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British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) BoE cuts growth forecasts but Sterling re-traces the sell-off

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) BoE cuts growth forecasts but Sterling re-traces the sell-off A tough week for trying to value Sterling looking forward with a mildly dovish Bank of England Report having only a short-term negative effect on GBP, wh.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 11th, 2019

Asian shares subdued as global bond sell-off eases; sterling rises

Asian shares barely moved on Wednesday after world stocks hit eight-week lows the previous day on worries about global economic growth, although the British pound stayed firm on hopes for a Brexit deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 10th, 2018

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) bears remain in control

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) bears remain in control The Pound-to-Dollar rate fell to fresh lows of 1.2777 on Friday after solid growth data lifted the greenback while Sterling remained.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsOct 28th, 2018

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Inflation and growth forecasts raised

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Inflation and growth forecasts raised The Bank of England has surprised foreign exchange markets by voting 9-0 to raise interest rates to 0.75% on Thursday, August 02. This would be only the.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 2nd, 2018

London Markets: FTSE 100 rises, pound slides after Bank of England cuts growth outlook

Blue-chip stocks in the U.K. moved higher Thursday, extending gains as the pound slumped after the Bank of England cut its outlook for British inflation and economic growth......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

UK: pound upbeat on Brexit hopes, finances

Sterling rose on Thursday before losing some gains after British finance minister Philip Hammond said that Bre.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 21st, 2019

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) pushes lower

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) pushes lower The GBP/USD price has created a new lower low in its current downtrend, as the dollar strength hurt sterling hard yesterday and h.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 14th, 2019

British pound slips as Bank of England leaves rates unchanged, cites global growth and Brexit uncertainties in policy update

The British pound dropped on Thursday following the Bank of England's first monetary policy u.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 7th, 2019

BOJ cuts inflation view, keeps stimulus as risks to economy heighten

The Bank of Japan cut its inflation forecasts on Wednesday and warned of rising risks to the economy from faltering global demand, further pushing back policymakers' years-long efforts to foster durable growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 23rd, 2019

IMF cuts global growth outlook, cites trade war and weak Europe

The International Monetary Fund on Monday cut its world economic growth forecasts for 2019 and 2020, due to weakness in Europe and some emerging markets, and said failure to resolve trade tensions could further destabilize a slowing global economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 21st, 2019

Market Extra: Why sterling rallied to a roughly 2-month high with no fresh Brexit developments

How, when and if Brexit will get done is still uncertain. Yet, the British pound rallied on Thursday. It appears, in the absence of anything better, no news is good news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2019

Sterling up after May wins confidence vote; stocks climb

Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by sharply higher U.S. bank shares after strong earnings, while the pound was up after British Prime Minister Theresa May's government won a confidence vote in parliament......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2019

Sterling up after of May wins confidence vote; stocks climb

Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by sharply higher U.S. bank shares after strong earnings, while the pound was up after British Prime Minister Theresa May's government won a confidence vote in parliament......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2019

World stocks rise; sterling up ahead of May vote

Major world stock indexes rose on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 supported by gains in U.S. bank stocks after strong earnings, while the pound edged up ahead of a no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May's government......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 16th, 2019

Pound jumps as Brexit vote fails; stocks rise on China hopes

Sterling rebounded from the day's lows on Tuesday after British lawmakers defeated Prime Minister Theresa May's deal on withdrawing from the European Union, and major world stock markets climbed on hopes of more stimulus for China's economy......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 15th, 2019

China shares prop-up Asia on stimulus hopes, sterling braces for Brexit plan

Asian stocks pulled ahead on Tuesday, led by a bounce in Chinese shares as Beijing signaled more supportive measures to stabilize a slowing economy, while the British pound braced for a showdown in parliament over the government's Brexit plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2019

Asian shares on defensive, sterling braces for Brexit vote

Asian shares were on back foot on Tuesday as an unexpected drop in China's exports heightened worries about the global economy while the British pound braced for a showdown in parliament over the government's Brexit plan......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 14th, 2019

Currencies: Dollar stages modest recovery; sterling slides with 80 days left until Brexit

The U.S. dollar stages a modest recovery on Tuesday — its first since some dovish Fed speak last week — while traders of the British pound focus on the Brexit deadline that is only 80 days away......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2019

Currencies: Euro climbs sharply against sluggish dollar; sterling gains as Brexit vote looms

The U.S. dollar’s rivals reap the benefits of a weak buck on Monday, with both the euro and the British pound gaining......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 7th, 2019

Oil drops on oversupply, equities sell-off

Oil prices fell on Tuesday after reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record U.S. and Russian output combined with a sharp sell-off in stock markets as the outlook for global growth deteriorated......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2018

ECB Cuts Growth Forecasts as It Ends Bond-Buying Program

The European Central Bank cut its economic growth forecasts Thursday, highlighting the risks confronting Europe’s economy even as it ended its massive four-year stimulus program......»»

Category: topSource: wsjDec 14th, 2018