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Pound steady ahead of lawmakers vote on Brexit

Pound steady ahead of lawmakers vote on Brexit

Sterling was virtually unchanged versus the dollar and the euro on Monday before a debate in parliament that could lead to huge dissatisfaction within British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative MPs over her Brexit White Paper.


July 16, 2018
European stocks advance despite weak China's data
European stocks advance despite weak China's data

Solid industrials and pharma sectors pushed European stocks higher on Monday while data showing slowdown in the Chinese economy capped the...

July 13, 2018
European stocks on track for second week of gains
European stocks on track for second week of gains

European stock climbed in early trading on Friday, on course for a second straight week of gains as concerns of a full-blown trade war eased and...

Pound dips following Trump's comments
Pound dips following Trump's comments

The pound lost half a percent, edging to a 1-1/2 week trough on Friday, as a broadly strong dollar and comments by President Donald Trump that...

Euro drops as trade war supports dollar
Euro drops as trade war supports dollar

The euro slumped to an eight-day trough on Friday as U.S. inflation data triggered interest rate anticipations and an easing in trade row between...

July 12, 2018
Pound climbs ahead of Brexit white paper
Pound climbs ahead of Brexit white paper

Sterling gained on Thursday as investors believed that a long-awaited Brexit blueprint could help restart talks on trade relations between the...

European shares edge up, shrugging off trade spat concerns
European shares edge up, shrugging off trade spat concerns

European shares climbed on Thursday, recovering slightly after the previous session's selling that came on rising worries over a global trade war.

July 11, 2018
Pound inches lower, BoE comments in focus
Pound inches lower, BoE comments in focus

Sterling inched down from $1.33 on Wednesday as traders digested the latest resignations of two key ministers and the possible impact on Prime...

European stocks slip as Sino-U.S trade tensions rise
European stocks slip as Sino-U.S trade tensions rise

European shares dropped in morning deals on Wednesday as a deepened U.S.-China trade row looked set to break a six-day streak of gains.

July 10, 2018
European stocks gain for 6th session, earnings season in focus
European stocks gain for 6th session, earnings season in focus

European stocks surged on Tuesday as traders turned their attention from worrying about a global trade dispute to focusing on a corporate earnings...

Sterling remains under pressure amid political crisis
Sterling remains under pressure amid political crisis

Resignation of two of UK Prime Minister's key ministers in one day - Brexit Secretary David Davis and foreign secretary Boris Johnson -...

July 9, 2018
Gold moves towards strongest levels in 2 weeks as dollar slips
Gold moves towards strongest levels in 2 weeks as dollar slips

Gold futures prices rose in early trading on Monday, on course to reach its highest level in almost two weeks, as the dollar dropped.

Euro on track to four-week peak as yuan firmness supports risk sentiment
Euro on track to four-week peak as yuan firmness supports risk sentiment

The Chinese yuan recovered and the euro edged up to its top since June 14 on Monday as traders bet on riskier assets after strong U.S. jobs data...

European stocks surge due to global optimism
European stocks surge due to global optimism

European stocks edged up in early trading on Monday following recent positive economic data in the U.S., shrugging off the escalation of the...

Sterling hit by Britain's politics
Sterling hit by Britain's politics

The pound fluctuated on Monday following the unexpected resignation of two key UK ministers after a major row with Theresa May over her Brexit plan.

July 6, 2018
Pound steady ahead of crucial Brexit meeting
Pound steady ahead of crucial Brexit meeting

The pound edged up on Friday ahead of a crucial meeting where Prime Minister Theresa May will gather her senior ministers for negotiations on...

European stocks firm, global trade war in focus
European stocks firm, global trade war in focus

European stocks rose in early trading on Friday as the trade row between the world's largest economies fueled with U.S. tariffs on $34 billion...

July 5, 2018
Pound supported by BOE comments but Brexit meeting caps gains
Pound supported by BOE comments but Brexit meeting caps gains

Sterling advanced to a seven-day peak on Thursday on revived hopes for on an interest rate increase in August, though worries over an important...

European stocks surge as U.S. tariff delay hopes support autos
European stocks surge as U.S. tariff delay hopes support autos

A solid increase across autos buoyed European stocks on Thursday, as hopes over an easing in U.S. trade policy pushed the sector, though investors...

Euro on track to three-week peak on solid German industry numbers
Euro on track to three-week peak on solid German industry numbers

The euro added half a percent to almost three-week top on Thursday after impressive German figures, though gains were limited on the eve of the...

July 4, 2018
Pound climbs as Britain's services data points to rate increase
Pound climbs as Britain's services data points to rate increase

Sterling advanced on Wednesday after a fresh data showing the UK’s dominant services sector gained momentum in June triggered anticipations...

