EUR/GBP — News Archive

Euro regains ground, but not for long

Euro is gaining a little ground today, heading higher thanks to some improved data, and better risk appetite. However, the euro’s new found gains are likely to be short lived, since the 18-nation currency remains on shaky ground.

Euro Falls Despite Positive Data from Germany

The euro dipped on Friday, falling to a new multi-year low versus the US dollar, even though economic data from Germany was fairly positive. As the majority of most-traded currencies, the euro gained on the yen after the Bank of Japan maintained its exceptional monetary stimulus.

UK Pound Loses Ground After Confidence Report

After a good day yesterday, the UK pound is losing ground today. The latest consumer confidence report has been released and morale is down, brining the sterling down with it.

Euro Continues to Drop on Expectations of More Easing

There are expectations of more easing early in the coming year, and that is sending the euro lower today. Expectations that the ECB will have to take more steps to support the eurozone economy are being priced into the market right now.

GBP Gains vs. EUR & JPY After BoE Minutes & Employment Data

The Great Britain pound dropped against the US dollar today but rose versus the euro and the Japanese yen. The minutes of the latest central bank’s policy meeting revealed that some policy makers want to raise interest rates. UK employment data was good, supporting the currency.

Euro’s Performance Resumes Downward Trend

Earlier, the euro saw some gains against its major counterparts. Right now, though, the euro is resuming its downward trend, losing ground to most of its major counterparts. Concern about the euro, and policy divergence, are weighing on the 18-nation currency.

Pound Mixed Following Poor Economic Data

The Great Britain pound was mixed today following yesterday’s surprisingly strong performance. The sterling was resilient during the previous trading session even though macroeconomic data from the United Kingdom was disappointing.

Euro Mostly Lower Against Major Counterparts on Greece

Euro is mostly lower against its major counterparts today, thanks to expectations of future weakness, along with another drop in gold prices. One of the biggest reasons that euro weakness is becoming an issue again is the fact that there are rumblings in Greece. And, of course, it doesn’t help that risk appetite is once again becoming an issue.

UK Pound Gains Some Ground

It’s been a bit of a rough go for the UK pound recently, but the sterling is currently gaining some ground on the Forex market. While trading mixed today, sterling is a little higher against the euro and the US dollar.

Euro Gets a Temporary Boost

Euro is heading higher today, gaining ground against most of its major counterparts, as commodities gain and as Forex traders consolidate previous positions.

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