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.
September 19th, 2014 at 12:08
The Great Britain pound wiped out its earlier gains after the results of a referendum showed that people of Scotland decided to remain in the United Kingdom. The currency was rising previously as traders were counting exactly on this outcome.
September 19th, 2014 at 2:17
The Great Britain pound demonstrated solid gains at the previous trading session as well as at the current session, though retreated a bit from today’s highs. The currency was lifted by speculations that Scotland will remain a part of the United Kingdom after yesterday’s referendum.
September 16th, 2014 at 10:31
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.
September 11th, 2014 at 10:43
UK pound is seeing slight gains today, perhaps in correction for recent difficulties, which are the result of concerns over what’s next for Scotland. Even though the sterling is higher, the gains are precarious, as the Scottish independence vote injects uncertainty into the situation.
September 10th, 2014 at 4:42
The Great Britain pound ticked up today but remained under pressure from the upcoming referendum about Scotland’s independence and the monetary policy outlook that is not particularly supportive for the currency.
September 08th, 2014 at 10:51
UK pound is lower today, thanks in large part to the latest poll on Scottish independence. The latest numbers indicate that those favoring a split from the United Kingdom have pulled ahead of those opposed to the split. The idea that the United Kingdom is falling apart is one that is weighing on the pound today.
September 05th, 2014 at 10:45
Canadian dollar is trading mixed today, looking for solid direction as the dust from this week settles. The Bank of Canada kept things steady, but elsewhere, there is plenty of turmoil.
September 04th, 2014 at 14:32
The Great Britain pound experienced weakness today but halted its decline and attempted to gain ground after the Bank of England decided to keep its monetary policy unchanged.
September 04th, 2014 at 10:48
US dollar is mostly higher today, thanks in large part to policy expectations. Many expect the Federal Reserve to start tightening soon, and that is leading to gains for the greenback.