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U.K., China, and Saudi Arabia in the News


"British regular pay inflation accelerated 0.2 percentage points to 3.1% in June-August, the highest pace since the start of 2009. This has generated speculation about another Bank of England tightenin..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-16 14:00
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, pound, rate

Pound suffers on Brexit stalemate


"  Pound pressured at start of the week Weekend news that the latest Brexit negotiations had hit yet another stalemate pressured the pound at this week?s open. UK?s Financial Times reported that PM May..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-15 05:59
Taggar: financial, pound, report

GBP/USD ? British climbs to 2-week high on strong GDP


"GBP/USD has recorded considerable gains on Wednesday, continuing the upward movement seen on Tuesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3200, up 0.42% on the day. On the release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 17:54
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Pound extends gains on Brexit noise


"  Investors take Brexit comments positively The pound rallied to the highest level in nearly two weeks during the Asian session amid slightly more positive sentiment on a Brexit deal. Dow Jones report..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-10 06:01
Taggar: pound, report

Venezuela Demands Citizens Pay for Passports With Petro


"Venezuelan authorities have found another way to impose the adoption of the state-issued cryptocurrency, the petro. Citizens will soon have to pay with the government-controlled digital coin if they w..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-07 16:30
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, pound

Ripple Grapples With Its $21 Billion 'Gorilla': Crypto Asset Adoption


"Ripple's "800-pound gorilla" in the room is whether financial institutions will actually use cryptocurrencies in cross-border payments."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-03 16:00
Taggar: currencies, financial, pound

Asia Wrap : decidedly risk off


"Oil After registering a four year high on the back of a slow down in U.S. drilling that compounded supply losses from Iran and Venezuela. Oil prices consolidated gains throughout most the Asia session..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-02 12:58
Taggar: currencies, oil, pound

Sterling jumps on reports of Brexit compromise


"Will May’s offer be enough to get Brexit talks moving again? Sterling?s extreme sensitivity to Brexit-related rumours continued on Monday, as reports of a compromise offer to resolve the Norther..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-10-01 15:37
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, report

The Daily: Blockchain.com Launches OTC Trading Desk, Shapeshift Relaunches Coincap


"Wallet provider Blockchain.com has created an OTC trading desk as part of its efforts to cater to institutional investors. Also in The Daily this Sunday, Shapeshift launches the redesigned Coincap tra..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-30 14:45
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, pound, trading

New Stablecoins: From Cryptopound and Metal-Backed Swiss Coin to Mongolian ?Candy?


"Following some notable premiers in the genre recently, the next batch of stablecoins is on the way. A British startup is partnering with a bank to launch a GBP-pegged crypto, a Swiss commodities trade..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-29 20:30
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, pound

Crypto Money Market Compound Lets You HODL and Earn


"Compound, a crypto money market, launched today on ethereum. Now hodlers can earn interest on their crypto. "

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-27 21:00
Taggar: market, pound

Brexit sterling shorts back to July 2016 levels


"“Bear” pound speculators hold nearly the same amount of net short positions in sterling as they did in July 2016. This would suggest that the markets worries about how the Brexit divorce o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-24 14:50
Taggar: bear, market, pound, short position

Brexit, UK consumer and trade in focus (video)


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined down the line by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA, to discuss why the pound has rallied on Thursday and the latest developments in the US-China t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-20 14:21
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/CAD ? Below 1.70 on UK Irish border rejection


"Brexit continues to drive huge volatility in the pound Sterling is coming under heavy pressure on the back of reports that Theresa May has rejected an improved offer from the EU on the Irish border. W..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-19 14:37
Taggar: pound, report

Oil Lower on Friday but Strong Weekly Gains on Disruption Concerns


"Oil fell 0.35 percent on Friday compounding on losses seen on Thursday, but will head into the weekend with a 1.09 percent gain. Supply disruptions have lifted prices after the 2014, be it the Organiz..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-14 17:36
Taggar: oil, pound

GBP struggling for momentum despite strong data


"Sterling plunges after initial post-data gains The start of the European session has been dominated by data releases from the UK and euro area, with investors also keeping a close eye on trade develop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-11 12:21
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Breaks 1.30 on bullish Barnier comments


"Has cable bottomed or more volatility to come? The pound is rallying on Monday and for the second time in a couple of weeks, it?s the EU chief Brexit negotiator ? Michel Barnier ? that?s responsible..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-10 16:01
Taggar: cable, pound

Bitcoin ATMs Targeted by Malware for Sale in Underground Markets


"Malware aimed at Bitcoin ATMs is being sold in underground markets, according to Trend Micro security researchers. For $25,000, malware exploiting a service vulnerability allows users to nab bitcoin p..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-08 08:20
Taggar: bitcoin, market, pound

Coinbase to Offer New Crypto Trading Pairs for British Pounds on Friday


"Crypto exchange Coinbase has announced it will begin rolling out new order book trading pairs for British pounds on Sept. 7 for U.K. investors."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-06 08:00
Taggar: pound, trading

Barnier and UK manufacturing data weigh on GBP


"Barnier hardens position after bespoke deal comments The UK has been a key focus for traders at the start of the week, with Brexit talks back on the agenda, manufacturing data underwhelming and the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-09-03 12:09
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD spikes on Barnier Brexit comments


"UK offered hope for bespoke deal Michel Barnier triggered a rally in the pound on Wednesday, offering hope to the UK that a bespoke deal can be agreed on the divorce ahead of the upcoming deadline. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 16:57
Taggar: pound, report

Brexit EU Remarks Ease Global Trade Tensions


"The US dollar finished mixed on Wednesday against major currencies. The EU?s Chief Brexit Negotiator for the EU announced that they are prepared to offer Britain a unique partnership. The news boosted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-29 00:15
Taggar: currencies, dollar, pound

GBP/NZD in Ascending Triangle on Weekly Chart


"The British pound entered a rather long period of consolidation against the New Zealand dollar back in October-November 2017 and is trading inside a narrowing range..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-26 18:42
Taggar: dollar, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound edges higher ahead of US durable goods


"The British pound has reversed directions on Friday session and posted gains. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2845, up 0.26% on the day. On the release front, the number of mortgages..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-24 14:04
Taggar: bank, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound improves on surprise surplus


"British pound has posted slight gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2870, up 0.56% on the day. On the release front, the UK posted a surplus of GBP 2.9 bill..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 19:01
Taggar: pound, trading

UK posts budget surplus in July


"Britain reported its biggest budget surplus for the month of July in 18 years on Tuesday, giving finance minister Philip Hammond some extra room for manoeuvre as he faces pressure to relax his grip on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-21 13:09
Taggar: bank, finance, pound, report

GBP/USD ? British pound shrugs off soft housing inflation


"The British pound has posted slight gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2786, up 0.28% on the day. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI dropped 2.3%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-20 18:55
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound slightly higher on strong UK retail sales


"The British pound has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.2708, up 0.08% on the day. On the release front, British retail sales rebounded wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-16 19:26
Taggar: indicators, pound, retail sales, trading

Stocks Recover as Turkish Lira Woes Take a Pause


"World share markets rebounded on Tuesday as Turkey?s lira pulled out of a recent nosedive and reassuring data from Germany helped offset the latest wobbles in China?s giant economy. After three weeks..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-14 19:54
Taggar: economy, market, pound, share

Brexit Worries Take Pound Lower


"The pound has fallen below $1.29 for the first time in almost a year on continuing worries Britain will leave the EU without a trade deal. Sterling also hit a nine-month low against the euro, and was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 19:08
Taggar: bank, pound

Sterling Continues to Stumble on Hard Brexit Fears


"Sterling hit new 2018 lows of EUR 0.9019 and $1.2859. The dollar is 0.6% stronger against the pound than its Tuesday closing level. The dollar is also up 0.3% versus the loonie, down 0.3% relative to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-08 14:12
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

GBP is Due for Volatility as Brexit Negotiations Enter Final Stretch Next Year


"The British pound is set for some major volatility at the start of next year due to ongoing Brexit negotiations, one currency expert told CNBC Tuesday. The currency could see its value drop by as much..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-07 16:33
Taggar: currency, pound, trading

Spotlight on Sterling


"As a former hegemonic reserve currency with enormous residual offshore holdings, sterling is intrinsically susceptible to being shoved around disproportionately whenever favorable or unfavorable funda..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-06 17:43
Taggar: currency, pound

Sterling Slide Extended


"The pound ended last week on a weak note after Bank of England Governor Carney flagged “an uncomfortably high” risk that Britain leaves the EU without any negotiated deal. That message was..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-06 14:00
Taggar: bank, pound

The Daily: Coinbase Introduces GBP Pairs, Hitbtc Adds EURS, Bitpanda Offers EOS


"In today?s Bitcoin in Brief, we cover several decisions made by leading cryptocurrency exchanges regarding new trading options offered to clients. UK customers of Coinbase will be able to purchase cry..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-02 15:35
Taggar: bitcoin, currencies, currency, pound, trading

Coinbase Adds British Pound for UK Crypto Users


"Crypto exchange Coinbase will now support British pounds (GBP) for its UK customers, the firm announced Wednesday."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-08-01 01:00
Taggar: pound

Gaining Admission to ICOs is Literally a Lottery


"It?s no secret that public tokensales are on the decline. The trend, which has been accelerating all year, has seen the bulk of the action transition to private and pre-sale rounds, leaving the public..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-31 03:15
Taggar: bitcoin, pound

GBP/USD ? British pound higher as consumer credit levels rise


"The British pound has posted gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3136, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, British Net Lending to Individuals improved..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-30 18:12
Taggar: consumer confidence, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound dips despite soft US durables


"The British pound has posted losses in the Thursday session, erasing the gains made on Wednesday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3149, down 0.31% on the day. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-26 17:40
Taggar: durable goods, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound shrugs off strong retail sales


"The British pound is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3141, down 0.02% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales dropped t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-25 18:30
Taggar: home sales, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound higher as manufacturing output beats estimate


"The British pound has edged higher in the Tuesday session, erasing the losses seen on Monday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3140, up 0.30% on the day. On the release front, B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-24 18:36
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound quiet at start of week


"The British pound is down slightly in the Monday session, after posting strong gains on Friday. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3112, down 0.17% on the day. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-23 17:48
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound higher despite higher UK deficit


"The British pound has steadied on Friday, after posting losses for most of the week. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3067, up 0.42% on the day. On the release front, Britain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-20 14:51
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

BoE hike still priced in despite worrying UK data


"GBP bounces back after data driven selling European markets are trading in the red early in the session on Thursday, with the FTSE 100 the only major index in the green, supported by weakness in the p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-19 12:59
Taggar: market, point, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound slips to 10-month low as CPI misses mark


"The British pound continues to lose ground and has dropped perilously close to the symbolic 1.30 line. In Wednesday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3044, down 0.53% on the day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 17:51
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

Is BoE Rate Hike in Doubt After Inflation Data?


"GBP slides as core inflation falls below BoE target Focus is back on the central banks on Wednesday as we await the second appearance this week of Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell and the Bank of E..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-18 13:50
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? UK job numbers disappoint, send pound lower


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3160, down 0.57% on the day. On the release front, British employment numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-17 16:40
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound edges higher, investors eye UK job numbers


"The British pound has recorded slight gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3266, up 0.24% on the day. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI surprised wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-16 16:35
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound slips over white paper blues


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Friday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3150, down 0.42% on the day. The pair is at its lowest level since July 3. It&..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-13 14:07
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound ticks higher, U.S consumer inflation remains soft


"The British pound is showing slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.32246, up 0.15% on the day. In economic news, the BoE released its credit condition..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-12 18:19
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

GBP/USD -British pound trading sideways, political drama continues


"The British pound is showing limited movement in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3245, down 0.22% on the day. In economic news, there are key British releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-11 17:15
Taggar: inflation, inflation reports, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound steady on modest GDP growth


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3268, up 0.07% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing Production p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-10 17:52
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound slips after FM Johnson resignation


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3247, down 0.28% on the day. On the release front, it’s a quiet start to the w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-09 17:29
Taggar: pound, trade balance, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound quiet ahead of FOMC minutes


"The British pound is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3224, down 0.05% on the day. On the release front, there are no major British ev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-07-05 18:21
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? pound under pressure ahead of British current account, GDP


"The British pound is under pressure, as GBP/USD has headed lower for a third straight day. In Thursday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3093, down 0.16% on the day. On the rele..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-28 17:57
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound slips as trade jitters boost US dollar


"The British pound is under pressure, as GBP/USD continues to lose ground. In Wednesday’s North American session, the pair is trading at 1.3137, down 0.65% on the day. In economic news, the Bank..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-27 17:51
Taggar: bank, financial, pound, report, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound edges lower, markets await BoE stability report


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3240, down 0.32% on the day. In the U.K, mortgages provided by major banks rose to 3..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-26 18:01
Taggar: bank, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound subdued on lack of fundamentals


"The British pound is unchanged in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3272, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, there are no British events and only one U.S ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-25 18:03
Taggar: home sales, pound, trading

Coinhive Users Speak Up After Being Investigated by Japanese Police


"The Japanese Police have been cracking down on users of remote mining software apps, such as Coinhive, without their website visitors’ consent. After being investigated and having their property..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-24 01:35
Taggar: bitcoin, pound

Dollar Mixed as EU Trade Spat Escalates


"The US dollar is mixed against major pairs. Safe havens like the Swiss franc, Japanese yen and the euro have gained against the greenback, while the Canadian and New Zealand dollars along with the pou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-22 21:06
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? British pound gains ground on hawkish BoE stance


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3253, up 0.62% on the day. On the release front, Britain’s budget deficit narrowed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-21 17:18
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound breaks slide, BoE rate announcement next


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3180, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Industrial Order Expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-20 17:06
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips to 7-Month Low as Trade Tensions Boost US Dollar


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3173, down 0.55% on the day. On the release front, there are no British releases. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-19 17:59
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound dips despite sharp retail sales


"The British pound has posted losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3328, down 0.36% on the day. On the release front, retail sales sparkled on both sides of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-14 17:33
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British pound steady as CPI matches forecast


"The British pound continues to have an uneventful week. In Wednesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3378, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, British CPI remained pegged..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-13 17:50
Taggar: cpi, inflation, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Unemployment Claims Sparkle But Pound Yawns


"The British pound is unchanged in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3389, up 0.05% on the day. On the release front, Britain released key employment numbers. Wage g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-12 17:29
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady Despite Dismal Manufacturing Production


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3318, down 0.18% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing Production d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 18:20
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP Falls After Economic Indicators Soften


"The pound has fallen sharply following data suggesting a sluggish economy. Manufacturing output fell 1.4% in April, the biggest fall for nearly six years, according to the Office for National Statisti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-11 17:04
Taggar: economy, pound, report

GBP/USD ? British Pound Shrugs Off Strong Housing Inflation Data


"The British pound has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3432, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, British Halifax HPI recorded a stro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-07 17:23
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slightly Higher, Investors Look for Economic Cues


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Wednesday, continuing the upward trend which marked the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3409, up 0.11% on the day. On the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-06 18:19
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Gains Ground on Strong Services PMI


"The British pound has moved higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3376, up 0.46% on the day. On the release front, British Services PMI improved to 54.0, mark..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-05 18:54
Taggar: employment, point, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Higher as Construction PMI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has moved upwards at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3384, up 0.25% on the day. On the release front, British Construction PM..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-04 15:21
Taggar: point, pound, trading

India Rejects Venezuelan Crypto Despite 30% Discount


"The government of India has formally rejected Venezuela?s state-backed cryptocurrency, the petro, despite an attempt to entice India with a 30% discount. Dependent on the Latin American country?s oil..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-06-01 07:40
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, oil, pound

GBP/USD ? British Pound Trading Sideways, Manufacturing PMI Next


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Thursday trade. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3300, up 0.013% on the day. On the release front, British GfK Consumer Confidence re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-31 17:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Steady, U.S GDP Meets Expectations


"The British pound has posted gains in Wednesday trade, erasing the losses seen on Tuesday. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3287, up 0.26% on the day. On the release front, U.S n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-30 18:29
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Loses Ground, 1.32 Line Under Pressure


"The British pound has posted losses in Tuesday trade. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3263, down 0.36% on the day. Earlier in the day, the pair touched a low of 1.32o4, its lowe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-29 17:31
Taggar: consumer confidence, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Edges Higher as Retail Sales Sparkle


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3377, up 0.21% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales posted a stro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-24 17:42
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Drops to 2018 Low as Inflation Heads Lower


"The British pound has posted considerable losses on the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3356, down 0.57% on the day. Earlier in the day, the pair touched a low of 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 16:40
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

Another Turkish Lira flash crash


"Another Turkish Lira flash crash   A busy start to the session dealing with yet another mini TRY flash crash as the bad Lira news continues to compound. Otherwise, global Forex and fixed income market..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-23 03:52
Taggar: forex, market, pound

GBP/USD ? British Pound Unchanged after Carney Testimony


"The British pound is showing little movement in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3427, unchanged on the day. On the release front, Britain posted a deficit of GBP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-22 17:26
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Dips, BoE Inflation Report Next


"The British pound has started the week with losses. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3422, down 35% on the day. On the release front, there are no key indicators on th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-21 16:27
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Steady, US Posts Mixed Numbers


"It continues to be an uneventful week for the British pound. In Thursday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3505, up 0.12% on the day. On the release front, there are no British i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-17 18:02
Taggar: employment, indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower, US Posts Mixed Construction Data


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3477, down 0.21% on the day. On the release front, British CB Leading Index..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 18:09
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/CAD ? How Much Lower Will it Go? (Video)


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA to discuss the GBPCAD chart and whether the fundamentals support the moves we’re seeing. US and Oil Dat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-16 17:03
Taggar: cpi, market, oil, pound

GBP/USD ? British Pound Under Pressure as UK Employment Data Falters


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3495, down 0.44% on the day. On the release front, UK employment numbers disappointed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-15 17:11
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Higher, Investors Eye U.K Employment Numbers


"The British pound has started the week with gains. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3596, up 0.41% on the day. On the release front, there are no economic indicators in the U.K o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-14 17:48
Taggar: employment, indicators, pound, trading

OANDA Market Insights With Jazz FM


"OANDA Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam and Jazz FM Business Breakfast presenter Jonny Hart look back at the week’s business and market news. This week: Trump dumps Iran deal, UK rates on hold a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 20:53
Taggar: consumer confidence, loonie, market, oil, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Rebounds, U.S Consumer Confidence Ahead


"The British pound has recorded gains on Friday, erasing the losses seen in the Thursday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3564, up 0.34% on the day. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-11 13:38
Taggar: consumer sentiment, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Loses Ground as BoE Maintains Rates


"The British pound has lost ground on Thursday, after showing little movement during the week. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3480, down 0.49% on the day. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-10 16:04
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Steady, Markets Expect BoE to Stand Pat


"The British pound continues to show little movement this week. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3574, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, there are no major British indicators..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-09 17:38
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips to 4-Month Low as Housing Inflation Sinks


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3592, down 0.47% on the day. There are no major events on the schedule. In the UK, Halifax..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-08 17:05
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher in Thin Holiday Trade


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Monday, erasing the losses seen on Friday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3571, up 0.29% on the day. British banks are closed for May Day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-07 17:17
Taggar: bank, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips to 4-Month Low, British Services PMI Misses Estimate


"The British pound continues to falter session and has edged lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3551, down 0.16% on the day. On the release front, British S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-03 17:20
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Stems Slide as Construction PMI Beats Estimate


"The pound has steadied in the Wednesday session, after recording sharp losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3603, down 0.07% on the day. On the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-02 17:49
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Stumbles to 4-Month Low as Manufacturing PMI Slips


"The US dollar has steamrolled the British pound in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at 1.3599, down 1.18% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-05-01 17:17
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Under Pressure as Rate Hike Could be Delayed


"The British pound is down slightly in the Monday session, after recording sharp losses on Friday. In North American trade, the pair is trading at trading at 1.3765, down 0.13% on the day. On the relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-30 17:44
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/AUD in a Visible Bullish Flag


"Following a failed symmetrical triangle formation in early March, the British pound has formed a bullish flag pattern versus its Aussie counterpart. The flag part is now about..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-29 16:46
Taggar: aussie, bull, currency, currency pair, pound

GBP/USD ? Soft British GDP Sends Pound Plunging


"The British pound has posted sharp losses in the Friday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3767, down 1.08% on the day. On the release front, there are key events on both sides of the pond. B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-27 14:44
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Under Pressure as US Bond Yields Rise


"The British pound has posted small gains in the Wednesday session, erasing the gains seen on Tuesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3945, down 0.23% on the day. The sole event on th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-25 19:06
Taggar: oil, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Halts Slide as UK Surprises With Budget Surplus


"The British pound has steadied in the Tuesday session, after recording five consecutive losing sessions. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3975, up 0.25% on the day. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-24 18:02
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides to 5-Week Low as T-Bills Boost Dollar


"The British pound has lost ground in the Monday session, as the pound’s woes continue after sharp losses last week. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3947, down 0.40% on the day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-23 18:44
Taggar: home sales, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Retail Sales Plunge But Pound Unscathed


"The British pound has steadied in the Thursday session, after considerable losses on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4205, down 0.01% on the day. On the release front, Brit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-19 18:02
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Inflation Comes Up Short


"The British pound has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4220, down 0.48% on the day. On the release front, the UK released a host of inflation in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-18 17:48
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, pound, price index, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips on Mixed Job Numbers, CPI Next


"The British pound has posted losses on Tuesday, after starting the week with strong gains. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4291, down 0.32% on the day. On the release front, British e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-17 18:39
Taggar: employment, indicators, pound, trading

GBP Rises Breaking 1.43 Price Level


"The pound has continued its recent strong run against the dollar pushing firmly above $1.43. It is the seventh session in a row that the pound has made gains against the US currency. The strong run me..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 20:06
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps to 11-Week High


"The British pound has started the week with strong gains, as last week’s rally has continued in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4329, up 0.65% on the day. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 19:02
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

GBP Heading into Soft Economic Releases


"The pound?s stellar run could prove vulnerable to data disappointments. Sterling rallied last week as Donald Trump?s tweets and the dovish account of the March European Central Bank meeting led invest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-16 16:17
Taggar: bank, dollar, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues, Pushes to 2-Week High


"The British pound is on a roll and has recorded gains for a fifth straight day. In the Thursday session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4243, up 0.45% on the day. The pound has enjoyed a strong week, gaining..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-12 17:49
Taggar: bank, pound, trading

USD/CAD ? Are We Headed to Range Lows? (Video)


"Nick Batsford, CEO of Core London is joined by Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst at OANDA to discuss the USDCAD. GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as US Consumer Inflation Sags European Markets Seeing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 17:58
Taggar: inflation, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as US Consumer Inflation Sags


"The British pound continues to head upwards and has posted gains for a fourth straight session. GBP/USD has gained 1.4% since Friday. In Wednesday trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4206, up 0.22% on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-11 17:47
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Hits 2-Week High, Key Manufacturing Report Next


"The British pound has recorded gains for a third straight session. In Tuesday trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4160, up 0.26% on the day. On the release front, the sole British event was a speech from B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-10 18:06
Taggar: indicators, inflation, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pounds Shrugs off Soft Construction PMI


"The British pound has posted small gains in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4079, up 0.14% on the day. On the release front, British Construction PMI drop..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-04 17:23
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher as UK Manufacturing PMI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has posted small gains in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4070, up 0.20% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI ticke..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 17:37
Taggar: point, pound, price index, trading

March is Typically a Good Month For GBP


"The pound?s good fortune is set to continue this month, if seasonality is any guide.Sterling appreciated versus the dollar every April during the last 13 years in what Bank of America Merrill Lynch de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-03 15:51
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher, US ISM Manufacturing Dips


"The British pound has started the week with slight gains. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4058, up 0.32% on the day. On the release front, British markets are closed for the Eas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-04-02 16:43
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as Markets Closed in US and UK


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Friday, after losing ground for three straight days. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4052, up 0.23% on the day. On the release front, British and US ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-30 14:31
Taggar: bank, indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips to 1-Week Low as US Jobless Claims Sparkle


"The British pound has lost ground for a third straight day. In Thursday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4032, down 0.31% on the day. On the release front, Britain’s curre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-29 18:07
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Softens as Retail Sales Slide


"The British pound has lost ground in the Wednesday session, continuing the downward movement seen on Tuesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4103, down 0.39% on the day. On the relea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-28 17:37
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as US Dollar Shows Broad Gains


"The British pound has headed lower in the Tuesday session, erasing most of the gains seen on Monday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4162, down 0.48% on the day. In the UK, the Financ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-27 17:50
Taggar: consumer confidence, financial, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs to 2-Month High, Investors Eye BoE Minutes


"The British pound has headed lower in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4233, up 0.72% on the day. On the release front, there are major events. We’ll hear fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-26 18:23
Taggar: inflation, pound, price index, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Despite Sharp Retail Sales


"The British pound has headed lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4091, down 0.36% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales impressed with a st..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 18:23
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

U.S. Balance of Payments and the Dollar


"The dollar did not perform as weakly in the fourth quarter as it did earlier in 2017. Between end-2016 and end-2017, the U.S. currency lost 12.3% against the euro, 8.7% relative to the pound, 7.6% ver..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-22 02:37
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, loonie, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs as CPI Dips


"The British pound has edged lower in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4012, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, British CPI dropped to 2.7%, down from 3.0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-20 18:30
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Breaks 1.40 as Britain Gets Brexit Transition Deal


"The British pound has posted gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4040, up 0.69% on the day. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI posted a gain of 1.5%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-19 18:24
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Slightly Higher as US Posts Mixed Data


"The British pound has ticked upwards in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3977 up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, there are no key British releases on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-15 16:50
Taggar: employment, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Quiet, US Posts Mixed Data


"The British pound has inched lower in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3951, down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, there are no British releases on the sc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-14 18:32
Taggar: point, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground, Heading to 1.40


"The British pound has posted gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3981, up 0.50% on the day. The pound is closing on the symbolic 1.40 level, and is at a 2-we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-13 18:04
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Improves to 1.39, UK Budget Next


"The British pound has started the week with gains. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3899, up 0.35% on the day. In economic news, there are no British indicators. The US releases the fe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-12 19:33
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips, Manufacturing Production Looms


"The British pound has recorded considerable losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3815, down 0.62% on the day. In economic news, there are no British events..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 19:14
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

Bots Blamed for Binance Bug That Leaves Traders Reeling


"Binance has found itself at the center of an unusual trading bug that has created big winners and losers. In a matter of minutes, viacoin pumped by 70x. Just to compound the drama, bitcoin experienced..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-08 08:30
Taggar: bear, bitcoin, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound


"The British pound is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3886, down 0.01% on the day. In economic news, there are no major indicators in the UK. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 18:59
Taggar: indicators, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged, Tusk Takes PM May to Task


"The British pound is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3886, down 0.01% on the day. In economic news, there are no major indicators in the UK. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-07 18:59
Taggar: indicators, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Edges Higher, Investors Eye ADP Employment Report


"The British pound has posted gains on Tuesday, continuing the upward movement seen on Monday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3884, up 0.26% on the day. In economic news, there are no..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-06 18:43
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound


"The British pound has posted gains to start off the week. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3852, up 0.37% on the day. In economic news, British Services PMI improved to 54.5, above the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-05 19:46
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Under Pressure over Brexit Spat


"The British pound has inched lower in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3745, down 0.11% on the day. In economic news, British Manufacturing PMI ticked lower to 55..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-03-01 17:28
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

Pound Slides as Tensions with EU Worsen


"The British pound has posted sharp losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3784, down 0.90% on the day, after London reacted angrily to an EU draft Brexit agr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-28 19:49
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as Powell Pushes Dollar Higher


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3917, down 0.34% on the day. In economic news, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell made his..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-27 19:55
Taggar: durable goods, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Lower, Markets Eye Durable Goods, Powell Testimony


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3958, down 0.08% on the day. On the release front, there are no key British indicator..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-26 19:40
Taggar: home sales, indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs Off Soft GDP Report


"The British pound has posted slight gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3943, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, British Second Estimate GDP for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-22 19:11
Taggar: investment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Strong UK Employment Numbers Fail to Rally Pound, Fed Minutes Loom


"The British pound has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3946, down 0.37% on the day. On the release front, British employment numbers were solid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-21 19:18
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Hovers at 1.40, British Job Reports Next


"The British pound is trading quietly for a second straight day. In Tuesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3990, down 0.07% on the day. On the release front, there are no US even..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-20 18:55
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips at Start of Week


"The British pound is trading quietly in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4002, down 0.21% on the day. On the release front, there are no US events, with US markets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-19 19:33
Taggar: market, pound, trading, us market

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher as Sentiment Remains Negative on Greenback


"The British pound continues to head higher this week. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4067, up 0.48% on the day. On the release front, there are no British events on the schedule. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-15 18:22
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as US Inflation Drags Down Dollar


"The British pound has posted gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3867, up 0.53% on the day. On the release front, January consumer inflation beat expectati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-14 18:42
Taggar: cpi, inflation, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher as British CPI Surprises Markets


"The British pound has posted gains in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3892, up 0.39% on the day. On the release front, British CPI was unchanged at 3.0%, edging a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-13 19:19
Taggar: cpi, inflation, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Lower, Investors Eye British CPI


"The British pound has posted small losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3809, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, there are no British data releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-12 18:33
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as BoE Hints at Rate Increase


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3919, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 19:26
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as BoE Hints at Rate Increase


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3919, up 0.29% on the day. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-08 00:25
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Under Pressure, BoE Rate Decision Next


"The British pound is lower on Wednesday, as the currency has been under pressure for most of the week. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3883, down 0.48% on the day. On the releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-07 18:55
Taggar: currency, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Drops to 2-Week Low After Global Sell-off Boosts Dollar


"The British pound remains under pressure this week. In Tuesday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3951, down 0.15% on the day. On the release front, there are no British events on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-06 18:58
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Drops as UK Services PMI Disappoints


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4009, down 0.79% on the day. On the release front, the focus was on the service..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 18:56
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Reference of Literary Terms


"Personal and confidential information could be gotten for as few as one pound and then utilised to fraudulently access large quantities of money. How To Handle Your Customers Once your account gets ne..."

