EUR/GBP — News Archive

German, Eurozone Data Weigh on Euro

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.

UK Pound Sees Some Help From Economy

UK pound is seeing a little help today in Forex trading. While there is still a trend toward overall uncertainty that is keeping the pound down against currencies like the dollar and the yen, sterling is gaining ground against the euro again.

Euro Expected to Remain Lower

Euro is mostly lower today against its major counterparts, and is expected to remain weak for some time. The latest inflation figures are about to be released, and policymakers have already indicated their willingness to do what it takes to weaken the euro in the name of economic stimulus.

Euro Continues to Struggle Against Counterparts

Even though the euro has made up some lost ground recently, the 18-nation currency continues to struggle against some of its counterparts. Even with the euro catching up to the greenback, the US dollar is still expected to maintain the upper hand.

UK Pound Continues in Strength

UK pound continues to gain ground today against the euro and the dollar, thanks in large part to expectations for the future, and the fact that policy divergence with the eurozone remains expected. The Scottish independent vote gave sterling a boost that is carrying over to today.

Euro Economic Data Could Prompt More ECB Action

Even though the euro is holding some of its recent gains today, there are expectations that could change if the ECB has to take more action to try to stimulate the eurozone economy. The latest economic data isn’t all that encouraging, and the ECB might be under pressure to do more.

Referendum Week Turns Positive for Sterling

The Great Britain pound demonstrated solid performance this week as traders were betting on Scotland staying in the United Kingdom after the referendum about independence. Another important event this week was the Federal Reserve policy meeting that gave boost to the US dollar.

Euro Mostly Steady Following ZEW

Euro remains mostly steady following the latest ZEW report. Even though the ZEW showed a drop, the 18-nation currency didn’t follow suit. For now, it looks as though Forex traders are settling in to the current state of things.

Pound Continues to Struggle as Independence Vote Looms

The vote on Scottish independence is coming up on Thursday, and the pound continues to  struggle on uncertainty surrounding the outcome of the vote, as well as speculation about what might happen if the Scots really do vote to split off from the United Kingdom.

Weak Chinese Data Hits the Euro

Euro would have been weakening anyway, thanks to recent efforts from the ECB, but weak Chinese data is weighing on risk appetite, and the euro is down across the board.

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