LONDON, Sept 19- Sterling climbed to a two-year peak against the euro and a two-week high against the dollar on Friday after Scottish voters rejected independence, averting a break-up of the United Kingdom and prolonged uncertainty.» Read More
*Sterling still hamstrung by risk of Scotland independence. SYDNEY, Sept 9- The dollar traded at 14- month highs against a basket of major currencies early on Tuesday, benefiting from a run in sterling and after a Federal Reserve study sparked more buying interest.
NEW YORK, Sept 8- Scotland's threat to secede from the United Kingdom knocked the British pound to a 10- month low against the U.S. dollar on Monday and sparked weakness in major stock markets already uncertain as to whether a cease-fire in Ukraine would hold.
Sterling plunged on fears over the outcome of Scotland's upcoming independence referendum and the Australian and Brazilian currencies also dropped.
Discussing the uncertainty around Scotland's independent vote, and the potential impact to Scotland's big oil supply, with John Kilduff, Again Capital founding partner.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the British pound has gotten hammered today as a new poll on Scotland shows the public is split over the independence vote.
NEW YORK, Sept 8- The U.S. dollar gained against a basket of currencies on Monday to its highest in over a year as sterling plunged on fears over the outcome of Scotland's upcoming independence referendum and the Australian and Brazilian currencies also dropped.
A new poll reveals more people in Scotland are in favor of becoming independent, and the British pound is plunging to a 10-month low. CNBC's Seema Mody and Sara Eisen provide insight.
Henry Dixon, fund manager at GLG, and Petr Krpata, foreign exchange strategist at ING, discuss the latest polls on the Scottish referendum and how a "Yes" vote could hit the sterling.
NEW YORK/ LONDON Sept 8- Sterling dived to its lowest against the dollar in nearly 10 months on Monday after a poll for the first time showed Scotland was ready to vote to break up its three-century-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom.
LONDON, Sept 8- World share markets stalled on Monday as the threat of Scotland splitting from the rest of Britain leapt to the forefront of investors' attention, the latest in a recent run of geopolitical curveballs.
LONDON, Sept 8- The cost of hedging against near-term currency swings from a possible "Yes" vote at Scotland's independence referendum jumped on Monday, with the options market showing its greatest bias for sterling weakness against the dollar in more than two years.
LONDON, Sept 8- Sterling sank by the most in more than a year on Monday after a poll predicted for the first time this year that Scotland will vote for independence, prompting the biggest surge in market volatility since Britain's last general election. A YouGov survey for the Sunday Times was the first to put the "Yes" camp ahead, by 2 percentage points.
*Most European shares sag as FTSE leads way lower. LONDON, Sept 8- Sterling fell to a 10- month low while British shares and government bonds showed strains on Monday, as a poll put the campaign for Scotland to split from the rest of the UK in the lead for the first time-- just 10 days before the final vote.
LONDON, Sept 8- The cost of hedging against near-term currency swings from a possible "Yes" vote in Scotland's independence referendum jumped to a 13- month high on Monday, as more hedge funds sought protection from wild fluctuations in the pound.
Jane Foley, senior foreign exchange strategist at Rabo Bank, discusses the U.K. pound as the Scottish independence referendum approaches and highlights that we could see an even bigger drop.
LONDON, Sept 8- Sterling dived to its lowest in nearly 10 months against the dollar on Monday after an opinion poll for the first time showed Scotland was ready to vote to break up its three-century-old union with the rest of the United Kingdom.
TOKYO, Sept 8- Sterling declined on Monday and British shares look set to underperform their peers in Europe after a poll found rising support for Scottish independence.
SYDNEY/ SINGAPORE, Sept 8- Sterling weakened to its lowest in nearly 10 months on Monday amid worries about political uncertainty after an opinion poll showed supporters of Scottish independence from Britain taking the lead for the first time since the referendum campaign began.
TOKYO, Sept 8- Asian shares got off to a cautious start on Monday, while a plunge in sterling after a poll showed rising support for Scottish independence helped bolster the dollar. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was flat in early trade, while Japan's Nikkei stock average added 0.2 percent.
SYDNEY, Sept 8- Sterling slumped to its lowest in nearly 10 months on Monday amid worries about political uncertainty after an opinion poll showed supporters of Scottish independence from Britain taking the lead for the first time since the referendum campaign began. It skidded nearly 1 percent to around $1.6165, reaching lows not seen since Nov. 26.