Blog: Forex Project
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-05 03:03
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? British Pound Shrugs off Soft Manufacturing Report, Construction PMI Next


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4247, up 0.41% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing Production slowed to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-02-01 19:00
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Continue, Investors Eye Fed Statement


"The British pound has posted gains for a second straight day. In Wednesday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4207, up 0.40% on the day. On the release front,  ADP Nonfarm Payroll..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-31 18:58
Taggar: pound, trading

Fate of GBP Depends on Brexit Deal


"Sterling had been on a downward trend since the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union in 2016, but reduced concerns over an abrupt break-up with the EU are sending the currency higher. The pou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-30 19:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Sharp Losses for Pound, Investor Eye Carney Speech


"The British pound has posted sharp losses to kick off the week. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4035, down 0.91% on the day. On the release front, there are no Britis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-29 19:21
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Soars Despite Soft British Jobless Data


"The British pound has posted strong gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4207, up 1.48% on the day. In economic news, the UK released key employment numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 18:47
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP Rises on Soft Brexit and Weak Dollar


"The pound rallied to a fresh post-European Union referendum high as hopes of a soft Brexit and stronger-than-expected labor market data bolstered the currency against a weaker dollar. Sterling gained..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 17:44
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, pound

US Data Eyed After Positive UK and Euro Releases


"GBPUSD Above 1.40 After Encouraging UK Employment Data It?s been a relatively busy start to trading on Wednesday, with data from the UK and eurozone dominating so far and giving investors there cause..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-24 14:49
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Lower, Markets Eye UK Employment Reports


"The British pound is trading sideways in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3975, down 0.14% on the day. In economic news, the British public sector deficit dropped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-23 18:59
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Streaking Pound Closing in on 1.40


"The British pound has resumed its upward movement to kick off the week. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3939, up 0.60% on the day. In economic news, there are no Brit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-22 19:16
Taggar: pound, trading

UK PM Extends Security Offer to France


"British Prime Minister Theresa May will offer France on Thursday 44.5 million pounds to bolster security at French border controls, part of measures to deepen cooperation that she hopes will foster go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-18 19:21
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Higher, US Industrial Indicators Beat Expectations


"The British pound continues to trade sideways. In Wednesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3804, up 0.09% on the day. In economic news, there are no major British indicators. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-17 17:25
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Pauses as UK Inflation Dips


"The British pound has posted small losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3773, down 0.15% on the day. In economic news, British CPI edged down to 3.0%, matchi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 19:06
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

Dollar woes continue


"DOLLAR STRUGGLES And despite uncertainty over Brexit, the pound is also sitting around levels against the dollar last touched in June 2016, when Britain voted to leave the European Union. Stephen Inne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-16 06:50
Taggar: dollar, dollar trading, pound, trading

London House Prices Hit Two and a Half Year Low


"The new year brought little cheer for London?s housing market with asking prices dropping to the lowest since August 2015.New sellers cut prices 1.4 percent in January to an average of 600,926 pounds..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-15 14:48
Taggar: market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground as US Inflation, Jobless Claims Fall Short


"The British pound has posted gains in the Thursday session, erasing the losses seen on Wednesday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3549, up 0.30% on the day. In economic news, British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-11 19:09
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Edges Lower as Manufacturing Production Slows


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3510, down 0.23% on the day. In economic news, British Manufacturing Production sl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 19:01
Taggar: pound, trading

Squeezed UK Consumer Cuts Back on Spending


"Inflation-squeezed British shoppers cut back on almost everything other than food in the last three months of 2017, leading to the biggest fall in non-grocery spending since 2009, industry figures sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-10 14:29
Taggar: inflation, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Despite Soft US Jobs Report


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3523, down 0.33% on the day. In economic news, there are no major British releases on the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-09 19:11
Taggar: pound, trading

Dollar Bulls Still Not That Confident


"Monday January 8: Five things the markets are talking about With risk assets enjoying a strong start to the New Year, the beginning of corporate earnings season is expected to dictate the next move fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-08 13:29
Taggar: dollar, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as Construction PMI Misses Expectations


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Wednesday, erasing the gains seen on the Thursday session. In Tuesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3520, down 0.52% on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-03 18:30
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Gains Ground Despite Soft U.K. Manufacturing PMI


"The British pound has started the New Year with gains. In Tuesday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3580, up 0.55% on the day. The pound is currently at its highest level since mid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 18:25
Taggar: point, pound, trading

UK Central Bank Mulls Cryptocurrency Linked To Pounds Sterling


"A research unit at the Bank of England is reportedly investigating the introduction of a cryptocurrency linked to pounds sterling."

Blog: CoinDesk
Tidsstämpel: 2018-01-02 12:00
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Are We Heading For Post-Brexit Highs?


"Greenback Sell-Off Sees GBPUSD Eyeing 18-Month Highs The pound has been drifting lower against the dollar for most of December and during that time, despite finding firm support around 1.33, further l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 14:34
Taggar: bear, dollar, pound

Brexit Leads to Near Doubling of M&A Activity


"Companies seeking to ?bulk up? to offset the uncertainty caused by Britain?s looming EU exit helped to spur a near doubling of domestic mergers and acquisition activity this year, according to Thomson..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-29 13:46
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Breaks Out of Christmas Doldrums, Hits 2-Week High


"The British pound continues to have a quiet week and is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3444, up 0.34% on the day. Earlier in the day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-28 18:22
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British Pound Remains Subdued


"The British pound continues to have a quiet week and is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3394, up 0.15% since the Friday close. On the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-27 18:29
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD in Month-Long Symmetrical Triangle on H4


"The 4-hour timeframe chart of the GBP/USD currency pair is currently showing a long-term consolidation that took a form of a symmetrical triangle pattern. As th..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-24 18:09
Taggar: currency, currency pair, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Remains Quiet, US GDP Shows Strong Expansion


"The British pound continues to have a quiet week and is showing little movement in the  Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3367, down 0.06% on the day. On the release f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-21 18:35
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Higher, US Final GDP Ahead


"The British pound is showing limited movement in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3407, up 0.15% on the day. Earlier on Wednesday, BoE Governor Mark Carney testi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-20 18:08
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Pound Ticks Lower, US Construction Reports Beats Expectations


"The British pound is showing limited movement in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3367, down 0.12% on the day. There are no British indicators on the schedule. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-19 17:37
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs to 1.34 as Manufacturing Orders Surge


"The British pound has started the week with gains, after strong losses on Friday. In Monday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3395, up 0.52% on the day. On the release front, Briti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 18:34
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs to 1.34 as Manufacturing Orders Surge


"The British pound has started the week with gains, after strong losses on Friday. In Monday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3395, up 0.52% on the day. On the release front, Briti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-18 18:34
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as BoE Stays on the Sidelines


"The British pound is showing little movement in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3429, up 0.10% on the day. On the release front, Retail Sales jumped 1.1%, crushi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-14 19:07
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground on Stronger Wage Growth


"The British pound has posted gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3359, up 0.30% on the day. On the release front, British Average Earnings Index improved t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-13 19:02
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower, British CPI Rises


"The British pound has ticked lower in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3324, down 0.12% on the day. On the release front, British CPI came in at 3.1%, edging above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-12 18:49
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower on Weak Housing Inflation Report, CPI Next


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3353, down 0.26% on the day. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI declined 2.6..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-11 18:40
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/CAD Reverses to Form Double Bottom on Weekly


"Following a failed descending triangle formation, the pound is now clearly trying to reverse its long-term trend versus the Canadian dollar. The impending switch to an..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-10 17:55
Taggar: dollar, pound

Buy Bitcoin, Not Real Estate


"Real estate is how ordinary people have stored value and ultimately accumulated wealth. Indeed, post World War II societies all but demanded access to credit through politics, and governments responde..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-09 21:00
Taggar: bitcoin, financial, pound, real estate

Bitcoin Gamers Dropped from Steam Due to Fees and Volatility


"Citing price volatility and transaction fees, Steam, the popular online gaming platform, is out of the bitcoin business effective 6 December. The world’s most popular cryptographic currency is r..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-08 02:00
Taggar: bitcoin, currency, pound

Dollar Higher on Tax Cut Optimism Ahead of Jobs Report


"The US Economy is expected to add 200,000 jobs in November The USD is higher against most major pairs ahead of the release of the November U.S. non farm payrolls (NFP) report. Tax reform optimism have..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 23:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Higher on Positive UK Inflation Report


"The British pound has posted small gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3413, up 0.15% on the day. On the release front, British Halifax HPI gained 0.5%, bea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-07 18:02
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Continues as US Jobs Report Beats Forecast


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session, continuing the downward movement we’ve seen for most of the week. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3384, down..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-06 18:30
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips as Services Sector Growth Slows


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3451, down 0.22% on the day. On the release front, British Services PMI disappointed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 18:17
Taggar: point, pound, trading

The Pound trades like an old beach roller coaster.


"The Pound continues to trades like an old beach roller coaster. Equity markets have remained cheered up by the passage of the Senate tax reform bill. But the market closed below interday high water ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-05 02:22
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Yawns as Construction PMI Beats Expectations


"The British pound has ticked higher in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3455. On the release front, British Construction PMI  in November looked sharp, accelerating..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 19:25
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Live FX Market Analysis ? 4 December 2017 (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam previews the upcoming week in the financial markets, covering the major political stories as well as key economic data points. As Brexit negotiations reach a critical..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 16:58
Taggar: currency, financial, market, point, pound, report

Are the Aussie Dollar Days Numbered ? ( Radio Interview)


"Presented by: Tan Chung Han @hanctan  Stephen Innes, Head of Trading in Asia-Pacific, OANDA, Singapore The Reserve Bank of Australia is set to make its monetary policy decision on December 5, with mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-12-04 05:23
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as US Consumer Spending Slows


"The British pound continues to post gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3531, up 0.90% on the day. On the release front, British Nationwide HPI came in at 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-30 18:21
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP to Rise if Brexit Negotiations Resolve Deadlock


"Sterling is expected to strengthen in the coming days ahead of a crucial European Summit where an important milestone for Brexit negotiations is set to be reached. “You’d get a big move in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 19:40
Taggar: investment, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs as Britain Sweetens Brexit Pot


"The British pound has posted considerable gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3443, up 0.77% on the day. On the release front, British Net Lending to Indiv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 18:18
Taggar: bank, pound, trading

Will Russia get onboard the OPEC train?


"Wednesday November 29: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities continue to find support as investor optimism over U.S tax reform trumps concerns about North Korea?s latest missile la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 13:16
Taggar: market, pound

The Pound Holds on to Gains in Asia


"The pound edged up after Tuesday’s rally following reports of a British-EU deal on a Brexit bill, meaning they can now move to talks on a post-split trade deal. “This headline is fantastic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-29 06:07
Taggar: financial, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Carney Spooks Markets


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3223, down 0.66% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of England publish..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-28 18:43
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, financial, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD -British Pound Looking for Footing


"The British pound moved higher on Monday, but has given up these gains. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3332, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, there are no UK events on the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-27 18:46
Taggar: home sales, pound, trading

Swiss National Bank Chairman on Crypto: ?Central Banks Are Working on This Very Intensively?


"International bankers are daily confronted with an eight hundred pound gorilla hogging every conversation, bitcoin. Sberbank’s Herman Gref is begrudgingly accepting of cryptocurrencies in a regi..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-25 12:55
Taggar: bank, bitcoin, currencies, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises to 5-Week High as GDP Improves


"The British pound moved higher earlier in the Thursday session, but has given up these gains. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3304, down 0.14% on the day. On the release front, it is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-23 18:47
Taggar: investment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher Despite Lower UK Growth Forecast


"The British pound has posted gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3283, up 0.35% on the day. On the release front, the UK presented the Autumn Budget. In th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-22 18:06
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Yawns as Mfg. Order Expectations Surge


"The British pound is showing limited movement in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3240, up 0.05% on the day. In the UK, Public Sector Net Borrowing climbed to GBP..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-21 18:42
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Continue, British Inflation Report Eyed


"The British pound has posted gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3239, up 0.18% on the day. On the release front, there are no British indicators on the sched..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-20 18:44
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Up to 1.32 as UK Retail Sales Rebound


"The British pound is slightly higher in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3196, up 0.19% on the day. On the release front, British Retail Sales gained 0.3%, beatin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 18:13
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, retail sales, trading

Will UK Retail Sales Complete a Worrying Hatrick?


"BoE Rate Hike Questioned as UK Data Disappoints European equity markets are expected to bounce back at the open on Thursday following a similar move in Asia overnight as traders eye more data from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-16 10:18
Taggar: market, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs off Decent British Job Data


"The British pound is looking for its footing in the Wednesday session, as the currency posted gains but then retracted. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3170, up 0.03% on the day. On t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-15 18:40
Taggar: currency, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued as British CPI Unchanged at 3.0%


"The British pound has ticked higher in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3121, up 0.04% on the day. On the release front, British CPI remained unchanged at 3.0%, ju..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-14 17:59
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, pound, trading

Sterling Falters but Equities Performed Better in the U.K. than Elsewhere


"British Prime Minister May’s own-party support continues to erode, leaving her with only a flimsy hold on power. The pound dropped 0.8% overnight, and the 10-year gilt yield is four basis points..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 15:27
Taggar: market, point, pound

GBP/CAD to Fall After Descending Triangle Formation


"The rate consolidation that took form a descending triangle on the weekly chart of GBP/CAD reflects the broad weakness of the Great Britain pound, which is also..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 13:08
Taggar: pound, rate

Yuan weakens on seasonal USD demand


"SHANGHAI, Nov 13 (Reuters) – China’s yuan eased against the dollar on Monday, thanks to continuing corporate demand for the greenback and a weaker official fixing. The dollar got a lift ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-13 07:00
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, point, pound, rate

EUR/GBP Is Showing Long-Term Bullish Consolidation on Weekly


"The euro is in an uptrend against the British pound since July 2015. However, the trend is stalling in a triangle-like consolidation since October 2016. The cur..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-12 22:16
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Little Reason to Be Bullish (Video)


"Sterling and GBPUSD have been in the spotlight since Thursday’s rate hike. The pound dropped after the hike and gave back its recent gains. Craig Erlam, Senior Market Analyst for OANDA tells us..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-08 16:36
Taggar: market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Claws Back After BoE Setback


"The British pound has posted gains at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3121, up 0.35% on the day. On the release front, there are no major release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-06 17:59
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Plunges as BoE Raises Rates


"The British pound has posted sharp losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3090, down 1.18% on the day. On the release front, the Bank of England raised intere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:47
Taggar: bank, point, pound, rate, trading

?One and Done? Hike Triggers GBP Selling


"Carney on the Defensive, Tax Reform and Fed Chair Announcement to Come   Post Rate Hike Thoughts A dovish rate hike from the Bank of England on Thursday has triggered a sell-off in the pound while yie..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-02 17:16
Taggar: announcement, bank, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Subdued Ahead of Expected BoE Rate Hike


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3266, down 0.20% on the day. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI impro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-11-01 17:43
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues Ahead of BoE Rate Meeting


"The British pound has posted gains in the Tuesday session, continuing the upward movement seen on Monday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3275, up 0.52% on the day. On the release fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-31 18:17
Taggar: consumer confidence, indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Starts Week With Gains, Markets Eye BoE Decision


"The British pound has posted gains in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3179, up 0.39% on the day. On the release front, British Net Lending to Individuals came in a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-30 17:23
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as Retail Sales Nosedive


"The British pound has posted considerable losses in the Thursday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3176, down 0.66% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-26 17:21
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

EUR/USD Dollar Lower Against Euro Awaiting ECB Decision


"European Central Bank Anticipated to Taper But Extend Duration The US dollar is mixed against major pairs on Wednesday. The greenback is weaker against the pound, euro, yen and Swiss franc and appreci..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 22:06
Taggar: aussie, bank, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as British GDP Beats Estimate


"The British pound has posted sharp gains in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3295, up 0.95% on the day. On the release front, British Preliminary GDP improved to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-25 17:34
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground, UK Preliminary GDP Next


"The British pound has posted losses in the Tuesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3123, down 0.55% on the day. On the release front, there are no British releases on the sch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-24 17:41
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged Despite Soft UK Manufacturing Report


"The British pound is almost unchanged in the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3191, up 0.02% on the day. On the release front, British CBI Industrial Order Expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-10-23 17:33
Taggar: point, pound, trading

UK Posts First Budget Surplus Since 2002


"Britain unexpectedly posted its first budget surplus for any July since 2002, boosted by strong income tax payments, according to official data on Tuesday.The surplus in July stood at 184 million poun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-22 11:00
Taggar: bank, pound

GBP/NZD Consolidates in a Symmetrical Triangle After a Fall


"The pound had experienced a rather strong rally against the New Zealand dollar from the beginning of 2017 through the middle of May. It then entered a similarly..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-08-20 14:00
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, pound

UK Economy Slowed Down to 0.3% Growth


"Britain’s economic growth slowed in the three months through March as concerns about the U.K.’s impending exit from the European Union hurt consumer spending. The Office for National Stati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-28 15:48
Taggar: economy, inflation, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Hits 7-Month High on Strong UK Retail Sales Data, Soft US Numbers


"GBP/USD has posted slight gains on Thursday, continuing the upward trend we’ve seen for most of this week. In the North American session, the pair is trading just below the 1.29 line. Earlier, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 16:23
Taggar: pound, trading

UK GDP to Test Pound Strength


"The first snapshot of the U.K. economy?s health this year will test the strength of the pound, which has been making headway recently after plunging in the immediate aftermath of the Brexit vote. Due..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-27 15:30
Taggar: economy, pound, report

Le Pen on the Offensive Ahead of Second Round Voting


"Presidential candidate Marine Le Pen and her lieutenants pounded her rival Emmanuel Macron, as the front-runner in the race for the French presidency remained quiet for a second day. Thirty-six hours..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 15:08
Taggar: pound

UK?s Hammond Hits Budget Deficit Target, Bigger Tests Ahead


"British finance minister Philip Hammond avoided a potentially embarrassing slip-up before June’s parliamentary election as he hit his budget deficit target for the 2016/17 financial year, but hi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-25 14:42
Taggar: finance, financial, pound

Week Ahead Geopolitics to Cloud Central Bank Outlook


"European and Japanese Policy Makers Announce Policy Decisions Higher political risk in 2017 was forecasted and so far it hasn’t disappointed. The calendar of democratic events expanded last week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-21 20:47
Taggar: announcement, point, pound

Politics Dominates FX Moves


"Wednesday April 19: Five things the markets are talking about The pound is stable after yesterday’s surprise announcement by PM Theresa May to call a snap general election for June 8. On Tuesday..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-19 12:18
Taggar: announcement, market, pound

U.K Snap Election Pound Positive, more to follow


"The Pound is on the rise in volatile trading this Tuesday morning after U.K’s PM Theresa May called a snap general election for June 8 ahead of the U.S open. Sterling is currently trading up +1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:58
Taggar: announcement, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Soars as Theresa May Calls Surprise Election


"GBP/USD has jumped on Tuesday, gaining close to 200 points. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2740. The pound has climbed after Prime Minister Theresa May surprised the markets by calli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:57
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

GBP Higher and FTSE Fell After UK Snap Election Announcement


"The pound recovered strongly following the announcement by the Prime Minister Theresa May of a snap general election in June. Earlier, sterling had fallen after it was announced that Downing Street wo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-18 15:26
Taggar: announcement, pound

UK Inflation Stays at Three-Year High of 2.3%


"Rising food and clothing prices kept Britain?s inflation rate at its highest level for more than three years last month, putting household budgets under pressure as the Brexit effect on the pound work..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-04-11 15:19
Taggar: cpi, economy, inflation, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? What Next After Article 50?


"The pound has been very sensitive to all things Brexit over the last nine months since the EU referendum but how did it trade on the day UK Prime Minister Theresa May officially triggered article 50?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 10:23
Taggar: pound

Britain Does Not Expect £50 Billion Brexit Bill


"Brexit minister David Davis said he did not expect Britain to have to pay 50 billion pounds ($62 billion) to the European Union as part of the Brexit process and said the era of huge sums being paid t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-30 09:24
Taggar: pound, report

GBP Falls After May Signs Article 50 Letter


"Sterling fell in early Asian trading as investors brace for the start of the two-year negotiation for the U.K. to leave the European Union. The pound fell as much as 0.6 percent to 1.2377 per dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-29 12:20
Taggar: dollar, pound, trading

BoE Tests Banks Ability to Deal With Deep Recession


"The Bank of England will subject the U.K.?s biggest lenders to a stress test featuring a deep economic slump and a sharp depreciation of the pound as the country prepares for the impact of withdrawal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-27 16:34
Taggar: bank, pound

Brexit Bill to be Around £50 Billion


"The U.K. will have to pay a bill of about 50 billion pounds ($62 billion) when it leaves the European Union, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker warned as British Prime Minister Theresa May prepa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-24 12:21
Taggar: pound

USD Weaker as Political Uncertainty High


"The U.S. dollar on Thursday weakened against the Japanese yen and the pound amid heightened uncertainty about the future of the health-care legislation. U.S. legislators in the House are scheduled to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 16:05
Taggar: dollar, pound

Congress Healthcare Vote and Yellen Speech Eyed


"US equity markets are on course to open a little higher on Thursday, with traders paying close attention to Congress and the upcoming vote on Donald Trump?s healthcare bill, while in the UK the pound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-23 13:50
Taggar: market, pound, retail sales

UK Budget Deficit Best Since February 2007


"Britain?s public finances are on a roll but officials don?t expect the good news to last. The budget deficit last month was 1.8 billion pounds ($2.2 billion), the best performance for any February sin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 15:31
Taggar: finance, pound

GBP Rallies as CPI Surpasses BoE Target


"The pound rose to the highest in three weeks and gilts fell as U.K. inflation accelerated more than forecast to break through the Bank of England?s target for the first time since 2013. The data showi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 15:19
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

EUR En Marche after French Presidential Debate


"US equity markets are expected to open a little higher on Tuesday, tracking broad gains in Europe where only the FTSE is currently trading lower, as sterling?s strong gains way on the outward looking..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-21 14:30
Taggar: cpi, inflation, market, pound, rate, trading

GBPUSD ? Article 50 Announcement Hits GBP (Video)


"The pound has come under a little bit of pressure after a spokesman for Theresa May revealed that the UK PM will trigger article 50 on 29 March. While the timing of the triggering of article 50 comes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-20 14:35
Taggar: pound

GBP Heading For Weekly Gain on BoE Rate Hike Talk


"Sterling headed for its first weekly gain since February and gilts declined as market expectations shifted toward tighter policy in the U.K. The pound has been prone to large swings this week, often w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-17 17:17
Taggar: dollar, market, pound

FTSE Closes at Record High on Mining Sector and BoE


"U.K. stocks ended at a record Thursday, with mining shares invigorated by a pullback in the dollar and a major investment in Anglo American PLC, while the pound surged on a hawkish development on inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-16 20:16
Taggar: bank, dollar, investment, pound, rate, share, shares

GBPUSD ? Is the Slump Over? (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about why GBPUSD has been so volatile today and how the FOMC meeting could impact the pair. He also gives his analysis of the daily, 4 hour and 15 minute charts..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-15 17:57
Taggar: analysis, employment, market, pound, report

GBP Tumbles as May Prepares Article 50


"The pound tumbled against all of its Group-of-10 peers as London traders sold the currency after U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May was given the go-ahead to trigger Brexit. Sterling had a delayed reacti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 15:10
Taggar: currency, pound

Dollar Firmer Especially against Sterling


"The British parliament granted Prime Minister permission to activate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty later this month. Doing so will begin a two-year countdown to negotiate terms and complete the proc..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-14 13:56
Taggar: dollar, pound

How Will UK Market Respond After May Triggers Article 50?


"The trigger of Article 50 is the event traders have been waiting for since the U.K. voted to leave the European Union. Yet as Prime Minister Theresa May approaches her end-March deadline for launching..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-13 17:16
Taggar: market, pound

Budget Provides Little Support to Sterling


"The pound fell for a third day, touching a seven-week low against the dollar, before a U.K. budget that analysts say will do little to support the beleaguered currency. Sterling fell against most of i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-08 15:41
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

UK Manufacturing Gets Post-Brexit Boost


"Britain’s factories are growing at their fastest pace in more than three years, helped by the fall in the value of the pound after the Brexit vote and a recovery in core markets in Europe, a sur..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-06 09:07
Taggar: market, pound

Foreign Investors Selling UK Bonds in January at Fast Pace


"Foreign investors sold British government bonds in January at the fastest pace in nearly three years, probably reflecting how funds are adjusting gilt holdings after a buying spree late last year rath..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-02 17:35
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Falls Below 1.23 on Soft UK Manufacturing PMI


"GBP/USD has posted losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2320. Earlier on Wednesday, the pound fell below the 1.23 level for the first time since January 20..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 19:06
Taggar: point, pound, trading

UK Manufacturing Price Pressures Ease


"U.K. manufacturing growth slowed for a second month in February and price pressures cooled, a sign that the effects of the pound?s drop may be easing. IHS Markit?s Purchasing Managers Index fell to 54..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-03-01 15:48
Taggar: pound

UK Trade Improves But Consumer Appetite Eases


"The U.K. ended 2016 on a high, recording an unexpected acceleration in growth thanks to the biggest boost from net trade in almost six years. The question is whether this new economic mix can persist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-22 16:54
Taggar: pound

UK 100 ? Running Out of Steam Again?


"As the UK100 (FTSE 100) approaches the record highs that were hit back in the middle of January, there are signs that the rally is starting to run out of steam which may suggest that the gains –..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-20 20:38
Taggar: pound

GBP/JPY ? Another Pound Pair Consolidates in Symmetrical Triangle


"I have already written about a symmetrical triangle on GBP/CHF weekly chart 2 weeks ago. Today, you can see a similar pattern but with a different trend direction on the&..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-19 17:13
Taggar: pound

US Stocks Headed For First Two Day Slide in a Month


"U.S. stocks headed for the first two-day slide of the month, while Treasuries advanced as the rally in riskier assets that took equities to records eased. The pound weakened after a report showed U.K..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-17 17:22
Taggar: pound, report, retail sales

USD Winning Streak Ends With a Bang


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s key economic events and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, EURGBP, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, GBPJPY, Gold, WTI crude and Brent crud..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-16 18:30
Taggar: analysis, dollar, gold, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? British Pound Unchanged on Solid UK, US Data


"GBP/USD is unchanged in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, the pair is trading at 1.2450. It’s a very busy day, with a host of releases in both the UK and the US. The news was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-15 18:29
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

UK Factory Prices Up By More Than 20%


"British consumer prices rose last month at the fastest pace since June 2014 and are set to rise further, propelled by higher global oil prices and the Brexit-fuelled fall in the pound, official data s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-14 15:32
Taggar: oil, pound

GBP at 1.25 After Trump Comments on US Tax Policies Boost USD


"Sterling held strong near its highest in a week on Thursday, some more upbeat British housing data helping soothe nerves over domestic economic growth as comments by U.S. President Donald Trump on tax..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-09 23:08
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound

This Key Bitcoin Indicator is Dropping Like a Rock


"Bitcoin volatility has fallen since 2011 and compared to the U.S. dollar currently sits at about 3-4 times higher than the Japanese yen, British pound, and euro. High volatility in the digital currenc..."

Blog: Bitcoin.com
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-07 02:00
Taggar: analysis, bitcoin, currency, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/CHF Consolidated in Triangle, Ready for Breakout


"The British pound looks to be prepared for a continuation of its long-term downtrend against the Swiss franc. The GBP/CHF currency pair has formed a nearly perf..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-05 17:11
Taggar: bear, currency, currency pair, pound

Bank of England Keeps Existing Stance


"At the second post-Brexit referendum meeting of the 9-person Monetary Policy Committee, officials halved the Bank Rate to 0.25%, expanded the asset purchase program by 60 billion pounds to a ceiling o..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-02-02 17:31
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

Pound Could Lose Reserve Status After Brexit


"The British pound will become “increasingly irrelevant” as a global reserve currency once the U.K. leaves the EU, new research from Deutsche Bank has claimed. This could be harmful for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-26 19:00
Taggar: bank, currency, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips, Recovers as Court Rules Against May


"The British pound dipped lower but has rebounded in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.25 level. Earlier on Tuesday, the UK Supreme Court ruled that the go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-24 18:15
Taggar: pound, trading

Pound Higher Ahead of Brexit Court Ruling


"GBP boosted by weak dollar and softer Brexit outcome The British pound has been one of the best performing currencies in a week that saw the U.S. transfer of power to Donald Trump. The dollar has lost..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 23:36
Taggar: currencies, dollar, pound, rate

GBP Higher Ahead of UK Parliament Brexit Decision


"The U.K. Supreme Court will soon decide on whether the U.K. government must allow lawmakers to have a say in starting the Brexit process. But regardless of what the court decides, the pound may still..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 18:02
Taggar: market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Closing in on 1.25 Ahead of Brexit Ruling


"The British pound has posted strong gains in the Monday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2490. It’s a quiet start to the week on the release front, with no releases from the UK or US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 17:46
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP Regains Strength Pushes FTSE Down


"UK shares fell as the pound gained strength against the dollar following Donald Trump’s inauguration speech. Concern over Mr Trump’s protectionist comments hit the US currency, and the pou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-23 17:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, point, pound, share, shares

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips on Dismal Retail Sales Data


"The British pound has posted slight losses in the Friday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2280. On the release front, British Retail Sales declined 1.9%, well below the forecast of -0.1%. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-20 14:50
Taggar: market, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Above 1.23, British Retail Sales Next


"The British pound is up slightly in the Thursday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.23 level. On the release front, there was positive news out of the US as manufacturing and empl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 18:11
Taggar: employment, pound, report, trading

Yuan falls as USD recovers


"The pound and euro both weakened in overnight trading amid the dollar?s strength. They recovered slightly on Thursday morning ? the pound rose by 22 cents or 0.17 per cent to US$1.2283, while euro inc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-19 05:55
Taggar: dollar, inflation, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Retracts After Surging on May?s Brexit Speech


"The pound has dipped on Wednesday, after posting spectacular gains in the Tuesday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.23 level. On the release front, British employment numbers wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 12:12
Taggar: cpi, employment, pound, trading

Sterling Remains in Focus This Morning


"We have another busy session in store on Wednesday as we get jobs data from the UK, inflation data from the eurozone and US and hear from a few Federal Reserve officials including Chair Janet Yellen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 09:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, inflation, pound

Rampageous Pound


"Rampageous Pound  Global markets were dominated by political events overnight with Theresa May and Trump comments the primary drivers of price action UK Prime Minister May’s anticipated speech o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-18 03:16
Taggar: market, pound, rate

May Comments Trigger Short Squeeze in Sterling


"We?re seeing a textbook short squeeze in the pound today following Theresa May?s press conference in which she outlined plans for Brexit ahead of article 50 being triggered in March. The majority of w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-17 16:26
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps on Strong CPI, May Speech on Brexit Next


"The British pound has started the Tuesday session with strong gains. In the European session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2180. On the release front, CPI surged 1.6%, beating the estimate of 1.4%. The mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-17 12:16
Taggar: cpi, market, pound, trading

Downside Pressure on the Pound


"Stephen Innes, Asia-Pacific senior currency trader and analyst at Oanda, discusses the volatility in the pound, Brexit and the outlook for the euro and the U.S. dollar. He speaks to Bloomberg’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-17 04:54
Taggar: currency, currency trade, dollar, market, pound

BoE?s Carney Will Face Inflationary Pressures Sooner Rather than Later


"Mark Carney says his tolerance for faster inflation is limited, and the signs are that those limits will be tested.  As the Bank of England governor prepares to deliver his first speech of 2017 on Mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 20:32
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, report

Sterling Slides Ahead of May Brexit Speech


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the reasons behind Monday’s sterling moves and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, USDCAD, EURGBP, USDJPY, GBPJPY, EURJPY, Gold, W..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 20:13
Taggar: analysis, gold, market, pound, us market

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.20 on Fears of Hard Brexit


"The British pound started the week by briefly dropping below the 1.20 level. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2050. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI posted..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 18:36
Taggar: pound, trading

Cable Collapses


"The pound’s partial recovery during Asian trading hours was due to investors adjusting positions ahead of the comments on Tuesday, as Britain gets set to launch two years of EU departure negotia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 05:16
Taggar: pound, trading

Sterling Tumbles


"The pound fell by as much as 1.6% this morning, breaching the 1.20 to the dollar level for the first time since last October?s flash crash. To be sure, some of it is due to a lack of liquidity as the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 05:10
Taggar: dollar, pound, profit, rate

Brexit Breaking Bad


"The Pound  Most of this morning?s action is centred on the pound after a weekend report where media suggested that UK PM Theresa May will signal the intention of a ?Hard Brexit? on Tuesday. If the pre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 02:10
Taggar: market, pound, report

Post Pound Pounding


"Post Pound Pounding  The British Pound The pound remains center stage, but after yesterday?s  early APAC mayhem, predictably the remainder of Monday ?s trading session was subdued.  Moreover, outside..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-16 01:51
Taggar: pound, trading

Forex Brokers Update ? January 15th, 2017


"No new companies have been added during the week, but some of the listed brokers have been updated: FXGlobe no longer has offices in France and Greece. Added British pound and..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-15 15:22
Taggar: brokers, currencies, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady, US Jobless Claims Sparkles


"The British pound pushed above the 1.23 line earlier on Thursday but was unable to consolidate and has retracted. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2220. On the release front, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-12 18:11
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Falls to 3-months Low on Mixed UK Data


"The British pound has posted strong losses in the Wednesday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2067. On the release front, there are a host of UK events. Manufacturing Productio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 18:37
Taggar: pound, trading

USD Rises Ahead of President-Elect News Conference


"The dollar gained ground against the yen, euro and pound on Wednesday, as expectations of a pro-growth message from U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s first news conference prevailed over worri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 16:47
Taggar: dollar, pound

UK Small Business Confidence at Pre-Brexit Levels


"The last quarter saw small businesses in the U.K. regain their confidence to pre-referendum levels but the falling pound is driving up costs and crimping profits, according to the Federation of Small..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-11 14:24
Taggar: pound, profit

Sterling Stabilises After Monday ?May?hem


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the reasons behind Monday’s sterling moves and gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, AUDUSD, NZDUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, GBPJPY, EURJPY, Gold, WTI crude..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 20:01
Taggar: analysis, gold, market, point, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips to 10-Week Lows, Manufacturing Production Next


"The British pound remains under pressure in the Tuesday session, as GBP/USD dipped to a low of 1.2106 before rebounding higher. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2180. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 18:14
Taggar: pound, trading

Sterling Struggles in APAC


"On currency markets the pound struggled at three-month lows against the dollar after British Prime Minister Theresa May said at the weekend the country would have control over its borders after Brexit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-10 05:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, pound

2017 Fact Sheet


"Dollar High/Low Trading Ranges in 2016 $1.0352 to $1.1616 per euro 121.11 to 99.01 yen per dollar $1.1807 to $1.5019 per pound sterling 1.0343 to 0.9445 Swiss francs per dollar 1.4690 to 1.2462 Canadi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 21:47
Taggar: dollar, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides to 10-Week Low on May?s Comments


"The British pound continues to lose ground on the Monday session. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2160. On the release front, British Halifax HPI impressed with a strong gain of 1.7%..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 18:02
Taggar: pound, trading

Currencies Gripped by Political Risk


"Political risks rippled across foreign-exchange markets with the pound, Turkish lira and South Korean won leading declines. Sterling dropped to a 10-week low after the Prime Minister Theresa May indic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 15:43
Taggar: market, pound

May Delivers Another Brexit Blow to Sterling


"A lively start to the year looks likely to continue into week two, with the pound coming under particular pressure this morning as the prospect of a harder Brexit continues to sink in. While investors..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 13:58
Taggar: market, pound

Sterling Plunges on May Brexit Comments


"The British pound sank to a two-month low versus the U.S. dollar on Monday morning, hit by both strong labor data out of the United States and comments from the British Prime Minister suggesting the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 12:12
Taggar: dollar, market, pound

Pound and Yuan Start the Week on a Negative


"The dollar strengthened and the pound extended its decline from Friday, while the offshore yuan had its biggest two-day drop since June. European shares were mixed and U.S. equity futures pointed high..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 12:09
Taggar: dollar, market, point, pound, share, shares

Immigration the Priority in Brexit Negotiations


"U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May signaled regaining control of immigration and lawmaking are her Brexit priorities even if that means quitting Europe?s single market. The pound fell to a 10-week low. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-09 11:19
Taggar: market, pound

Dollar Steadies Ahead of Jobs Data


"China?s offshore yuan fell the most in a year to pare a record weekly rally, while Mexico?s peso climbed after the central bank sold dollars. European shares fell and Asian equities were mixed before..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 12:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, oil, pound, report, share, shares

Are Sterling Traders Overlooking UK Economic Reslience?


