UK pound is struggling a bit against some of its major counterparts today, thanks largely to recent economic data. While the pound is higher against the dollar right now, it is down against the euro and the yen.
October 04th, 2014 at 18:25
It was another poor trading week for the euro, which fell for the 12th straight week and reached a new multi-year low against the US dollar. While the European Central Bank policy announcement provided moderate support for the shared 18-nation currency, employment data from the United States did not allow the euro to hold onto gains.
October 03rd, 2014 at 10:50
While the euro is maintaining its recent gains against some of its counterparts, the 18-nation currency is losing ground to the US dollar. Thanks to continued policy divergence and weaker gold prices, there is little to support the euro against the greenback.
October 02nd, 2014 at 13:12
The euro advanced today, rising against the US dollar and the Great Britain pound, after the European Central Bank conducted its monthly policy meeting. The shared 18-nation currency also pared its previous losses versus the Japanese yen.
October 02nd, 2014 at 10:50
UK pound is heading lower right now, pulling back after earlier gains. Good economic data provided some support for the sterling, but now profit taking has taken its toll, and lower equities are weighing on the pound.
October 01st, 2014 at 10:50
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.
September 30th, 2014 at 10:26
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.
September 29th, 2014 at 10:27
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.
September 24th, 2014 at 10:46
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.
September 24th, 2014 at 10:21
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.