of major...

  • LONDON, March 31- Sterling fell against a broadly stronger dollar on Friday, after revised UK economic output figures struck a downbeat tone, with background uncertainty after Britain triggered the formal process to leave the EU keeping up the pressure on UK assets. Sterling was 0.2 percent lower at $1.2449 as the second print of UK gross domestic product data...

  • We've been living in pre-Brexit sweet spot, UK will go through its own mini-crisis

    Karen Olney, head of European thematic strategy at UBS, discusses how the U.K. economy will fare as Brexit divorce talks begin to take shape.

  • LONDON, March 31- Sterling slipped against the dollar on Friday, as investors readied for the European Union's official response to Britain's letter of exit from the bloc, as well the final verdict on Britain's economic output last year. EU Council President Donald Tusk will send leaders of the other 27 member states his proposed negotiating guidelines for...

  • The dollar edged up to a nine-day high against a basket of currencies on Thursday.

  • With the clock ticking on Brexit talks, analysts expected the U.K. would face an economic slowdown, stagflation and corporate defections.

  • GBP/USD to head for 1.27: Strategist

    Peter Chia, FX strategist at UOB, says the British pound did not fall of a cliff's edge the way some had expected.

  • Cable could weaken further

    Kerry Craig, J.P. Morgan Asset Management, talks about how he sees Brexit negotiations playing out and the direction of the GBP/USD cross.

  • Don't overthink GBP strategy: Strategist

    Kay Van-Petersen, Saxo Capital Markets, says investors are losing the point when they focus on whether on not the pound has bottomed.

  • A screaming Brexit trade

    Kay Van-Petersen, Saxo Capital Markets, explains why he favors going long London real estate.

  • GBP/USD could fall to 1.17

    Eric Viloria, Wells Fargo Securities, says the U.S. dollar is likely to strengthen against the British pound.

  • The pound could be in for a tougher time

    Kathy Lien, MD of BK Asset Management, says there could be greater weakness in the pound before the end of the week.