LONDON, March 2- Sterling fell on Monday, retreating from a seven-year high against the euro and an eight-week peak against the dollar as May's potentially unsettling general election clouded the outlook for the British currency. "The BoE has been reacting a little more hawkish to the recent better than expected UK economic data. This has lifted sterling back to...» Read More
The announcement that Antony Jenkins has been appointed as chief executive of troubled U.K. bank Barclays helped stave off bigger losses for the shares on Thursday, following the announcement of a new investigation into the lender.
Antony Jenkins, head of Barclays retail and business banking unit, has been appointed as chief executive of the bank, with a mandate to launch a root and branch review after a series of scandals rocked it to the core.
The Jackson Hole confab looms and German business is less bad than feared - it's time for your FX Fix.
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China warns on growth and the British are going shopping — it's time for your FX Fix.
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Weak growth hits the yen and some African nations want to oust the buck — it's time for your FX Fix.
China's trade report disappoints and Sweden talks tough — it's time for your FX Fix.
Investors are taking big long positions in the British pound, and that has trading implications.
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Rate talk at the Bank of England boosts the pound, but the New Zealand dollar is coming back to earth — it's time for your FX Fix.
With global risk appetite set to improve, the sun isn't rising on the yen, says this strategist.
The euro rides on hope for crisis help, and Australia stays put on rates — it's time for your FX Fix.
Crisis mode continues in Europe and the Swedish krona is flying high — it's time for your FX Fix.
The European Central Bank's president is in the hot seat and things are looking up down under — it's time for your FX Fix.
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Central bank policy decisions are looming and economic idea merchants are chattering — it's time for your FX Fix.
The currency is strong against its closest neighbor, the euro, and the cost of its long-term debt is at almost Germanic levels. Yet, to many, the UK doesn’t feel like the safe haven this implies.
Central bank meetings await and the Bank of England is looking for some lending — it's time for your FX Fix.