"Pound investors are increasingly ignoring signs of strength in the U.K. economy as political risk surrounding the nation?s exit from the European Union dominates the currency?s outlook. The pound show..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-06 12:11
Taggar: currency, economy, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher as British Services PMI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has posted considerable gains on Thursday. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.24 line. On the economic front, British Services PMI climbed to 56.2 points, beating t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-05 17:37
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Yawns as Range Trade Continues, Fed Minutes Next


"The British pound is showing limited movement in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 122.70. On the economic front, British Construction PMI rose to 54.2 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 17:31
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Has Sterling Overreacted to Brexit?


"One of the most tangible consequences of the U.K.’s June vote to quit the European Union was the immediate collapse in the value of the pound. The combination of a huge political upset — w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-04 15:00
Taggar: economy, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as US Manufacturing PMI Improves


"The British pound has posted significant losses in the Tuesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.22 line. On the economic front, British Manufacturing PMI improved to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-03 17:26
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Will GBP/USD Reach Parity in 2017? Poll


"The parity rate between the Great Britain pound and the US dollar is not something that many traders consider as a proximate possibility. Compared to the probab..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2017-01-02 21:59
Taggar: dollar, pound, rate

Does More Pain Lie Ahead For the Pound


"The pound may have recovered from its post-Brexit lows, but it’s set to face another round of Brexit heat, analysts said. In the wake of the U.K.’s late June vote to exit the European Unio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-22 15:21
Taggar: currency, pound

Japanese Satisfaction Evident with a Weakening Yen


"The yen fell 0.8% against the dollar after the Bank of Japan left its accommodative monetary stance unchanged despite a sharply lower yen. Governor Kuroda dispelled any thought of a possible rate hike..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-20 18:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, pound, rate

Currencies To Watch in 2017


"The pound, krone and rand are the currencies to watch heading into 2017 as technical charts and supportive cross-asset themes signal their recent momentum may continue. Emerging-market equities and oi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-18 10:33
Taggar: currencies, market, oil, pound

Is JPY Looking a Little Oversold?


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam gives his analysis on EURUSD, GBPUSD, EURGBP, AUDUSD, USDCAD, USDJPY, GBPJPY, EURJPY, Brent crude, WTI crude, Gold and the Dow. Week Ahead Bank of Japan in the Spotli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-16 22:30
Taggar: analysis, bank, gold, market, pound, rate

Monte Paschi Approves Last Ditch Capital Raising Measures


"Ailing Italian bank Monte dei Paschi di Siena (BMPS.MI) on Thursday formally approved a last-ditch attempt to raise 5 billion euros (4.17 billion pounds) by year end through a new debt swap offer and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 16:08
Taggar: bank, pound, share

BoE Holds Rates Steady


"The Bank of England kept its key interest rate at a record low and noted that the pound?s recent appreciation may mean a slower pickup in inflation next year. In its last policy decision of 2016, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-15 14:04
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

BoE Preview and GBP Charting Analysis


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam preview’s the Bank of England Monetary Policy Decision and gives his analysis on GBPUSD, EURGBP, GBPJPY and UK 100. Could GBP Leap Higher on BoE Announcement? G..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-14 21:38
Taggar: analysis, announcement, bank, boe announcement, gold, market, pound

UK Inflation Rises 1.2% in November


"UK inflation climbed to 1.2% in November, the highest level in more than two years, in a sign that the fall in the value of the pound since the Brexit vote is fuelling a rise in the cost of living. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-13 16:37
Taggar: inflation, pound

Oil Surges as Non-Opec Strike Output Deal


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the oil production cut that was agreed between OPEC and non-OPEC members over the weekend and gives his analysis on Brent crude, WTI crude, EURUSD, USDCAD..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-12 18:20
Taggar: analysis, cpi, market, oil, pound

Citi?s Response Appropriate During Sterling Flash Crash


"Citi (C.N) said on Wednesday that its trading operations functioned appropriately in a thin and illiquid market during October’s “flash crash” in sterling, responding to a Financial..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-07 12:27
Taggar: bank, financial, market, pound, report, trading

Dollar and Sterling Strengthen but Oil Steps Back


"The dollar is unchanged against the pound but up 0.4% against the yen, loonie, kiwi and Australian dollar. The U.S. currency also rose 0.2% overnight relative to the euro and Swiss franc. An appeal is..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-06 19:06
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

Is the Path of Least Resistance for USD Lower?


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the upcoming US jobs report and gives his analysis on EURUSD, USDJPY, Gold, US 30 and SPX 500. NFP Still Important Despite Upcoming Rate Hike GBP/USD ? Po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 18:54
Taggar: analysis, dollar, gold, market, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises on Brexit Minister Remarks


"GBP/USD has posted considerable gains in the Thursday session. In North American trade, the pair is trading at the 1.26 line. The pound responded positively to comments by Brexit Minister who said tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 17:59
Taggar: market, pound, trading

Sterling Soars as David Davis Offers Brexit Hope


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the OPEC deal, why the pound is rising and gives his analysis on WTI and Brent Crude, USDCAD, GBPUSD, EURGBP, GBPJPY and UK 100. USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 17:33
Taggar: analysis, dollar, market, pound

Pound Jumps on Single-Market Deal Speculation


"The pound rose as investors seized on the prospect of the U.K. retaining preferential access to the European Union?s single market after Brexit. Sterling climbed the most in almost two weeks against t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-12-01 15:37
Taggar: dollar, market, pound

Brexit Not Doing Consumer Credit Demand Any Harm


"Lending to Britons expanded last month at the fastest annual pace in 11 years and mortgage approvals were stronger than expected, bolstering the picture of resilient consumer demand after June’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-29 15:10
Taggar: pound, rate

Record Black Friday Ahead for UK


"British retailers’ websites, and to a lesser extent their stores, were awash with discounted goods on Friday as shoppers chased “Black Friday” deals in a spending spree that is expec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-25 12:17
Taggar: pound

Bullish Flag Threatens to Break GBP/NZD Downtrend


"The US Presidential elections followed a few days after a rather bullish factor for the UK pound — the High Court decision that the Government will need t..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-20 18:25
Taggar: bull, dollar, pound

SETL, Deloitte and Metro Bank Use Blockchain for Consumer Payments


"Pound sterling has been moved between merchants and consumers, with contactless smartcards, with blockchain technology."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-15 13:09
Taggar: pound

Sterling Biggest Winner of Trump Presidency


"Investors? concern about political shifts outside Britain is benefiting the pound. Sterling has climbed against all of its 31 major peers since last Friday. It?s the surprise winner during the week of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-11 13:40
Taggar: inflation, market, oil, pound

GBP Rises Against EUR on Political Risk


"Sterling surged 1.5 percent to a six-week high against the euro on Thursday, as investors unwound short positions against the pound amid uncertainty about the fallout from the U.S. election and focuse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-10 20:08
Taggar: pound, short position

Bank of England Unanimously Keeps Policy Unchanged


"The Monetary Policy Committee decided to make no changes to the three elements of its accommodative stance. A Bank Rate of 0.25%, which had been halved in August. A mandate to purchase an additional 6..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 17:23
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

Sterling Spikes on UK Court Brexit Ruling


"The pound briefly soared this morning after the UK High Court ruled that article 50 cannot be triggered without the backing of parliament. While the ruling may be reversed when appealed at the start o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-03 13:25
Taggar: pound

OANDA MP ? Trump Risk Weighs on MXN (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are responding to the latest US Presidential Election polls which have been heavily impact by the latest Clinton email probe. He also discusse..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 18:18
Taggar: analysis, gold, market, pound

Where Will GBP Head After Article 50 is Triggered?


"Sterling is likely to drop around 5 percent against the dollar soon after Britain starts its formal divorce proceedings from the European Union next year, but it is not expected to weaken to parity wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-11-01 10:14
Taggar: dollar, pound

UK Economy Sidesteps Remain Campaigners? Dire Economic Predictions


"In the global race to devalue currencies, the pound?s losses have been a huge benefit to UK businesses. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-31 19:41
Taggar: currencies, pound

Forex Brokers Update ? October 30th, 2016


"Another week without new brokers but with some updates: AAATrade stopped accepting deposits via WebMoney. Added euro, Great Britain pound, and Russian ruble as account currencies. PAMM, MAM..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-30 20:14
Taggar: brokers, currencies, pound

USD Rises Against JPY and GBP After Mixed Data


"The U.S. dollar rose against both the Japanese yen and the British pound on Thursday, continuing a recent upward trend against both currencies, while it dipped against the euro following some mixed ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-27 16:26
Taggar: currencies, dollar, pound

Goldman: Pound Too Expensive


"Goldman Sachs Group Inc. is doubling down on its call that the pound has further room to depreciate. While some analysts’ currency-valuation models show sterling looks cheap after hitting record..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-26 14:38
Taggar: currency, economy, gold, pound, rate

OANDA MP ? GBP Plummets Ahead of Carney (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the possible causes of the drop in the pound this afternoon and talks about today’s other key economic events. Pound Drops Sharply Ahead of Carney Tes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 16:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, market, pound

UK Approves New Heathrow Runway


"Britain on Tuesday gave Heathrow Airport the green light to build a new $22 billion (18 billion pounds) runway, ending 25 years of indecision and vowing to boost global trade links following the vote..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-25 15:34
Taggar: pound

BoE QE Will Result in £300bn Increase in Spending


"The Bank of England’s 435 billion-pound government bond-buying programme is likely to bring about a 300 billion-pound increase in overall spending in Britain, equivalent to three times annual pu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-20 10:04
Taggar: bank, pound

Stocks and Commodities Up, Dollar and Bond Yields Down


"The dollar eased overnight against the currencies of other advanced economies. Losses of 1.1% against the kiwi and 1.0% versus sterling led this move. The dollar also fell 0.7% relative to the Austral..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-18 13:34
Taggar: currencies, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

OANDA MP ? Indices Survive Initial Threat (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s US economic data, BoE Governor Carney comments, US earnings and gives his analysis on FTSE 100, S&P 500, Dow 30, USDJPY and EURJPY char..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 17:17
Taggar: analysis, loonie, market, pound, retail sales

US Data, Fed and Earnings in Focus


"Focus will very much be on the US as we see out the end of the week. Recent moves in the pound and oil have overshadowed the US a little bit but today, it should take centre stage once again. The US r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 12:04
Taggar: oil, pound, retail sales

Sterling Stabilizes Ahead of BoE Speakers


"Sterling traded just over a cent above this week’s lows against the dollar and steadied against the euro on Friday, with several Bank of England policymakers due to speak and markets keen for cl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-14 09:49
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, pound, rate

Sterling Plunge Provides Tourism Silver Lining


"When the pound plunged this month on new worries about Brexit, New Yorkers Derek Hotter and Ian Clark hopped on a plane for an impromptu holiday in Britain. Record numbers of dollar-, yuan- and euro-r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-12 09:44
Taggar: dollar, pound

Larry Summers Says Pound Troubles are Not Over as Brexit Looms


"“The decline in the pound is like a fever,” according to former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers. “It’s a sign of some serious problems that are associated with the Brexit stra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 16:04
Taggar: currency, pound, rate

FTSE Rises as Pound Depreciates Further


"The FTSE 100 index has gone above its all-time high during a day’s trading, boosted by further falls in the pound. The UK’s benchmark index broke through its previous record intra-day leve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 15:56
Taggar: pound, share, shares, trading

Worst Four Days Since June Push Sterling Below $1.23


"Sterling slid back below $1.23 on Tuesday as senior officials and investors pointed to the potential for more falls for a market still in shock after Friday’s 10-percent flash crash. The past fo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 14:41
Taggar: market, point, pound

ZEW, Fed, Oil, GBP and Yen in Focus Today


"European equity markets are expected to open a little softer on Tuesday, with traders continuing to eye moves in oil, the pound and the yen, as well as the latest economic sentiment surveys from the e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-11 08:28
Taggar: market, oil, pound

OANDA MP ? Oil Surges on Putin Comments (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam provides an update on today’s trading session including why the yen has sunk again and what’s spurred the rally in oil. WTI/USD ? US Crude Jumps as Russia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-10 18:09
Taggar: market, oil, pound, trading

Who Are the World?s Largest Energy Producers?


"The world gets its power from a massive range of resources: From traditional fossil fuels to technologies like nuclear and wind. Here, CNBC takes a look at the world’s largest energy producers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-10 16:21
Taggar: pound

Week Ahead Pound Flash Crash Eclipses NFP


"December Rate Hike still on the table despite weak jobs report The main story this week in the markets was the flash crash of British pound on Friday. The currency lost 6 percent in under two minutes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 22:56
Taggar: currency, market, pound, rate, report, trading

?Flash Crash? Decimates Sterling


"Sterling lost a tenth of its value in minutes on Friday, in what traders said was a “flash crash” driven by computer-initiated sell orders that left the pound at a fresh 31-year-low and he..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 16:08
Taggar: pound

Jobs Report Eyed After Sterling Flash Crash


"It?s been a crazy start to trading on Friday, with the flash crash in the pound overnight coming ahead of what was already expected to be a volatile session as we get the September payrolls data and s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-07 12:21
Taggar: pound, trading

NFP Preview and Technical Analysis


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the upcoming US jobs report and gives his analysis on GBPUSD, USDJPY, USDCAD and Gold. Volatility Ramps Up Ahead of NFP OANDA MP ? Meltdown Continues in G..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-06 18:05
Taggar: analysis, gold, market, pound, report

Brexit Pain and Why British Pound May Tumble to 1.2500


"Brexit turmoil continues for the British pound. "

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 20:25
Taggar: oil, pound

OANDA MP ? ECB QE Reports Hits Bonds (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the ECB reports around its QE program, the latest Fed commentary and today’s economic data. He also gives his latest analysis on USDJPY, UK100, Bren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 17:29
Taggar: analysis, employment, gold, market, point, pound, report

Hard Brexit Could Cost 38 Billion Pounds


"Britain’s financial industry could lose up to 38 billion pounds ($48.34 billion) in revenue in a so-called ‘hard Brexit’ that would leave it with restricted access to the European Un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 15:01
Taggar: finance, financial, market, pound, report

US Data Eyed as Oil and European Yields Surge


"It?s been another interesting start to the session on Wednesday, with European bond yields being spooked higher, oil extending its gains and gold and the pound taking a breather following yesterday?s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-05 12:42
Taggar: gold, oil, pound, report

PIMCO Writes About Chinese Yuan Achieving Reserve Currency Status


"In a quiet but significant marker for China, the yuan has become a reserve currency: On 1 October, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) officially included the yuan in the currency basket for its Spe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 22:10
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

Sterling Hits New 31 Year Low on Hammond Comments


"US futures are pointing at a slightly higher open on Wall Street on Tuesday as we look ahead to more Fed speeches, although focus in the European session has so far been on the moves in sterling and t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-04 13:54
Taggar: bank, point, pound

GBPUSD ? Momentum Slowing but Remains Bearish


"The pound has come under some significant pressure on Monday following Theresa May’s speech at the Conservative Party conference, in which she laid out plans to activate article 50 by March next..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 18:47
Taggar: pound

Britain Sets out 5 Billion-Pound Homebuilding Boost


"Britain launched a 5 billion-pound ($6.5 billion) homebuilding stimulus package on Monday, including plans to borrow 2 billion pounds to help address a long-term housing shortage that has become a maj..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-10-03 09:49
Taggar: announcement, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Unmoved by Solid GDP in Q2


"It’s been an uneventful week for the pound, which continues to trade quietly in the Friday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2980. On the release front, there a host of releases from t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-30 15:09
Taggar: pound, trading

OANDA MP ? Oil Output Deal Looks Unlikely (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks today’s speeches from Fed and ECB officials, the OPEC meeting in Algeria and the other stories that are moving financial markets. USD/CAD ? Canadian Dolla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-28 16:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, market, point, pound, report

Weaker Currencies Are not Helping Growth


"A weaker currency, once the cure-all for ailing economies around the world, isn?t the panacea it once was. Just look at Japan, where the yen plunged 28 percent in the two years through 2014, yet net e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-26 15:35
Taggar: currency, pound

OANDA MP ? UK Rate Cut Unlikely This Year (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the Bank of England decision and minutes, UK retail sales figures and the raft of data from the US. GBP/USD ? Pound Slips on BoE Rate Talk AUD/USD ? Aussi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-15 17:34
Taggar: aussie, bank, market, pound, rate, retail sales

OANDA MP ? Markets Rattled by Fed Remarks (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the recent commentary coming from Federal Reserve policy makers and why it’s had an impact on rate hike expectations as we head into the blackout pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-12 17:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, inflation reports, market, pound, rate, report

OANDA MP ? Oil Pares EIA Driven Gains (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about yesterday’s ECB decision, oil’s move after the substantial decline in inventories and today’s key events, including speeches from three..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-09 16:19
Taggar: market, oil, pound

Complex Conundrum


"The market has turned into consolidative mode with the KEY the ECB rate decision on tap later this evening. For the most part, markets were quiet with European equities mirroring the movements in crud..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-08 03:39
Taggar: market, oil, pound, rate

OANDA MP ? Carney and Data Weigh on GBP (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the MPC’s Inflation Report Hearing in front of the Treasury Select Committee, today’s economic data and touches on tomorrow’s ECB meetin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-07 17:31
Taggar: aussie, inflation, market, pound, report

Scottish Public Finance Gap Rises to 9.5 Percent of GDP


"Scotland’s fiscal deficit stood at about a tenth of its economy in the year to March 2016, hammered by a slump in oil and gas revenues and potentially dampening arguments for Scottish independen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 10:31
Taggar: economy, oil, pound, share

Scottish Economy to See 2-11 Billion Pounds Brexit Hit, Government Says


"Leaving the European Union will sap Scotland’s economy by between 1.7 and 11.2 billion pounds ($14.76 billion) by 2030, depending on which new trade relationship Britain chooses, the Scottish go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-02 10:18
Taggar: economy, pound

UK Factories Hit 10 Month High in August


"Activity in Britain’s factories hit a 10-month high in August, with the weaker pound helping to drive up export orders. The strong results in the monthly survey of purchasing managers reinforces..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 17:46
Taggar: pound

OANDA MP ? Manufacturing Gets Brexit Lift (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about today’s economic data with particular focus on the UK manufacturing PMI and its impact on sterling and US unit labour costs and what it means for wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-09-01 17:40
Taggar: market, pound

OANDA MP ? ADP Offers Little Insight (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how the market traded on Wednesday and the key economic data releases. GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged, GfK Consumer Confidence Within Expectations Private Comp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-31 17:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, pound, report

There Are Risks for Markets and Yellen at Jackson Hole


"The risk to markets Friday is that Fed Chair Janet Yellen simply sounds more ready than markets expect to raise rates for the second time in 10 years. That would trigger a sell-off in stocks, snap Tre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-26 08:38
Taggar: dollar, gold, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Ticks Upwards, US Housing Report Next


"The British pound has edged above the 1.32 line on Wednesday, continuing the upward movement which has marked GBP/USD this week. The pair is currently trading at 1.3220. On the release front, British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-24 11:56
Taggar: home sales, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises to 3-Week High as British Manufacturing Report Beats Estimate


"The British pound has posted considerable gains on Tuesday, continuing the upward movement which marked the Monday session. Currently, GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.32 line. On the release f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-23 13:57
Taggar: home sales, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Above 1.31, British Manufacturing Report Ahead


"The British pound has started the week with considerable gains. Early in Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.31 line. On the release front, there are no events out of th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-22 14:53
Taggar: home sales, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides Despite Rare Budget Surplus


"The British pound has posted sharp losses on Friday, reversing directions after strong gains on Thursday. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3060. On the release front, it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-19 14:32
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD Jumps as UK Retail Sales Sparkles


"The British pound has posted sharp gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades at 1.3140. On the release front, British Retail Sales jumped 1.4%, well above expectations. There was more positive news in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 15:32
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, retail sales

U.K. Retail Sales Surge as Hot Weather, Pound Drop Fuel Spending


"U.K. retail sales unexpectedly surged in the month after Britain voted to quit the European Union, as hot weather bolstered sales of clothing and footwear and a drop in the pound encouraged tourists t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-18 11:27
Taggar: pound, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs off Strong Job Numbers, Fed Minutes Ahead


"The British pound is showing limited movement on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades just above the 1.30 level. In the UK, the Average Earnings Index posted a gain of 2.4%, within expectations. Claimant Coun..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-17 14:04
Taggar: employment, pound, rate

OANDA MP ? USD Volatile on Fed Comments (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reacts to today’s big market news and events including comments from two Fed officials which has rattled the dollar, UK inflation data and eurozone sentiment fi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 15:33
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as British CPI Beats Estimate


"The British pound has recorded strong gains on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades at 1.2970. The pound responded positively to strong inflation numbers, led by CPI, which gained 0.6% and beat the forecast. It..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-16 12:39
Taggar: cpi, employment, inflation, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Falls Below 1.29 on Soft Housing Report


"The British pound has recorded slight losses to start off the week. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2875. On the release front, British Rightmove HPI declined 1.2%. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-15 16:51
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher on Dismal US Retail Sales and Wholesale Prices


"The British pound has posted gains in Friday’s North American session. GBP/USD has pushed above the 1.30 line and is currently trading at 1.3010. On the release front, British Construction Outpu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-12 15:00
Taggar: indicators, pound, report, retail sales, trading

EURGBP ? New Post-Brexit High in Sight


"The euro is closing in on the post-Brexit highs against the pound today and could be eyeing levels not hit since August 2008. A weak performance in the pound towards the end of last week combined with..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 17:25
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.30 as Markets Eye Further Rate Cuts


"The British pound has posted losses on Thursday and dipped below the symbolic 1.30 level. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2970, close to 4-week lows. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-11 14:44
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher, Markets Eye US Job Openings


"The British pound has posted considerable gains on Wednesday. GBP/USD is currently trading slightly below the 1.31 level. On the release front, NIESR GDP Estimate dipped to 0.3%. Later in the day, the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-10 13:36
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.30 as Manufacturing Production Declines


"The British pound has dropped below the 1.30 level on Tuesday. Currently, GBP/USD is trading at 1.2970, its lowest level in four weeks. On the release front, British Manufacturing Production declined..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-09 12:29
Taggar: pound, trading

China Warns UK over 18 Billion Pound Nuclear Power Deal ? FT


"China has warned Britain that bilateral ties stand at a “crucial historical juncture” over London’s deferral of an 18 billion pound nuclear power project, the Financial Times reporte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-09 08:22
Taggar: financial, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Struggling to Stay Above 1.30, Manufacturing Production Next


"The British pound has started the week with slight losses. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3040. On the release front, it’s a very quiet start to the week, with just two e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-08 16:32
Taggar: market, pound, trading

Sterling?s Been a Much Traveled Currency


"From $1.5019 in Far Eastern trading early on June 24th just before the Brexit referendum result was known, the pound fell as much as 14.3% to a low on July 7th of $1.2878. It’s unlikely that the..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-08 00:00
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Stellar US Jobs Numbers Send Cable Reeling


"The British pound has lost ground for a second straight day, dropping below the 1.31 level on Friday. The pair is currently trading at 1.3030. GBP/USD has posted sharp losses in the North American ses..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 15:18
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

Super Thursday Lives Up To Super Hype


"BOE and The Pound  A collective sigh of relief was heard at trading desks overnight, the result of decisive action taken by the Bank of England. Not one to shy away from a challenge, Bank of England (..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-05 04:11
Taggar: bank, pound, trading

OANDA MP ? BoE Delivers its Own Bazooka (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam reflects on Super Thursday and the raft of Brexit buffering stimulus measures, dour economic forecasts and market movements. BoE Goes Above and Beyond GBP/USD ? Pound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 17:04
Taggar: employment, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides as BoE Cuts Rates, Expands Asset Purchases


"The British pound has posted sharp losses on Thursday, following the historic decision by Bank of England to lower interest rates. GBP/USD has lost 150 points and is currently trading at 1.3170. The p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-04 13:14
Taggar: bank, point, pound, rate, trading

Dollar Rises Ahead of NFP Friday


"The dollar edged higher against the euro Wednesday, stabilizing after declining sharply over the past week. The ICE U.S. Dollar Index  was up 0.2% at 95.273 as the buck made gains against the euro. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 16:25
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Cable Ticks Higher as Services PMI Matches Estimate


"The British pound is showing little movement on Wednesday. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3340. On the release front, it’s a quiet day. British Construction PMI was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-03 14:44
Taggar: employment, indicators, point, pound, trading

OANDA MP ? Risk Aversion Returns (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks the interest rate cut from the RBA, today’s moves in the yen and dollar, the latest disappointing PMI data from the U.K. and the income, spending and infl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 17:34
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as Construction PMI Beats Expectations


"The British pound has posted sharp gains on Tuesday. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.33 level. On the release front, it’s a quiet day. British Servic..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 14:53
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Bank of England Prepares to Cut Rates into Uncharted Territory


"The Bank of England looks ready to cut interest rates for the first time since 2009 on Thursday, seeking to stop Britain’s vote to leave the European Union from kicking the country into recessio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-02 08:22
Taggar: bank, financial, market, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady Despite Soft Manufacturing PMI


"The British pound has posted small losses at the start of the week. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.32 line. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI dippe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-08-01 14:51
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips, US Jobless Claims Miss Expectations


"The British pound has posted considerable losses on Thursday, erasing the gains made in the Wednesday session. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.3140. On the release front, Britis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-28 16:48
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Lower Despite Positive GDP Report, US Durables Sink


"The British pound has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trades slightly above the 1.31 line in the North American session. On the release front, British Preliminary GDP climbed 0.6%, be..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-27 14:57
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady Ahead of British GDP, Fed Statement


"The British pound continues to have an uneventful week. GBP/USD is currently trading slightly above the 1.31 line. On the release front, there was only one British event on the schedule, as BBA Mortga..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 13:37
Taggar: consumer confidence, pound, trading

OANDA MP ? Yen Rises on Stimulus Doubts (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses today’s moves in Japan following reports than the fiscal stimulus program could be much smaller than thought, the moves in the pound after BoE hawk th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 13:31
Taggar: market, pound, report

Brexit Rewrites UK Budget Rules as Borrowing Set for First Big Rise Since 2010


"Britain could borrow nearly 65 billion pounds more than planned in the next couple of years as new Chancellor Philip Hammond seeks to ‘reset’ government budget policy to ease the shock of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-26 10:07
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Unchanged, Markets Eye British GDP


"The British pound is unchanged at the start of the new trading week. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading slightly above the 1.31 line. On the release front, it’s a quiet star..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-25 15:22
Taggar: point, pound, trading

OANDA MP ? Weak PMIs Hit Sterling (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about the reaction to the PMI data today, particularly in the pound following a significant deterioration in the manufacturing and services data."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-22 16:59
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Sterling Drops Below 1.32 on Soft Manufacturing, Services PMIs


"The British pound has posted sharp losses on Friday and dipped below the 1.32 level. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.32 level. The pair has weakened following so..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-22 16:05
Taggar: point, pound, report, trading

Pound Slides on Weak PMI Data


"It?s been a mixed start to trading on Friday, with PMI data from euro area offering some cause for optimism while the numbers coming from the U.K. provided a much more pessimistic outlook for the manu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-22 13:07
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips on Soft UK Retail Sales


