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  • LONDON, March 9- Sterling fell broadly against other major currencies on Thursday after the European Central Bank said euro zone economic growth and prices did not now need immediate support, while concerns about the British economic outlook also weighed. The pound was already lower earlier in the day as investors brushed off Britain's Wednesday budget as a "...

  • LONDON, March 9- Sterling fell broadly against other major currencies on Thursday after the European Central Bank said euro zone economic growth and prices did not now need immediate support, while concerns about the British economic outlook also weighed. The pound was already lower earlier in the day as investors brushed off Britain's Wednesday budget as a "...

  • The dollar rose to its highest level in five days, just below a two-month peak after a better-than-expected ADP report.

  • LONDON, March 8- Britain's 2017 budget gave some meagre support on Wednesday to domestic stock and currency markets suffering from nerves over its plans to leave the European Union and the fallout for increasingly hard-pressed consumers. While finance minister Philip Hammond announced a rise in official growth forecasts for this year and cut predicted...

  • LONDON, March 8- Britain's 2017 budget gave some meagre support on Wednesday to domestic stock and currency markets suffering from nerves over its plans to leave the European Union and the fallout for increasingly hard-pressed consumers. While finance minister Philip Hammond announced a rise in official growth forecasts for this year and cut predicted...

  • The UK government has sent its growth forecast for 2017 sharply higher to 2.0 percent from the 1.4 percent predicted as recently as November.

  • LONDON, March 8- Sterling fell to a seven-week low on Wednesday ahead of a British budget expected to raise economic forecasts but remain thrifty as finance minister Philip Hammond targets curbing a big fiscal deficit. Hammond is due to announce his tax and spending plans for the year at 1230 GMT, in Britain's first full budget statement since it voted to leave...

  • The dollar steadied against a basket of currencies in early European trade, still stuck below highs hit in December and January.

  • LONDON, March 7- Sterling touched seven-week lows on Tuesday after weak consumer spending data added to worries Britain's economy is slowing as it prepares to trigger divorce talks with the European Union. Sterling fell as low as $1.2183 in morning trade in London before recovering to $1.2207 by 1756 GMT, still down 0.25 percent on the day.

  • LONDON, March 7- Sterling fell to seven-week lows on Tuesday after weak consumer spending data added to worries Britain's economy is slowing as it prepares to trigger divorce talks with the European Union. In the few months that followed Britain's vote to leave the EU last June, robust consumer spending had propped up the economy, surprising many economists.

  • *Sterling falls below $1.22 before UK Lords Brexit vote. LONDON, March 7- European stocks fell for a third consecutive day, dragged lower by financials as shares in Deutsche Bank slid further after its $8.5 billion cash call, while expectations of higher U.S. interest rates supported the dollar. In Europe, a batch of weak corporate earnings and the biggest fall in...

  • LONDON, March 7- Sterling fell to a seven-week low against the dollar on Tuesday, ahead of a second vote in Britain's upper house of parliament on legislation giving Prime Minister Theresa May the right to start formal Brexit talks. Britain's House of Lords will on Tuesday try to force the government to give lawmakers a greater say over the terms of Britain's exit...

  • LONDON, March 7- The dollar steadied against a basket of currencies in early European trade on Tuesday, still stuck below highs hit in December and January after two weeks in which expectations for a rise in U.S. interest rates this month have soared. The biggest movers among the G10 group of major currencies were sterling and the Australian dollar, which gained...

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    The dollar rose against the euro after a former French prime minister ruled out standing in the country's presidential elections.

  • LONDON, March 6- Sterling slipped to a seven-week low against the euro on Monday, weakened by uncertainty over when the formal mechanism for Britain's departure from the European Union would be triggered, as well as a run of weak UK data. The British parliament's upper house will on Tuesday try to force the government to give lawmakers a greater say over the terms...

  • LONDON, March 6- Sterling slipped to a seven-week low against the euro on Monday, weakened by uncertainty over when the formal mechanism for Britain's departure from the European Union would be triggered, as well as a run of weak UK data. The British parliament's upper house will on Tuesday try to force the government to give lawmakers a greater say over the terms...

  • LONDON, March 6- Sterling slipped to a seven-week low against the euro on Monday, weakened by uncertainty over when the formal mechanism for Britain's departure from the European Union would be triggered, as well as a run of weak UK data. It will also push back the earliest date she can formally begin the process of Britain's departure to around March 13.

  • People walk past a currency exchange shop displaying a giant US dollar in downtown Cairo, Egypt on November 3, 2016.

    The dollar stalled after two days of strong gains on Friday, with nerves around a speech by Fed chief Janet Yellen due later in the day.

  • LONDON, March 3- Sterling hit a seven-week low on Friday against a dollar boosted by expectations of an imminent U.S. interest rate hike, after more UK data, this time from the dominant services sector, suggested the economy could be running out of steam. British Prime Minister Theresa May took aim at Scotland's ruling party on Friday, accusing it of sacrificing...

  • The dollar gained to seven week highs against a basket of currencies on Thursday, after hawkish comments by a Fed official.