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.
August 08th, 2014 at 14:08
Euro is a little bit higher today, logging gains against its major counterparts. However, many think that this is the result of profit-taking, and a bit of readjustment. Expectations are that the 18-nation currency will show weakness again next week, especially since there is plenty of reason for its weakness.
August 06th, 2014 at 14:20
Euro is heading lower today, thanks in large part to the disappointing economic data released earlier. Also impacting the euro is the geopolitical situation, which brings with it a great deal of uncertainty right now.
August 05th, 2014 at 13:18
The last week has been a bit humiliating for the UK pound, with persistent losses against major currencies. However, there appears to be some relief in sight for the embattled pound. The currency is gaining a little bit of ground today — at least against the euro.
August 04th, 2014 at 14:29
Euro is down pretty much across the board today, thanks in large part to the fact that many expect that the ECB will not be releasing any sort of euro-supportive message after its meeting later this week. Also weighing on the euro is the latest banking scandal in Portugal.
August 01st, 2014 at 17:33
The euro rallied against the US dollar with help of disappointing US non-farm payrolls. The currency also gained on the pound as data from Great Britain was not good either. Against the Japanese yen, the euro rallied intraday but gave away gains as of now.
August 01st, 2014 at 14:10
Sterling is heading lower today, dropping as the latest manufacturing growth data disappoints. The UK economy continues to struggle, and it doesn’t help much that the Bank of England has predicted slowing growth in the economy. Indeed, compared to some of its major counterparts, the slowdown is disappointing, and contributing to losses for the pound.
July 31st, 2014 at 14:06
Euro is trading mixed against its major counterparts again today. The 18-nation currency continues to struggle against the US dollar on policy divergence, but is managing to eke out gains against the pound and the yen today.
July 30th, 2014 at 13:45
Between German inflation and policy divergence with the United States, the eurozone is struggling — and the 18-nation currency that represents it is losing ground. Indeed, the euro has slipped below 1.3400, falling to a level not seen since last November.
July 29th, 2014 at 23:03
Macroeconomic data from Great Britain was positive today, but this did not help the pound. The currency was flat against some of its major counterparts, including the euro and the Japanese yen, and dropped versus the US dollar.