EUR/GBP — News Archive

Euro Regains Upper Hand in Currency Trading

Euro is getting some help in forex trading today, heading higher against its major counterparts in something of a correction. However, it’s uncertain how long the current good news will last.

Week of ECB — Week of Suffering for Euro

The euro plunged against the majority of most-traded currencies this week after the European Central Bank expanded its monetary stimulus. There was another currency that suffered from its central bank’s policy decision — the Canadian dollar, which was even weaker than the euro.

GBP Highest Since 2008 vs. EUR, Weakest Since 2013 vs. USD

The euro jumped to the highest level since February 2008 against the euro today with the help of surprisingly good retail sales in the United Kingdom as well as yesterday’s monetary policy announcement from the European Central Bank. At the same time, the sterling dropped to the lowest level since July 2013 versus the US dollar.

Pound Drops as BoE Minutes Show Unanimous Vote

The Great Britain pound sank today after the Bank of England released minutes of its latest policy meeting, revealing that voting for stable interest rates was unanimous.

Euro drops on ECB bond purchase expectations

Euro continues to lose ground against the dollar and the pound as expectations of a bond purchase program become stronger. Many expect more quantitative easing from the European Central Bank, and that is weighing on the 19-nation currency.

Inflation Figures Send Pound Lower

Disappointing inflation figures are causing some trouble for the pound today. Sterling is lower against the dollar, and, while recovering against the euro and yen, is still trading somewhat choppily against other currencies.

QE Speculation Weighs on Euro

Euro is once again struggling, thanks in large part to speculation that policymakers are moving toward full scale quantitative easing. The announcement could come later this month, and many Forex traders are anticipating it.

Euro Continues to Drop on Future Expectations

Euro continues its downward slide against major currencies as future expectations weigh on the 19-nation currency. Concerns about the economy are paramount, and many expect the ECB to announce another round of easing at its next meeting.

Euro Continues to Struggle

Euro continues to struggle today, although it is off recent lows. Concerns about the eurozone, as well as continued low oil prices are weighing on the 19-nation currency region.

Stocks, Greek Elections Don’t Bring Euro Down

Euro is a little bit rattled today, but not enough to be seeing losses to its major counterparts yet. Between lower stocks across the eurozone, and concerns about the outcome of Greek elections, many expected the 18-nation currency to be doing worse today.

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