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Currencies British Pound

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Sterling fell nearly a percent on Friday despite news that Brexit negotiations would move on to the next stage in January, as investors booked some profits following recent gains. The European Union agree to move talks forward with London on Britain's exit from the bloc, but there was little clarity on trade issues and Austria warned the Irish...

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    The U.S. dollar rose on Friday as Republican negotiators in the U.S. Congress put the finishing touches on a sweeping tax overhaul.

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Sterling reversed gains and headed for the day's lows on Friday as the dollar's gains prompted investors to take profits after a boost from officials saying Brexit negotiations will move to the next stage in January. The European Union agree to move talks forward with London on Britain's exit from the bloc, but there was little clarity on trade...

  • LONDON, Dec 15- Sterling edged higher for a third consecutive day on Friday as investors bought the British currency on some optimism that Brexit negotiations will move to the next stage in January. "I think it is too early for sterling to reprice a soft Brexit deal even though we have seen some progress," said Morten Helt, an FX strategist at Danske Bank in Stockholm.

  • We've been buying the pound all year: Coutts CIO

    Coutts' Chief Investment Officer Alan Higgins discusses his strategy on sterling, adding that "we need some rate increases in the U.K."

  • Cyclically, structurally and politically, the UK is not looking in great shape: HSBC

    David Bloom, HSBC's global head of FX strategy, and Reinhard Cluse, chief economist for Europe at UBS, discuss the U.K. economy.

  • The U.S. dollar gave up earlier gains after two lawmakers sought changes to proposed legislation to overhaul the U.S. tax code

  • James Andrews of Redmayne-Bentley says the market is awaiting fresh clues on the Bank of England's rate stance.

  • *Graphic: sterling and gilt yields http://bit.ly/2dgAXn1. LONDON, Dec 13- Sterling edged higher on Wednesday ahead of the next day's Bank of England policy meeting, which will be closely watched for clues on the future path of UK monetary policy. "The BoE meeting tomorrow is possibly pivotal if Carney can... take a more hawkish stance and wax hawkish on the...

  • LONDON, Dec 13- Sterling edged up just a touch on Wednesday as data showed British pay had picked up a little speed in the three months to October, but employment fell again, suggesting employers are turning more cautious as Brexit nears. "The real wage squeeze continues, and that has a dampening impact on the economy and growth, given the UK economys dependence on...

  • BERLIN, Dec 13- European tourism group TUI is putting contingency plans in place for Britain's exit from the European Union, it said on Wednesday, aiming to address potential problem areas such as flying rights, visa requirements and changes in demand. CEO Fritz Joussen said if certain destinations became more expensive for Britons due to a fall in sterling then...

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    The U.S. dollar weakened after the Federal Reserve hiked interest rates, but left its rate outlook for the coming years unchanged.

  • Smoother Brexit sees cable moving higher: TD Securities

    Richard Kelly, head of global strategy at TD Securities, discusses how Brexit is impacting the price of sterling.

  • *New Zealand dollar gains on central bank appointment. LONDON, Dec 12- The dollar drifted in narrow ranges on Tuesday after strong recent gains as the U.S. "Although we do not expect Janet Yellen to overly modify her choice of judicious language, (President ( Donald Trump's)... tax cuts... could feasibly allow far greater conviction in the speed with which policy...

  • The dollar rose to three-week highs as the Fed began a policy meeting where it is expected to raise interest rates.

  • LONDON, Dec 11- Sterling steadied on Monday after posting its biggest daily drop in more than a month on Friday, with investors cautiously adding some long bets at the start of a week when Britain and the EU will sign off on a deal to move to the next stage of Brexit talks. Sentiment on sterling has improved slightly and investors have become a tad more hopeful for the...

  • LONDON, Dec 11- Sterling steadied on Monday after posting its biggest daily drop in more than a month on Friday as investors cautiously added some long bets in a week when Britain and the European Union will sign off on a deal to move to the next stage of Brexit talks. Some analysts such as Viraj Patel, an FX strategist at ING in London, say the central bank decision this...

  • LONDON, Dec 11- Sterling steadied on Monday after posting its biggest daily drop in more than a month on Friday as investors cautiously added some long bets in a week when Britain and the European Union will sign off on a deal to move to the next stage of Brexit talks. Some analysts such as Viraj Patel, an FX strategist at ING in London, say the central bank decision this...

  • LONDON, Dec 11- World stocks climbed and equity volatility neared a record low on Monday as investors focused on signs of strong economic growth ahead of a slew of central bank rate decisions, while the launch of bitcoin futures fed the market's cryptocurrency obsession. Britain's FTSE climbed 0.6 percent thanks to a boost from a weaker sterling.

  • The U.S. dollar retraced most of its early weakness on Monday before the Federal Reserve is expected to hike rates.