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Sterling climbs off 1985 lows as central banks move to quell scramble for dollars

福利网站Sterling rebounded versus the U.S. dollar and euro, climbing off more than three-decade lows against the greenback as central banks moved to ease a scramble for dollars.

Dollar eases as central banks pledge dollar liquidity

The dollar eased on Friday as six major central banks announced a coordinated action to enhance liquidity in the currency, but bounced off its lows in afternoon trading as stocks weakened.

Dollar rampage spurs FX interventions, speculation of big G7 move

(This March 19 story corrects March 19 version of the story to fix dollar gain in paragraph 4)

Sterling bounces after BoE cut, still close to 1985 lows

Sterling rebounded against the dollar and euro on Thursday after the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.1%, helping support the pound after it had sunk to its lowest level since 1985 versus the greenback as investors rushed to hold U.S. dollars.

Pound jumps, UK bond yields drop after BOE rate cut

The pound rallied to the day's highs on Thursday after the Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.1% and ramped up its bond-buying program.

Dollar soars, boosted by worries over coronavirus impact

福利网站The U.S. dollar rallied across the board on Thursday, as worries about the economic fallout from the coronavirus boosted dollar demand despite recent steps by world central banks aimed at alleviating market stress.

Swiss National Bank increased forex purchases in 2019

福利网站The Swiss National Bank increased its foreign currency interventions to 13.2 billion Swiss francs (11.81 billion pounds) during 2019, nearly six times more than a year earlier, the central bank said on Thursday.

Australia, New Zealand dollars sink, RBA throws life raft to bonds

The Australian and New Zealand dollars tumbled to multi-year lows on Thursday as panic selling swept through global assets, leading Australia's central bank to launch a rescue attempt for a sinking bond market.

Asian FX sentiment worsens as recession fears grip markets - Reuters poll

福利网站Investors took short positions on all Asian currencies for the first time in more than a year, a Reuters poll showed, as an easing bias by most regional central banks and growing fears of a coronavirus-induced recession sapped risk appetite.

Mexican peso slumps to new low against dollar

The Mexican peso fell by more than 2.6% in early Asian trading, touching a new record low of 24.34 units per dollar, Eikon Refinitiv data showed on Wednesday.

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