The Great Britain pound extended its move upward today, rising to the highest level since November against the US dollar and gaining versus the Japanese yen. Today’s economic data was supportive for the currency while yesterday’s news was not so much.
House Prices — News Archive
April 29th, 2015 at 17:47
The Great Britain pound rallied today, reaching the strongest level in a month versus the US dollar, as macroeconomic data from the United Kingdom was relatively positive. The softness of the US currency added to the upside momentum of the sterling.
April 10th, 2015 at 2:04
The Great Britain pound sank yesterday after the Bank of England made no changes to its monetary policy and UK economic data came out mixed. While the sterling erased its losses versus the euro today, the currency retained its weakness versus the US dollar and the Japanese yen.
March 05th, 2015 at 14:01
The Bank of England provided no surprise to the Forex market at today’s meeting, keeping its monetary policy unchanged. The Great Britain pound gained on the Japanese yen after the news but was unable to beat the US dollar.
February 12th, 2015 at 17:54
The New Zealand dollar was surprisingly strong during the current trading session even though macroeconomic news from the South Pacific nation was not good at all today.
February 10th, 2015 at 13:33
The Australian dollar continued to rally against the Japanese yen today following yesterday’s gains but fell against other major currencies including the US dollar. News from Australia itself was good but reports from China were disappointing.
January 29th, 2015 at 13:16
The Great Britain pound was mixed after today’s economic data from the United Kingdom. The currency was stable against the US dollar, fell versus the euro and rose versus the Japanese yen.
January 08th, 2015 at 16:46
The Great Britain pound rallied today following a positive report about house prices and the monetary policy decision made by the Bank of England. The currency dropped to the lowest level since July 2013 against the US dollar intraday but bounced to the opening level as of now.
December 30th, 2014 at 12:07
The Great Britain pound gained today against the US dollar on the back of relatively positive housing data. Gains were limited though, and the currency dropped versus the Japanese yen.
December 15th, 2014 at 12:08
The Great Britain pound declined today as house prices demonstrated a record drop this month. The unfavorable data added to concerns that Britain’s economic recovery is struggling.