After struggling recently, the UK pound is gaining a little ground today. Recently released data is helping the sterling, especially as the economic divergence between the United Kingdom and the eurozone remains pronounced.
October 08th, 2014 at 13:08
While the euro was rising earlier today, the shared 18-nation currency has a hard time keeping its gains and was falling against the US dollar, though it trades near the opening level as of now. It is not surprising to see softness of the euro considering that fundamentals were playing against the currency of the eurozone.
October 07th, 2014 at 10:36
UK pound is heading higher against the euro today, even though it is down against its low-beta counterparts, the dollar and then yen. Economic divergence is one of the reasons that the pound is doing so well against the euro today.
October 06th, 2014 at 19:59
The euro climbed today even though the European macroeconomic indicators were rather unfavorable. The broad-based weakness of the US dollar was the major reason for the rally of the shared 18-nation currency.
October 06th, 2014 at 10:17
UK pound is struggling a bit against some of its major counterparts today, thanks largely to recent economic data. While the pound is higher against the dollar right now, it is down against the euro and the yen.
October 04th, 2014 at 18:25
It was another poor trading week for the euro, which fell for the 12th straight week and reached a new multi-year low against the US dollar. While the European Central Bank policy announcement provided moderate support for the shared 18-nation currency, employment data from the United States did not allow the euro to hold onto gains.
October 03rd, 2014 at 10:50
While the euro is maintaining its recent gains against some of its counterparts, the 18-nation currency is losing ground to the US dollar. Thanks to continued policy divergence and weaker gold prices, there is little to support the euro against the greenback.
October 02nd, 2014 at 13:12
The euro advanced today, rising against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, after the European Central Bank conducted its monthly policy meeting. The shared 18-nation currency also pared its previous losses versus the Japanese yen.
October 02nd, 2014 at 10:50
UK pound is heading lower right now, pulling back after earlier gains. Good economic data provided some support for the sterling, but now profit taking has taken its toll, and lower equities are weighing on the pound.
October 01st, 2014 at 10:50
Euro is seeing more weakness today, and that’s not surprising, given the latest economic data out of the eurozone. Also not helping matters is the fact that the latest data out of Germany is disappointing as well. With the eurozone economy continuing to flounder, the more likely it is that ECB will take increasingly drastic steps to try to stimulate the situation.