Today’s unemployment data from the United Kingdom was rather disappointing yet it did not hurt the Great Britain pound much. The currency held relatively well against its major counterparts, rallying versus the euro and the Japanese yen and staying flat versus the US dollar.
July 15th, 2015 at 18:29
July 14th, 2015 at 20:36
The Great Britain pound surged against its major rivals today after comments of the nation’s central bank head Mark Carney who spoke about higher interest rates. On the negative side, today’s economic data from the United Kingdom was somewhat soft.
July 10th, 2015 at 13:40
The Great Britain pound rallied today, getting help both from domestic macroeconomic reports and the positive general market sentiment. The currency jumped almost 2 percent against the Japanese yen.
July 09th, 2015 at 22:45
The Great Britain pound edged higher against the US dollar and the Japanese yen today after the Bank of England announced that it is leaving its monetary policy unchanged. The sterling’s gains versus the greenback were limited while the rally versus the yen was rather substantial.
July 03rd, 2015 at 20:47
The Great Britain pound dropped by the end of Friday’s trading following the rally earlier during the session. The rally was caused by the better-than-expected data about the UK services sector.
June 30th, 2015 at 12:03
The Great Britain pound edged a little lower against the US dollar and the Japanese yen but gained on the euro today after the release of macroeconomic data from the United Kingdom. The reports were mixed, providing no clear direction for the currency.
June 25th, 2015 at 10:33
The Great Britain pound was little changed against the US dollar and fell versus the Japanese yen today as data showed that retail sales slowed in the United Kingdom this month.
June 24th, 2015 at 10:34
The Great Britain pound gained on the US dollar and was little changed against the euro today. Moves were limited as traders waited for data from the United States and the resolution of the Greek situation.
June 19th, 2015 at 12:48
The Great Britain pound fell against the US dollar and was little changed versus the Japanese yen today even though the recent economic reports from the United Kingdom were positive and should have been supportive for the currency.
June 17th, 2015 at 9:55
The Great Britain pound leaped today after the fairly upbeat employment data from the United Kingdom. The sterling reached the strongest level since May 15 against the US dollar and the highest since September 2008 versus the Japanese yen.