"The British pound has reversed directions on Thursday, posting slight losses. Early in the North American session, GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.32 line. In economic news, British Retail Sal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-21 15:07
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

GBP Gets UK Employment and BoE Economic Conditions Boost


"The pound climbed from a one-week low as a report showed the U.K. unemployment rate fell below 5 percent for the first time since 2005. Sterling was further boosted by a Bank of England survey which s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 16:50
Taggar: bank, employment, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Flirts with 1.32 on Strong Employment Numbers


"The British pound has reversed directions on Wednesday, posting strong gains. GBP/USD is currently trading at 1.3160, after almost touching the 1.32 level. On the release front, British employment ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-20 13:41
Taggar: employment, indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.32 Despite Improved CPI


"The British pound has posted considerable losses on Tuesday, erasing the gains from the Monday session. GBP/USD is currently trading at the 1.32 level. On the release front, the UK released a host of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-19 11:53
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Takes Breather After Busy Week


"The British pound is unchanged on Monday, following sharp losses in the Friday session. GBP/USD is currently trading at 1.3230. On the release front, it’s a very quiet start to the week. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-18 12:35
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Post-Brexit Highs, Lows, Quandaries and Geopolitics


"Post-Brexit Highs and Quandaries     A post-Brexit range is coming into a semblance of order .   The market is seeking to determine a new symmetrical level for both the Pound and Japanese Yen. While t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-18 03:49
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Sterling Sparkles After BoE Remains on Sidelines


"The British pound has taken a breather on Friday, following excellent gains in the Thursday session. GBP has edged higher on Friday, trading at 1.3370. On the release front, BoE Governor Mark Carney w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 12:57
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

Expect the Unexpected


"  Expect the Unexpected On the tails of the UK referendum vote perhaps it?s best to expect the unexpected from Central Banks. Overnight, the anticipated interest rate cut from the BOE failed to materi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-15 03:58
Taggar: bank, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Up Sharply as BOE Surprises by Holding Rates


"The British pound has posted sharp gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD has jumped some 250 points. The pair is trading at 1.3360. On the release front, the Bank of England surprised the markets and maintain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-14 13:26
Taggar: bank, market, point, pound, rate, trading

Brexit Fallout to Force Bank of England to Cut Rates


"BoE to Ease as slow UK growth and EU exit darken economic outlook The pound rally that started with the sense of stability about its political leadership is losing steam ahead of the Bank of England (..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-13 20:56
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumpy Ahead of BoE Rate Decision


"The British pound has shown movement in both directions on Wednesday but is unchanged over the course of the day. GBP/USD is currently trading at 1.3260. This follows strong gains in the Tuesday sessi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-13 14:28
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Punches Past 1.31 as May Poised to Take Over as Prime Minister


"The British pound has posted considerable gains on Tuesday, as GBP/USD has climbed to 1.3140. On the release front, the Bank of England released the minutes from its previous Financial Policy Committe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-12 13:48
Taggar: bank, financial, pound, report

GBP Higher as Theresa May Single Candidate for UK Leadership


"The value of the pound has risen against major currencies after Andrea Leadsom quit the Conservative Party leadership contest. Mrs Leadsom had been up against Home Secretary Theresa May in the race to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 18:17
Taggar: currencies, dollar, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Breaks Above 1.30 as Theresa May to Become Prime Minister


"The British pound suffered sharp losses last week, as GBP/USD slid some 350 points. This week has started on a positive note, as the pair has posted gains on Monday. GBP/USD is trading slightly above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-11 17:56
Taggar: point, pound, trading

France Overtakes UK As Fifth Largest Economy After Brexit


"France and Britain were vying for fifth place on the list of the world’s biggest economies on Wednesday, with France nudging ahead after a renewed slump in the pound in the wake of the Brexit vo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-06 18:21
Taggar: pound

APAC Currency Corner ? The Pound Pounded


"APAC Currency Corner ? The Pound Pounded  Investor sentiment soured over the July 4 long weekend.” Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water”, the Pound got pounded as spec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-06 02:48
Taggar: currency, market, pound

Brexit Triggers Yuan Weakness


"Turmoil triggered by Brexit may have masked a more troubling market move — China’s currency is falling again. Since British voters’ shock decision to leave the European Union, the yu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 16:04
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, oil, pound

The Pounds Relief Rally is Officially Over


"Tuesday July 5: Five things the markets are talking about Post Brexit jitters this morning has returned to hurt the pound, putting an end to last week’s relief rally, and push sterling to a new..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 12:11
Taggar: investment, market, pound, trading

Cable Hits Fresh 31 Year Lows, EUR/GBP Highest Since October 2013


"The British pound continues its abysmal performance across the board in the aftermath of the Brexit vote."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-05 11:16
Taggar: pound

Brexit Vote Shakes up London Property Market


"The aftershocks of Britain’s decision to leave the European Union have hit the property sector over the past week, with a foreign bank freezing loans for buyers and some investors pulling out of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-04 13:34
Taggar: bank, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower as Construction PMI Slides


"The British pound has posted slight losses on Monday, as GBP/USD trades at 1.3250. On the release front, British Construction PMI shocked with a reading of 46.0 points, well short of expectations. The..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-07-04 13:23
Taggar: market, point, pound, us market

Week Ahead ? BOE Reacts to Brexit Vote


"BOE Governor Mark Carney Said Rate Cuts Will Be Needed as UK Growth Slows Down Global markets bounced back on Thursday as the end of the quarter flows and the reality of a prolonged Brexit process add..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 22:59
Taggar: bank, market, pound, rate

After Brexit Pound At Risk of Losing Reserve Currency Status


"The pound is at risk of fading from the top ranks of central-bank asset holdings following Britain?s decision to leave the European Union. The world?s foremost reserve currency a century ago, sterling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-30 13:26
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, pound, share

British Pound Continues Slide as Rhetoric Proves Ineffective


"Britain’s currency is taking a pounding. As the global financial markets Monday tried to find a footing after U.K. voters Thursday ? in late results that affected the market Friday ? decided to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-28 03:30
Taggar: currency, currency trade, financial, market, pound

China?s Mood is Lower After Brexit


"China is less exposed to the impact of the referendum result than many other countries and yet the mood, when discussing Britain’s forthcoming departure from the European Union, is pretty gloomy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-27 16:31
Taggar: pound

EUR/USD Crashes as Britons Vote for Brexit


"EUR/USD sank more than 2% today after yesterday’s referendum in Britain. As it turned out, Britons voted for leaving the European Union even though votes for staying wer..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 17:52
Taggar: pound

British Referendum Wreaks Havoc in Global Markets


"British voters chose to leave the European Union by a margin of 51.9% to 48.1.  Extensive coverage provided in Deeper Analysis. British Prime Minister Cameron, who campaigned to remain in the EU, resi..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 14:18
Taggar: analysis, dollar, margin, pound

BOE Governor Says Central Bank Ready to inject $345.93 Billion in Funds


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Friday the central bank was ready to provide 250 billion pounds ($345.93 billion) of additional funds to support financial markets after Britain voted to l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 12:06
Taggar: bank, financial, market, pound

Gold Surges, Markets in Turmoil in Brexit Shocker


"Europe and the UK awoke to historic news on Friday morning, as Britons have voted in favor of exiting the European Union. The British pound has plunged, while gold has jumped sharply, pushing above th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 09:52
Taggar: gold, pound

Brexit Shockwaves ? Live Blogging


"After the unexpected decision to leave the EU following the announcement of this morning?s results, the value of the pound has fallen dramatically. At one stage, the currency hit $1.3305, reaching low..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 09:36
Taggar: announcement, bank, currency, pound

EUR/USD ? Europe in Shock, Euro Slides as Britain Votes LEAVE


"Europe and the UK awoke to shocking but historic news on Friday morning, as Britons have voted in favor of exiting the European Union. Both the euro and pound have plunged, with the euro dropping 250..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 09:15
Taggar: point, pound

UK Voters Take Country Back- Now what?


"It’s not official, but statistically called by all major pundits, U.K has voted to change the course of their own country and leave the European Union (52% Leave, 48% Remain). Their decision has..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 08:19
Taggar: market, pound

Leave Camp Heading to Victory as GBP Drops to 30 Year Low


"The pound dropped more than 10 per cent to its lowest level in three decades as the market awoke to the realisation that the Leave camp appeared to be heading for victory in the UK referendum on EU me..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 06:29
Taggar: market, pound, trading

Daily Range of British Pound Now Surpasses Black Wednesday 1992


"The daily trading range of the British pound has beaten all records with a 7.4% from top to bottom, Brexit odds rising"

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-24 03:59
Taggar: pound, trading

Pound Rallying Strongly into the New York Close, Hinting Bremain Ahead


"Risk assets are rallying in tandem with the British pound, pointing to a win for the Remain camp for now."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-23 22:11
Taggar: point, pound

Brexit Only One Factor Facing Oil Prices


"Regardless of whether Britain votes to leave the EU on Thursday, oil investors are likely to stay focused on how to counter the risk of further price slides. Once global financial markets stabilize af..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 18:55
Taggar: dollar, financial, market, oil, pound

SocGen Economist Counters George Soros on Brexit


"One of the City?s leading economists has countered George Soros?s prediction that a Brexit vote will lead to a damaging 20% fall in the value of the pound by saying that a depreciation would be good f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 18:54
Taggar: bank, economy, pound, rate

Brexit Polls and Markets Disagree


"Britain entered the final day of campaigning before its referendum on European Union membership with opinion polls and financial markets at odds about the outcome. Investors are piling money into bets..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-22 11:31
Taggar: financial, market, pound

GBP Gets Boost From Remain Camp Gains


"The British pound got a boost as expectations that the U.K. would remain in the EU mounted after the remain camp made advances ahead of Thursday’s referendum. By midday London time, the trade-we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-20 15:51
Taggar: dollar, pound

The Day After The U.K. Votes To Leave


"By Mohamed El-Erian Here’s what the world could look like on June 24 if the ?Leave? camp won the previous day?s referendum on whether the U.K. should continue to be part of the European Union: T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-20 14:53
Taggar: foreign exchange, market, oil, pound

BOE Issues Fresh Brexit Warning


"The Bank of England has issued a fresh warning that a vote to leave the EU in next week?s referendum risks knocking economic growth, pushing the pound sharply lower and sending shockwaves through the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-16 15:59
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, pound

Gold Rises on Safe Haven Demand


"Gold hit its highest since mid-May on Monday, driven higher by a retreat of the dollar and as stocks were knocked by rising risk aversion before key central bank meetings this week and a June 23 vote..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-13 16:43
Taggar: bank, dollar, gold, pound

Pound Would Sink 9 Percent If Country Voted to Leave EU


"The British pound would sink 9 percent against the dollar in the immediate aftermath of Britons voting to leave the European Union on June 23, a Reuters poll of foreign exchange strategists showed on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-06-02 13:13
Taggar: dollar, foreign exchange, pound, rate

Sterling Volatile on Brexit Polls


"The pound will be fundamentally a long-term bullish currency, however polls drive short-term direction."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-19 09:46
Taggar: bull, currency, pound

Pound Slides On Disappointing U.K Industrial Output


"The pound weakened for the first time in three days versus the euro as a report showed U.K. industrial production grew less in March than analysts forecast, adding to signs that Britain?s economy is s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-11 12:03
Taggar: economy, industrial production, pound, report

UK First-Quarter Trade Deficit Widens to Biggest Since 2008


"Britain’s trade deficit widened in the first quarter of 2016 to its biggest since the early days of the financial crisis, adding to signs that global weakness is weighing on the economy. The sho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-05-10 12:08
Taggar: economy, financial, pound

Analysis: British Referendum Drives Sentiment in the Pound


"The pound should remain bullish in the long-term, however polls drive short-term direction."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-27 09:44
Taggar: bull, pound

OANDA MP ? USD Down Ahead of Data and Fed (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks ahead to today’s key economic events. In today’s video Craig talks about the y..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-26 15:13
Taggar: announcement, dollar, market, pound, trading

APAC Currency Corner ? Oil moves markets


"The relentless risk rally on the back of surging global equities, compounded by oil prices outperforming, bolstered both Aussie and Kiwi sentiment overnight. Retracing moves from the Doha fallout, in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-20 04:01
Taggar: aussie, kiwi, oil, pound

BOE Minutes Show Brexit Fears Affecting Investment


"A vote to leave the EU could harm economic growth and have a serious impact on the pound and other UK assets, the Bank of England has said, as it took steps to prepare for June?s referendum. Minutes t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 15:46
Taggar: bank, pound

Pound Slides Amid Speculation Minutes Will Show Brexit Concern


"The pound fell for a second day against the dollar as investors awaited the Bank of England?s latest policy decision and the minutes of its meeting. Sterling weakened as a report showed a gauge of U.K..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-14 10:02
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, report

OANDA MP ? Market Snapshot (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam talks about how markets are trading early in the European session and looks at today’s key economic events. In today’s video Craig discusses the Australia..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-04-12 15:47
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, cpi, dollar, inflation, market, oil, pound, trading

GBP Hedging Costs Rise to 6 Year High as Brexit Referendum Looms


"The cost of hedging against sharp swings in sterling surged to its highest in almost six years on Wednesday, three months before a June referendum on Britain’s European Union membership, and coi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-23 15:27
Taggar: hedging, pound

Mostly Firmer Dollar as Markets Eye U.S. Primaries and Upcoming FOMC and BOJ Meetings


"There’s been a 12.7% devaluation of the Egyptian pound.  The U.S. currency has risen against a wide array of other emerging market currencies, too, as investors upgrade the probability of furthe..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2016-03-14 16:54
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, market, pound

PBOC to Inject 100 Billion Yuan via Reverse Repos ? Traders


"China’s central bank will inject 50 billion yuan (5.2 billion pounds)into the money markets through 14-day reverse bond repurchase agreements and an additional 50 billion yuan through 28-day rev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-25 05:38
Taggar: bank, market, pound

Brexit Could End Up Costing 1.5% of GDP


"The pound tumbled below $1.39 for the first time in seven years on Wednesday as analysts warned that a vote to quit the European Union would severely damage the UK?s growth prospects. Sterling dropped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-24 18:56
Taggar: pound

BOE Warns of Volatile GBP Ahead of Brexit Referendum


"The governor of the Bank of England has said currency traders are buying more protection against the pound falling now that the referendum on membership of the EU has been announced. Speaking at the T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 17:10
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trade, pound

GBPJPY ? Key Fib Could Offer Sterling Respite


"It?s been a rough start to the week for the pound, with the in/out EU referendum being officially confirmed for 23 June and a number of key Conservative politicians throwing their support behind the ?..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-23 10:09
Taggar: pound

GBP Drops as London Mayor Backs Brexit


"A British vote on whether to quit the European Union is still months away but the pound is already taking a beating. Investors are worried about the possible economic fallout of a decision to leave, t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 17:18
Taggar: pound

Moody?s Warns Brexit Would Impact UK Credit Rating


"A vote to leave the EU in June?s referendum will threaten the UK?s strong credit score, potentially pushing up the cost of government borrowing, the ratings agency Moody?s has warned. On Monday the po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 17:15
Taggar: dollar, pound

FX5: Pound Plummets Most In Six Years


"Monday February 22: Five-things the markets are talking about After months of speculation U.K Prime Minister Cameron finally announced the EU referendum (Brexit) vote date on the weekend – June..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-22 13:43
Taggar: market, pound

OANDA MP ? Sterling Pounded on Weak CPI (Video)


"With the pound coming under heavy pressure in response to the weaker core inflation data from the UK, Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam takes a look at GBPUSD, EURGBP and GBPJPY charts, and also provi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-02-16 19:19
Taggar: gold, inflation, market, pound

BOE Rate Hike on Hold Beyond Second Quarter of 2016


"Pound Lower as UK Interest Rate Expected To Remain Unchanged The solid pace of growth of the U.K. economy seen in 2014 was nowhere to be seen on 2015 although a lot of factors came externally it did p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-13 23:30
Taggar: economy, point, pound, rate

Strong USD Compounds Commodity Rout


"A stronger U.S. dollar is compounding an oil market rout that has seen crude prices fall by almost 20 percent this month, and options trades suggest the market is preparing for deeper losses ahead. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-12 17:24
Taggar: dollar, market, oil, pound, rate

GBPUSD ? Selling Accelerates as Support Broken


"The pound has been in decline against the dollar since last summer but the selling appears to have accelerated in the last couple of trading session, which suggests the outlook is pretty bleak. The pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2016-01-04 19:34
Taggar: dollar, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Uneventful, Markets Await US Jobless Claims


"The pound is showing limited movement on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading at 1.4830 in the European session. In economic news, the British Housing Equity Withdrawal was lower than expected. In the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-31 14:57
Taggar: employment, home sales, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips Below 1.48 as Slide Continues


"The pound has posted slight losses on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading at the 1.48 line at the start of the North American session. In economic news, Nationwide HPI was unexpectedly strong, posting a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-30 15:53
Taggar: home sales, market, pound, trading

British Pound and the Defining Issues for 2016


"<strong>British Pound and the Defining Issues for 2016 <p> By Kathy Lien, Managing Director for BK Asset Management <p> 2016 will be a defining year for the British pound ? a y..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-28 19:43
Taggar: dollar, pound

British Pound and the Defining Issues for 2016


"British Pound and the Defining Issues for 2016 By Kathy Lien, Managing Director for BK Asset Management 2016 will be a defining year for the British pound ? a year when politics will overshadow econom..."

Blog: Kathy Lien - Forex Blog - Currency Research
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-28 19:43
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Slight Gains for Cable, US Jobless Claims Dip


"The pound has posted slight gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.49 line at the start of the  North American session. In economic news, it’s a quiet day as the markets wind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 16:25
Taggar: market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Slight Gains for Cable, US Jobless Claims Dip


"The pound has posted slight gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.49 line at the start of the  North American session. In economic news, it’s a quiet day as the markets wind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-24 16:25
Taggar: market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Halts Slide, Markets Eye US Durables


"The pound has lost ground on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading at 1.4840 in the European session. In economic news, British Final GDP posted a gain of 0.5% in the third quarter, within expectations. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-23 12:54
Taggar: durable goods, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Wobbly Pound Nears 1.48, US GDP Meets Expectations


"The pound has lost ground on Tuesday, as GBP/USD is trading at 1.4840 in the European session. In economic news, the UK public sector deficit surged to GBP 13.6 billion, much higher than expected. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-22 17:19
Taggar: pound, trading

British Pound Year Ahead ? Brexit To Dominate 2016


"BoE in no rush to raise rates Brexit referendum to dominate proceedings Weak energy prices – a friend or foe for the U.K economy? Pound?s key support remains close to £1.4800 2015 in Review This..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-22 14:54
Taggar: economy, employment, financial, pound, rate

Currency Landscape as 2015 Draws Nearer to Completion


"The past twelve months have seen the U.S. currency strengthen broadly but most sharply against emerging market and commodity-sensitive currencies.  Net dollar changes since end-2014 or -0.1% agai..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-21 18:59
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Sags to 1.49 After Dismal Week


"The pound is unchanged on Monday, as GBP/USD is trading at 1.4920 line in the European session. In economic news, the week is starting quietly, with just one economic release on the calendar. British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-21 16:19
Taggar: point, pound, trading

BoE Seen Unchanged, Minutes Key to Rate Outlook


"The Bank of England is widely expected to leave interest rates and asset purchases unchanged following its meeting today, as the global economic slowdown, lack of inflation and strong pound continue t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-12-10 08:48
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, pound, rate

Copper ? Flag Formation Points to Dead Cat Bounce


"After declining for six weeks in a row, copper prices stabilised last week having found support around $2 per pound, a key psychological level. At the moment it?s unclear whether this new found stabil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 20:38
Taggar: pound

UK October Consumer Credit Rises Strongly, Mortgage Approvals Edge Higher


"British consumer credit continued to grow during October at rates not seen since 2006, while mortgage approvals edged up, Bank of England data showed on Monday. While lending to consumers rose slightl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-30 12:01
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

UK Budget Deficit Could Climb to £40 B in 2020


"George Osborne could be forced to borrow billions of pounds more than forecast by 2020 if he sticks with spending cuts that will hit economic growth, according to a report by City University. With onl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-23 18:03
Taggar: pound, report

UK Sees Worst October for Government Borrowing Since 2009


"British public finances recorded the worst deficit for any October since 2009, making it more likely Chancellor George Osborne will miss his annual borrowing target, as he prepares for a major spendin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-20 15:54
Taggar: finance, pound

Japan Enter Technical Recession After Contraction


"Japan?s recovery is being held back by a shortage of skilled labour, a leading minister has claimed, after the world?s third-largest economy entered its fourth technical recession in five years. Econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-16 18:22
Taggar: economy, pound

Britain, India Sign over 9 Billion Pounds in Deals Despite Protests


"Britain and India welcomed more than 9 billion pounds in commercial deals during a visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, but his arrival was overshadowed by protests over a perceived rise in i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-13 17:08
Taggar: pound

OANDA MP ? GBPUSD Plummets on Dovish BoE (Video)


"Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses BoE’s “Super Thursday”, the impact on the pound, US data and Gold."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-11-05 18:02
Taggar: gold, market, pound

Osborne Pledges U.K. Infrastructure Focus in Spending Review


"U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne promised to make infrastructure improvements a focus of next month?s fiscal review by committing to 100 billion pounds ($153 billion) of spending on new..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-30 09:48
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Steady Ahead of US GDP, Jobless Claims


"GBP/USD is flat on Thursday, as the pair trades just at 1.5260 in the European session. On Wednesday, the Fed surprised the markets with a hawkish policy statement, but the pound only sustained modest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-29 13:41
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Little Movement at Start of Week


"GBP/USD is almost unchanged on Monday, as the pair trades at the 1.5340 in the European session. The pound had a rough week, losing about 120 points against the dollar. In the UK, BBA Mortgage Approva..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-26 14:00
Taggar: dollar, home sales, point, pound

US PMI Eyed as Eurozone Services Drives Growth


"Eurozone Services Sector Picks Up Manufacturing Slack It?s been a good start to the European session on Friday, with the encouraging eurozone PMI readings compounding the bullish sentiment on the back..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-23 14:21
Taggar: bull, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher After Superb UK Retail Sales


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Thursday, as the pair trades at 1.5480 in the European session. The pound reacted positively as British Retail Sales posted an excellent gain of 1.9%. In the US, we?ll get..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-22 13:38
Taggar: employment, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Unchanged as Markets Eye UK Retail Sales


"GBP/USD is unchanged on Wednesday, as the pair continues to have a very slow week. In the European session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.5450. In economic news, the British deficit narrowed to 8.6 billion..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-21 13:16
Taggar: pound, trading

Goldman Fund Manager Says Pound to Rise as Market Too Dovish


"Goldman Sachs Asset Management says the pound is set to strengthen against the dollar as the Bank of England will probably raise interest rates sooner than the market predicts. The pound has fallen ab..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-19 14:47
Taggar: bank, dollar, gold, market, pound, rate

Welcome for Xi in Hopes of ?Golden Era? in China Trade


"The U.K. is rolling out the red carpet for Chinese President Xi Jinping?s state visit starting Monday. Amid the pomp of a 41-gun salute, lunch with Queen Elizabeth II and lodging at Buckingham Palace..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-19 14:44
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Little Movement on Mixed US Reports


"GBP/USD is almost unchanged on Friday, in sharp contrast to the pound rally on Wednesday, when GBP/USD surged over 200 points. The pound is currently trading at 1.5450. US numbers were a mix, as UOM C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-16 16:27
Taggar: consumer sentiment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Unchanged Ahead of Key US Inflation, Job Data


"GBP/USD is almost unchanged on Thursday, in sharp contrast to the pound rally on Wednesday, when GBP/USD surged over 200 points. There are no UK releases on Thursday. It?s another busy day in the US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-15 14:11
Taggar: cpi, employment, market, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as Unemployment Rate Dips


"GBP/USD is up about 100 points on Wednesday, as the pair trades at 1.5360 in the European session. The pound received a boost as the unemployment rate fell to 5.4% in September. Unemployment Claims, h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-14 14:07
Taggar: employment, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady, Markets Eye Key Fed Minutes


"GBP/USD is little changed on Thursday, as the pair trades just above the 1.53 line in European trading. The pound has enjoyed a strong week, buoyed by a strong Manufacturing Production report on Tuesd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-08 13:46
Taggar: point, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pounds Pushes Higher on Strong Manufacturing Data


"GBP/USD continues to make steady progress on Wednesday, as the has pound has posted strong gains and has pushed above the 1.53 line. In the UK, Manufacturing Production posted a respectable gain of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-07 18:28
Taggar: pound

GBPUSD ? Range-Bound Trading to Continue?


"The pound fell to a five-month low against the dollar last week in what may have been a sign of further losses to come. However, this was followed by a woeful US jobs report on Friday that brought abo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-10-07 16:57
Taggar: dollar, pound, report

Glencore Fell Almost 30% on Monday


"Shares in mining and trading company Glencore fell almost 30 percent and closed at a record low on Monday over concerns it is not doing enough to cut its debt to withstand a prolonged fall in global m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-29 04:24
Taggar: market, pound, share, shares, trading

UK Manufacturing Struggling Against Strong Pound


"New doubts have emerged over the UK?s economic outlook after new evidence that growth is reliant on household spending while manufacturers struggle with a strong pound and the fallout from a downturn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-14 02:56
Taggar: manufacture, pound

BOE Kristin Forbes Raises Prospect of Rate Hike


"A senior Bank of England official has raised the prospect of interest rates rising sooner than expected if economists are proved wrong about the power of a strong pound to hold down inflation. Kristin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-11 17:43
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

U.K. North Sea Oil Industry Warns Investment May Fall 80% to ?17


"Investment in U.K. North Sea oil and gas projects could drop as much as 80 percent by 2017 as the collapse in oil prices forces the industry to cut back. Capital investment across the industry of 14.8..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-09 13:12
Taggar: investment, oil, pound

M&A Activity Squeezes Sterling Positions


"View from the FX Dean: Tuesday September 8, 2015 M&A news has led to short sterling positions being squeezed. The pound has rallied for a second consecutive day, pulling away from last FridayR..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-09-08 12:58
Taggar: market, pound

Five Things Everyone Will Be Talking About Today


"Chinese manufacturing data adds to ongoing global concerns, commodity investors flee, and Italy tweaks its bailout laws. Here are the big stories that people in markets are talking about today. China..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-08-21 15:57
Taggar: financial, market, pound

Strong GBP and European Crisis Paint Gloomy UK Exports


"A strong pound and turmoil in the eurozone have left British manufacturers at their gloomiest for almost four years on demand for exports, according to a business survey. In the latest evidence that e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-27 15:54
Taggar: manufacture, oil, pound

Dollar Stronger on this Day of Important Developments


"The dollar hit a high of $1.0954 per euro, strongest since July 7 and 4.4% above its June 18 low.  The euro has also weakened against sterling is is barely remaining above 0.7000 per pound. Compared t..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-15 16:46
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, pound

Bank of England: No Change in Stance


"A boilerplate statement from the Monetary Policy Committee informs the public that no changes were taken in the 0.5% Bank Rate or the 375 billion pound limit on the asset purchase program.  Minut..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-07-09 17:01
Taggar: bank, oil, pound, rate

GBP Gains on Greek Turmoil as Deflation Avoided


"The pound received a boost from inflation numbers in the United Kingdom released on Tuesday, June 16. The price of goods and services rose by 0.1 percent. The fear that the deflation experienced last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-19 21:01
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

Dollar Supported by German Sentiment and U.K Prices


"EUR briefly flirts with a new handle German June ZEW economic expectations survey disappoints Pound Plummets on Inflation Details Market to focus on FOMC and dot plot Traders cannot be disappointed wi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-16 12:52
Taggar: inflation, market, point, pound

Britain to start selling shares in RBS as Osborne swallows loss


"Britain will start selling its 32 billion-pound stake in Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS.L) in the coming months, Chancellor George Osborne said on Wednesday, giving up on his previous intention to only s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-11 08:28
Taggar: bank, investment, pound, profit, share, shares

Sterling Bulls Need Some ECB Help


"Focus remains on Greece and ECB EUR pares weekly gains on service PMI?s UK services stumps sterling Pound Bulls Look to Draghi for help The current forex climate is a traders dream. The intraday price..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-06-03 12:49
Taggar: bull, currencies, forex, pound

GBPUSD ? Dollar Regains Control in Cable Battle


"The dollar extended gains against the pound on Tuesday following a batch of encouraging US economic data and hawkish comments on Friday from Fed Chair Janet Yellen. The rally in cable already appeared..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-26 16:43
Taggar: cable, dollar, pound

Greece cannot make June 5 IMF payment without deal ? lawmaker


"Greece will not be able to make a payment to the International Monetary Fund that falls due on June 5 without a deal with its international lenders, the government’s parliamentary speaker said o..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-20 14:01
Taggar: pound

BoE Cuts U.K. Growth Forecasts on Sterling Strength


"The Bank of England has cut its growth forecasts for the next three years after a stronger pound and changing interest rate expectations took their toll on growth. The U.K. central bank’s foreca..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-14 02:37
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

UK Industrial Sector gets Energy Production Boost


"Britain?s industrial sector bounced back to growth in March, helped by a resurgence in oil and gas production and strong manufacturing output. The healthy figures will cheer the government after a run..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 16:22
Taggar: economy, oil, pound

Oil Prices Dip on Cautious EZ Sentiment


"Oil prices eased on Tuesday as the market remained oversupplied and as the dollar gained on fears Greece could exit the euro zone.  Greece paid about 750 million euros (537 million pounds) to the Inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-12 05:43
Taggar: dollar, finance, market, oil, pound

UK Shares and GBP Rise After Election


"UK shares and the pound have jumped after the Conservatives won a parliamentary majority in the election. The FTSE 100 rose 116.69 points, or 1.7%, to 7,003.64, with shares in banks and energy compani..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-08 16:23
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, point, pound, share, shares

FTSE Higher Despite Greek and Elections Worries


"Leading UK shares are moving sharply higher in early trading, catching up on the gains in Europe on Monday when London markets were closed for the Bank Holiday. The FTSE 100 is back above the 7000 lev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-05 17:21
Taggar: bank, market, point, pound, share, shares, trading

U.S. Dollar Remains Higher


"The dollar clung onto tenuous gains early on Monday, having staged a modest rebound late last week as sellers set their sights on sterling after disappointing UK data. Already on tenterhooks ahead of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-04 05:24
Taggar: dollar, point, pound

U.K. Manufacturing Unexpectedly Cools as Pound Saps Exports


"Growth at U.K. factories unexpectedly cooled last month as the stronger pound hit demand for British goods abroad, adding to signs economic growth is losing momentum less than a week before the genera..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-05-01 14:16
Taggar: pound

How not to trade the U.K. elections


"One month after each of the last six U.K. General Elections, the average return of the FTSE 100 has been 1.85 percent. Meanwhile, sterling has fallen by an average of 3.06 percent against the U.S. dol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-28 15:13
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD Just Above 1.50 after BOE Minutes


"Sterling stood at its highest in over a month early on Thursday, having outperformed its peers after the latest set of policy minutes from the Bank of England was less dovish than expected. The pound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-23 04:21
Taggar: bank, pound

GBP/USD Rises After Unemployment Falls in the UK


"The British pound jumped to a one-month high against the dollar on Friday, after official data showed the U.K.’s unemployment rate fell in February to its lowest level since July 2008. The numbe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 16:12
Taggar: dollar, employment, pound, rate

U.K jobless Fall is Not What GBP Shorts Wanted


"The Pound hits one month high after job numbers Tepid U.K wage growth should push rate hikes further out Dollar Bulls continue to readjust the Fed’s rate hike timing Global yields continue to fa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-17 12:52
Taggar: bull, dollar, pound, rate

Will EUR/GBP Return to Long-Term Bearish Trend?


