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Currencies: Pound surges on customs union report; dollar hovers at 2018 highs

The pound jumped Thursday after a report that the U.K. government plans to stay in a customs union and avoid a hard border with Ireland......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Currencies: Brexit deal talk sends pound climbing against dollar

The pound kicked off a new week on a stronger note, buoyed by fresh reports that Prime Minister Theresa May has secured a deal that will keep all of the U.K. in a customs union......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 5th, 2018

Emerging Markets Report: Why it may be time to shine for emerging-market currencies in 2019

Emerging-market investors had no place to hide in 2018. From trade spats, to rising U.S. interest rates and a strong U.S. dollar, the deck seemed stacked against them. Here’s how that could result in a bullish turn next year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 19th, 2018

Currencies: Sterling under pressure amid new attacks on May’s Brexit deal

Not a day goes by that the Brexit story doesn’t keep sterling traders on their toes, with the British pound-U.S. dollar pair slipping Tuesday, amid new voices criticizing U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May’s plan for abandoning the European Union......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 27th, 2018

Pound surges against dollar on report of Brexit banks deal breakthrough

The British pound was soaring against the U.S. dollar on Thursday after a report that the U.K. has reached a post-Brexit deal for the financial s.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

Currencies: Pound soars on fresh optimism over a potential Brexit breakthrough

The pound, known as sterling, is sharply higher after a report that a deal could be in the works for U.K. banks to keep operating in the European Union after Brexit kicks in......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 1st, 2018

Currencies: British pound rallies after wage data, dollar traders await Treasury report

Major currencies like the U.S. dollar and the euro were muted early Tuesday, while the British pound led developed market gainers on the back of supportive wage data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 16th, 2018

Currencies: Pound trades higher against dollar, euro as EU talks compromise ‘Brexit’ deal

The British pound gains against its major rivals on Wednesday as currency traders focus on progress in talks between the U.K. and the European Union, as the country attempts to exit from the trading bloc with a trade pact arrangement in tow......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Currencies: Pound edges higher against dollar, euro as EU talks compromise ‘Brexit’ deal

The British pound gains against its major rivals on Wednesday as currency traders focus on progress in talks between the U.K. and the European Union, as the country attempts to exit from the trading bloc with a trade pact arrangement in tow......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 10th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar bounces higher, but poised for worst week in a month

The U.S. dollar strengthens against its main rivals early Friday in New York, though the currency was still looking at an almost 1% weekly loss, while the British pound pulls back from its highs amid souring sentiment around Brexit negotiations......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 21st, 2018

British pound rallies as Barnier comments stir hopes for Brexit deal

The British pound surged versus the U.S. dollar on Monday following comments from European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier that a Brexit deal was possible within six to eight weeks, according to a Bloomberg report. The U......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 10th, 2018

Pound Surges After Barnier Says Brexit Deal "Realistic" In 6-8 Weeks

The British pound surged, the euro hit session highs and the dollar slumped following a comment from the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barn.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 10th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar hovers with weekly loss ahead of jobs report

The U.S. currency trades little changed versus major rivals Friday, leaving a closely followed dollar index in negative territory for the week as investors await August jobs data and weigh developments on the trade front......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 7th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar struggles to rebound after one 2018’s steepest weekly declines

A popular U.S. dollar index edges slightly higher early Monday in New York, as the euro and British pound soften, leaving the currency gauge on track to strengthen after one of its worst weekly declines of 2018......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 27th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar remains lower after jobs report, hovers vs. yuan as China tariffs kick in

The dollar index holds lower early Friday, with most major rivals strengthening against the buck, after June data showed a stronger-than-expected rise in nonfarm payrolls as investors monitored the escalation of the U.S.-China trade skirmish......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 6th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar pulls back from 2018 high after fresh tariff threats, dovish Fed minutes

The greenback falls after the Trump administration said it’s investigating whether to slap import tariffs on cars, while the Turkish lira resumes its selloff despite central bank action and the British pound climbs after upbeat data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar pulls back from 2018 high as traders eye threat of fresh tariffs

The greenback is falling after the Trump administration said it’s investigating whether to slap import tariffs on cars, while the Turkish lira has resumed its selloff despite central bank action and the pound is climbing after upbeat data......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold ends with a gain, a day after touching its worst level of 2018

Gold prices end with a gain Tuesday as the dollar pulls back from multi-month highs, but the precious metal still hovers near the lowest levels of the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold prices tick up from worst levels of 2018

Gold futures prices firmed slightly Tuesday as the dollar pulled back from multi-month highs, but the precious metal still hovers near the lowest levels of the year......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

Currencies: Dollar index hovers near 2018 high as euro weakens, Treasury rates retain buoyancy

A closely followed U.S. dollar index registers further gains on Thursday, hovering around a 2018 peak, as its most influential component, the euro, softens on local geopolitical headwinds and as key government bond yield remained at a seven-year high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Pound jumps on report U.K. will stay in customs union beyond 2021

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Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018