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Currencies British Pound

  • LONDON, July 31- Britain's pound traded above $1.31 on Monday, close to a 10- month high, as investors eyed this week's Bank of England "Super Thursday" for a steer on whether record-low interest rates could soon be lifted for the first time in more than a decade. For a Reuters graphic on views of the Monetary Policy Committee's members, please click on:...

  • Laith Khalaf, senior analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, weighs in on HSBC's share buyback scheme which is worth up to $2 billion.

  • A woman takes a picture of a display showing the Swiss franc's exchange rate against the Euro and other currencies at the Swiss stock exchange in Zurich January 15, 2015.

    The U.S. dollar fell as a combination of underwhelming U.S. data and political uncertainty kept traders biased toward the euro.

  • LONDON, July 28- The pound climbed back towards its highest levels in 10 months against the dollar on Friday, boosted by hopes that Britain will exit the European Union under a transitional deal, and as the greenback fell broadly. Hammond said EU nationals would continue to be able to work in Britain immediately after its exit from the EU, and changes to rules...

  • LONDON, July 28- The pound climbed back towards its highest levels in 10 months against the dollar on Friday, boosted by hopes that Britain will exit the European Union under a transitional deal, and as the greenback fell broadly. Hammond said EU nationals would continue to be able to work in Britain immediately after its exit from the EU, and changes to rules...

  • LONDON, July 28- The pound climbed back towards its highest levels in 10 months against the dollar on Friday, boosted by hopes that Britain will exit the European Union under a transitional deal, and as the greenback fell broadly. Hammond said EU nationals would continue to be able to work in Britain immediately after its exit from the EU, and changes to rules...

  • LONDON, July 28- The pound climbed back towards its highest levels in 10 months against the dollar on Friday, boosted by hopes that Britain will exit the European Union under a transitional deal, and as the greenback fell broadly. Hammond said EU nationals would continue to be able to work in Britain immediately after its exit from the EU, and changes to rules...

  • LONDON, July 28- Britain's pound steadied close to its highest levels in 10 months against the dollar on Friday on comments from the finance minister about a transitional leaving deal with the European Union. Philip Hammond said on Friday that he wanted to avoid a "cliff-edge" where goods and people stopped being able to move across Britain's borders when it...

  • LONDON, July 28- Britain# s poind steadied close to its highest levels in 10 months against the dollar on Friday on comments from the finance minister about a transitional leaving deal with the European Union. Philip Hammond said on Friday that he wanted to avoid a "cliff-edge" where goods and people stopped being able to move across Britain's borders when it...

  • The U.S. dollar rallied after solid U.S. economic data, bouncing back from lows plumbed after Wednesday's Fed monetary policy statement.

  • LONDON, July 27- Sterling edged lower after touching a 10- month high against the dollar on Thursday, with some investors taking profits after the U.S. A Confederation of British Industry's latest Distributive Trades Survey, published on Thursday rose to a three-month high in July. By 1600 GMT on Thursday it had eased back to $1.3065, down 0.4 percent on the day.

  • LONDON, July 27- Sterling hit a 10- month high against a broadly weaker dollar on Thursday, after the U.S. By 0810 GMT on Thursday it had eased back to $1.3138, up 0.1 percent on the day, but that still left it around 1 percent stronger than before the Fed. "Coupled with ongoing political woes, even a slightly dovish Feds tilt is currently more than enough for markets to...

  • A worker puts 50 euro bank notes into a counting machine.

    The dollar index fell on Wednesday after the release of the Federal Reserve's policy statement following its July meeting.

  • LONDON/ NEW YORK July 26- Daily foreign exchange trading volume out of London reached $2.44 trillion in April, up 10 percent from the same month last year, thanks to increased turnover in sterling and the euro against the dollar, a semiannual survey by the Bank of England showed on Wednesday. In North America, however, daily currency volume fell in April from a year...

  • LONDON, July 26- Sterling edged down on Wednesday after data showed Britain's economy gathered only a little speed in the second quarter after almost stalling at the start of the year, pouring cold water on expectations for UK interest rate hikes in the coming months. But that figure is likely to cement expectations that the Bank of England will keep interest...

  • An Indian man counts US dollar notes as he poses for a picture at the local currency exchange shop in Mumbai.

    The dollar index edged up on Tuesday after falling to a 13-month low.

  • LONDON, July 25- Sterling steadied close to a one-week high just above $1.30 on Tuesday, with hopes for increasing political stability and an upbeat business survey lending support to the currency. Sterling hit as high as $1.3084 after the data, before easing back to trade slightly up on the day at $1.3033 by 1630 GMT. The pound recovered from its worst week against...

  • LONDON, July 25- Sterling steadied just above $1.30 on Tuesday, unable to break out against a broadly weaker dollar as worries over Brexit and the pace of UK economic growth swirl. "Overall the Cable rate has struggled to sustain rallies above $1.3000, weighed down by recent softer UK inflation readings and ongoing worry over the outlook," said LMAX Exchange...

  • LONDON, July 25- Sterling steadied just above $1.30 on Tuesday, unable to break out against a broadly weaker dollar as worries over Brexit and the pace of UK economic growth swirl. "Overall the Cable rate has struggled to sustain rallies above $1.3000, weighed down by recent softer UK inflation readings and ongoing worry over the outlook," said LMAX Exchange...

  • The dollar languished near a 13-month low against a basket of currencies on Tuesday.