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Currencies: Dollar extends slide to November lows; pound recovers from mini ‘flash crash’

The U.S. dollar falls on Friday, dropping to its lowest level since November, against its main rivals as it extended its weakness stemming from political uncertainty emanating out of Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 19th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar extends slide to November lows; pound recovers from flash crash

The U.S. dollar falls on Friday, dropping to its lowest level since November, against its main rivals as it extended its weakness stemming from political uncertainty emanating out of Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 19th, 2017

Currencies: Pound retakes $1.30 level after flash crash; dollar meanders lower

The British pound jumps back above $1.30 after sliding to a low of $1.2888 in a mini ‘flash crash’ late on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 19th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar extends gains against pound, but softens against euro

The U.S. dollar strengthens slightly against the pound, as the British currency sold off sharply, extending its fall to fresh multidecade lows, while it softens against the euro......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2016

Currencies: Sterling remains weak after flash crash; dollar waits for U.S. jobs data

The pound remains vulnerable after hitting a 31-year low in Asia. Analysts blame a fat finger trade for the move......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 7th, 2016

Gold Erases Flash-Crash Losses As Dollar, Bond Yields Slide After Dismal ISM Data

When even the 'soft&#.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 3rd, 2017

Gold Rebounds From Overnight Mini-Flash-Crash

Around 4amET, someone decided it was the perfect time to dump around half a billion dollar.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 19th, 2017

Amazon stock flash crashes and then quickly recovers

Amazon's stock dropped sharply and suddenly in a mini-flash crash on Friday during a broader downturn in tech stocks. The online giant's stock tanked all within the minute of 2:50 p.m, accordi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 9th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar rises, pound hits 7-week low as U.K. faces ‘hung parliament’

The pound is trading at seven-week lows as the U.K. election result surprised after the Conservatives lost their majority in parliament. The dollar is firmer across the board......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 9th, 2017

Currencies: Dollar rises, pound hits 7-week low as U.K. heads for ‘hung parliament’

The pound is trading at seven-week lows as the U.K. election result surprised after the Conservatives lost their majority in parliament. The dollar is firmer across the board......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 9th, 2017

Pound rebounds to $1.30 after mini "flash crash"

This is a Real-time headline. These are breaking news, delivered the minute it happens, delivered ticker-tape style. Visit www.marketwatch.com or the quote page for more information about this breaking news......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 19th, 2017

Sterling Tumbles

The pound fell by as much as 1.6% this morning, breaching the 1.20 to the dollar level for the first time since last October’s flash crash. To be sure, some of it is due to a lack of liquidity as the.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseJan 15th, 2017

Currencies: Pound hits multiweek lows on fresh Brexit worries, as dollar continues to rise

The dollar is up as the week starts, while the British pound is under pressure after comments by U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May fueled concerns of a hard exit by the country from the EU......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 9th, 2017

"Panicked" Citi Trader "Who Fired Off Repeated Sell Orders" Behind Pound Flash Crash

In what may be the latest example of unintended irony, shortly after the October 7 pound sterling flash crash, which saw the UK currency plunge by more than 9% against the dollar, falling from $1.26 to $1.14, in about 40 seconds - a historic flash crash i.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 7th, 2016

BNP Paribas Backs Resurgent Pound Amid “Very Cheap” Valuation

The pound sterling surged nearly 5% against the euro in November, its highest monthly rise against the combined currency since 2009. It also has held firm against a surging dollar, while major world currencies have slid since Republican Donald Trump’s .....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkDec 2nd, 2016

Currencies: Dollar extends rise against yen, euro as rate increase seen as a certainty

The dollar advances against the yen, euro and pound on Tuesday, supported by a near certainty of rate increase by the Federal Reserve in December......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 22nd, 2016

Currencies: Dollar extends gains as pound stumbles suddenly

A key gauge of the dollar’s value against a basket of its biggest rivals touched its highest level in nine months on Tuesday as the British pound sold off sharply......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 25th, 2016

Currencies: Brexit-tainted British pound leads list of decliners against dollar

The pound is down nearly 2% against the dollar on Tuesday, accelerating a recent downward trend that has taken the currency to multidecade lows......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 11th, 2016

GBP/USD – Pound Slide Continues as Markets Jittery After Flash Crash

GBP/USD has resumed its downward slide on Monday. The pair has posted considerable losses and is trading at the 1.24 line in the North American session. On the release front, it’s a very quiet start to the week, as US markets are closed for Columbus.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulseOct 10th, 2016

Bank of England Needed to Plan Ahead of Time to Avert Pound Flash Crash (Video)

By EconMatters Governmental Authorities may want to weaken their currencies, but they have to do this in an orderly fashion over time, in order to avoid flash crash scenarios, they need to identify key areas to backstop their currency market ahead of .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 8th, 2016

Flash Crash British Pound & Unemployment Today, The Corn & Ethanol Report 10/07/16

As we await the Monthly jobs number or lack thereof we had the British Sterling plunge to lows not seen since 1985 when there was a mining industry strike and the Chicago Bears were Super Bowl bound. There were no usual suspects as to why the currency tan.....»»

Category: optionsSource: insidefuturesOct 7th, 2016