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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 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

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 17th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar checks second weekly gain in a row as global tensions take a breather

The U.S. dollar strengthens against most of its main rivals Friday in New York, as a popular gauge of the currency hits a fresh 2018 high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar touches fresh 2018 high as global tensions take a breather

The U.S. dollar strengthens against most of its main rivals Friday in New York, as a popular gauge of the currency hits a fresh 2018 high......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 25th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar slips, havens rally as Trump nixes North Korea summit

The U.S. dollar steepened its declined on Thursday, pulling back from a 2018 high, after President Donald Trump canceled next month’s North Korea summit and potential import tariffs on cars brought up renewed fears over trade-wars......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 24th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar holds modest losses as Trump casts doubt on North Korea summit

The U.S. dollar remained under modest pressure as the Tuesday session went on, even as its major rivals, the euro and the British pound also retreated......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

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Category: personnelSource: nytMay 22nd, 2018

Currencies: Dollar under pressure as Bank of England rate-hike comments lift pound

The dollar pulls back for a second session Tuesday, with a strong pound crimping the buck’s ascent......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

Currencies: Selling pressure stays on dollar as pound climbs on BOE rate-hike comments

The dollar pulls back for a second session Tuesday, with a strong pound crimping the buck’s ascent......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 22nd, 2018

London Markets: U.K. stocks at 4-month high as government opens up for customs union after Brexit

U.K. stocks rose for a third straight session on Thursday, as traders largely ignored a rally in the pound and instead welcomed reports that Britain plans to stay in the customs union after Brexit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 17th, 2018

Britain to tell Brussels it"s willing to stay in customs union: report

Britain will tell the European Union it is prepared to stay in the customs union beyond 2021, The Daily Telegraph reported, without attribution. The U.K. is trying to avoid a so-called hard border with Irela.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar index hits 2018 high, havens yen and Swiss also rise

The leading U.S. dollar index carved out another 2018 high Wednesday as geopolitics came back into focus and drove currencies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar index hits 2018 high, while haven yen, Swiss franc also rise

The leading dollar index carved out another fresh 2018 high Wednesday as interest-rate differentials continued to hold up the U.S. unit......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 16th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar rises a second day as trade talks, retail data take center stage

The dollar is boosted by hopes a trade war between the U.S. and China can be averted and as traders look ahead to a report on retail sales......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 15th, 2018

Economic Report: Mortgage rates hold near 2018 highs in a ‘nirvana’ moment for housing, Freddie Mac says

Rates for home loans were essentially unchanged in the May 10 week, according to a survey released Thursday by Freddie Mac that pointed to little momentum for rates one way or the other......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018

Currencies: Dollar edges back for second day, with U.S. inflation data on deck

The U.S. dollar edged back Thursday as the British pound strengthened before the Bank of England unveils its latest rate decision. Data on U.S. consumer price inflation for April is due......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 10th, 2018