"Despite the discouraging failures of my most recent two attempts to earn from the chart patterns, I still plan continuing with my strategy further. The euro/pou..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-12 10:37
Taggar: pound, rate

IMF Calls Fund Managers Global Risk


"Fund management companies that invest billions of pounds of savers? money pose a threat to global financial stability and regulators should police them more closely, according to the International Mon..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 19:58
Taggar: financial, investment, pound

BoE to Make No Change Ahead of Elections


"The pound’s depreciating trend against the greenback stopped in April as the pace of the American economic recovery slowed. The Bank of England (BoE) made optimistic statements about the transit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-08 19:36
Taggar: bank, pound

UK Employers Says Strong Pound Has Hit Exports


"The soaring value of the pound has battered Britain?s manufacturing exports, leaving the economy reliant on the consumer-driven services sector for growth, the CBI has warned. The business lobby group..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-04-07 15:47
Taggar: economy, pound

Iran?s nuclear deal and how it could affect oil


"As a crucial deadline in talks between the West and Iran about its nuclear program looms, analysts warned that a successful deal could further compound the glut in global oil markets. Representatives..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-30 16:34
Taggar: market, oil, pound

Alpari UK Sells Client Data to UK Brokerage ETX Capital


"In what is potentially a multimillion pound deal, clients will have the opportunity to get their outstanding balances which are due from Alpari UK to get transferred to their trading accounts with ETX..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-26 17:24
Taggar: forex, pound, trading

Euro zone bailout fund to analyse 1.2 billion euro refund to Greece


"The euro zone’s bailout fund will discuss on Wednesday the possibility of returning to Greece 1.2 billion euros (881.9 million pounds) in bank recapitalisation funds, euro zone officials said. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-25 09:37
Taggar: bank, financial, pound

Dollar Bulls Squeezed By Euro Data


"Fed’s normalization data dependent Dollar longs feel the squeeze Eurozone PMI’s continue slow recovery EUR Bulls break ?1.1000 look for ?1.1200 The dollar bull has been suffering greatly s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-24 12:40
Taggar: bull, dollar, market, pound

Strong GBP Has Negative Impact on Exports


"Order books for UK factories have stagnated as the strong pound and the protracted weakness of the eurozone affect demand for British goods overseas. The CBI said in its monthly health check of indust..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-23 16:38
Taggar: pound

The Pound Maybe Knocked Down but it?s not Out


"The average weekly earnings disappointed with a second consecutive monthly decline excluding bonus to 1.6% in January. This highlights like in the US that wage growth remains subdued. Read more The p..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-19 16:43
Taggar: forex, point, pound

BOE Says Strong GBP Keeping Inflation Low


"A strong pound has increased the chance of a prolonged period of very low inflation, leaving the Bank of England in no hurry to raise interest rates, its senior policymakers suggested. The Bank?s rate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-18 15:34
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

Don?t Change Your Holiday Money Pounds to EUR Just Yet


"Within only four weeks the EUR/GBP fell 400 pips. Read in our daily guest blog post what the reasons behind these significant movements were. Read more The post Don’t Change Your Holiday Money..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-12 12:34
Taggar: forex, pound

GBP/EUR Touches 7 Year High


"The pound has reached a more-than seven year high against the euro, a day after the European Central Bank (ECB) began its government bond buying programme. Sterling rose 0.45% to hit ?1.40 for the fir..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-10 15:36
Taggar: bank, pound

An Experiment into the Power of Compounding


"Our guest blogger Tim Young turned £200 into £84,000 in 2 years ? and then lost it all. Read here what lessons he learned. Read more The post An Experiment into the Power of Compounding appeared firs..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-08 17:36
Taggar: forex, pound

ECB to ?gradually? Lend Back Government Bonds it Purchases


"The European Central Bank will “gradually” start lending out euro zone government bonds it buys in its 1 trillion-euro (722 billion pounds) purchase programme, the ECB said on Thursday.  T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-06 04:49
Taggar: bank, market, pound

Oil prices pose biggest political risk: Aon


"Low oil prices will compound political risks across emerging markets this year, according to a new report released Wednesday. Aon’s Political Risk Map for 2015 warns that countries including Rus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-04 11:54
Taggar: market, oil, pound, report

UK PMI Grows But Falling Exports a Concern


"British manufacturers enjoyed a pickup in business last month but they relied on domestic demand as exports fell against the backdrop of a troubled eurozone and stronger pound. A closely watched surve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-03-02 17:29
Taggar: manufacture, pound

GBP/USD- Limited Movement Ahead of Key US Reports


"The pound has stabilized on Friday, as GBP/USD trades at the 1.54 line in the European session. On the release front, the US will issue its second estimate of GDP for Q4, with a forecast of 2.1%. This..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-27 13:39
Taggar: consumer sentiment, pound

GBP/USD ? Sharp Losses As British GDP Softens


"The pound has posted sharp losses on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading slightly above the 1.54 line in the North American session. In the UK, Second Estimate GDP posted a gain of 0.5%, matching the esti..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 19:55
Taggar: cpi, employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD Rally Continues as GDP Comes in Line With Expectations


"Not since 2009 has the pound begun the year so bullishly, a sign traders believe higher U.K. interest rates are coming. Britain?s currency has gained 4 percent this year on a trade-weighted basis as B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 17:26
Taggar: bank, bull, currency, pound, rate

GBPUSD ? Strong dollar interest forces correction


"Despite its strength over the last month, the pound was no match for the US dollar?s powerful rally on Thursday. It was always going to be a difficult ask for the pair to break through 1.5550 at the f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-26 01:51
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Slight Gains as Markets Eye Yellen Testimony


"The pound has posted modest gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.55 line in the North American session. In the UK, BBA Mortgage Approvals improved to 36.4 thousand. BOE Gover..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-25 18:42
Taggar: pound, trading

GBPUSD ? Sterling New Year Rally Looks Set to Continue


"Cable?s recent rally has had many questioning whether what we?re seeing here is a resurgence in pound or simply a correction in the dollar following a strong rally in the second half of last year. Whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-25 00:20
Taggar: cable, dollar, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Unchanged As Markets Await BOE Inflation Hearings, Yellen Testimony


"The pound is almost unchanged on Tuesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.54 range in the North American session. In the UK, Governor Mark Carney is testifying at parliamentary inflation report hea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-24 17:51
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, inflation, point, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs off Dismal Retail Sales Growth Report


"The pound has posted gains on Monday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.54 range in the North American session. In the UK, CBI Realized Sales plunged to 1 point, well off the estimate of 42 points. C..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-23 19:19
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Softens on Weak Retail Sales Report


"The pound has posted losses on Friday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.53 range in the European session. In the UK, Retail Sales came in at -0.3%, lower than the forecast. Public Sector Net Borrowing p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-20 14:23
Taggar: pound, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Unchanged as UK Manufacturing Data Shines


"The pound has posted strong gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.54 range. In the UK, CBI Industrial Order Expectations jumped to 10 points. Over in the US, unemployment claims looked..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-19 18:43
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Higher on Strong Job Numbers


"The pound has posted strong gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.54 range. On the release front, it was a busy day in the UK and US. In the UK, employment numbers were excellent. Cla..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 18:54
Taggar: employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP Rises to 7 Year High Versus EUR


"The pound rose to a seven-year high versus the euro as U.K. wage growth accelerated and the unemployment rate fell. The data support the Bank of England?s decision to not ease monetary policy amid low..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-18 16:30
Taggar: bank, employment, inflation, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Steady as CPI Continues to Slide


"The pound is stable on Tuesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.53 range. On the release front, British CPI dropped to 0.3%, matching the forecast. In the US, the Empire State Manufacturing Index s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-17 18:47
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Little Activity as US Markets Closed For Holiday


"The pound is showing limited movement on Monday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.53 range. On the release front, there are no UK or US releases. US markets are closed on Monday for Presidents Day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-16 19:02
Taggar: market, pound, trading, us market

GBP/USD ? Pound Pauses After Strong Gains


"The pound is unchanged on Friday, following strong gains a day earlier. The pair is trading just below the 1.54 line in the European session. On the release front, there are no major British releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-13 12:41
Taggar: consumer sentiment, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Strong Gains on BOE Inflation Report, Weak US Data Slides


"The pound has posted strong gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD has gained about 140 points. The pair is trading in the high-1.53 range in the North American session. On the release front, the BOE stated th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-12 21:01
Taggar: point, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Continues to Drift


"The pound is showing limited movement on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.52 range. On the release front, it was a quiet day. The sole British release, the 30-year bond auction, dipped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-11 18:49
Taggar: oil, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs Off Weak Manufacturing Production Report


"The pound is showing limited movement on Tuesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.52 range. On the release front, British Manufacturing Production posted a weak gain of 0.1%. The NIESR GDP Estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-10 18:51
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Limited Movement to Start Off Week


"The pound rally continues in high gear, as GBP/USD has gained over 100 points on Thursday. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading just shy of the 1.53 line. On the release front, it’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-09 19:07
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs as US Jobless Claims, Trade Balance Disappoint


"The pound rally continues in high gear, as GBP/USD has gained over 100 points on Thursday. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading just shy of the 1.53 line. On the release front, British Ha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-05 18:56
Taggar: point, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Extends Gains on Strong Services PMI


"The pound continues to point gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades slightly above the 1.52 line in the North American session. On the release front, British Services PMI rose to 56.2 points, beating e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-04 19:03
Taggar: employment, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps on Strong UK Construction PMI, Weak US Manufacturing Report


"The pound has posted strong gains on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.51 range in the North American session. On the release front, British Construction PMI rose sharply to 59.1 points. Over in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-03 18:36
Taggar: point, pound, report

Pound Lower Despite Steady UK Manufacturing Data


"The pound has posted losses on Monday, as GBP/USD trades in the low-1.50 range. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI improved to 53.0 points. In the US, the ISM Manufacturing PMI continued..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-02-02 18:46
Taggar: point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides on Excellent US Jobless Claims


"The pound has taken a tumble on Thursday, losing about 100 points to the US dollar. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.50 range. In the UK, Nationwide HPI posted a gain of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-29 19:05
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Stable Ahead of Fed Statement, Carney Remarks


"The pound has shown limited movement on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. On the release front, BOE Governor Mark Carney will deliver remarks at an event in Dublin. In the US, al..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-28 18:42
Taggar: oil, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps on Weak US Durable Reports


"The pound has posted strong gains on Tuesday. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading just shy of the 1.52 line. It was a busy day on the releaser front. British GDP posted a gain of 0.5%. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 18:54
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, pound, trading

GBP/USD Rebounds to 1.51 after Rates Comments from BOE?s Forbes


"The pound strengthened for the first time in four days against the dollar as Bank of England policy maker Kristin Forbes said an improving global economy may trigger interest-rate increases sooner tha..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-27 04:50
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Punches Past 1.50


"The pound has posted gains on Monday and is back above the 1.50 level. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.50 range. It’s a quiet day on the release front, with no eve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-26 19:17
Taggar: indicators, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Sliding Pound Dips Below 1.50


"The pound is trading below the symbolic line of 1.50 on Friday, following sharp losses a day earlier. In Friday’s European session, GBP/USD is trading at 1.4982. On the release front, the pound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 14:21
Taggar: home sales, pound, retail sales, trading

EUR/GBP at Seven Year Low near 0.7550 after ECB


"The pound climbed to its strongest level in almost seven years versus the euro after the European Central Bank said it would expand its economic-stimulus program to include buying euro-area government..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-23 06:10
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Softens on Weak UK Numbers


"The pound has posted strong losses on Thursday, as GBP/USD has given up close to 100 points. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.50 range. On the release front, British Pub..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 18:49
Taggar: point, pound, trading

BOE Policy Makes Change Tune with U.K. Zero Inflation Threat


"The two Bank of England policy makers pushing for an interest-rate increase dropped their call this month as inflation risks falling below zero. The pound declined. In its first unanimous decision sin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 04:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate

GBP/USD Steady Around 1.5150 on BOE Stance


"The pound weakened as details of the Bank of England?s first unanimous decision on monetary policy since July damped the outlook for higher interest rates that would support the currency. Sterling fel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-22 04:19
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as Pound Shrugs Off Strong Job Data


"The pound is showing limited movement on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.51 line. On the release front, it was a busy day in the UK. Unemployment claims dropped by 29.7 thousand, whi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-21 18:50
Taggar: employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD Weaker After BOE Minutes Show No Votes For Rate Hike


"The pound weakened as details of the Bank of England?s first unanimous decision on monetary policy since July damped the outlook for higher interest rates that would support the currency. Sterling fel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-21 16:51
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains as Markets Eye UK Job Data


"The pound has posted gains on Tuesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. In the US, as there was just one indicator on the calendar. NAHB Housing Market Index showed little change, with a r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 19:10
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

EUR/GBP Up Near 0.7690 as Traders Await ECB Decision


"The pound halted an eight-day gain versus the euro as traders increased caution before the European Central Bank?s meeting this week and amid the fallout from the Swiss franc starting to trade freely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-20 05:31
Taggar: bank, currency, pound

GBP/USD ? Little Movement in Thin Holiday Trade


"The pound is enjoying a quiet day, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. Trading is light today, as Trade is thin today, as US markets are closed for the Martin Luther King holiday. There are n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 18:42
Taggar: employment, market, pound, trading, us market

EUR/GBP Remains Below 0.7650 as ECB Weighs Stimulus


"The pound posted its biggest weekly advance in almost two years against the euro as speculation the European Central Bank will start government-bond purchases stoked demand for the U.K. currency as a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-19 05:44
Taggar: bank, currency, pound

Forex Brokers Update ? January 17th, 2015


"There were quite a few updates to the brokers’ descriptions this week: FXDD is no longer accepting euro and pound deposits. Alpari declared insolvency due to EUR/CHF sho..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-17 22:40
Taggar: brokers, financial, fxdd, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Weakens As Inflation Fallout Continues


"The pound has posted losses on Thursday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. In the UK, the only release, RICS House Price Balance, matched the estimate of 11%. It was a disappointing day in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-15 18:56
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains on Weak US Retail Sales


"The pound has posted gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.52 range. On the release front, US retail numbers slumped badly, as Core Retail Sales dropped by 1.0%. Retail Sales also loo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-14 19:28
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips But Recovers as CPI Softens


"The pound has shown some volatility on Tuesday, but is almost unchanged on the day. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. On the release front, British CPI slipped t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-13 19:08
Taggar: cpi, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Slight Losses to Start Week


"The pound has posted slight losses on Monday, as the currency remains under pressure from the dollar. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. On the release front, tod..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-12 18:42
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD Near 1.52 as Interest-Rate Bets Diverge


"The pound dropped to its weakest level in 17 months against the dollar as economic data added weight to speculation that the U.K. recovery is too frail for the Bank of England to raise interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-12 06:17
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises on Sharp UK Manufacturing Production Report


"The pound has reversed its week long slide, as the currency has held its own against the US dollar in Friday trading. In the North American session, GBP is trading just above the 1.51 line. As widely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-09 12:43
Taggar: currency, day trading, dollar, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Stops Slide as BOE Holds Steady Course


"The pound has reversed its weeklong slide, as the currency has held its own against the US dollar in Thursday trading. In the North American session, GBP is trading just above the 1.51 line. As widely..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 18:59
Taggar: currency, day trading, dollar, pound, rate, trading

Bank of England Policy Remains Paused


"The Bank of England left its 0.5% Bank Rate (since March 2009) again unchanged and did not modify the limit of its quantitative stimulus (last expanded in July 2012 by 50 billion pounds to its present..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-08 17:33
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Continues Downward as Services PMI Slides


"The pound’s woes continue, as the pair has lost close to 100 points on Tuesday. GBP/USD is trading at the high-1.51 range in the North American session and the pound is now trading at its lowest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-06 18:19
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Continues


"The British pound has started off the week with slight losses, continuing to point downwards after Friday’s big losses. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-05 18:50
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, trading

New Highs for the Dollar


"Fresh U.S. dollar highs for the move were set overnight of 1.1867 per euro, 1.5178 per pound, 0.8035 per AUD, CHF 1.0295 and C$ 1.1845.  The U.S. currency is currently below its overnight peaks but re..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-05 15:10
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP Drops As UK Manufacturing Loses Steam


"The pound fell to the lowest level in more than a year against the dollar after a report showed U.K. manufacturing growth unexpectedly slowed last month, reducing pressure on the Bank of England to ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-02 16:55
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Tumbles on Weak UK Manufacturing Data


"The British pound has greeted the new year with sharp losses, as the pair trades in the low-1.54 range in Friday’s European session. GBP/USD reacted sharply to a soft British Manufacturing PMI r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-02 14:38
Taggar: point, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Dollar Shines Against Pound in 2014


"The British pound was almost unchanged on Wednesday, as GBP/USD closed the day at 1.5550.  Canadian and US markets are closed on Thursday for the New Year?s holiday. Both markets will resume action on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2015-01-01 19:10
Taggar: employment, market, pound

Pound Holds Own as US Unemployment Claims Jumps


"The British pound has posted small gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades in the high-1.55 range in North American session. On the release front, the US released the final events of 2014, with mixed re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-31 18:39
Taggar: employment, home sales, pound

Top ZuluTrade forex signal providers for this week ? (2014-12-22 ? 2014-12-27)


"Greetings fellow zulutraders ! Alan here with the top performing zulutrade forex signal providers for the most recent past trading week. I will keep this post short, so without any further commentarie..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-31 04:25
Taggar: forex, forex signal, pound, share, signal provider, trading, zulutrade

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground as British GDP Dips in Q3


"GBP/USD has posted losses on Tuesday, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.55 line in the North American session. The pound continues to lose ground and has given up about 200 points in less than a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-23 18:43
Taggar: point, pound

GBP/USD ? Limited Movement As US Home Sales Dives


"GBP/USD is calm on Monday as the pair is trading in the low-1.56 range. The pound had a rough week, losing about 100 points to the strong US dollar. On the release front, it’s a very quiet start..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-22 18:12
Taggar: dollar, home sales, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD Back Above 1.5650 as U.K. Sales Surge


"The pound rose against the dollar, climbing from the lowest level in more than a year, after a report showed U.K. retail sales increased more in November than economists predicted. Sterling strengthen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-19 05:25
Taggar: dollar, pound, report, retail sales

Barclays? Settlement with Authorities on Forex Manipulation Scandal to Exceed £500 Million


"The London based bank?s CEO said to Sky News he is hoping to settle forex manipulation allegations in 2015, reckoning that the half a billion pound set aside for it may be insufficient: ?It will be a..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-18 15:31
Taggar: bank, forex, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher Despite Weak CPI


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the low-1.57 range in the North American session. The pound has recovered Monday’s losses. On the release front, CPI continues t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-16 19:28
Taggar: bank, cpi, financial, oil, pound, report

U.K. Gains Supported by London Housing Market Rebound


"U.K. house prices extended their longest stretch of gains since before the financial crisis as London rebounded from a slowdown earlier in the year, according to Acadata and LSL Property Services.  Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-12 06:50
Taggar: financial, pound

GBP/USD Up Slightly to 1.5650 after BOE Comments


"The pound rose for a second day against the euro after the Bank of England said households in Britain can withstand a gradual increase in interest rates as the economy recovers. Sterling climbed for t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-09 02:49
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, pound, rate

EUR/GBP at 0.79 on Growth Outlook


"The pound rose versus the euro, reaching a three-week high, as reports added to evidence the U.K. economy is withstanding the stagnation that may lead to more monetary stimulus for its euro-area neigh..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-08 05:12
Taggar: economy, pound, report

EUR/GBP drops to 0.7850 as U.K. Raises Growth Forecasts


"The pound rose to a three-week high versus the euro as Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced forecasts for stronger U.K. growth as he outlined his end-of-year spending and tax plans in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-04 07:13
Taggar: economy, pound

French Business Owners Protest Lack of Reforms


"Thousands of French bosses took to the streets on Monday at the start of a week of coordinated protests against the Socialist government’s regulations and high taxes. Cities including Paris, Mar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 17:35
Taggar: pound

Copper Rallies to $2.90 as Oil Rebounds


"Copper prices rose from a four-year low as rebounds in crude oil and precious metals paced a rally in raw materials. On the Comex in New York, copper futures for March delivery jumped 1.8 percent to s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 05:18
Taggar: oil, pound

GBP/USD Back to 1.5730 with U.K. Growth Beating Peers


"The pound jumped by the most in almost seven weeks versus the dollar, rallying from its lowest level in more than a year, as U.K. manufacturing expanded faster in November than economists predicted. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-12-02 05:04
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD Rallies to 1.58 as Currency Traders Harden to Low-Rate Speculation


"For the past five weeks, selling the pound on the view that U.K. interest rates won?t budge has been a profitable trade. That?s now fizzling. The pound rose against the dollar for a third straight day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-27 02:39
Taggar: dollar, investment, pound, profit, rate, report

Russian Economy Faces Oil Price Drop Risk


"Falling oil prices knocked pounds 1bn off the value of North Sea services firm Petrofac yesterday and are on course to cripple the Russian economy without a rescue package from the oil producers’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-25 17:59
Taggar: economy, oil, pound, rate, share

GBP/USD up to 1.57 as Policy Gap Boosts Demand


"The pound rose, approaching a six-year high against the yen, on speculation it will be supported by relatively higher interest rates even as the Bank of England delays increasing U.K. borrowing costs..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-25 02:20
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD up to 1.5680 after BOE Minutes


"The pound rose for the first time in six days after Bank of England minutes showed concern among some policy makers that inflationary pressure may build, reducing the need to keep borrowing costs lowe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-20 02:36
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

EUR/GBP Back Above 0.80 as Inflation Damps BOE Rate Bets


"The pound fell to the weakest level in a month versus the euro as a report showed the U.K. inflation rate stayed near a five-year low, adding to speculation the Bank of England will delay increasing i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-19 04:44
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate, report

Week in FX Europe ? Sterling Bulls Burned by Carney


"Pound pummeled by bears license to roam U.K’s first rate hike delayed Political uncertainty weighs on Pound The Sterling bear got the green light and license to roam after Governor Carney at the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-14 14:16
Taggar: bear, inflation, pound, rate, report

British Pound Hits 13 Month Low After Bank of England Downgrades Growth Forecast


"The Bank of England?s governor Mark Carney has outlined during his press conference after the publication of the central bank?s inflation report that hitting 1% inflation is much more likely than prev..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-13 01:34
Taggar: bank, forex, inflation, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Sharp Losses on BoE Inflation Report


"GBP/USD has posted sharp losses on Wednesday, as the pair trades slightly above the 1.59 line. The pound took a hit after the BoE Inflation Report cut its growth and inflation forecasts. Meanwhile, Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-12 19:07
Taggar: inflation, pound, report

UK Business Group Says Economy Not Immune to EU


"Policymakers have achieved a ?watershed moment? in their attempts to avoid a repeat of the multibillion-pound taxpayer bailouts of the banking system six years ago, the governor of the Bank of England..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-10 17:11
Taggar: bank, pound

GBP/USD Below 1.5840 as BOE Holds Rates


"The pound fell to a 12-month low versus the dollar as the Bank of England held interest rates at a record low amid signs Britain?s economic recovery is ebbing. Sterling declined the most in a week, ev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-07 05:45
Taggar: bank, dollar, industrial production, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD Remains Below 1.60 on Services and U.S. Elections


"The pound fell versus the dollar, touching the lowest level in almost a year, as a survey of purchasing managers showed growth at U.K. service companies slowed to the least in 17 months in October. St..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-06 04:55
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Volatile as UK, US PMIs Soften


"GBP/USD is showing strong movement on Wednesday, as the pair is trading in the mid-1.59 range in the North American trade. On the release front, British Services PMI slid in September, falling to 56.2..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-05 19:19
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBPUSD Gains as US Trade Data Widens More than Expected


"The US dollar extended its early decline against the pound on Tuesday, after nation’s trade deficit widened more-than-forecast in September, due to a notable decrease in the value of exports. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-11-04 17:14
Taggar: dollar, pound, report

GBP/USD Drops to 1.60 on BOE Bets


"The pound is losing ground against the dollar as traders bet the Bank of England is likely to trail behind the Federal Reserve in raising interest rates. ?The Bank of England has surrendered leadershi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-31 02:07
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

U.S. Dollar Surges after QE End


"The dollar climbed to a four-week high after the Federal Reserve judged the U.S. economy strong enough to end its asset-purchase program. Industrial metals and oil fell with Hong Kong stocks. The Bloo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-30 06:00
Taggar: dollar, economy, oil, pound

DGCX Extends FX Product Range ? Launches Two New Mini Indian Rupee Futures Contracts


"Emerging market currency trading continues to gain popularity as UAE-based DGCX launches new currency futures contracts. The venue adds to its to rupee product range with two mini non-dollar crosses..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-29 23:55
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD up to 1.6130 on Retail Sales Guage


"The pound rose versus the dollar, extending a gain from the end of last week, as a gauge of retail sales exceeded analysts? forecasts and trading patterns suggested the U.K. currency was due to halt i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-28 07:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains on Soft US Housing Data


"The pound has started the week with modest gains, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.61 range in the North American session. On the release front, British CBI Realized Sales was unchanged at 31 points. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-27 19:08
Taggar: home sales, point, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as GDP Dips But Matches Forecast


"The pound is showing little movement for a second straight day, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.60 range in the European session. On the release front, British Preliminary GDP posted a gain of 0.7% in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-24 14:01
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD Drops to Near 1.60 after Retail Sales


"The pound fell a third day versus the dollar, the longest losing streak in almost three weeks, after a report showing retail sales slid more in September than analysts forecast added to concern the ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-24 02:34
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Steady as US, UK Numbers Disappoint


"The pound is steady on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.60 range in the North American session. On the release front, British numbers were dismal, highlighted by Retail Sales, which declined 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 18:59
Taggar: employment, point, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD at 1.6050 as BOE Officials Identify Greater Risk


"The pound fell as minutes of the Bank of England?s most recent meeting showed most policy makers saw greater risks to the U.K. from a slump in the euro-area economy, damping investor bets on an increa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-23 04:50
Taggar: bank, economy, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Dollar Higher as BoE Minutes Show Split Over Rate Hike


"The pound continues to lose ground on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.60 range in the North American session. On the release front, the BoE minutes pointed to dissension amongst policymakers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-22 18:26
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Limited Movement as US Housing Data Shines


"The pound is showing little movement on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.61 range. On the release front, UK Public Sector deficit increased in September. In the US, Existing Home Sales came in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-21 17:55
Taggar: home sales, pound

LME Confirmed as New Metals Ringmaster as Market Rigging Fears Take Benchmarking Digital


"With palladium and platinum price 'fixing' shifting to the LME in December, is benchmark manipulation likely to be curbed or compounded? Any system or solution is only as good as its wielder. Read mor..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-21 11:38
Taggar: forex, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady in Light Trade


"The pound is calm on Monday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.61 range. On the release front, it’s a very quiet start to the week, with no releases out of the UK. In the US, today’s sole rel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 17:17
Taggar: pound

GBP Rises After Positive UK Housing and Confidence Data


"The pound rose to a one-week high versus the dollar after reports showed U.K. home prices gained for a second month in October and consumer confidence increased. U.K. government bonds climbed for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 16:23
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, pound, rate, report

German Central Bank Warns Recession Risks Rising


"Germany risks coming dangerously close to recession, the central bank said on Monday in a forecast that predicted little or no economic growth in the second half of the year. In the Bundesbank’s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 16:17
Taggar: bank, economy, pound

London House Prices Increase Strongly


"London home sellers raised asking prices by the most in more than a year this month as a seasonal surge in demand led a rebound in the capital?s property market.  Values in the city increased 7 percen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-20 05:19
Taggar: market, pound

Commodity Surplus Lesson Hitting Brazil


"With the harvest accelerating across the U.S., the world?s top producer, the season is just beginning in the Southern Hemisphere. Farmers in Brazil, the largest exporter, are set to boost output to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-17 16:07
Taggar: bear, market, pound

Duelling Fed Members Send Mixed Messages Chair Yellen to Get Last Word


"Global stock markets rebounded slightly after a dreadful week. There are signs of risk appetite creeping back into the market. The uncertainty created by negative economic data out of the US compounde..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-17 13:21
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Recovers, Pushes to 1.61


"After sharp losses earlier in the week, the pound has rebounded. In Friday’s European session, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.61 line. On the release front, there are no UK releases on Friday. Over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-17 13:19
Taggar: consumer sentiment, pound, trading

Asian Equities Sharply Lower after U.S. Lead


"Asian shares suffered heavy losses early Thursday, following a volatile trading session on Wall Street overnight amid worries over global growth and the spread of Ebola. U.S. stocks closed lower on We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-16 02:38
Taggar: point, pound, share, shares, spread, trading

GBP/USD ? Steady as UK Posts Mixed Employment Data


"The British pound has stabilized after Tuesday’s sharp losses, trading in the low-1.59 range on Wednesday. On the release front, the Average Earnings Index improved to 0.7%. Employment numbers w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 14:28
Taggar: employment, pound, rate, trading

U.K. Inflation Has Surprise Drop to 1.2%


"A surprise drop in U.K. inflation to the lowest level in five years may give Mark Carney scope to keep interest rates at a record low for longer. The rate of consumer-price growth declined in Septembe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 05:46
Taggar: inflation, oil, pound, rate

U.S. Dollar Rallies on Expected Economic Growth Pace


"The dollar rose versus its developed-market peers amid speculation the U.S. economy, the world?s largest, will outpace other Group-of-10 nations. The euro held its biggest drop in more than a week aft..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 05:28
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, market, pound, report

GBP/USD Drops to 1.59 as U.K. Inflation Slows


"The pound fell to an 11-month low against the dollar as a report showed U.K. inflation slowed to the least in five years last month, adding to pressure on the Bank of England to keep interest rates at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 04:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, pound, rate, report

EUR/USD Below 1.2650 on European Data


"The dollar rose the most against the euro in more than a week as signs of growth faltering in Europe contrast with an improving U.S. economy. The 18-nation shared currency dropped after reports showed..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-15 04:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, industrial production, pound, report, share

GBP/USD ? Pound Tumbles on Weak British CPI


"The British pound has dropped sharply on Tuesday, as the GBP/USD trades in the low-1.59 range in the North American session. The pound has lost about 140 points on the day, and finds itself at 11-mont..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-14 18:08
Taggar: cpi, dollar, point, pound, report

BOE Discloses Post Independent Scotland Financial Measures


"The Bank of England was ready to flood the financial markets with millions of pounds of emergency funding if Scotland had voted to break away from the UK in last month?s referendum. Outlining the cont..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-10 16:26
Taggar: bank, financial, market, pound

Bank of England Review


"A terse boilerplate statement was released today at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee’s October meeting, leaving the Bank Rate at 0.5% and the size of the bond purchase program at 375 bil..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-09 16:56
Taggar: bank, oil, pound, rate

EUR/GPB Below 0.7870 as Output Data Diverge


"The pound rose the most in a week versus the euro as U.K. manufacturing grew for a third month in August, while German industrial output shrank, adding to signs Britain?s recovery is outpacing that in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-08 07:55
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Choppy on Soft UK Data


