The pound was on track for its biggest two-day fall in nearly two years on Wednesday as concerns rose that Britain could still crash out of the European Union without a trade deal in place at the end of a transition period in Dec. 2020.
福利网站Britain's pound tumbled on Tuesday, erasing its post-election gains, after news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson planned to take a hard line in Brexit talks with the European Union dashed hopes of an end to Brexit uncertainty.
The dollar edged up slightly against the yen while risk-sensitive currencies held firm on Thursday, buoyed by optimism of easing trade tensions between the United States and China and signs of recovering global growth.
The dollar was little-changed against the euro in holiday-thinned trading on Tuesday, ahead of the Christmas holiday, while the British pound snapped a five-day streak of losses against the U.S. currency.
福利网站The U.S. dollar rose on Wednesday alongside Treasury yields, boosted for the second straight day by strong economic data earlier this week.
福利网站The U.S. dollar rose modestly on Tuesday, lifted by a dramatic slide in the pound after British Prime Minister Boris Johnson put a no-deal exit from the European Union back on the table.
福利网站The British pound fell more than 0.5% in early Asian trade on Tuesday after a media report that British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will write into law that the arrangements for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union must end by Dec. 31, 2020.
The foreign exchange market held steady on Monday, with the U.S. dollar slightly lower, in anticipation of further details on the U.S.-China trade agreement.
The pound rose on Monday, still boosted by last week's general election victory for the pro-Brexit Conservative party, even in the face of data showing that British businesses this month suffered their worst downturn since mid-2016.
Average daily foreign exchange trading volumes fell 4.2% year-on-year in November, CLS said on Monday, as long-running trade talks between the United States and China and the run-up to the British election suppressed broader market volatility.
福利网站Sterling rallied on Monday, moving towards last week's highs, as British Prime Minister Boris Johnson eyes a vote in parliament soon to deliver hit Brexit deal.
福利网站The dollar edged lower against a basket of currencies on Friday as news of an initial China-U.S. trade deal and an election victory for Britain's Brexit-backing Conservative Party appeared to clear the fog on the global investment horizon, hurting safe-haven demand for the...
Having enjoyed a 2% surge on Friday following Boris Johnson's thumping election win, sterling may have to pause for breath, with derivatives markets implying the currency will struggle to rise beyond $1.35 in the next few months.
Sterling was well supported on Friday as investors rushed to unwind bets on a weaker pound after a resounding election victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party.
福利网站The pound surged more than 2% on Thursday as Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party won a resounding election victory that markets believe makes an orderly British exit from the European Union all but certain.
福利网站Sterling rocketed to its highest since July 2016 versus the euro after an exit poll on Thursday indicated Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party would win a majority of 86 seats in Britain's election.
The dollar jumped to a near two-week high against the safe-haven Japanese yen on Thursday on reports that the United States has reached a deal in principle on trade with China, just days before new U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports were due to be imposed.
The British pound stepped back from a near nine-month high on Thursday as investors booked profits from a recent rally in case of a surprise UK election outcome later in the day.
The U.S. dollar fell on Wednesday to a four-month low against a basket of currencies after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and Fed Chair Jerome Powell said a significant, persistent inflation rise would be needed to hike rates.
The pound inched higher on Wednesday in very thin trading, shrugging off an opinion poll for Britain's election that showed the ruling Conservative Party might fail to win a majority.
福利网站The dollar slipped against the euro on Tuesday after a better-than-expected German economic sentiment survey boosted the common currency, while sterling hit a eight-month high against the greenback ahead of Thursday's British general election.
Sterling edged up to a seven-month high against the dollar on Tuesday, cementing recent gains as traders shrugged off weak economic growth data and kept an eye on the final days of campaigning before Britain's general election.
福利网站Sterling edged higher on Tuesday, cementing recent gains as traders shrugged off weak economic growth data and kept an eye on the final days of campaigning before Britain's general election on Thursday.
福利网站Expectations of a Conservative Party victory in Thursday's UK election have sent the pound rocketing - but some investors are hedging themselves against a surprise outcome that could deal the currency a mighty blow.