The Great Britain pound remained strong today as data showed that the construction sector shrank last month less than was predicted by analysts, giving hope that the UK economy is recovering.
May 01st, 2013 at 16:56
Euro is retaining its strength against the US dollar, even with concerns about Cyprus and rising unemployment. Worries about what’s next for the eurozone are being brushed off to some extent, while economic difficulties in the United States keep the dollar down.
April 30th, 2013 at 16:02
Euro is retaining its lead against major counterparts today, even though there are concerns about the eurozone economy. Economic news in other major economies has also been lackluster, so the euro has managed to retain some of its strength.
April 29th, 2013 at 15:24
Many are now expecting that the European Central Bank will cut its benchmark interest rate at its next meeting due to the latest confidence data out of the eurozone. Economic confidence continues to dwindle, and that could lead the ECB to cut rates in a stimulus effort.
April 26th, 2013 at 22:14
The euro ended the last trading day of this week higher against the US dollar, but lower versus the Japanese yen and the Great Britain pound as market participants speculated whether the European Central Bank will cut interest rates next week.
April 25th, 2013 at 21:50
The euro remained under pressure as continuously bad reports from Europe drive investors away from the region’s assets and make them question if the European Central Bank will act to help the failing economy.
April 25th, 2013 at 15:46
UK pound is getting a boost today, thanks to the latest economic data. Indications that the economy grew, rather than contracted, are helping the pound, as it might mean an end is in sight for the current quantitative easing program.
April 24th, 2013 at 21:09
The Great Britain pound rallied today as poor macroeconomic data from Europe increased the appeal of the UK currency as a safe haven against problems in the eurozone. The sterling trimmed its gains versus the euro as Britain’s retail sales unexpectedly fell.
April 24th, 2013 at 13:48
Euro is losing ground today, thanks to more disappointing economic data out of Germany, and across the eurozone. Euro is down against all of its major counterparts due to concerns about the faltering German economy, and its affect on the rest of the eurozone.
April 19th, 2013 at 19:15
Euro is steadying against the US dollar after an earlier spike on comments made by an ECB official. Euro is moderating its gains, but it is still heading higher against its major counterparts.