European stocks dip as trade concerns hit tech sector
European stocks dip as trade concerns hit tech sector

European stocks edged lower on Wednesday as concerns over global trade war weighed on markets, with tech sector leading decline after a China's...

Euro inches up, yuan surges on extended trade concerns
Euro inches up, yuan surges on extended trade concerns

The euro advanced versus the dollar on Wednesday but the gains were capped by trade war worries, which kept many traders cautious.

July 3, 2018
Pound steady after strong UK construction data
Pound steady after strong UK construction data

Sterling gained on Tuesday as a recovery in risk appetite underpinned the currency after a fresh data showed Britain’s construction industry...

European stocks climb following deal on Germany's migration policy
European stocks climb following deal on Germany's migration policy

European stocks advanced on Tuesday after Germany's government reached an agreement on migration, though traders remained worried that a U.S....

July 2, 2018
Sterling wobbles despite steady manufacturing growth
Sterling wobbles despite steady manufacturing growth

The pound traded near an eight-month trough versus the dollar on Monday, shrugging off solid manufacturing sector figures as traders remained...

European stocks slide as trade concerns and German politics weigh
European stocks slide as trade concerns and German politics weigh

European stocks dipped in early trading on Monday as concerns over global trade relations and Germany's political uncertainty hurt sentiment.

Dollar’s part in currency reserves continues to lessen
Dollar’s part in currency reserves continues to lessen

Reported to the IMF currency reserves showed slump of the dollar share in the year’s January-March period, marking a record low of four...

June 29, 2018
Pound rises on revised UK GDP figures
Pound rises on revised UK GDP figures

Sterling jumped unexpectedly on Friday following an impressive revision to UK’s first quarter economic growth raised anticipations of the...

European shares jump as trade concerns ease
European shares jump as trade concerns ease

European stocks rose sharply in morning deals, following the rise across Asian markets which recovered from nine-month weak point as China unveiled...

Euro leaps after EU leaders reach agreement on migration
Euro leaps after EU leaders reach agreement on migration

The euro soared more than a half cent on Friday after EU leaders reached a crucial deal on steps to regulate migration, a difficult issue that has...

June 28, 2018
FCA looks into possible insider trading at Carillion
FCA looks into possible insider trading at Carillion

The Financial Conduct Authority has disclosed that it started an inquiry into allegations of rigged trading at Carillion ahead of its dramatic...

Pound falls to fresh 7 1/2 month weak point amid Brexit talks
Pound falls to fresh 7 1/2 month weak point amid Brexit talks

Sterling dropped to its weakest level since mid-November on Thursday as traders remained worried over a Brexit deal ahead of a crucial EU summit in...

European stocks slide ahead of EU summit
European stocks slide ahead of EU summit

European stocks declined due to trade and political worries on Thursday ahead of a crucial European Union summit after investors enjoyed a brief...

June 27, 2018
Pound drops on clouded rate-hike outlook
Pound drops on clouded rate-hike outlook

Sterling slipped to an 11-day trough against the euro on Wednesday as investors awaited a speech by the Bank of England’s governor, hoping...

Euro climbs as trade war concerns hit dollar
Euro climbs as trade war concerns hit dollar

The euro recovered on Wednesday as worries over a rising trade tensions hurt the dollar, while investors said markets needed clearness on a...

June 26, 2018
Gold slips to 6-month weak point as dollar advances
Gold slips to 6-month weak point as dollar advances

Gold prices scaled their weakest level in more than half a year on Tuesday, with the yellow metal hit by a broadly firmer dollar.

Pound slides following dovish remarks from Bank of England's Haskel
Pound slides following dovish remarks from Bank of England's Haskel

Sterling slipped against the dollar on Tuesday after investors digested as dovish statements from incoming Bank of England rate-setter John Haskel...

European stocks recover despite trade war sell-off
European stocks recover despite trade war sell-off

European stocks rose slightly on Tuesday, moving higher after global trade worries pushed stock markets into a spiral as traders sold risky assets.

June 25, 2018
EBA calls on banks to take action ahead of Brexit
EBA calls on banks to take action ahead of Brexit

The European Banking Authority urged banks having EU operations to step up actions to get ready for the possible exit of Britain from the bloc in...

Europe's banks, autos sectors dip on rising trade tensions
Europe's banks, autos sectors dip on rising trade tensions

An escalating trade conflict between China and the U.S. pushed European stocks further into a red territory on Monday with main gauges down 0.7 to...

June 22, 2018
Pound touches six-day peak on BoE hawkish tone
Pound touches six-day peak on BoE hawkish tone

Pound touches six-day peak on BoE hawkish tone Sterling climbed to a six-day top on Friday after a Bank of England recent decision triggered...

European stocks rebound, but on track for worst week since March
European stocks rebound, but on track for worst week since March

Firm financial stocks and impressive euro area economic figures triggered a bounce in European equities at the end of an anxious week characterized...


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