Currencies British Pound


  • Dollar Rebounds as S&P Upgrades US to 'Stable' Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 4:28 PM ET

    The dollar rose sharply versus the yen on Monday, bolstered by stronger-than-forecast Japanese data and a Standard & Poor's upgrade to the credit outlook for the United States.

  • Charting USD/JPY and GBP/USD Monday, 10 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    Charting USD/JPY and GBP/USD

    Max Knudsen, chief market strategist at ADS Securities, explains with charts why he is positive on both the USD/JPY and GBP/USD for now.

  • Dollar Gets a Lift From Healthy US Jobs Data Friday, 7 Jun 2013 | 5:11 PM ET

    The dollar recovered on Friday from steep losses in the previous session after a government report showed a reasonably healthy pace of U.S. job creation in May.

  • Dollar Plunges vs Yen on Uneven US Data Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 6:34 PM ET

    The dollar fell sharply against the yen and euro on Thursday, hitting levels not seen in months, as investors fretted that upcoming U.S. jobs data would disappoint.

  • The Euro's Great Levitation Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 11:36 AM ET
    The Euro's Great Levitation

    CNBC's Rick Santelli and Mark Grant of Southwest Securities talk about how the ECB's rate policy is impacting the euro, and what's behind the rally in the pound.

  • BoE Hold Rates as Mervyn King Bids Farewell Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 7:55 AM ET
    Mervyn King

    The Bank of England voted to keep benchmark interest rates unchanged at 0.5 percent, at Mervyn King's final policy meeting as Governor.

  • How to Trade Sterling Thursday, 6 Jun 2013 | 6:55 AM ET
    How to Trade Sterling

    Geoffrey Yu, FX strategist at UBS, says the British pound is being "supported" and that it's likely to continue to underperform against the dollar but that EUR/GBP may have some more downside.

  • Dollar Rattled by Soft US Jobs Data, Fed Outlook Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 4:07 PM ET

    The dollar weakened against most currencies on Wednesday after a report showed hiring in the U.S. private sector fell short of expectations last month.

  • PMI 'Supportive' of Sterling: Pro Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013 | 4:30 AM ET
    PMI 'Supportive' of Sterling: Pro

    Steven Saywell, European head of FX strategy at BNP Paribas, discusses sterling following better-than-expected services PMI and whether central bank stimulus has peaked in the U.K.

  • Dollar Recovers Against Yen After Sharp Sell-Off Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 4:52 PM ET

    The dollar recovered against the yen on Tuesday as investors sought to take advantage of the previous day's cheapening to buy back the U.S. currency.

  • How to Trade EUR/USD Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 | 11:45 AM ET
    How to Trade EUR/USD

    Richard Perry, chief market strategist at Central Markets, discusses the U.S. dollar ahead of Friday's jobs report, and says he expects pressure on the EUR/USD trade to continue in the long-term.

  • The dollar plunged against a broad swath of currencies on Monday as weak U.S. manufacturing data curbed expectations that the Fed will rein in its bond purchases soon.

  • The dollar rose Friday and was headed for its eighth straight month of gains against the yen on robust U.S. economic data.

  • Worst Thing Carney Can Do Is More QE: Economist Friday, 31 May 2013 | 1:30 AM ET
    Worst Thing Carney Could Do Is More QE: Economist

    David Kern, chief economist at the British Chambers of Commerce, tells CNBC why the worst thing, incoming Bank of England governor, Mark Carney can do is more quantitative easing.

  • AUD Proxy for China Growth Friday, 31 May 2013 | 12:45 AM ET
    AUD Proxy for China Growth

    Jesper Bargmann, Head of G11 SPOT FX, Asia Pacific at RBS Global Banking & Markets says the AUD will continue to trade as a proxy for growth in China.

  • UK Growth Will Beat Expectations: Industry Body Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 7:00 PM ET

    The U.K. could post better-than-expected GDP numbers over the next three years, thanks to a strong service sector, the British Chambers of Commerce said Friday.

  • Dollar Surrenders Ground on Sobering US Data Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:57 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar fell to a three-week low against the euro after weaker-than-expected U.S. economic data boosted expectations the Fed will keep its monetary stimulus in place.

  • Dollar Correcting Itself: Pro Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 11:15 AM ET
    Dollar Correcting Itself: Pro

    Michael Plavnik, a foreign exchange specialist at Citi, says that the dollar has fallen against the euro and the pound but is correcting itself against higher yielding currencies.

  • Dollar to See Short Term Corrective Pressure: Pro Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 4:15 AM ET
    Dollar to See Short Term Corrective Pressure: Pro

    Ian Stannard, head of European FX strategy at Morgan Stanley, expects the corrections to impact currencies with short-term corrective pressure on the dollar and a rebound in the euro and sterling.

  • Sterling Could Fall Below 1.37: Pimco Thursday, 30 May 2013 | 3:30 AM ET
    Sterling Could Fall Below 1.37: Pimco

    Mike Amey, portfolio manager at Pimco, predicts a grim outlook for the UK economy, with limited prospects for growth and sterling likely to fall further.