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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: 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

Currencies: Dollar heads for first weekly loss in a month; yuan lifted by trade talks news

The U.S. dollar index sees a solid pullback on Friday, notably against the euro and the British pound, putting the gauge on track for a 0.2% loss this week—its worst performance in about a month, according to FactSet......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 17th, 2018

Lira Surges After Turkey Crushes Shorts, Imposes New US Sanctions, Denies Brunson Appeal For Release

In a day in which the dollar set new highs against all emerging market pairs and global risk was on the defensive, the Turkish Lira bucked the trend and extended its rapid rebound from record lows, after Turkish regulators imposed new "soft capital con.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeAug 15th, 2018

Stocks, emerging currencies, lick wounds as lira bounces for second day

Action from Turkey's central bank pushed the lira higher for a second day on Wednesday, helping European stocks and emerging currencies consolidate recent losses though the dollar stuck at 13-month highs kept up the pressure on world markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 15th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar slips, offers respite to emerging-market currencies including Turkey’s lira

The U.S. dollar gives back Monday’s gains and slipps, giving its main rival the euro reason to edge higher and letting the British pound take a breather......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 7th, 2018

Currencies: British pound at 11-month low versus dollar as Brexit fears flare up

The British pound slips to an 11-month low on Monday, on renewed fears of a hard Brexit in May 2019......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 6th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar struggles for direction despite ‘plenty of positive numbers’ in jobs report

Trades in the U.S. dollar were rather range-bound on Friday following the July jobs report, but struggled to eke out a clear direction......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 3rd, 2018

Currencies: British pound slumps as BOE adopts hawkish policy stance

The U.S. dollar strengthens across the board on Thursday, against the backdrop of an ailing British pound, which even a hawkish Bank of England couldn’t lift......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 2nd, 2018

Currencies: Dollar holds gains as trade worries rise, Fed stands pat

The U.S. dollar remains slightly stronger versus its rivals on Wednesday as the Federal Reserve affirms expectations for more rate increases in 2018 and trade war worries rise......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 1st, 2018

Currencies: Dollar dips after weaker-than-expected GDP

The U.S. dollar turns negative on Friday, giving up early gains in the wake of a report of second-quarter gross domestic product which underperformed lofty expectations, but underscored a buoyant economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar dips as traders after GDP is weaker than expected, but the hottest in 4 years

The U.S. dollar gives up earlier gains and turns negative on Friday, in the wake of a report of second-quarter gross domestic product which underperformed expectations, but still managed to underscore a buoyant economy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar strengthens ahead of GDP report

The U.S. dollar strengthened against a basket of its rivals on Friday, ahead of a highly anticipated GDP report, which is expected to show rapid U.S. economic expansion in the second quarter......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 27th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar sees biggest one-day drop in 3 weeks after Trump comments

Traders pummel the U.S. dollar after President Donald Trump accuses China and the European Union of currency and interest-rate manipulation that he says has put the U.S. at a disadvantage......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 20th, 2018

Earnings Scheduled For July 19, 2018

Companies Reporting Before The Bell Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) is expected to report quarterly earnings at $1.93 per share on revenue of $5.61 billion. PPG Industries, Inc. (NYSE: PPG) is projected to report .....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJul 19th, 2018