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  • 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.

  • NEW YORK, July 15- The dollar climbed against most other leading currencies on Tuesday after Federal Reserve chief Janet Yellen championed continuing loose U.S. monetary policies to boost employment and stagnant wages.

  • *Sterling rises after UK inflation jumps. LONDON, July 15- The euro fell on Tuesday, after Germany's ZEW survey suggested a shaky start for Europe's largest economy in the third quarter while lingering problems about Portugal's largest listed bank kept investors wary of the single currency.

  • Yen slips after growth warning, dollar awaits Fed Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014 | 6:03 AM ET

    The yen eased on Tuesday after the Bank of Japan's growth warning, but it stopped short of hinting at a new bout of money-printing.

  • Dollar steady, to take cues from Yellen testimony Monday, 14 Jul 2014 | 9:14 AM ET

    The dollar was steady as investors awaited pivotal events, including Fed Chair Janet Yellen's congressional testimony, for fresh cues.