EUR/GBP — News Archive

Another Weekly Decline for Euro on Easing Bets

The euro experienced a very bad week, falling to the lowest level in almost a year against the US dollar, even though most other major currencies, including the Great Britain pound and the Japanese yen, were rallying versus the greenback.

Euro Heads for Another Weekly Decline

Even though the euro is a little higher against some of its major counterparts, the 18-nation currency is headed for a weekly decline. The latest economic data confirms that rises in consumer prices continue to slow.

Euro Struggles on Easing Expectations

Even though the euro is higher against some of its major counterparts, the 18-nation currency is struggling today. Euro has slipped lower against the US dollar, and is barely holding its own against the UK pound. Expectations that the ECB could ease policy further next week are weighing.

UK Pound Continues to Struggle

UK pound continues to struggle in Forex trading today, thanks in large part to the fact that the economic data isn’t holding up, and Bank of England policymakers don’t seem to be on the same page.

Euro Drops as Easing Bets Rise

Euro is heading lower today, thanks in large part to the fact that bets are on the rise related to the idea that the European Central Bank is likely to put into place more easing measures for the 18-nation currency.

UK Retail Sales Make Life Harder for Sterling Bulls

The Great Britain pound fell a bit today after retail sales missed forecasts, reinvigorating concerns about Britain’s economic growth. The losses were limited though, and the sterling managed to gain ground as the monetary policy outlook supported the currency.

BoE Minutes Contribute to Pound’s Strength

Monetary policy minutes of the latest Bank of England meeting revealed that two policy makers were in favor of raising interest rates. This caused the Great Britain pound to gain against its major counterparts.

Carney’s Comments Help Pound Gain Ground

The Great Britain pound rose today after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said over the weekend that the central bank may start raising interest rates before actual wage growth kicks in.

Euro Gains Ground Even After GDP Data

Even with the latest economic data out of the eurozone, the 18-nation currency is gaining ground today. Evidence that the eurozone economy has stalled, prompting concerns about a return to recession, hasn’t been enough to dampen the euro today.

UK Pound Remains Mixed Against Major Counterparts

UK pound is mixed today, thanks to a lot of thought being given to the latest data points, as well as to interest in possible outcomes for the future of the UK economy.

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