"The British pound is choppy on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.60 range in the Tuesday North American session. On the release front, Manufacturing Production dipped to 0.1%. The NIESR GDP Est..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-07 18:16
Taggar: employment, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady in Limited Trade


"The British pound is steady on Monday, following losses of almost 200 points on Friday. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading at the 1.60 line, an psychologically important barr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-06 20:55
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound?s Woes Continue as US Job Numbers Shine


"It has been a week to forget for the pound, as GBP/USD has shed over 200 points. Early in the European session, the pair is trading at the 1.60 line, its lowest level in three weeks. On the release fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 15:09
Taggar: employment, point, pound, rate, trading

Copper Drops Below $3 on European Demand Concerns


"Copper futures dropped below $3 a pound to the cheapest in more than five months as signs of deepening economic malaise in Europe dimmed demand prospects. European equities tumbled the most in 15 mont..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-03 07:02
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

BoE?s Forbes: Risk of Pickup in Wage Growth


"Bank of England policy maker Kristin Forbes said the pound?s downward pressure on U.K. inflation may start fading and there?s a risk of a pickup in wage growth. Forbes, a former White House adviser, m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-02 06:35
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Can?t Make Up Its Mind After Soft UK Manufacturing PMI


"GBP/USD has moved strongly in both directions on Wednesday, but is almost unchanged as the pair trades at the 1.62 line in the North American session. On the release front, British Manufacturing slipp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 18:13
Taggar: point, pound

UK Manufacturing Falls in September


"The UK manufacturing sector grew at its slowest pace for 17 months in September as a result of the strong pound and eurozone weakness, a survey has said. The Markit UK Manufacturing Purchasing Manager..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 15:59
Taggar: pound, report

EUR/GBP Below 0.78 After Economic Growth Revised


"The pound rose versus the euro and headed for a sixth monthly advance after economic-growth data were revised higher. That stoked speculation the Bank of England will tighten policy as its European co..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-10-01 06:09
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Shows Some Movement on Mixed UK Numbers


"GBP/USD has shown some volatility on Tuesday and is trading in the low-1.62 range on Tuesday. In economic news, the Current Account widened last month, while Final GDP posted a strong gain of 0.9% in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-30 18:52
Taggar: consumer confidence, point, pound, trading

EUR/GBP Near 0.78 After Carney Comments


"The pound gained for a second week versus the euro to its strongest level in two years as the Bank of England moves toward raising interest rates, amid slower growth in the euro area where stimulus is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-29 03:56
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

EUR/GBP Drops to 0.78 on BOE Rates Divergence


"The pound rose to the strongest level in two years versus the euro amid bets the Bank of England is moving closer to increasing interest rates as its euro-area counterpart boosts stimulus. Sterling pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-26 05:25
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

BoE Carney Boosts GBP With Closer Rate Hike Comments


"The pound erased its early losses against its major opponents on Thursday, after the Bank of England governor Mark Carney said that it is nearing the point at which interest rates will begin to normal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-25 17:34
Taggar: bank, economy, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD at 1.6320 as Upside Potential Assessed


"The pound may struggle to strengthen further against the dollar as uncertainty lingers around political proposals on devolution in the U.K., Nomura International Plc and Citigroup Inc. analysts said..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-25 05:39
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Showing Volatility After Weak UK Data


"The pound is showing some movement on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.63 range in the North American session. On the release front, British BBA Mortgage Approvals softened, while the public se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-23 17:58
Taggar: point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Showing Volatility After Weak UK Data


"The pound is showing some movement on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.63 range in the North American session. On the release front, British BBA Mortgage Approvals softened, while the public se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-23 17:58
Taggar: point, pound

GBP/USD ? Limited Movement After Referendum Volatility


"The pound is having a quiet day, as GBP/USD takes a breather following strong volatility on Thursday and Friday. The pair is in the mid-1.63 range in the North American session. In the US, Existing Ho..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 17:19
Taggar: home sales, pound

EUR/GBP Near 0.7860 After Scottish Vote No


"The pound rose this week to a two-year (GUKG2) high versus the euro as Scotland voted to keep the U.K.?s 307-year-old union intact, dousing concern a separatist win would delay Bank of England plans t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 06:03
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD Rallies to 1.6350 on Improving Economy


"The pound strengthened before Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks this week as attention returns to the economic outlook after Scotland voted last week to stay in the United Kingdom. The U.K..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-22 06:00
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, rate

UK Stocks Rise After No Independence Vote Wins


"Shares on the London stock market have risen after Scotland voted against independence. The FTSE 100 share index was up 0.74% at 6,869.64 at 11.40 BST. An initial rally in the pound faded. Overnight i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-19 15:21
Taggar: dollar, market, pound, share, shares

Scottish Independence Bid Fails, GBP/USD Bulls Get Pounded After a Knee-jerk Rally


"After a well publicized campaign for Scottish independence, GBP currency trading goes back to rock, Sterling spiked higher as results started to flock in only to give up earlier gains in early Europea..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-19 15:03
Taggar: bull, currency, currency trading, forex, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? After Scottish Vote, Pound Jumps, Then Retracts


"The pound is treating traders to strong volatility on Friday. GBP/USD pushed above the 1.65 level in the Asian session but has since fallen below the 1.64 line. The currency received a boost after the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-19 13:32
Taggar: currency, pound

GBP/USD Remains Near 1.65 on Scotland


"The pound headed for its biggest two-day jump in almost a year, U.K. share-index futures rose and Treasuries fell as results showed Scotland voting to reject independence. The yen fell, while Japanese..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-19 06:22
Taggar: pound, share

GBP/USD Surges Above 1.65 on Scottish Bets


"The pound rose to a two-week high against the dollar on speculation Scotland rejected independence in a referendum, keeping the U.K.?s 307-year union intact. Sterling appreciated at least 0.3 percent..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-19 04:05
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD Surges Above 1.65 on Scotland Poll


"Sterling rose to a two-week high against the U.S.dollar and two-year peak against the euro on Friday, taking comfort from a poll showing support for Scotland to remain in the United Kingdom. That came..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-19 03:33
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps on Hopes for No Vote in Scotland


"The pound has posted sharp gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.63 range in the North American session. The currency received a boost on hopes that Scottish voters in today’s refere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-18 18:42
Taggar: currency, pound, retail sales

On Eve of Scottish Referendum, GBP/USD Speculation Rises, CME Open Interest at Record


"So far, brokers and FX trading venues have been the winners of the Scottish Independence Referendum taking place tomorrow as speculation of voting results has led to increased volatility and volumes i..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-17 20:07
Taggar: brokers, forex, fx trading, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Improves on Strong UK Job Data


"The pound pushed above the 1.63 line on Wednesday, marking a two-week high for GBP/USD. The currency received a helping hand from strong UK employment numbers, as Claimant Count Change dropped sharply..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-17 18:28
Taggar: currency, employment, pound, rate

Copper Surges Higher to $3.15 on China Stimulus


"Copper futures on the Comex jumped the most in 13 months, triggering a brief trading halt, as a report on increased government stimulus measures boosted prospects for demand in China, the world?s top..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-17 09:11
Taggar: pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Showing Movement as British CPI Dips


"On Tuesday, the British pound posted losses but then recovered, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.62 line in the North American session. Taking a look at Tuesday’s releases, British CPI continued t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 18:14
Taggar: cpi, inflation, pound

AUD/USD ? Support at 0.90 Holds For Now


"AUD/USD for Tuesday, September 16, 2014 The Australian dollar has seen its sharpest fall in over 12 months as it fell strongly every day last week from near 0.94 down to a six month low at 0.90 to sta..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-16 03:40
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Limited Movement Ahead of British Inflation Data


"The British pound has started the week quietly, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.62 range in Monday’s North American session. The sole event out of the UK is the BoE quarterly bulletin, a minor ev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 17:56
Taggar: bull, cpi, indicators, inflation, point, pound

AUD/USD ? Desperately Looking for Support at 0.90


"AUD/USD for Monday, September 15, 2014 The Australian dollar has seen its sharpest fall in over 12 months as it fell strongly every day last week from near 0.94 down to a six month low at 0.90 to star..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-15 03:30
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher, Pushes Above 1.62


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades in the low-1.62 range in Thursday’s North American session. Today’s highlight was US Unemployment Claims, which dis..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-11 18:16
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound

GBP/USD Rallies to 1.62 on Fading Scotland Support


"The pound jumped from the lowest level against the dollar in 10 months after an opinion poll showed fading support for Scotland?s bid for independence from the U.K. The dollar reached the strongest ag..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-11 06:09
Taggar: dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips, Recovers After Carney Rate Remarks


"The British pound has had a busy Wednesday. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.61 range. The pound slipped about 100 points earlier in the day, but recovered after BoE Gove..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-10 18:33
Taggar: inflation, point, pound, rate, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Remains Under Pressure on Mixed British Releases


"The British pound continues to trade at low levels on Tuesday. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.60 range, its lowest level since November. On the release front, UK number..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 18:35
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD Drops to 1.6070 on Scottish Uncertainty


"Investors are waking up to the risk of a British break-up.  The pound sank to its lowest level in 10 months Monday after an opinion poll over the weekend showed supporters of Scottish independence gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 06:59
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD Drops to 1.61 as BOE Bets Pared


"The pound slid to the weakest level since November versus the dollar as opinion polls highlighted the risk Scotland will vote for independence next week, potentially splintering the U.K.?s 307-year-ol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 03:43
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

U.S. Dollar at 14 Month High on Fed Bets


"The dollar climbed to a 14-month high on speculation financial markets are underestimating the pace of U.S. interest-rate increases and investors sought a refuge before a vote on Scottish independence..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-09 03:37
Taggar: dollar, financial, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips on Scottish Worries


"The British pound continues to point southwards on Monday. In the European session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.61 range, its lowest level since November. The pound is under strong pressure as pol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-08 18:40
Taggar: point, pound, trading

GBP Drops After Scottish Yes Vote Takes Poll Lead


"The pound has fallen to its lowest level in 10 months amid uncertainty about Scotland’s future within the UK. The currency fell 1% against the dollar in early trading to $1.6159, and also fell a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-08 14:08
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, trading

USD/JPY Above 105 on Signs Economy is Losing Momentum


"The yen was near the lowest in almost six years versus the dollar as Japanese reports showing a slump in business spending and a shrinking current-account surplus added to signs the economy is losing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-08 03:54
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound, report

Copper Falls After Weak NFP


"Copper erased gains in New York after U.S. jobs grew at the slowest pace this year. U.S. companies boosted payrolls by 142,000 in August, the Labor Department said today in Washington. The median Bloo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-05 15:41
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Cable Plunges to Lowest Levels Since February


"The British pound was hit hard in Thursday trade, coughing up about 160 points to the surging US dollar. The pair has stabled on Friday, as GBP/USD trades just above the 1.63 line. The pound has lost..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-05 15:39
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Continues as BOE Holds Steady Course


"The British pound continues to point downwards on Thursday, as GBP/USD trades just below the 1.64 line in the North American session. The pound has lost about 200 points this week and is at its lowest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-04 17:32
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Continues Despite Strong British Services PMI


"The British pound continues to point southwards on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.64 range in the North American session. The shaky pound has shed over 150 points since Monday and is at its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-03 18:59
Taggar: dollar, point, pound

GBP/USD Drops to 1.6470 as Volatility Surges


"A gauge of future price swings for the pound against the dollar jumped by the most in almost six years as a survey showed support for Scottish independence is increasing before this month?s referendum..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-03 03:32
Taggar: dollar, pound

EUR/GBP Near 0.79 on U.K. Housing Growth


"The pound gained for a fourth day versus the euro and dollar as data showed U.K. mortgage approvals in July beat analyst estimates, signaling the housing market is growing unabated amid tougher lendin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-09-02 03:12
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, pound

GBP/USD up to 1.6585 Before Scottish Vote


"The pound reached a two-week high versus the euro just 21 days before Scotland votes on whether to become independent from the U.K., showing investors are disregarding concern the decision will harm B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-29 03:51
Taggar: currency, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Remains Below 1.66 in Subdued Trade


"The British pound has edged higher on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades in the high-1.65 range in the North American session. The pound remains close to 5-month lows against the US dollar. Trading has been..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-27 17:38
Taggar: dollar, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD Around 1.6550 as Complaints Surface of Reduced Earnings


"The pound trading about 0.5 percent from a five-month low versus the dollar comes too late for U.K. companies with large foreign sales that are blaming sterling?s earlier rally for reduced earnings. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-27 06:35
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as Pound Close to Five-Month Lows


"The British pound is steady on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades in the high-1.65 range in the North American session. The pair remains close to levels last seen in March. In the US, Tuesday’s numbers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-26 17:52
Taggar: durable goods, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Gains in Subdued Holiday Trade


"The British pound is firm on Monday, as GBP/USD trades in the high-1.65 range in the North American session. August has not treated the pound kindly, as the pound has lost about 300 points to the US d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-25 18:37
Taggar: dollar, point, pound

GBP/USD Falls to 1.6560 on Inflation Figures


"The pound fell for a seventh week versus the dollar, the longest slide since 2008, as data showing inflation quickened less than economists forecast reduced bets the Bank of England is close to raisin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-25 05:52
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Calm as Pound Tries to Stem Losses


"The British pound is under pressure Friday, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.65 range.  The pound is currently at its lowest levels since early April. There are no economic releases out of the US or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-22 13:57
Taggar: financial, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.66 as Slide Continues


"The pound has been unable to find its footing, as the currency continues to lose ground on Thursday. GBP/USD is trading just below the 1.66 line and finds itself at lows not seen since early April. On..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-21 18:54
Taggar: currency, pound, retail sales, trading

UK Think Tank Says Scotland Could Use Pound Without Permission


"An independent Scotland that carried on using the pound without the permission of the rest of the UK would have a stronger economy than it does now, a free-market thinktank said on Thursday. The Adam..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-21 15:34
Taggar: currency, economy, market, pound

GBP/USD Holds Near 1.66 as BOE Minutes Show Dissent


"The pound strengthened as the Bank of England said two policy makers wanted an interest-rate increase this month, marking the first split on rates in more than three years and the first under Governor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-21 03:33
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Steady As BOE Split on Rate Hike


"The pound has steadied on Wednesday, following sharp losses a day earlier. GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.66 range in the North American session. On the release front, British Industrial Order Expect..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-20 18:02
Taggar: pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD at 1.6620 After Inflation Slower Than Forecast


"The pound dropped to a four-month low versus the dollar after a report showed U.K. inflation slowed more in July than economists forecast, giving the Bank of England extra room to delay raising intere..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-20 03:36
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD Drops Sharply to 1.6620 on BOE Rate View


"The pound is poised to test a six-year high versus the dollar, Barclays Plc says, as futures traders increase bets the U.K. currency will strengthen after falling too far, too fast. The pound reached..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-20 03:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD Drops Sharply to 1.6620 After Inflation Rate Falls


"Sluggish inflation is complicating investors’ plans on the British pound.  Slower-than-expected growth in consumer prices on Tuesday forced fund managers to dial back their bets on an early inte..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-20 03:15
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Plunges on Weak British CPI


"The pound has dropped over 100 points on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades in the low-1.66 range in the North American session. British inflation indicators softened in July, led by CPI, the primary gauge of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 17:56
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, point, pound

GBP/USD up to 1.6720 on Rate Bets


"The pound climbed from near a four-month low versus the dollar after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said an expectation of a recovery in wages may prompt policy makers to increase interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-19 04:00
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Flat Ahead of British, US CPI


"The pound is stable on Monday, as GBP/USD trades quietly in the low-1.67 range. British Rightmove HPI kicked off the week on Sunday, posting a decline of 2.9%, its steepest drop since November 2012. I..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-18 17:57
Taggar: market, point, pound

BOE Carney?s Comments Boost Pound


"The pound rose from near a four-month low versus the dollar after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said an expectation of a recovery in wages may prompt policy makers to increase interest rates. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-18 15:47
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs Off Strong GDP


"The pound is stable on Friday, as GBP/USD continues to trade in the high-1.66 range. In economic news, British GDP posted a strong estimate of 0.8% in Q2. In the US, it’s a busy day on the event..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-15 13:34
Taggar: consumer sentiment, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Steadies After Sharp Slide


"The pound is stable on Thursday, after GBP/USD sustained sharp losses a day earlier. In economic news, US Unemployment Claims climbed to 311 thousand, above expectations. There are no British releases..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 17:25
Taggar: employment, pound

Pound Suffers at Hands of BoE?s Dovish Shift


"Sterling set a fresh four-month low on Thursday, staying on the defensive after the Bank of England surprised investors the previous day by signaling it was in no hurry to raise interest rates. The po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 06:55
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

GBP/USD Drops to 1.6680 as Wage Focus Pushes Back Rate Bets


"The pound fell to the lowest level versus the dollar since April as traders pushed back their expectations for interest-rate increases after the Bank of England cut its forecast for wage growth. Sterl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 05:25
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD Drops to 1.6675 after BOE Dovish Shift


"Sterling languished at four-month lows early on Thursday, having taken the honours of the worst-performing major currency after the Bank of England signalled it was in no hurry to raise interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-14 03:46
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides as BOE Dampens Rate Expectations


"After an uneventful start to the week, GBP/USD sustained sharp losses on Wednesday. The pair has dropped more than 100 points, as it trades just shy of the 1.67 line the North American session. The po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 18:19
Taggar: point, pound

EUR/GBP Drops to 0.7950 as German Confidence Slides


"The pound climbed for a second day against the euro as a report showing German investor confidence fell to the lowest level since December 2012 boosted the allure of the U.K. currency as an alternativ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-13 03:21
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, pound, report

GBP/USD down to 1.6775 as BOE Inflation Report Looms


"This week?s economic forecasts from the Bank of England are shaping up to be decisive for the remaining sterling bulls. The pound strengthened against the euro today as investors prepared for clues fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-12 03:08
Taggar: bank, bull, inflation, pound, rate, report

Indian Rupee Futures Increased by 22% in July at Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange


"Trading volumes at the Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) grew 18% in July from the previous month, reaching 992,061 contracts, valued at $29.95 billion according to the venue?s figures releas..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-10 17:56
Taggar: currency, currency pair, dollar, gold, market, pound, rate, trading

U.K. House Sales Surge


"U.K. home prices rose to a record last month as sales reached the highest in seven years, according to Acadata. Values rose 0.6 percent from June and were up 9.9 percent compared with a year earlier..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-08 08:28
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD Approaches 1.68 as BOE Holds Rates


"The pound was about 0.2 percent from its weakest level in eight weeks versus the dollar after Bank of England officials maintained their key interest rate at a record-low 0.5 percent following a two-d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-08 03:11
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD below 1.6850 as Retreat Continues


"The British pound’s powerful rally over the past year seems to have come to an abrupt end and Capital Economics told CNBC the currency faces a further drubbing this year. The pound rallied 15 pe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-07 07:21
Taggar: bank, currency, pound

GBP/USD drops to 1.6850 as Data Disappoints


"The pound slid toward the lowest level in eight weeks versus the dollar and yields on Britain?s government bonds dropped to a one-year low on concern the U.K.?s economy is falling short of analysts? e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-07 05:52
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground as UK Manufacturing Data Weakens


"GBP/USD has posted losses on Wednesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.68 range. The pound continues to struggle as it trade close to seven-week lows. On the release front, UK Manufacturing Productio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-06 17:50
Taggar: pound

Moody?s Downgrades UK Banking Outlook Due to New Regulations


"The UK’s major banks are exposed to multi-milllion pound fines and lawsuits that could dent their profits, the rating’s agency Moody’s warned on Tuesday, as it downgraded its outlook..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-05 16:20
Taggar: bank, pound, profit

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady As Construction PMI Meets Expectations


"GBP/USD is showing little movement, as the currency markets have started off the week quietly. In Monday’s North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.68 range. The pound continues ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-04 17:14
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD Drops to 1.6820 as Data Disappoints


"The pound declined for a fourth week against the dollar, the longest losing streak in more than a year, as U.K. economic data from manufacturing output to consumer confidence was weaker than economist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-04 05:47
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, economy, pound

GBP/USD ? Soft UK PMI Drags Down Pound


"GBP/USD has posted strong losses on Friday, as the pair trades in the low-1.68 range in the North American session. The pound has lost about 150 points this week as it trades at six-week lows against..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-01 13:35
Taggar: dollar, point, pound

GBP/USD Drops to Seven Week Low at 1.6870


"The pound posted its biggest monthly decline against the dollar since May 2013 as signs of growth in the U.S. economy boosted expectations for higher Federal Reserve interest rates. Sterling fell to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-08-01 06:57
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, economy, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Stuggling Pound Falls Below 1.69


"GBP/USD continues its losing ways on Thursday, as the pair below the 1.69 level in the North American session. The pound has surrendered about 100 points this week to the surging US dollar. In economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-31 18:18
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Slide Continues as US GDP Soars


"GBP/USD continues to lose ground on Wednesday, as the pair trades at the 1.69 line in the North American session. The sagging pound has now lost close to 200 points in the past week.  On the release f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-30 18:23
Taggar: point, pound

UK Companies Warn Strong GBP Will Hurt Profits


"British American Tobacco and contract caterer Compass have become the latest companies to warn that the strong pound is hitting profits. The tobacco giant said profits for the first half of the year w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-30 16:17
Taggar: currency, pound, profit

GBP/USD at 1.6950 as Shine Comes Off


"The shine is starting to come off the U.K. pound, which has given up its reign as the most popular bullish bet for 2014 among the Group of 10 currencies. Hedge funds and other large speculators cut th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-30 05:07
Taggar: bull, currencies, pound

GBP/USD ? Dollar Improves on US Consumer Confidence


"GBP/USD has lost ground on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.69 range in the North American session. The sagging pound has now lost about  200 points in the past two weeks. In economic news, Br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-29 17:48
Taggar: consumer confidence, market, point, pound

GDP/USD ? Little Movement as US Housing Data Dips


"GBP/USD is steady on Monday as the pair trades slightly below the 1.70 line in the North American session. The pound has been struggling, having given up about 150 points in little over a week. In eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-28 17:39
Taggar: point, pound

GBP/USD Drops Below 1.6980 on Rate Bets


"The pound declined the most in four months against the dollar this week as a rally that made it the best-performing currency in the past year was deemed to be losing momentum. Sterling fell below $1.7..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-28 03:40
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Steady as British GDP Remains Strong


"GBP/USD is stable on Friday, as the pair trades slightly below the 1.70 line. The pound has given up about 150 points in little over a week. On the release front, UK Preliminary GDP posted another str..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 16:19
Taggar: durable goods, point, pound

GBP/USD drops below $1.70 as Retail Sales Miss Estimate


"The pound weakened for a seventh day against the dollar after retail sales rose less in June than economists forecast, adding to speculation the Bank of England will be slower to raise interest rates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-25 04:52
Taggar: analysis, bank, currency, dollar, pound, rate, retail sales, technical analysis

EUR/GBP at 0.7890 Before BOE Minutes


"The pound advanced against the euro for the first time in four days before the Bank of England publishes the minutes of its July Monetary Policy Committee meeting tomorrow and Governor Mark Carney spe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-23 02:36
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, share

EUR/GBP at 0.7920 on Cooling Housing Market Talk


"The pound was about 0.4 percent from a 22-month high versus the euro amid bets a cooling housing market won?t be enough to prevent the Bank of England from being the first major central bank to increa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-22 05:49
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, pound, rate

London Housing Market Cools


"Asking prices for London property fell for a second month in July as an increase in the number of homes for sale softened the market for sellers, Rightmove Plc said. Prices sought in the U.K. capital..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-21 05:35
Taggar: market, pound

EUR/GBP at 0.7920 on Widening Inflation Gap


"The pound headed for a weekly gain versus the euro as reports strengthened speculation that the U.K. economy is recovering fast enough to withstand tighter monetary policy while European economies req..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-18 16:55
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD: Pound Climbs on British CPI, Yellen Remarks


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.71 range in the North American session. The pound climbed as high as 1.7192, its highest level in over five years. British CPI jump..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-15 17:53
Taggar: cpi, pound, retail sales

Pound?s Strength May Pose Problems


"Having the past year?s best-performing major currency may become a burden for the U.K. economy, according to Goldman Sachs Group Inc. After reaching the highest level since 2008 on July 7, a trade-wei..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-10 06:03
Taggar: currency, economy, gold, pound, report

GBP/USD: Slight Losses as Manufacturing Production Slides


"GBP/USD has posted slight losses on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the low-1.71 range in the North American session. The pound lost ground after a dismal Manufacturing Production release, but has reco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-08 18:25
Taggar: employment, pound

EUR/GBP down to 0.7930 on Policy Gap


"The pound appreciated to the strongest level in 21 months versus the euro as the European Central Bank?s pledge to keep interest rates low highlighted the divergence of its policy outlook from the Ban..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-04 03:14
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

GBP/USD: Slight Losses As UK PMI Dips, US Employment Numbers Sparkle


"The British pound is slightly lower against the US dollar on Thursday. However, GBP/USD continues to trade at high levels, as the pair trades in the mid-1.71 range in the North American session. On th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-03 17:58
Taggar: dollar, employment, pound, rate

EUR/GBP Drops to 0.7960 as U.K. Construction Jumps


"The pound rose to a 21-month high versus the euro after a report showing U.K. construction growth accelerated in June added to signs of strength in the economy. Sterling appreciated to the strongest l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-03 03:34
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD: Pound Firm on Sharp UK Construction PMI


"The British pound continues to point upwards on Wednesday, as GBP/USD edged higher and is trading in the mid-1.71 range in the North American session. On the release front, British Construction PMI lo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-02 17:19
Taggar: employment, point, pound, trading

GBP Rises After UK Manufacturing Grows in June


"The pound has hit its highest level against the US dollar for nearly six years after a survey suggested the UK’s manufacturing sector grew at its fastest pace for seven months in June. The lates..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-02 12:50
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD up to 1.7150 on Yield Jump


"The pound advanced to its strongest level since 2008 versus the dollar as the fastest manufacturing growth in seven months boosted the prospects for higher interest rates that enhance a currency?s all..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-02 02:47
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD: Pound Keeps Rolling on Strong UK Manufacturing PMI


"The British pound continues to post gains on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.71 range in the North American session. On the release front, British Manufacturing PMI improved slightly in June t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-07-01 18:11
Taggar: point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps on Rate Hike Expectations, Sharp US Data


"The British pound has surged on Monday, gaining about 100 points on the day, as GBP/USD has broken above the 1.71 line in the North American session. On the release front, US Pending Home Sales soared..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-30 17:51
Taggar: dollar, home sales, point, pound

U.S. Dollar Continues to Fall Amid Pessimism on Economic Growth


"The dollar weakened the most in almost three months as signs U.S. economic growth is flagging damped speculation the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates sooner than anticipated. New Zealand?s d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-30 03:30
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD Near Five Year High at 1.7040


"The pound approached the highest in more than five years versus the dollar as analysts said the Bank of England?s new measures to cool the housing market wouldn?t derail the economy. Sterling rose ver..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-27 07:04
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, pound, report

GBP/USD at 1.6960 after Less Hawkish BOE


"The British pound nursed losses on Wednesday after comments from the Bank of England governor cooled expectations for an interest rate hike this year, while its G3 counterparts drifted in well-worn ra..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-25 08:53
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

Pound Falls as Carney Waters Down Rates Move


"The pound fell versus 13 of its 16 major peers after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said wages weren?t rising as quickly as the central bank anticipated, damping speculation of an imminent incre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-25 05:33
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD Drops to 1.6975 on Less Hawkish BOE


"Sterling nursed losses early on Wednesday after comments from the Bank of England governor cooled expectations for an interest rate hike this year, while the G3 currencies remained stuck in well-worn..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-25 05:26
Taggar: bank, currencies, pound, rate

GBP/USD up to $1.7050 on BOE Rates Bets


"The pound rose to the highest in 5 1/2 years against the dollar after the Federal Reserve said it would keep interest rates near zero while the U.K. is moving closer to raising borrowing costs. U.K. g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-20 03:30
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps to Four-Year Highs As UK Manufacturing Numbers Shine


"GBP/USD continues to post gains on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.70 range in the North American session. The pound is now at its highest level against the dollar since 2008. On the release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-19 18:00
Taggar: dollar, pound, retail sales

UK Lobby Group Says Strong GBP Could Stun Manufacturing Growth


"Britain’s factories have their strongest order books in six months but a rising pound could start to weigh on exports, the CBI has warned. The strength in orders was reflected across the manufac..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-19 17:09
Taggar: pound

PBOC Launches Direct Renminbi to British Pound Trading


"The PBOC has announced today that they will begin to offer direct trading of the renminbi (RMB) and British Pound (GBP) on the interbank FX market. The GBP becomes the fifth currency to trade directly..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-18 16:56
Taggar: bank, currency, fx market, market, pound, trading

GBP Gives Up Early Gains After BoE Minutes


"The pound trimmed some its early gains against its key counterparts in European deals on Wednesday, as minutes from the Bank of England’s June monetary policy meeting showed that there remains m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-18 16:44
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

GBP Rises To Five Year High On BoE Hawkish Comments


"The pound climbed to a near five-year high against the dollar as markets reacted to the prospect of an interest rate hike before Christmas. Sterling broke through $1.70 for the first time since August..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-17 17:51
Taggar: dollar, financial, market, oil, pound, rate

Carney Boosts GBP To 9% Gain in 2014


"Many factors affect currency values, including geopolitics, growth and other economic data, mergers and acquisitions, politics, and central bank reserves. But none is more important and powerful as in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-17 17:46
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, rate

GBP/USD at 1.6960 as BOE Hints at Higher Rates


"The pound reached the strongest level in 20 months versus the euro as speculation the Bank of England is moving closer to raising interest rates boosted the allure of U.K. assets. Sterling traded abov..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-17 05:40
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

London House Prices Off the Boil


"Asking prices for London homes fell from a record this month in a sign buyer concern about overpaying is prompting them to step back from the market, according to Rightmove Plc. Values in London slipp..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-16 03:44
Taggar: market, pound

GBP Rises After Carney Hints At Earlier Rate Hike


"The pound has risen near to a five year high after the governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, signalled interest rates may rise this year. Sterling rose 0.32% against the dollar to $1.698, whil..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 16:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

EUR/GBP at 18 Month Low at 0.7990


"The pound appreciated for a seventh day versus the euro, extending the longest run of gains since September, as signs U.K. growth is accelerating pushed the currency to its strongest level in 19 month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 06:14
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, pound

U.S. Dollar Falls as Growth Slows


"The dollar fell for a second day against a basket of currencies as government reports showed the U.S. economy remains sluggish, backing speculation the Federal Reserve will hold interest rates at hist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 06:12
Taggar: bank, currencies, dollar, economy, pound, rate, report

U.S. Dollar Steadies


"The dollar steadied in Asian trading on Friday but remained near two-week lows against the yen after tensions rose in Iraq and downbeat U.S. economic data gave investors no reason to believe the Feder..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-13 05:38
Taggar: dollar, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD around $1.6750 as Manufacturing Expands for 15th Month


"The pound advanced for the first time in seven days against the euro as a report showed a measure of U.K. manufacturing output expanded for a 15th month in May, boosting demand for Britain?s currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-03 03:19
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, report

GBP Rises After Strong Manufacturing Data


"The pound advanced for the first time in seven days against the euro as a report showed a measure of U.K. manufacturing output expanded for a 15th month in May, boosting demand for Britain?s currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-06-02 15:35
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, report

GBP/USD down at $1.6725 as Rate-Bet Rally Wanes


"The pound fell for a second day against the dollar, reaching the lowest level in six weeks, as investors judged the rally that helped push the U.K. currency to a 4 1/2-year high was overdone. Sterling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-29 05:20
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Plunges On Weak UK Data


"GBP/USD has surrendered over 100 points on Wednesday, as the pair trades just above the 1.67 line in the North American session. The pound is trading at its lowest level in over a month, following a s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-28 17:29
Taggar: point, pound, trading

US House Prices Slow Down Due to Lower Demand


"US housing price growth slowed to just 0.2% in the first three months of 2014, latest figures show. According to the S&P/Case-Shiller index, the slowdown in growth compared with the previous quar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-27 20:27
Taggar: bank, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Continues To Move Lower


"The British pound has lost more ground on Friday, as GBP/USD trades in the low-1.68 range in the European session. On Thursday, British GDP matched the forecast, while Business Investment posted its s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-23 13:37
Taggar: employment, investment, point, pound

GBP/USD ? British GDP Steady But Pound Loses Ground


"The British pound has reversed direction on Thursday and lost ground, wiping out most of the gains from Wednesday. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-168 range. On the releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-22 17:32
Taggar: investment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains As Retail Sales Sparkles


"The British pound has posted gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades close to the 1.69 line in Wednesday’s North American session. On the release front, Retail Sales bounced up sharply in April, e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-21 17:43
Taggar: pound, rate, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Gains As CPI Points Higher


"The British pound has posted modest gains on Tuesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.68 range in Tuesday’s North American session. There was good news from the UK on the inflation front, as CPI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-20 17:41
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, pound

EUR/GBP Back Above 0.8150 after Carney?s Housing Comments


"The pound fell against the euro for the first time in three days after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said surging house prices posed the biggest risk to the U.K. economy. Sterling was little ch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-20 03:44
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, pound

GBP/USD ? Limited Gains For Pound To Kick Off Week


"The British pound has edged higher in Monday trading, as GBP/USD trades in the low-1.68 range. On Friday, there was mixed news out of the US, as Building Permits shot higher while UoM Consumer Sentime..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-19 17:14
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, pound, trading

Week In FX Europe ? Will The BoE Show Dissent?


