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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) Rate Knocked by Strong US Growth Report

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Rate Knocked by Strong US Growth Report Speculation that the Federal Reserve could still hike US interest rates again this year returned today, pushing the Pound Sterling to US Dollar.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 28th, 2019

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

Ericsson shares hit four-year high after profit tops forecasts for fifth quarter

Ericsson posted a first-quarter profit on Wednesday that swept past forecasts due to strong growth in North America and cost cuts, spurring the telecom equipment maker to boost its full-year outlook for the global networks market......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 17th, 2019

Currencies: Dollar gains slightly against sterling, euro

The U.S. dollar strengthens slightly against its major rivals on Tuesday — notably the British pound and the euro — with gains for a popular measure of the currency temporarily gaining loft after a U.S. economic report......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 16th, 2019

IMF cuts growth outlook

The International Monetary Fund cut its global economic growth forecasts for 2019. As Fred Katayama reports, it blamed U.S.-China trade tensions and Britain's messy divorce from the E.U., among other things......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersApr 9th, 2019

WTO says global trade slowed in fourth quarter, cuts forecasts

World trade shrank by 0.3 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018 and is likely to grow by 2.6 percent this year, slower than 3.0 percent growth in 2018 and below a previous forecast of 3.7 percent, the World Trade Organization said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 2nd, 2019

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Plunges as Macron Warns of N0-Deal Brexit Risk

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Plunges as Macron Warns of N0-Deal Brexit Risk Comments from French President Emmanuel Macron prompted the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate to lose further ground this after.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 21st, 2019

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) UK Parliament votes to reject a no-deal Brexit

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) UK Parliament votes to reject a no-deal Brexit Pound Sterling is the best performing major currency in mid-week trade with markets holding the view a solution to the current chronic Brexit unc.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 13th, 2019

Europe shares claw higher as investors hope UK rejects no-deal Brexit

European shares ticked up on Wednesday, shrugging off mounting concerns over world growth amid optimism that British lawmakers were set to rule out a no-deal Brexit - hopes that also helped the British pound rally by half a percentage point......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

Equity markets stymied by signs of slowdown, Brexit chaos

World shares slipped on Wednesday after two days of gains amid mounting concern over world growth and trade, though the British pound rallied half a percent on optimism that lawmakers were set to rule out a no-deal Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 13th, 2019

Delay to Brexit good for British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) in short-term

Delay to Brexit good for British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) in short-term Pound Sterling is rising on the back of moves by government to ensure parliament is able to say whether they wa.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 27th, 2019

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Path of least resistance for Sterling is higher

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) Path of least resistance for Sterling is higher The Labour Party have announced that if they cannot get a ‘Labour Brexit’ through the House of Commons, they’ll move to a prom.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsFeb 26th, 2019

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