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.» Read More
The plot thickens even more this weekend as European finance ministers meet to work out the terms of a rescue plan for Portugal. Brian Kelly, Kanundrum Capital, tells viewers why the Euro contagion was contained, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
The currency markets have never been hotter as world headlines create opportunities everywhere. Also, what's the trade if the government shutdown is avoided, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
A weekly look at currency trading and how to profit from it, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Portugal throws in the towel, the Bank of England holds steady, and the European Central Bank tightens its purse strings — it's time for your Eurocentric FX Fix.
The stock markets "have been saved" by the yen weakness that has sprung from the G7 intervention in March, when the world's major central banks acted jointly to push down the Japanese currency's value, according to Chris Zwermann, global strategist at Zwermann Financial.
The euro has been trading as if there is no such thing as a sovereign debt crisis, and that decoupling is overdone, this strategist says.
Traders are wondering how much more room the euro has to rise, and trade-deficit numbers are hitting the Australian dollar — it's time for your FX Fix.
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How currency traders are playing the economic recovery. And a look at the peso/yen trade, as well as the euro and the British pound, with CNBC's Melissa Lee and the Money In Motion traders.
Central banks added reserves in dollars and more, and British manufacturers need to crank it up again. It's time for your FX fix.
Regulators should include more than 80 banks in their list of global financial institutions of systemic importance that need tighter regulation and higher capital requirements, Douglas Flint, chairman of HSBC, has urged, reports the Financial Times.
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George Osborne’s Budget brought to the top of the political agenda the question of how Britain taxes its wealthiest people – and simultaneously exposed tensions in the coalition.
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Scottish politicians accused George Osborne of using North Sea resources to “fuel his Budget”, saying the chancellor had given too little in return for his unexpected £2 billion tax raid on the oil and gas industry, reports the Financial Times.
Troubles in Portugal and Spain aren't keeping the euro down, but anemic retail sales are doing a number on the British pound — it's time for your FX Fix.
The British pound is weaker today, but watch out: an interest rate hike is still likely, and the pound will eventually rise, says this strategist.
The budget presented by George Osborne, Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer, is pro-growth and the closest to a "free lunch" available to create jobs, which will help the pound.