"Attention Turns to BoE MPC Votes Tuesday Will the BoE hawks come out to play? This week saw the pound slip to a four-week low on Wednesday (£1.6753), after investors were left disappointed following t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-16 19:18
Taggar: bank, inflation, point, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Little Movement Ahead of US Key Numbers


"The British pound is almost unchanged in Friday trading, as the pair trades at the 1.68 line in European session. On the release front, today’s highlights out of the US are Building Permits and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-16 13:36
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, inflation, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Holds Firm As US Data Shines


"The British pound has stabilized on Thursday, after sustaining losses against the dollar throughout the week. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading just shy of the 1.68 line. In the US, it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-15 18:01
Taggar: cpi, dollar, employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD at 1.6765 although Markets Unfazed by Carney?s Tone


"Pound bulls still have reason to be optimistic following the Bank of England?s attempts to temper interest-rate expectations, according to banks from Bank of New York Mellon to Mizuho Bank Ltd. While..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-15 08:36
Taggar: bank, bull, currency, inflation, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound?s Woes Continues As UK Employment Data Disappoints


"The British pound continues lose ground on Wednesday trading, as GBP/USD has dropped below the 1.68 line. The pound has run into a brick wall, shedding about two cents in the past week after testing t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-14 17:41
Taggar: point, pound, rate, trading

GBP Falters After BoE Inflation Report Keeping Rate Hike to 2015


"The British pound slipped to a four-week low against the dollar on Wednesday morning after investors were left disappointed following the Bank of England’s (BoE) inflation report. The U.K. centr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-14 15:54
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, point, pound, rate, report

Carney Squeezes Sterling Long Positions


"A mixed bag of UK data this morning has the pound on the move. Both jobless claims and average earning’s missed their mark, while the unemployment rate slipped as expected to +6.8%. The claimant..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-14 13:01
Taggar: employment, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground Despite Poor US Retail Sales


"The British pound has posted losses in Tuesday trading, as GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.68 range. On the release front, US Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales missed expectations. The sole British r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-13 17:43
Taggar: bank, day trading, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady After Recent Losses


"The British pound is stable in Monday trading, following sharp losses last week against the US dollar. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the high-1.68 range. Today’..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-12 17:45
Taggar: day trading, dollar, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips As Manufacturing Data Disappoints


"The British pound continues to lose ground on Friday, as GBP/USD has dropped below the 1.69 line in the European session. After climbing over 100 points early in the week, the pound has reversed direc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-09 13:48
Taggar: point, pound

GBP/USD ? Steady As No Surprises From BOE


"The British pound continues to trade quietly on Thursday, continuing the lack of activity seen a day earlier. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.69 range. In economic news..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-08 17:59
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, trading

EUR/USD Remains Above 1.39 as Markets Expect No ECB Action


"The euro traded 0.3 percent from a seven-week high as economists forecast the European Central Bank will keep interest rates unchanged today even after President Mario Draghi stepped up rhetoric again..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-08 03:52
Taggar: bank, currency, pound, rate

EUR/GBP near 0.82 before BOE Decision


"The pound reached the strongest level in nine weeks against the euro before the Bank of England announces its monetary policy decision tomorrow. The U.K. currency was about 0.2 percent from the highes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-08 03:49
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound in Holding Pattern Ahead of Yellen Testimony


"The British pound is trading quietly on Wednesday, in sharp contrast to the stellar gains against the US dollar day earlier. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.69 range. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-07 17:52
Taggar: dollar, pound, trading

GBP/USD close to 1.70 as U.K. Services Expand


"The pound strengthened the most in four weeks against the dollar as a measure of U.K. services expanded more in April than economists forecast and an index of employment improved. Sterling rose versus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-07 05:11
Taggar: dollar, employment, pound

GBP/USD ? Services PMI Propels Pound Close to 1.70


"It’s been a rough-and-tumble day for the US dollar, which has suffered sharp losses at the hands of the surging British pound. The sagging dollar continues to lose ground against its major rival..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-06 17:39
Taggar: dollar, economy, point, pound, trading

Dollar Broadly Lower


"The dollar touched overnight lows of 1.3946 per euro, 0.9354 per Aussie dollar, 1.6980 per pound, CHF 0.8728, and JPY 101.7.  Net losses are 0.8% against the kiwi, 0.7% relative to the Australian..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-06 14:05
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, dollar, kiwi, pound

Brief EUR and GBP Move Waits For ECB And BoE


"Investors did get to see a forex move, however it maybe fleeting as the market now waits for Central Bank guidance. The mighty dollar has slid in early European trading, pushing the pound to its highe..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-06 12:47
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD at 1.6880 on U.K.?s Resurgent Economic Growth


"The pound advanced to the strongest level in more than four years against the dollar this week as signs the U.K. economic recovery is gathering momentum boosted the allure of British assets. Sterling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-05 03:47
Taggar: dollar, pound, rate

UK Manufacturing Rises in April


"Britain’s manufacturing recovery powered ahead in the second quarter of the year, with growth well ahead of expectations in April, pushing the pound to a near five-year high against the dollar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-02 15:35
Taggar: dollar, employment, pound

GBP/USD near 1.69 as U.K. Manufacturing Beats Forecasts


"The pound climbed to the highest level in four years against the dollar as a gauge of U.K. manufacturing output rose more in April than analysts predicted, bolstering demand for Britain’s curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-02 03:29
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, rate, report

Australia Looking to Address Growing Debt


"Australia may sell assets and cut welfare spending to rein in a debt burden that is already the second-smallest among developed nations, bolstering a bond market that is off to its best start since 20..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-02 03:16
Taggar: market, pound

GBP Rises After Strong UK PMI


"The pound has hit a near five-year high against the dollar after a survey suggested that UK manufacturing grew faster than expected in April. Sterling hit $1.6921, before falling back to $1.6906, and..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-01 17:04
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD at 1.6880 as U.K. Confidence Climbs


"The pound rose to a four-year high against the dollar after data showed U.S economic growth stagnated while U.K. consumer confidence climbed, boosting the relative appeal of sterling. The pound had it..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-01 07:22
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, pound

GBP/USD at 1.6880 on Positive Sentiment


"Positive sentiment surrounding the British economy has spurred a winning streak for the pound, but some analysts are not convinced its strength is here to stay. The U.K. economy grew 0.8 percent in th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-05-01 05:33
Taggar: economy, pound

April in Figures


"Long-term bond yields fell in April but not as sharply as they had in March.  Short-term interest rates remained extremely low, anchored by zero- or near-zero central bank policy rates.  Net..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-30 23:18
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises As US GDP Slips


"The British pound is once again on the move, as GBP/USD has posted gains on Wednesday. In the North American session, the pair is flirting with the 1.69 line trade. The pound has taken advantage of br..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-30 17:46
Taggar: dollar, point, pound

GBP/USD near Four Year High on U.K. Economic Growth Bets


"The pound advanced for a fourth day against the dollar, approaching a four-year high, as investors added to bets on faster U.K. economic growth. Sterling gained versus the euro even as U.K. gross dome..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-30 06:39
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Rejected at Resistance at 1.6850 Again


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, April 29, 2014 In the last 24 hours the GBP/USD has again pushed up the resistance level around 1.6850 only to be rejected again.  It did however achieve a new multi-year high in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-29 05:33
Taggar: market, pound

Euro And Sterling On The March


"After last week’s painfully tight forex trading ranges, and an historic seven-year low in volatility, it seems that dealers and investors are beginning this week on the “front” foot..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 12:48
Taggar: forex, forex trading, margin, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Continues to Trade Close to 1.6800


"GBP/USD for Monday, April 28, 2014 To start this week the GBP/USD has again dropped sharply back through the key 1.68 level as it continues to trade very close to this key level.  The last couple of w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-28 05:29
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Continues to Hover Around 1.6800


"GBP/USD for Thursday, April 24, 2014 The last 24 hours has seen the GBP/USD drop sharply back through the key 1.68 level after again moving close to the resistance level around 1.6850.  Prior to that..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-24 03:19
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips After BOE Minutes


"GBP/USD has reversed directions on Wednesday, dipping below the 1.68 line. In UK releases, the BOE minutes from its last policy meeting pointed to disagreements over the economy. Public Sector Net Bor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-23 16:48
Taggar: economy, home sales, market, point, pound

EUR/GBP at Seven Week Low at 0.82


"The pound rose to the strongest level in seven weeks versus the euro amid speculation Bank of England minutes tomorrow will show policy makers are moving closer to raising borrowing costs. Sterling ap..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-23 03:05
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher Despite Solid US Numbers


"GBP/USD has posted gains on Tuesday, pushing past the 1.68 line. In the US, Existing Home Sales remained steady and the Richmond Manufacturing Index surged in March. As well, the House Price Index, a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-22 17:36
Taggar: home sales, market, pound, price index

GBP/USD ? Pound Trading at 1.68 in Thin Trade


"The British has edged higher on Friday, as the pair trades at the 1.68 line early in the North American session. GBP/USD has settled down after hitting four-year highs on Thursday. On the release fron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-18 15:39
Taggar: employment, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Hits 4-Year High Against Dollar


"The British pound remains firm on Thursday, as the pair trades above the 1.68 line in the North American session. GBP/USD touched a high of 1.6842, its highest level since November 2009. On the releas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-17 17:20
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, pound

GBP/USD at Multi-Year High above 1.68 as Jobless Rate Drops


"The pound approached a four-year high against the dollar after the U.K. unemployment rate fell more in the three months through February than analysts forecast, adding to signs the economy is gaining..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-17 03:42
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, market, pound, rate

U.S. Dollar Falls after Yellen Comments


"The dollar fell against most major peers after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said the central bank has a “continuing commitment” to support the economic recovery. The pound rose to th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-17 03:32
Taggar: bank, dollar, employment, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Slightly Lower As US Unemployment Claims Dip


"The British pound has edged lower on Thursday, as the pair trades in the high-1.67 range in the North American session. In the UK, there were no changes to the BOE Asset Purchase Facility or Official..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-10 18:00
Taggar: bank, employment, market, pound, rate

Pound Loses Ground After BoE Holds Rates


"UK interest rates have been held at their record low of 0.5% for another month by the Bank of England. The Bank also kept the size of its bond-buying stimulus programme unchanged at £375bn. No changes..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-10 17:50
Taggar: bank, economy, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Steady Ahead of Fed Minutes


"The US dollar sustained sharp losses against the pound on Tuesday, but is steady in Wednesday trading. The currency is trading in the mid-1.67 range in the North American session. On the release front..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-09 17:31
Taggar: currency, day trading, dollar, market, pound, trade balance, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Soars After Sharp UK Manufacturing Data


"The pound is showing huge gains in Tuesday trading. The pound has gained about 150 points as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.67 range in the North American session. The currency got some help from UK Manu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-08 17:07
Taggar: currency, day trading, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher In Subdued Trading


"The GBP/USD has started off the new trading week with gains, as the pound has pushed above the 1.66 line on Monday. It’s a very quiet day on the release front, with just one US release, Consumer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-07 18:16
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Dips Below 1.66 As Markets Eye US Employment Numbers


"The GBP/USD has edged lower in Friday, as the pound remains under pressure. The pair is trading in the high-1.65 range in the European session. In economic news, Halifax HPI disappointed, posting its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-04 13:49
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides As Services PMI Falters


"The GBP/USD lost ground on Thursday, as the pair dropped below the 1.66 level. In economic news, UK Services PMI fell short of the estimate. In the US, Trade Balance worsened and missed the estimate..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 17:53
Taggar: employment, market, pound, trade balance

AUD/USD Technicals ? Slight Bullish Rebound Possible In S/T But Outlook Bearish


"AUD/USD pushed lower  this morning, led by weaker than expected Australia Retail Sales which grew 0.2% vs an expected 0.3%. Economic data from China further compounded the misery, with official Non-Ma..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-03 08:53
Taggar: bear, bull, market, pound, retail sales

WTI Crude ? Staying Above 100.0 After Yesterday?s Sell-Off


"Crude Oil took a pounding yesterday despite positive risk trends which saw global stocks climbing higher. Certainly global economic fundamentals aren’t the strongest right as evident via latest..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-02 06:57
Taggar: market, oil, pound

GBP/USD ? Little Change As US, UK Manufacturing PMIs Dip


"The pound has posted slight losses on Tuesday, as the GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.66 range in the North American session. In economic news, manufacturing data on both sides of the pond disappointed th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-04-01 17:38
Taggar: market, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Remains Firm After Dovish Yellen Comments


"The pound has posted slight gains on Monday, as the GBP trades in the mid-1.66 range in the North American session. The pound has looked sharp, gaining close to 200 points in the past week. In economi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-31 18:01
Taggar: bank, market, point, pound

IMF Critical of Western Banking Regulations


"Western governments have put in place banking regulations that could be “mutually destructive”, and undermine efforts to prevent bust banks from costing taxpayers billions of pounds, accor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-31 16:12
Taggar: bank, financial, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Little Movement As British Current Account Slips


"The pound is trading quietly, as the pair remains slightly above the 1.66 line in Friday’s European session. GBP/USD is trading above the 1.66 line in the North American session. In economic new..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 17:03
Taggar: market, pound, trading

UK Current Account Deficit Reaches 22.4 Billion Pounds


"The UK’s current account deficit was larger than expected in the final quarter of last year, official figures have shown. The deficit in the three months to December was £22.4bn, only marginally..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-28 15:45
Taggar: margin, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Strong UK Retail Sales Boosts Pound


"The British pound continues to move higher against the US dollar, as it has throughout the week. GBP/USD is trading above the 1.66 line in the North American session. On the release front, British Ret..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-27 18:50
Taggar: dollar, employment, home sales, market, point, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher After Mixed US Manufacturing Data


"The pound has edged higher in Wednesday trade, as GBP/USD is trading in the high-1.65 range in the North American session. In the US, manufacturing numbers was a mix, as Durable Goods Orders posted a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-26 18:37
Taggar: durable goods, goods orders, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Slight Gains As British CPI Matches Expectations


"The pound has edged higher in Tuesday trade, as GBP/USD is trading in the high-1.65 range in the North American session. On the release front, British CPI continues to lose ground, dropping to a four-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-25 18:45
Taggar: consumer confidence, cpi, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Little Activity Ahead of UK Inflation Numbers


"The pound is showing little movement in Monday trade, as GBP/USD is trading just below the 1.65 line in the North American session. The pound had a week to forget, coughing up about 160 points against..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-24 18:35
Taggar: dollar, inflation, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Struggling Pound Slips Below 1.65


"The pound continues to lose ground on Friday, as GBP/USD is trading just below the 1.65 line in the European session. The pound has coughed up about 160 points this week to the surging US dollar. Look..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-21 15:33
Taggar: dollar, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Slides Continues As US Unemployment Claims Drop


"The pound has lost further ground on Thursday, continuing the trend which began a day earlier. GBP/USD is trading just above the 1.65 line early in the North American session. The US dollar was broadl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-20 18:46
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Slight Gains As Employment Data Shines


"The pound has posted modest gains on Wednesday, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.66 level in the North American session. Claimant Change continues to look sharp, as the key indicator dropped to a three-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-19 18:47
Taggar: employment, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Lower As Nervous Markets Follow Ukrainian Saga


"The pound has taken a dip on Tuesday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.65 range in the North American session. The markets are trying to keep up with fast-moving events in the Ukraine, as Russia moves..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-18 18:42
Taggar: market, pound, us market

GBP/USD ? Pound Shows Little Movement in Cautious Trading


"The pound is steady in Monday trading, as the pair trades in the mid-1.66 line in the North American session. In economic news, the Empire State Manufacturing Index missed the estimate but Industrial..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-17 16:57
Taggar: day trading, industrial production, market, pound, trading

London Properties Hit Record High


"Asking prices for homes in London surged to a record this month, as the buoyant outlook spread to other parts of the country, according to Rightmove Plc. Prices climbed 2.1 percent from February to 55..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-17 11:37
Taggar: market, pound, spread

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs Off Weak Trade Data


"The pound is steady in Friday trading, as the pair trades just above the 1.66 line in the North American session. In economic news, Trade Balance disappointed, as the deficit swelled to its highest le..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-14 15:56
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, market, point, pound, trade balance, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Recovers and Flirts with 1.67


"The pound has posted gains on Thursday, as the US dollar exhibits broad weakness against its major rivals. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.67 level. It was a bus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-13 19:15
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pressure On Pound As Carney Says No Rate Hike For Now


"The pound has edged lower in Tuesday trading, after sharp losses to start the week. GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.66 range in the North American session. In economic news, BOE Governor Mark Carney r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-11 19:11
Taggar: day trading, inflation, market, pound, rate, trading

BoE Deputy Governor Says Strong Pound Could Delay Rate Hike


"The Bank of England could keep interest rates lower for longer if sterling strengthens much more, Bank of England deputy governor Charlie Bean said on Monday, in a rare comment by the central bank on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-11 16:51
Taggar: bank, market, pound, rate

NZD/USD Technicals ? RBNZ Rate Hike Expectation Increases Future Downside Risk


"Kiwi Dollar traded slightly lower today, in line with other risk-correlated assets that were depressed on the get go today following weaker Chinese economic numbers over the weekend compounded by Japa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-10 10:15
Taggar: bear, dollar, dollar trade, kiwi, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Steady As Markets Eye Nonfarm Payrolls


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Friday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.67 range. The pound is having a good week, adding about 100 points. In economic news, Consumer Inflation Expectatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-07 14:01
Taggar: inflation, market, point, pound

EUR/GBP Surges to 0.8280 after ECB


"The pound weakened the most in more than a month against the euro as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi raised forecasts for euro-area growth this year, boosting the relative allure of the s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-07 02:45
Taggar: bank, currency, market, pound, share

GBP/USD ? Firm As BOE Holds the Course


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Thursday, as the pair trades in the mid-1.67 range. In economic news, Halifax HPI posted its sharpest gain in over four years. As expected, the Bank of Eng..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-06 19:12
Taggar: bank, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Higher As US Data Falters


"The British pound has posted gains on Wednesday, pushing back above the 1.67 line. The pound took has taken advantage of weak US numbers, as ADP Non-Farm Payrolls and ISM Non-Farm Manufacturing PMI we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-05 18:56
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady As Construction PMI Slips


"The British pound has steadied on Tuesday, as GPB/USD trades in the mid-1.66 range. In economic news, Construction PMI weakened in February and fell short of expectations. In the US, today’s sol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-04 18:39
Taggar: market, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Limited Movement As UK Manufacturing PMI Steady


"The British pound has started out the week in uneventful form as the GBP/USD trades in the low-1.67 range in Monday’s North American session. On Monday, UK Manufacturing PMI matched the forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-03 18:44
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD near 1.6750 after Business Investment Surge


"The pound advanced against the dollar as data showed a surge in business investment helped the British economy grow for a fourth straight quarter, boosting the allure of the U.K. currency. Sterling ro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-03-03 02:08
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, investment, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Above 1.67 Ahead of Key US Numbers


"The British pound has posted slight gains on Friday. In the European session, the GBP/USD is trading in the low-1.67 range. Taking a look at economic news, British Nationwide HPI matched the forecast..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-28 15:32
Taggar: chicago pmi, home sales, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Slight Gains As US Employment Numbers Disappoint


"The British pound is showing little movement on Thursday, as the pair trades in the high-1.66 range in the North American session. In economic news, US key releases were a mix, as Core Durable Goods O..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-27 18:35
Taggar: durable goods, employment, goods orders, market, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Receives Solid Support at 1.66


"GBP/USD for Thursday, February 27, 2014 Over the last week or so the GBP/USD has received solid support from the key 1.66 level after it retraced strongly from the resistance level at 1.68. In early F..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-27 03:38
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Lower As US New Home Sales Jumps


"The British pound has lost ground on Wednesday, wiping out the gains that the currency posted earlier in the week. Early in the North American session, the pair is trading in the low-1.67 range. In ec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-26 18:55
Taggar: currency, home sales, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher As UK Retail Sales Sparkles


"GBP/USD continues to move higher this week, as the pair trades close to the 1.67 line in Tuesday’s North American session. British numbers were solid on Tuesday, as CBI Realized Sales jumped to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 18:53
Taggar: market, pound, retail sales

GBP Strength Could Delay Rate Hike Says BoE Member


"Further sterling strength would be a worry and could potentially make the Bank of England delay raising interest rates, BoE policymaker Ian McCafferty said in some of the central bank’s most for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 17:33
Taggar: bank, currencies, market, pound, rate

Bank of England Could Raise Rates Next Spring Says MPC Member


"A Bank of England policymaker has reinforced expectations that the first rise in interest rates will come as soon as next spring, in remarks that pushed up the pound. Ian McCafferty, a member of the m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-25 17:27
Taggar: bank, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Choppy At Start of Week


"GBP/USD has shown some movement in both directions on Monday, but has been unable to sustain any momentum. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.66 range. On Friday, US Exist..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-24 18:46
Taggar: home sales, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains After Strong Employment Data


"GBP/USD is showing some volatility in Wednesday trading. The pound has posted gains on the day, as it trades just above the 1.67 line in the North American session. In economic news, British Claimant..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-19 18:42
Taggar: bank, day trading, employment, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Slight Losses As Markets Eye UK Inflation Indicators


"GBP/USD is showing modest losses on Monday, but the pair remains at high levels, trading in the low-1.67 range in Monday’s North American session. The pound has been red hot in the month of Febr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-17 18:11
Taggar: dollar, indicators, inflation, market, point, pound, trading, us market

US Dollar Lower On Higher Stimulus Expectations


"The dollar fell against most of its major counterparts as traders weighed whether weaker U.S. economic data will spur the Federal Reserve to consider a slower pace in tapering stimulus. The British po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-17 10:40
Taggar: dollar, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Soaring Pound Pushes Past 1.67


"GBP/USD continues to post gains on Friday, as the pair trades just above the 1.68 line in the European session. The pound has been red hot, climbing close to 400 points against the dollar over the pas..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 14:13
Taggar: dollar, market, point, pound

U.K. Government: Scotland Cannot Keep the Pound Too


"It’s a union that’s lasted 307 years, but England and Scotland could be heading for the divorce courts later this year. Arguments over money tend to generate the most heat in any separatio..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 05:07
Taggar: market, pound, rate

GBP/USD at 1.6660 after Comments from BOE Economist Dale


"The pound rose to the strongest level in 2 1/2 years against the dollar as Bank of England Chief Economist Spencer Dale said investors? bets that U.K. interest rates will increase within two years wer..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 02:41
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, market, pound, rate, retail sales

West TX Stays Above $100 after U.S. Data


"Crude oil prices slipped on Thursday, pressured by an expected dip in demand during the refinery maintenance season and a rise in jobless claims in the United States, the world’s largest oil con..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-14 02:23
Taggar: market, oil, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Keeps Rolling After Thumbs Up From BOE


"GBP/USD continues to post gains on Thursday, as the pair trades in the low-1.66 range in the North American session. The pound has been red hot, climbing 300 points against the dollar in just one week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 18:37
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, pound, retail sales

Osbourne Warns Scotland Leaving Union Means Losing Pound


"British finance minister George Osborne warned Scotland on Thursday it cannot keep the pound if it votes for independence in a Sept. 18 referendum. “The pound isn’t an asset to be divided..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-13 17:50
Taggar: finance, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Surges As BOE Hints At Rate Hike


"GBP/USD has shot higher in Wednesday trade, as the pair trades in the high-1.65 range in the North American session. In economic news, the BOE said it may have to raise rates in 2015. It’s a qui..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-12 18:56
Taggar: market, pound, rate

BoE?s Carney Cannot Pound The Pound


"Considering the news flow, which has been generally positive for risk, the forex market remains rather contained. This is nothing new; currency ranges have been controlled and handcuffed by central ba..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-12 13:59
Taggar: bank, currency, forex, forex market, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises After Positive Retail Sales


"GBP/USD has posted strong gains in Tuesday trade, as the pair trades in the high-1.64 range in the North American session. In economic news, new Fed chief Janet Yellen testified before Congress and sa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-11 18:44
Taggar: market, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD at 1.6420 Before Retail Sales


"The pound reached the strongest in a week against the dollar before an industry report tomorrow that economists said will show retail sales increased in January, adding to evidence the recovery is gai..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-11 04:30
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, pound, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Pound Settles Down After Recent Gains


"GBP/USD has edged lower in Monday trading, as the pair trades just below the 1.64 line in the North American session. On Friday, US Non-Farm Payrolls was a major disappointment and the pound took full..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-10 17:39
Taggar: day trading, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Resistance Level at 1.6450 Looms Large


"GBP/USD for Monday, February 10, 2014 For most of last week the GBP/USD was able to steady and hold ground above the support level at 1.6250 and rally a little back towards 1.6350 before finishing out..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-10 03:43
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs Off Weak Manufacturing Numbers


"GBP/USD has edged higher in Friday trading, as the pair is in the mid-1.64 range in the European session. In economic news, Manufacturing Production gained in January but fell short of the estimate. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-07 13:58
Taggar: day trading, market, pound, trade balance, trading

GBP/USD ? Establishing Range Between 1.6250 and 1.6350


"GBP/USD for Friday, February 7, 2014 Over the last few days the GBP/USD has been able to steady and hold ground above the support level at 1.6250 and rally a little back towards 1.6350. Over the last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-06 01:29
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Shrugs Off Weak Services PMI


"GBP/USD is steady in Wednesday, as the pair trades in the low-1.63 range in the North American session. Taking a look at economic releases, British Services PMI was a disappointment, losing ground in ..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 19:00
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Continues to Find Support at 1.6250


"GBP/USD for Thursday, February 6, 2014 Over the last couple of days the GBP/USD has been able to steady and hold ground above the support level at 1.6250 and rally a little back towards 1.6350.   Over..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2014-02-05 01:46
Taggar: market, pound

FX Volumes Rebound at the CME Group During November


"Average daily volumes at the CME Group grew during November. Trading was led by Interest Rate products, with FX futures and options volumes also rising as volatility picked up in both the Euro and Br..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-12-03 11:39
Taggar: pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Little Movement after Recent Gains


"The British pound is trading quietly on Friday, as GBP/USD continues to trade in the mid-1.60 range. The pound has looked very sharp, posting gains of close to 200 points since mid-week. In economic n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-15 14:54
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Keeps Rolling, Shrugs off Weak Retail Sales


"The British pound continues to post gains on Thursday. GBP/USD is trading just under the 1.61 line in the North American session. The pound shrugged off a decline in Retail Sales, one of the most impo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-14 18:38
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, retail sales, trade balance, trading

European Stocks Higher On US Stimulus Bet Despite Slower German and French Economies


"European stocks advanced, rebounding from two days of losses, after Janet Yellen, nominated to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, said the U.S. economy must improve before monetary stimulus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-14 10:21
Taggar: economy, market, pound, share, shares

GBP/USD ? Pound Soars as UK Employment Data Shines


"The British pound was up sharply on Wednesday, recovering the losses it sustained a day earlier. GBP/USD has gained over 100 points as it trades just shy of the key 1.60 level. The pound got a lift fr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-13 18:55
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Continues to Drop as Inflation Weakens


"The British pound continues to lose ground on Tuesday. The pair is trading in the mid-1.58 range in Tuesday’s North American session as the dollar continues to put pressure on the British curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-12 17:58
Taggar: cpi, currency, dollar, indicators, inflation, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Lower in Thin Trading


"The British pound continues to lose ground on Monday. The pair has dropped below the 1.60 line, as the dollar continues to put pressure on the British currency. The pound has now lost over 100 points..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-11 18:34
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, point, pound, trading, us market

GBP/USD ? Little Movement Ahead of Non-Farm Payrolls


"The British pound is showing little movement in Friday trading, as it trades in the high-1.60 range. Today’s highlight is Non-Farm Payrolls, and the markets are expecting a weak reading. There a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-08 14:30
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, employment, market, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Fluctuates As US GDP Sparkles


"The British pound is showing some volatility on Thursday. In the North American session, GBP/USD has moved higher and is trading in the high-1.60 range. In economic news, US Advance GDP was up sharply..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 18:43
Taggar: bank, employment, market, pound, trading

BoE Steady +0.5% ECB +0.25% EUR/GBP Takes A Pounding


"The post BoE Steady +0.5% ECB +0.25% EUR/GBP Takes A Pounding appeared first on MarketPulse."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 15:57
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD up to 1.6070 as Production Expands


"The pound advanced for a third day against the dollar after a government report showed U.K. industrial production increased more in September than economists forecast. Sterling reached the strongest l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 04:35
Taggar: dollar, industrial production, market, pound, report

EUR/GBP falls to 9-Month Low to 0.83


"The pound climbed to the strongest versus the euro in more than nine months after the European Central Bank unexpectedly lowered its benchmark interest rate, bolstering demand for alternatives to Euro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 01:27
Taggar: bank, currency, market, pound, rate, share

GBP/USD ? Resistance Remains around 1.61


"GBP/USD for Friday, November 8, 2013 The GBP/USD has ended up back where it was 24 hours ago after dropping down to support at 1.60, it has returned back to around the 1.61 level.    Over the last wee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-07 01:17
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Heads Higher on Solid Manufacturing, Housing Data


