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  • LONDON, April 24- Sterling fell on Tuesday to its lowest since mid-March, its sixth consecutive daily fall, as the dollar rebounded and investors worried about the performance of the British economy. April has historically proved to be supportive for the pound because of a seasonal rise in capital inflows into Britain from foreign companies paying UK...

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    The dollar's index against a basket of six major currencies rose to as high as 91.054 in early Asian trade.

  • LONDON, April 23- Sterling fell to a one-month low on Monday as the dollar rebounded across the board thanks to firmer U.S. "It is hard to see where sterling finds support in the short term as Brexit headlines haven't been very supportive recently and there is dollar strength across the board," said John Marley head of FX strategy at Infinity International, a...

  • LONDON, April 23- Sterling slipped to a two-week low against the dollar on Monday as investors questioned whether the Bank of England would raise interest rates in May following weaker-than-expected economic data and cautious comments from governor Mark Carney. "We think the UK data this week may be enough to rekindle rate hike expectations," said ING FX...

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    The U.S. dollar rallied to a seven-week high on the rise in the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield.

  • NEW YORK, April 20- The U.S. dollar rose to a two-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday on rising U.S. yields, while sterling extended a decline in the wake of dovish comments from the head of the Bank of England. "Higher U.S. yields have contributed to the rise in the dollar," said Chuck Tomes, senior investment analyst at Manulife Asset Management in Boston.

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling fell half a percent to a fresh two-week low against the dollar on Friday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signalled that the central bank may not raise interest rates in May because economic data was "mixed". But after weaker-than-expected wage growth and inflation data this week, Carney told the BBC on Thursday that a May rate...

  • NEW YORK, April 20- The U.S. dollar rose to a two-week high against a basket of currencies on Friday on rising U.S. yields, while sterling fell in the wake of disappointing economic data and dovish comments from the head of the Bank of England. The euro fell below $1.23 and is poised for its biggest weekly drop in two months as investors trimmed record high bets before a...

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling extended its drop to a two-week low against the dollar on Friday after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney signaled that the central bank may not rush to raise interest rates in May because economic data was "mixed." But weaker than expected wage growth and inflation data this week encouraged Carney to tell the BBC on Thursday that the...

  • LONDON, April 20- The euro weakened below $1.23 on Friday and is poised for its biggest weekly drop in two months as investors trimmed record high bets before a European Central Bank meeting next week where policymakers are largely expected to signal no change in policy. "We are seeing the euro stuck in a range and unless the ECB signals a major change in policy we...

  • LONDON, April 20- Sterling fell another 0.3 percent to a two-week low on Friday after Bank of England governor Mark Carney signaled that the central bank may not rush to raise interest rates in May because economic data was "mixed." But weaker than expected wage growth numbers and inflation data this week encouraged Carney to tell the BBC on Thursday that the rate...

  • LONDON, April 20- The euro settled above the $1.23 line on Friday and is poised for its smallest week of gains in 10 months as investors marked time before a European Central Bank meeting next week where policymakers might shed some clues on removing policy stimulus. "Euro bets are near a record and that might be vulnerable to a shakeout if we see the ECB signalling a...

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    The euro weakened below $1.23 on Friday and is poised for its biggest weekly drop in two months

  • *Sterling falls on Carney's rate comments, weak UK retail data. TOKYO, April 20- The British pound flirted with two-week lows against the dollar on Friday following comments from Bank of England chief and soft UK retail sales data while the euro and the yen could see one of the narrowest weekly range in months. Disappointing UK retail sales released earlier on...

  • The pound should be trading 'much lower'

    The market still expects the Bank of England to hike rates even as recent data pointed weaker, says Kathy Lien of BK Asset Management.

  • NEW YORK, April 19- The dollar gained against a basket of currencies on Thursday on higher U.S. bond yields and expectations of more rate increases from the Federal Reserve, while sterling fell to a near two-week low on perceived dovish remarks from the head of the Bank of England. This has reduced the appeal of the euro, yen, pound and other currencies which have...

  • LONDON, April 19- Sterling dipped on disappointing UK retail sales data on Thursday, before recovering as investors remained confident the Bank of England will hike interest rates next month. The data hasn't given that added incentive for sterling to push on past those post-Brexit vote highs, "ING FX analyst Viraj Patel said. The pound rose 0.2 percent to $1.4238...

  • LONDON, April 19- Sterling on Thursday fell after disappointing UK retail sales data added to concerns about how many interest rate hikes the Bank of England will pursue this year. Sterling on Wednesday posted its biggest loss in 6 weeks against the dollar after UK inflation unexpectedly cooled to a one-year low. The British currency has had a strong run against...

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    The euro edged back towards $1.24 on Thursday as investors shrugged off a rise in long-term U.S. bond yields and sold the dollar.

  • The dollar edged up on Wednesday, as firm U.S. economic data supported the greenback against the yen.