Currencies British Pound

  • *Briefly above $1.30 after UK- wide customs union report. LONDON, Oct 23- Sterling briefly gained half a percent against the dollar and euro on Tuesday after a media report that the European Union could offer British Prime Minister Theresa May a UK- wide customs union to clinch a Brexit deal. The report by Ireland's RTE News followed a Reuters story on Monday that EU...

  • The U.S. dollar fell after Wall Street opened lower. The dollar/yen is moving almost tick-to-tick with stocks," said David Gilmore, partner at FX Analytics. The dollar fell against the yen by 0.71 percent, last trading at 111.99 yen.

  • LONDON, Oct 23- The British pound recovered from 2-1/ 2 week lows on Tuesday but gains were limited because of continuing uncertainty about whether Prime Minister Theresa May can see off her opponents and secure Britain an exit deal from the European Union. May told parliament on Monday that the Brexit deal with Brussels was 95 percent complete, and she urged...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 23- The Japanese yen, a safe haven in uncertain times, firmed against the dollar on Tuesday, as the euro and sterling suffered due to doubts over Italy's budget spending and over British Prime Minister Theresa May's future with Brexit talks stalled. With just over five months until Britain is scheduled to exit the EU, Brexit talks have hit an impasse,...

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 23- The dollar gained against its major peers on Tuesday, reining as the preferred safe haven currency as uncertainity over Brexit negotiations and Italy's free spending budget spooked investors away from the euro and sterling. With just over five months until Britain is scheduled to exit the EU, talks have stalled over a disagreement on the...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 22- The U.S. dollar rose on Monday as the British pound fell on news that Brexit negotiations with the European Union over Northern Ireland remain in flux and as the euro continued its slide on political uncertainty over Italy's budget. The euro failed to hold early-session gains as investors focused on the likelihood of further political...

  • Asian stocks rose after China promised to stabilize its economy and offset the impact of U.S. tariffs. The U.S. dollar rose as the British pound fell on news that Brexit negotiations with the European Union over Northern Ireland remain in flux and as the euro continued its slide on political uncertainty over Italy's budget. Treasury yield curve flattened to its...

  • The U.S. dollar rose on Monday as the British pound fell on news that Brexit negotiations with the European Union over Northern Ireland remain in flux and as the euro continued its slide on political uncertainty over Italy's budget.

  • LONDON, Oct 22- Sterling slipped on Monday, as the prickly Irish border issue and disagreements within the UK ruling party over Brexit overshadowed signs that Britain and the European Union had settled most of their differences over a divorce deal. But she will maintain opposition to the European Union's proposal for the land border with Northern Ireland.

  • LONDON, Oct 22- Sterling firmed modestly versus the dollar on Monday, benefiting from the greenback's retreat and signs a Brexit deal was almost done, though the prickly Irish border issue and disagreements within the UK ruling party capped gains. But she will maintain opposition to the European Union's proposal for the land border with Northern Ireland.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 22- The euro and the British pound managed to hold steady against the dollar on Monday as investors cautiously awaited developments around Brexit as well as Italy's budget plan which drew heavy criticism from the European Union. Tensions with Saudi Arabia and the West, trade frictions and uncertainly about the global growth outlook kept most...

  • Nick Twidale of Rakuten Securities Australia says the U.K. appears to be experiencing "fatigue" over Brexit.

  • Richard Yetsenga of ANZ says the British pound has "probably got some recovery in it rather than weakness."

  • *Euro recovers after being weighed by Brexit, Italy worries. NEW YORK, Oct 19- The euro and British pound rallied against the U.S. dollar on Friday after Bloomberg News reported that British Prime Minister Theresa May is ready to drop a key Brexit demand in order to make a deal for Britain to leave the European Union. The single currency gained to $1.1512, after...

  • The euro and British pound rallied against the U.S. dollar on Friday after Bloomberg News reported that British Prime Minister Theresa May is ready to drop a key Brexit demand in order to make a deal for Britain to leave the European Union (EU).

  • LONDON, Oct 18- The British pound recovered to trade flat on Thursday after Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed she was open to discussing an extension of the transition period after Brexit. Sterling was steady at $1.3114, after earlier dipping to $1.3076, although it briefly took a hit after data showed UK retail sales fell by the most in six months in September.

  • LONDON, Oct 18- The British pound recovered to turn positive on Thursday after Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed she was open to discussing an extension of the transition period after Brexit. Sterling traded at $1.3114, flat on the day, after earlier dipping to $1.3076, with traders also preparing for retail sales data for September due at 0830 GMT.

  • The U.S. dollar index traded at a more-than one-week highs on Thursday as Treasury yields traded near multiyear highs, after minutes from the Federal Reserves September meeting showed that Fed policy makers are largely united on the need to raise borrowing costs further.

  • SINGAPORE, Oct 18- The dollar traded stronger versus its major peers on Thursday after minutes from the U.S. Interest rate futures are now pricing in an 83 percent likelihood that the Fed raises rates in December, according to the CME Group's FedWatch Tool, the fourth hike this year. "The dollar is being bid as there is follow through support post the release of the...

  • LONDON, Oct 17- The British pound weakened on Wednesday after inflation fell more than expected in September, easing a squeeze on consumers, who are also seeing the strongest wage growth for workers in a decade according to other data. The better-than-expected wage figures on Tuesday had pushed the pound higher and briefly redirected attention to the British...