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  • Sterling hits six-week low, dairy worry sours kiwi Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:05 AM ET

    Fears over Ukraine unrest and an upcoming slew of US data are also pushing some currencies slightly down against the dollar.

  • 'Overvalued' sterling tipped for a fall Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:38 AM ET
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    With the resurgent greenback set to react further to economic data coming from the U.S., many analysts have argued that sterling has reached a tipping point.

  • *New Zealand dollar slips as Fonterra cuts payout forecast. LONDON, July 29- Sterling fell to a six-week low against the dollar on Tuesday while the New Zealand dollar dropped almost half a percent as thin summer currency markets marked time before a slew of U.S. data due later in the week.

  • Dollar edges lower ahead of key US economic data Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 5:31 AM ET

    The dollar fell slightly against the euro ahead of Wednesday's release of US gross domestic product growth and a Fed policy announcement.

  • Guy Foster, group head of research at Brewin Dolphin, says that the strong sterling is likely to remain a headwind for U.K. earnings

  • Euro hunkers near 8-month lows after German data Friday, 25 Jul 2014 | 9:27 AM ET

    The euro struggled to hold above eight-month lows against the dollar on Friday, hurt by a dive in Germany's Ifo survey of business sentiment.

  • Euro inches up from 8-month low on upbeat surveys Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 8:55 AM ET

    The euro climbed from an eight-month low on Thursday after German and French business activity beat expectations.

  • The stubborn euro may have finally cracked Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:38 PM ET

    The euro's resolve could be starting to crack, as it cleared "psychologically significant" barriers, according to strategists.

  • Euro hugs 8-month lows, hit by Russia sanctions Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 9:57 AM ET

    The euro hit an eight-month low against the dollar on Wednesday as worries drove investors away from the single currency.

  • Has the BoE 'taken a step back'?     Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 4:30 AM ET

    Geoffrey Yu, foreign exchange strategist at UBS, comments on the latest minutes from the Bank of England and on how they could affect sterling.

  • Dollar flattens after pushing euro to 8-month low Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 10:22 AM ET

    The U.S. dollar turned flat against the euro, giving up earlier gains which drove the European currency to an eight-month low.

  • LONDON, July 21- Currency investors began on Monday to show a glimmer of concern over the risks a surprise from Scotland's September vote on independence might pose to sterling, having appeared complacent over the issue so far.

  • Euro afloat in trade amid geopolitical concerns Monday, 21 Jul 2014 | 1:42 AM ET

    The euro regained ground on the dollar, but trading was not energetic thanks to a holiday in Japan and geopolitical tensions.

  • Yen rises as jet crash stokes geopolitical worries Friday, 18 Jul 2014 | 5:11 AM ET

    The yen hit a five-month high versus the euro - and held some of its gains against the dollar - as investors saw the currency as a safe haven.

  • Yen in vogue as sanctions on Russia sour sentiment Thursday, 17 Jul 2014 | 6:07 AM ET

    The yen hit a five-month high against the euro on renewed safe-haven inflows as the West imposed further sanctions against Russia.

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, July 17- The euro wallowed at five-month lows against the yen on Thursday and held near a two-year trough on sterling, having weakened broadly overnight in a move that should provide some comfort to the European Central Bank. Traders said recent upbeat UK data had prompted investors to switch into sterling from the euro.

  • FOREX-Euro hits the skids as sterling flies Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 | 7:47 PM ET

    SYDNEY, July 17- The euro wallowed at five-month lows against the yen on Thursday and held near a two-year trough on sterling, having weakened broadly overnight in a move that should provide some comfort to the European Central Bank. Traders said recent upbeat UK data had prompted investors to switch into sterling from the euro.

  • LONDON, July 16- The Australian and New Zealand dollars fell on Wednesday as Chinese growth data raised some questions about how long the growth would last, with some investors cautious about a recovery without another burst of government stimulus.

  • Dollar bulls hear Yellen hint, sterling gains Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 8:17 PM ET

    The dollar clung to gains after bulls latched onto a comment by the head of the Fed that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to improve.

  • SYDNEY, July 16- The dollar clung to modest gains early on Wednesday after bulls latched onto a comment by the head of the Federal Reserve that rates could rise sooner if employment continued to improve, while strong inflation sent sterling to a six-year high.