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  • How the UK elections may impact rates   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 11:10 AM ET
    How the UK elections impacts BoE rates

    Michael Sneyd, FX strategist at BNP Paribas, says that he thinks the Bank of England will hike rates sooner than analysts predict. However, the timing depends on the U.K. election outcome, he says.

  • BoE rate remains unchanged   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    BoE rate remains unchanged

    The Bank of England has kept its interest rate unchanged at 0.5 percent.

  • Are UK businesses sitting on cash surpluses?   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:50 AM ET
    Are UK businesses sitting on cash surpluses?

    ICAEW has published a survey suggesting that UK businesses are sitting on cash surpluses and are less likely to invest until they feel more secure. Stephen Ibbotson, director of business at ICAEW, explains more.

  • Hilliard: BoE will do nothing today   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Hilliard: BoE will do nothing today

    With the Bank of England meeting today, as the UK inflation hits zero, Brian Hilliard, chief UK economist at Societe Generale, talks about his expectations for today and the future of the UK economy, saying the next BoE rate hike will be in 2016.

  • Hilliard: 25% chance of a 'Brexit' referendum   Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Hilliard: 25% chance of a 'Brexit' referendum

    Brian Hilliard, chief UK economist at Societe Generale, explains why he thinks there's a 25 percent chance of a "Brexit" referendum and the consequences that could come of it.

  • Dollar rises on FOMC minutes; euro hits session low Wednesday, 8 Apr 2015 | 3:28 PM ET

    The dollar traded higher on Wednesday after the release of the Federal Reserve's FOMC meeting minutes.

  • US dollar rises, euro near $1.07 Tuesday, 7 Apr 2015 | 4:05 PM ET

    The greenback recovered as trading desks returned to full strength and underlying trends for its continued rise reappeared.

  • Dollar cuts Easter holiday losses; euro near $1.08 Monday, 6 Apr 2015 | 3:43 PM ET

    The dollar cut early losses but continued to feel the carry-over effects of a disappointing U.S. jobs report from Friday.

  • Profiting off the British election   Friday, 3 Apr 2015 | 12:00 PM ET
    Profiting off the British election

    An exciting U.K. election could mean big profits for traders. Kathy Lien of BK Asset Management and Andrew Burkly of Oppenheimer discuss with Amanda Drury.

  • Dollar down for 2nd day ahead of US payrolls Thursday, 2 Apr 2015 | 4:31 PM ET

    The dollar fell for a second straight day, as investors pared back hefty positions ahead of a U.S. non-farm payrolls report.

  • Dollar retreats on weak data as new quarter begins Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 4:11 PM ET

    The dollar fell at the start of the second quarter on disappointing data on U.S. manufacturing and jobs growth.

  • Luxury Russian rents slump as ruble tanks Wednesday, 1 Apr 2015 | 11:54 AM ET
    Pedestrians pass luxury residential properties and private residences in the Golden Mile district of Moscow, Russia.

    The sharp decline in the Russian ruble against the dollar caused high-end residential rental prices in Moscow to tank some 16 percent last year.

  • Data showing Britain's manufacturing sector grew at the fastest rate in eight months in March gave the pound little respite. Attention is swinging to a seven-way TV debate between Britain's party leaders on Thursday, which will shed the spotlight on the political risks ahead. The inclusion of seven parties in Thursday's debate, including the anti-EU UKIP, is...

  • LONDON, April 1- Political worries trumped good economic news for sterling on Wednesday, sending it down against the dollar and the euro ahead of a seven-way TV debate between Britain's party leaders the following day. Data showing Britain's manufacturing sector grew at the fastest rate in eight months in March gave the pound only brief respite.

  • Euro falls on way to worst quarter Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 3:21 PM ET
    Euro Dollar rates currency

    The euro fell against the dollar on Tuesday, leaving the single currency on track for its worst quarter ever.

  • "Sterling was outperforming the euro as a function of the move in euro/dollar but the better than expected UK GDP data increased the propensity of sterling to do better than the euro," said Jane Foley, senior currency strategist at Rabobank. The fact that consumption remains strong suggests that there is no real risk of the Bank of England having to cut interest...

  • Euro on track for worst quarter…ever Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 8:11 AM ET
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    The euro is seen clocking up its biggest quarterly decline at the end of March since its launch in 1999 — and could fall even further over the coming months.

  • Political risk to sway GBP/USD in near term: Pro   Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 12:45 AM ET
    Political risk to sway GBP/USD in near term: Pro

    David Greene, head of dealing at AFEX Australia, says the cable will likely focus on political risks, with the U.K. set to hold its general election on May 7.

  • Euro falls on Greece debt worries, dollar rebounds Monday, 30 Mar 2015 | 4:17 PM ET

    The euro slumped against the dollar on worries over whether Greece would secure aid before it runs out of cash in three weeks.

  • Dollar ends week lower after Yellen comments Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 5:23 PM ET

    The U.S. dollar edged lower against a basket of major currencies on Friday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.