"The British pound continues to point upwards and is trading in the high-1.60 range in Wednesday trading. The pound has posted solid gains this week, gaining about 150 points against the US dollar. Bri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 19:18
Taggar: day trading, dollar, market, point, pound, trading

EUR/GBP falls to 0.84 as U.K. Services Output Expands


"The pound advanced, climbing to the strongest in a month against the euro, after an industry report showed U.K. services output expanded at the fastest pace in 16 years in October. Sterling gained the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-06 02:11
Taggar: dollar, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Above 1.60 As Services PMI Sparkles


"The British pound continues to point upwards and has crossed above the key 1.60 line in Tuesday trading. The currency got a boost from a superb British Services PMI, which hit its highest level since..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-05 17:53
Taggar: currency, day trading, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground As Construction PMI Sparkles


"The British pound has started off the week with gains, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.59 range in Monday’s North American session. Taking a look at economic news, British Construction PMI jumped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-04 17:47
Taggar: market, pound

Double Top on GBP/USD Daily Chart


"EUR/AUD is not the only pair forming a double top recently. If you look at the daily chart of the Pound vs. Dollar pair, it is easy to notice that the price has..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2013-11-03 21:19
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Steady As Unemployment Claims Within Expectations


"For the second straight day, the British pound is trading quietly in the mid-1.60 range. The pound has not had a good week, dropping about 130 points so far this week. In economic news, Nationwide HPI..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-31 17:40
Taggar: consumer confidence, employment, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Takes a Breather from Fall below 1.6050


"GBP/USD for Thursday, October 31, 2013 The last week has seen the GBP/USD slowly drift lower from the strong resistance level at 1.6250 and down to a two week low just under 1.6000 before rallying rec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-31 02:19
Taggar: market, pound

EUR/GBP drops sharply to 0.8460 as EU Inflation Slows


"The pound jumped more than 1 percent against the euro, the biggest gain in six months, after euro-area inflation slowed and the jobless rate climbed to a record, boosting demand for alternatives to Eu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-31 01:38
Taggar: bank, currency, inflation, market, pound, rate, report, share

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady After Recent Slide


"The British pound has steadied on Wednesday, after losing over one cent in the previous two days. In Wednesday’s North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.60 range. In economic ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 18:13
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Moves to Two Week Low at 1.6050


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, October 30, 2013 The last week has seen the GBP/USD slowly drift lower from the resistance level at 1.6250.   For the week or so before that the pound moved well from the key le..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 02:28
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD down to 1.6050 on Concerns about U.K. Economic Data


"The pound slipped for a third day versus the dollar amid speculation U.K. economic data due this week won?t be strong enough to sustain gains that propelled it to a one-month high. Sterling weakened t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-30 02:06
Taggar: dollar, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Dives As Net Lending Drops


"The British pound has taken a tumble on Tuesday, as GBP/USD has lost about one cent on the day. The pair is trading in the mid-1.60 range in the North American session. In ecnomic news, British Net Le..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 18:51
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Eases Back Under 1.6150


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, October 29, 2013 Over the last couple of weeks the GBP/USD has moved well from the key level at 1.60 back up to the significant resistance level at 1.6250, only again for this lev..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-29 02:02
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as Pending Home Sales Plunges


"The British pound has picked up where it left off last week and is showing little movement in Monday trading. In the North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.61 range. Taking a look at..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 17:03
Taggar: day trading, home sales, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Resistance Level at 1.6250 Stands Tall Again


"GBP/USD for Monday, October 28, 2013 Over the last couple of weeks the GBP/USD has moved well from the key level at 1.60 back up to the significant resistance level at 1.6250, only again for this leve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 02:04
Taggar: market, pound

EUR/GBP up to 0.8550 as British House Prices Climb


"The pound was little changed against the euro following last week?s drop as an industry report showed U.K. house prices increased for a ninth month in October. Britain?s currency was within two U.S. c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-28 01:55
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? British GBP Improves But Pound Stays Put


"The British pound is showing little movement in Friday trading. In the European session, GBP/USD is trading close to the 1.62 line. Taking a look at economic releases, British Preliminary GDP posted a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-25 13:32
Taggar: day trading, durable goods, goods orders, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? British GBP Improves But Pound Stays Put


"The British pound is showing little movement in Friday trading. In the European session, GBP/USD is trading close to the 1.62 line. Taking a look at economic releases, British Preliminary GDP posted a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-25 13:32
Taggar: day trading, durable goods, goods orders, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD remains above 1.62


"The pound headed for a second weekly gain versus the dollar before a government report analysts said will show U.K. economic growth accelerated in the third quarter. Sterling was little changed agains..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-25 10:09
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Steady As US Unemployment Claims Disappoints


"The British pound is steady in Thursday trading. In the North American session, the pair is trading in mid- 1.61 range. Taking a look at economic releases, US Unemployment Claims came in higher than e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-24 17:59
Taggar: day trading, employment, market, point, pound, trading

EUR/GBP at Seven Week High around 0.8520 as BOE Rejects Rate Rise


"The pound fell to the lowest level in seven weeks against the euro as the Bank of England said policy makers were unanimous in rejecting higher interest rates, damping demand for Britain?s currency. S..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-24 09:21
Taggar: bank, currency, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD just under 1.62 Before Orders Report


"The pound approached a three-week high versus the dollar before a report economists said will show a measure of new orders at U.K. factories rose to the highest level since 1995 this month. Sterling w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-24 09:18
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? BOE Minutes Positive, But Pound Dips Lower


"The British pound has lost ground against the dollar on Wednesday, as GBP/USD has dropped below the 1.62 line. The pound had improved on Tuesday after a weak Non-Farm Payrolls report, but has surrende..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-23 17:50
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Moves back to Resistance Level at 1.6250


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Over the last week the GBP/USD has moved well from the key level at 1.60 to move back to the significant resistance level at 1.6250.   To start this week the po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-23 05:45
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Strong Gains For Pound As Non-Farm Payrolls Falters


"The British pound is up sharply against the dollar on Tuesday, as GBP/USD has barreled above the 1.62 line. The pound received a shot in the arm as US Non-Farm Payrolls was a major disappointment, wit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-22 17:26
Taggar: dollar, employment, market, point, pound, rate

US Employment Numbers Disappoint Boosting Pound to Month High


"The United States shutdown forced the delay in the release of the non-farm payroll report on the first friday of the month. Today the figures were released and they were mixed. The jobs added to the U..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-22 16:47
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point, pound, report

GBP/USD down to 1.6130 before U.S. Jobs Report


"The pound was little changed against the dollar and euro before a government report that economists said will show U.S. employers added the most jobs last month since April. Benchmark 10-year gilts we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-22 11:33
Taggar: dollar, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Eases back below 1.6150


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, October 22, 2013 In the last couple of days of last week the GBP/USD surged higher from the key level at 1.60 to move back to close to 1.6250 before easing back. To start this wee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-22 05:18
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Settles around 1.6150


"GBP/USD for Monday, October 21, 2013 In the last couple of days of last week the GBP/USD surged higher from the key level at 1.60 to move back to close to 1.6250 before easing back.  To start this wee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-21 05:50
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Keeps Rolling After US Debt Deal


"The British pound is taking full advantage of broad dollar weakness, and continues to post gains against the US dollar in Friday trading. GBP/USD climbed over 200 points on Thursday, and  the rally is..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-18 13:51
Taggar: day trading, dollar, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Bounces Strongly Off Support at 1.60 back to 1.6150


"GBP/USD for Friday, October 18, 2013 In the last 24 hours the GBP/USD has surged higher from the key level at 1.60 to move back to above 1.6150 before consolidating in the last few hours right around..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-18 02:01
Taggar: market, pound

GBP/USD jumps to 1.6150 after Retail Sales


"The pound strengthened the most in four weeks against the dollar after a government report showed U.K. retail sales rose more in September than analysts forecast. Sterling advanced versus all of its 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-17 01:22
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, pound, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? UK Jobless Claims Plunges but Pound Under Strong Pressure


"GBP/USD is losing ground in Wednesday trading, as the pair has dropped to the mid-1.59 range in Wednesday’s North American session. In economic news, British Claimant Count Change plummeted to i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-16 17:44
Taggar: day trading, employment, market, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Under Pressure As Debt Deal Close


"The British pound remains under pressure, as GBP/USD has posted modest losses in Tuesday trading.  In the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.59 range. In economic news, the UK re..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-15 16:33
Taggar: cpi, indicators, inflation, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Gains as Debt Limit Looms


"The British pound has started the trading week with gains against the US dollar. In Monday’s North American session, the pair is trading just above the key 1.60 line. There are no British or US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-14 16:45
Taggar: cpi, dollar, indicators, inflation, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD at 1.5970 on Growth Bets


"The pound strengthened from near a four-week low against the dollar before reports this week that economists said will add to signs Britain?s growth is gaining momentum, boosting demand for the curren..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-14 01:57
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as BOE Stays the Course


"GBP/USD is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the high-1.59 range. The pound has steadied after sharp losses on Wednesday, which saw the British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 18:14
Taggar: bank, currency, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as BOE Stays the Course


"GBP/USD is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the high-1.59 range. The pound has steadied after sharp losses on Wednesday, which saw the British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 18:14
Taggar: bank, currency, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as BOE Stays the Course


"GBP/USD is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the high-1.59 range. The pound has steadied after sharp losses on Wednesday, which saw the British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 18:14
Taggar: bank, currency, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as BOE Stays the Course


"GBP/USD is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the high-1.59 range. The pound has steadied after sharp losses on Wednesday, which saw the British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 18:14
Taggar: bank, currency, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as BOE Stays the Course


"GBP/USD is showing little movement on Thursday. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the high-1.59 range. The pound has steadied after sharp losses on Wednesday, which saw the British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-10 18:14
Taggar: bank, currency, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady As US Shutdown Drags On


"GBP/USD is steady as we begin the new trading week, with the pair is trading in the mid-1.60 range in Monday’s North American session. The pound has recovered some of the sharp losses it sustain..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 16:48
Taggar: pound, retail sales, trading

USD/JPY heading towards 97 as U.S. Debt Limit Spurs Safety Demand


"The yen climbed against its 16 major peers after Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew renewed his call for extending a U.S. debt limit to avoid a default, boosting demand for Japan?s currency as a haven. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 03:13
Taggar: currency, pound

GBP/USD at 1.61 as U.K. Financial Optimism Improves


"The pound strengthened for the first time in three days against the dollar after an industry report showed optimism in the U.K.?s financial industry improved in the third quarter, underlining the stre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-07 01:40
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, financial, pound, report

GBP/USD down to 1.6040 as Rate Speculation Wanes


"The pound fell for the first week in a month against the dollar as reports last week failed to surpass economists? forecasts, fueling speculation the recovery isn?t strong enough to lead to an early i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-06 01:35
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound?s Plunge Continues


"The US dollar has taken a beating from the pound in recent weeks, but GBP/USD has reversed directions and is losing ground. The dollar has now gained almost two cents since Thursday, and is trading in..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-04 15:56
Taggar: dollar, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Greenback Battles Back With Solid Unemployment Data


"The British pound has had its way all week with the struggling US dollar, but the tide has turned in Thursday trading, as GBP/USD has posted losses. The pair dropped is trading in the mid-1.61 range i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-03 17:06
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Another Weak PMI Can?t Dent Pound


"The British pound continues to post gains against the US dollar in Wednesday trading. In the North American session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.62 range. In economic news, the British Constructi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-02 17:04
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Reaches Higher, Crosses Above 1.62


"The British pound continues to chip away at the retreating US dollar. The pound crossed above the 1.62 line on Tuesday, and has now gained over two cents against the greenback in less than a  week. GB..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-01 17:37
Taggar: dollar, pound

PMI and Japanese Tankan Results Plus a U.S. Government Shutdown


"The dollar fell to multi-month lows of CHF 0.8992, 1.3589 per euro, and 1.6262 per pound after the U.S. Congress failed to avert a partial shutdown of the federal government that will lay off close to..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-01 14:19
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD at 1.6240 as Partial U.S. Shutdown Begins


"The dollar fell to the lowest since Jan. 3 versus the pound after a partial shutdown of the U.S. government began with Congress in partisan dead-lock. The U.S. currency weakened against most major pee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-10-01 07:49
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, pound

EUR/GBP at Eight Month Low at 0.8350 after U.K. House Prices Increase


"The pound strengthened for a fourth day against the euro after an industry report showed U.K. house prices rose the most in six years this month, adding to evidence the economic growth is gathering mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-30 10:53
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Above 1.60 After Strong UK Sales Data


"GBP/USD has rebounded from Tuesday’s losses and has crossed back above the significant 1.60 level. In Wednesday’s European session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.60 range. The pound rec..."

GBP/USD near 1.6040 before U.K. Growth Report


"The pound strengthened versus the dollar, snapping a two-day decline, before a report this week analysts said will confirm the U.K. economy grew in the three months through June. The pound climbed to..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-23 09:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, pound, report

GBP/USD ? US Dollar Improving After Recent Sharp Losses


"Following sharp gains by the British pound in the week after the Fed QE announcement, the US dollar has partially recovered. On Friday, GBP/USD is trading just above the psychologically significant 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-20 15:21
Taggar: announcement, bull, dollar, employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD up to 1.6130 as Fed Contrasts With BOE


"The pound was 0.2 percent from an eight-month high versus the dollar after the Federal Reserve maintained the pace of asset purchases that debase the U.S. currency, contrasting with U.K. officials who..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 09:07
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, report, retail sales

Fed?s Decision Reignites Talk of a Global Currency War


"The Federal Reserve’s shocking decision not to taper, despite broad expectations for a $10-20 billion reduction of its monthly asset purchases, has reignited talk of a global currency war. Risk-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 08:26
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD down to 1.6030 after Retail Sales Drop


"The pound dropped by the most in seven weeks against the dollar after a government report showed U.K. retail sales unexpectedly declined in August. Britain?s currency weakened versus 11 of its 16 majo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-19 01:49
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, pound, report, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Strong Gains By Pound Ahead of Fed Statement


"After a short break, the pound has resumed its upward march against the US dollar. In Wednesday trading, GBP/USD has pulled away from the 1.59 line and is trading in the high-1.59 range. The markets a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-18 14:07
Taggar: day trading, dollar, market, pound, rate, trading

EUR/USD to 1.3360 Before Fed Concludes Meeting


"The dollar held near the lowest in three weeks against the euro before the Federal Reserve concludes a two-day meeting today when policy makers will decide whether to slow its $85 billion of monthly a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-18 08:30
Taggar: dollar, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Little Movement as British CPI Matches Expectations


"GBP/USD has enjoyed a strong September, but the pound’s rally has taken a pause so far this week. The pair posted modest losses on Monday, and has dropped below the 1.59 level in Tuesday trading..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-17 18:04
Taggar: cpi, day trading, indicators, inflation, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD at 1.59 after Summers? Withdrawal


"The pound rose to an eight-month high versus the dollar as Lawrence Summers withdrew from the race to lead the Federal Reserve, ending bets he would undo the central bank?s policies aimed at holding d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-17 02:00
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound

21st Anniversary of Black Wednesday


"Sterling abandoned the Exchange Rate Mechanism (ERM) 21 years ago this day.  The ERM served as training wheels for currencies aspiring to join the European Currency Mechanism.  The British p..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-16 23:22
Taggar: currencies, currency, pound, rate

International Energy Agency Forecasts EM Crash Hitting Oil Demand


"The recent crash in emerging market currencies could hit global oil demand if it continues, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warned on Thursday, as it forecast an improvement in oil supply over t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 18:39
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, market, oil, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Gains Ground As US Retail Sales Falter


"GBP/USD has posted gains in Friday trading, with the pair climbing to the mid-1.58 range. The pound took advantage of weak US data, as Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales both fell short of their estim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 15:17
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, employment, pound, retail sales, trading

Carney believes his policy is Supporting U.K. Economic Recovery


"Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said his flagship communications policy is supporting the U.K. economic recovery, as he answered lawmakers who suggested that it may be confusing the public and do..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-13 02:43
Taggar: bank, economy, financial, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD to 7 Month High at 1.5830 as Unemployment Falls


"The pound strengthened to a seven-month high against the dollar after a government report showed unemployment unexpectedly declined, adding to signs the U.K. economy is gaining momentum. Sterling clim..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-12 03:09
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Punches Past 1.58 After Sharp Employment Data


"The British pound continues to hammer away at the US dollar in Wednesday trading. GBP/USD is trading above the 1.58 line in the North American session. The pound has gained three cents against the dol..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-11 18:23
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pounds Slightly Higher As US Employment Data Slips


"British pound continues to move higher in Tuesday trading. GBP/USD is trading in the low-1.57 range in the North American session. In economic news, US JOLTS Jobs Openings disappointed, dropping to a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 17:43
Taggar: day trading, employment, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD at 12 week high at 1.57 after Osborne Comments


"The pound rose to its highest level versus the dollar in 12 weeks as U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne said Britain?s economy is turning a corner and is in the early stages of a recovery..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 02:13
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, pound, rate, report

BOE to consider Polymer Pounds


"The Bank of England is moving closer to ditching paper pounds and following Australia and Canada into switching to plastic banknotes instead. The central bank said on Tuesday it would ask the public i..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-10 01:53
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Climbs Higher After Weak US Non-Farm Payrolls


"The British pound continues to climb higher in Monday trading. GBP/USD has gained about one cent on the day, and is trading in the low-1.57 range in the North American session. The pound has taken adv..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-09 17:31
Taggar: day trading, dollar, pound, trading

Indian Firms Will Leave If Rot Continues


"After the rapid slide in India’s rupee this year, the message from the country’s corporate titans to the government is clear: shape up and fix the problems or more companies will expand th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-09 04:17
Taggar: economy, investment, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Resistance Level at 1.57 Looms Large


"GBP/USD for Monday, September 9, 2013 Throughout the last few weeks the GBP/USD has slowly but surely drifted lower away from the resistance level 1.57 and back down below 1.55, however in the last we..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-09 03:36
Taggar: pound

AUD/USD back to 0.9150 Before U.S. Jobs Report on Fed Outlook


"Australia?s dollar fell from a more than two-week high before an ADP Research Institute report that may show companies in the U.S. added jobs last month, reinforcing the case for the Federal Reserve t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-05 08:23
Taggar: aussie, currency, dollar, pound, report

EUR/GBP drops below 0.8450 Before BOE, ECB Set Policy


"The pound traded near the strongest level in more than three months against the euro before the Bank of England and European Central Bank set policies today. Sterling held a six-day gain as positive e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-05 08:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound On A Roll As Services PMI Shines


"The British pound continues to rise, buoyed by another excellent PMI release on Wednesday. GBP/USD has pushed across the 1.56 line in the North American session. In the US, Trade Balance did not impre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-04 17:05
Taggar: pound, trade balance

GBP/USD ? Pound Rises After Superb Manufacturing PMI


"The pound posted gains against the US dollar on Monday, courtesy of an outstanding British Manufacturing PMI. The key index soared to its highest level in close to twenty years, as British PMIs contin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-09-02 17:26
Taggar: dollar, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Downward Trend Continues as Pound Drops Below 1.55


"The British pound continues to post losses against the US dollar in Friday trading. GBP/USD has lost about a cent this week, as the pair trades just under the 1.55 line in Friday’s European sess..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-30 15:52
Taggar: day trading, dollar, pound, price index, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Under Pressure Despite Weak US Housing Data


"GBP/USD has edged lower in Wednesday trading. The pair is trading in the low-1.55 range in Wednesday?s North American session. The pound briefly dropped below the 1.55 line but has recovered. Taking a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-28 17:30
Taggar: day trading, home sales, point, pound, trading

Yen Higher on Syrian Risk Aversion Flow


"The yen held its biggest gains in 2 1/2 months against the dollar and euro as traders sought haven investments amid escalating tension in Syria. Japan?s currency rose versus all of its 16 major peers..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-28 02:42
Taggar: currency, dollar, investment, pound

BoE Carney Will Push for Low Rates Tomorrow in First Public Speech


"Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney will make his first public speech on Wednesday and analysts expect him to try and persuade businesses that interest rates will remain low for the foreseeable..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-27 22:20
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground After Fed Minutes Release


"The US dollar has reversed direction and is posting gains against the British pound. In Thursday’s North American session, the pound finds itself just below the 1.56 level. The dollar is broadly..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-22 17:41
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher, Tests 1.57


"The British pound continues to post gains against the retreating dollar. GBP/USD is trading slightly below the 1.57 line in North American trading on Wednesday. In economic releases, UK Public Sector..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-21 18:12
Taggar: dollar, home sales, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Maintains the Two Month High above 1.56


"GBP/USD for Monday, August 19, 2013 The GBP/USD reversed well to finish out last week to surge higher through the resistance level at 1.56 to a new two month high around 1.5650.   It moved back to the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-19 03:04
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD up to 1.5630 on Economic Outlook


"The pound was set to advance for a second week versus the dollar and the euro after data added to signs the U.K. economy is strengthening. Sterling climbed to its highest level in eight weeks against..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-16 09:22
Taggar: dollar, economy, pound, report, retail sales

Fed-Tapering Speculation sees U.S. Dollar Decline From One-Week High


"The dollar declined from a one-week high as speculation the Federal Reserve will begin reducing its stimulus measures as soon as next month weighed on demand for assets denominated in the U.S. currenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-16 02:21
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, retail sales

GBP/USD Surges to 1.5650 as Retail Sales Rise


"The pound strengthened to an eight-week high against the dollar after U.K. retail sales increased in July more than analysts forecast, adding to evidence Britain?s economy is gathering pace. Sterling..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-16 02:14
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, inflation, pound, rate, retail sales

GBP/USD ? Back Through 1.55 Again


"GBP/USD for Thursday, August 15, 2013 The GBP/USD has reversed well to move back above 1.55 again after spending the last few days moving lower from the resistance level at 1.56.   It moved back to th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-15 03:50
Taggar: pound

USD/CHF up to 0.9350 as Euro-Area Economy Expands


"The Swiss franc slid to the weakest in a month against the euro after a report showed the 17-nation region pulled out of recession last quarter, damping demand for the safety of the Swiss currency. Th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-15 02:46
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Settles Around 1.5450


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, August 14, 2013 The GBP/USD has continued to reverse strongly in the last few days moving back towards 1.5450, after having spent the last week or so moving higher and breaking..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-14 03:54
Taggar: pound

Australia in Economic ?Transition? as AUD/USD sits above 0.9130


"Australia?s dollar is the biggest loser among major currencies this year, tumbling 9.9 percent against a basket of nine peers including the euro, yen and pound, according to Bloomberg Correlation Weig..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 08:37
Taggar: aussie, currencies, dollar, investment, pound

GBP/USD ? Looking back towards Key 1.54 Level


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, August 13, 2013 The GBP/USD has continued to reverse strongly in the last 24 hours moving back towards 1.5450, after having spent the last week or so moving higher and breaking th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-13 03:28
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Rests on Support Level of 1.55


"GBP/USD for Monday, August 12, 2013 Throughout last week the  GBP/USD was able to move higher and break through the resistance level at 1.54 pushing towards further resistance near 1.56.   The resista..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-12 03:28
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Moves Towards Resistance at 1.56


"GBP/USD for Friday, August 9, 2013 After running into resistance at 1.54 for a couple of days, the GBP/USD has surged higher to a new seven week high near 1.56 in a solid 48 hour period run.   In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-09 03:57
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD Moves up to 1.5550 After Carney Inflation Comments


"The pound strengthened to a seven-week high against the dollar after Bank of England Governor Mark Carney reiterated policy makers? commitment to bring down inflation, fueling speculation interest rat..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-09 03:57
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD Settles Around 1.55 After BOE Inflation Forecast


"The pound approached a seven-week high against the dollar after the Bank of England said yesterday U.K. inflation probably won?t slow to its 2 percent target until around the end of 2015. Sterling was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-08 09:25
Taggar: bank, dollar, inflation, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Surges to Six Week High Above 1.55


"GBP/USD for Thursday, August 8, 2013 After running into a brick wall of resistance at 1.54 for a few days, the GBP/USD has surged higher to a new six week high above 1.55 in a solid 24 hour period run..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-08 03:29
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Turned Away Again from Resistance at 1.54


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, August 7, 2013 The GBP/USD has run into a brick wall of resistance at 1.54 again and has been turned away.   In the last few days the pound has recovered strongly and returned t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-07 03:21
Taggar: pound

USD/JPY Closes in on 97 as BOJ Meets Before Current-Account Data


"The yen touched a six-week high as the Bank of Japan starts a policy meeting today and ahead of a report tomorrow that may show the nation posted a current account surplus. The pound maintained a decl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-07 02:29
Taggar: analysis, bank, dollar, industrial production, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Moves to Threaten Resistance at 1.54 Again


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, August 6, 2013 In the last few days the GBP/USD has recovered strongly and returned to the previous resistance level at 1.54 after last week undoing some of its good work and fall..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-06 03:38
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Rally Continues as Services PMI Sparkles


"The British pound is on a roll, and continues to post gains against the retreating dollar. The pound was buoyed by a red-hot Services PMI. The key index posted its highest level in over six years. In..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-05 16:27
Taggar: dollar, point, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Soars As Construction PMI Jumps


"The British pound reversed direction in fine style on Friday, and has posted sharp gains against the US dollar. The pound has jumped over 150 points on the day, as GBP/USD trades in the mid-1.52 range..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-02 17:21
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, pound

US Jobs Slow Down But Unemployment Rate Reaches Four Year Low


"U.S. employers slowed their pace of hiring in July but the jobless rate fell anyway, mixed signals that could make the U.S. Federal Reserve more cautious about drawing down its huge economic stimulus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-02 15:31
Taggar: pound, rate

Pound & Gilts Rally on BOE?s Non-Action


"The pound strengthened for the first time in eight days versus the euro after the Bank of England left monetary policy unchanged and as a gauge of manufacturing rose more in July than economists forec..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-02 04:09
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Steady as UK & US Post Strong Numbers


"The British pound has steadied after a week of sharp losses at the hands of the US dollar. In North American trade, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.51 range. These are the lowest levels we have seen s..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-08-01 17:44
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Crashes Below 1.52 Line


"GBP/USD continues to tumble, and has fallen below the 1.52 line. In Wednesday’s North American session, the pair is struggling in the mid-1.52 range. The US dollar received a boost after posting..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-31 17:44
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, employment, point, pound, price index

European Banks At Risk After ECB Adjusts Collateral Discounts


"Spanish banks risk their troubles being compounded by a jump in the cost of lifeblood funding from the European Central Bank. A one-notch downgrade by a single credit rating agency is all that stands..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-31 15:33
Taggar: bank, financial, pound

GBP/USD ? Falls Sharply Through 1.53


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, July 31, 2013 In the last 48 hours the GBP/USD has undone some of its good work recently and fallen away sharply from the resistance level at 1.54 back down towards 1.5200.   Ea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-31 04:56
Taggar: pound

Pound Drops Below 1.53 as Slide Continues


"GBP/USD continues to lose ground in Wednesday trading. In the North American session, the pair is struggling in the mid-1.52 range. The pound has now coughed up about 130 points since the start of the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-30 17:30
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, point, pound, price index, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Loses Ground Despite Strong UK Sales Numbers


"The pound has dropped in Monday trading, as GBP/USD was trading in the mid-1.53 range in the North American session. The UK started off the week on a bright note, as CBI Realized Sales hit a six-month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-29 17:19
Taggar: day trading, home sales, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Takes A Break From Rally


"GBP/USD is trading quietly on Tuesday. In the European session, the pair is trading in the mid-1.53 range, taking a break after sharp gains on Monday. It’s a quiet day as far as economic release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 11:49
Taggar: market, pound, trading

GBP/USD to Near 1.54 as Cameron Sees Recovery


"The pound strengthened for a fifth day against the dollar, the longest winning streak in almost three months, after Prime Minister David Cameron said an improving economy may allow the government to c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-23 02:37
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, financial, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Just Keeps on Rolling


"The British pound took a brief weekend break, but didn’t miss a step as it continues to post gains against the US dollar. In Monday’s North American session, GBP/USD is trading in the mid-..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-22 17:41
Taggar: dollar, home sales, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? UK Public Sector Borrowing Disappoints, but Pound Continues to Points Upwards


"GBP/USD continues to improve, as the pair trades in the mid-1.52 range in the European session on Friday. The pound has enjoyed a strong week, gaining about 150 points against the US dollar. In econom..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-19 15:15
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, market, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Maintains Push Through 1.52


"GBP/USD for Friday, July 19, 2013 After having done very little for a few days, the last couple of days have seen the GBP/USD surge higher and move through the 1.52 level to a two week high near 1.53..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-19 03:32
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Moves Well Through 1.52 to Two Week High


"GBP/USD for Thursday, July 18, 2013 After having done very little for a few days, the GBP/USD has surged higher and moved through the 1.52 level to a two week high near 1.53.   It has for the most par..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-18 03:40
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Higher After Excellent UK Unemployment Numbers


"The British pound posted gains on Wednesday, following a superb reading from British Claimant Count Change. The key employment release showed that unemployment claims posted their sharpest decline sin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-17 18:06
Taggar: employment, point, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Continues to Sit on 1.51


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, July 17, 2013 The GBP/USD continues to do very little as it continues its theme for the last few days seeing it find solid support at 1.51 and trade within a narrow range above..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-17 02:48
Taggar: pound, trading

USD/JPY Back to 99 After Stocks Drop


"The yen remained higher following a gain yesterday when a global decline in stocks boosted demand for safer assets ahead of testimony by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke this week. Demand for..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-17 02:30
Taggar: bank, dollar, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Finding Solid Support at 1.51


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, July 16, 2013 The GBP/USD has done very little for the last couple of days as it has just continued to ease lower a little but found solid support at 1.51.   To close out last wee..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-16 03:20
Taggar: pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Steady as US Retail Sales Disappoints


"The markets were treated to plenty of volatility last week, as the pound finally ended a week on a strong note. GBP/USD climbed about 140 points, thanks to the US Federal Reserve cooling expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 17:16
Taggar: dollar, market, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Steady as US Retail Sales Disappoints


"The markets were treated to plenty of volatility last week, as the pound finally ended a week on a strong note. GBP/USD climbed about 140 points, thanks to the US Federal Reserve cooling expectations..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-15 17:16
Taggar: dollar, market, point, pound

AUD/USD ? Headline Employment Number Better, but Weakness Remains


"Latest employment data from Australia is highly interesting – with Employment Change coming in at 10.3k amidst a forecast calling for no changes to the headline figure. This should be a good num..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-11 10:24
Taggar: employment, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Surges to One Week High Close to 1.52


"GBP/USD for Thursday, July 11, 2013 In the last 24 hours, the GBP/USD has experienced a strong surge higher moving back to within reach of the 1.52 level before easing off a little and then rallying a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-11 06:09
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Rebounds With Sharp Gains Against Dollar


"This week’s GBP/USD rollercoaster continues in full swing, as the pair has reversed direction and posted sharp gains in Wednesday trading. The pound has recovered from Tuesday’s sharp loss..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 17:22
Taggar: day trading, market, oil, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Settles Around Three Year Low at 1.4850


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, July 10, 2013 Whilst the GBP/USD did well to climb off the canvas a little and move back above 1.49 and towards 1.50 again a couple of days ago, the last 24 hours has seen the p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-10 05:29
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Takes a Tumble After Weak UK Releases


"The British pound posted sharp losses against the dollar in Tuesday trading. GBP/USD is down one cent in the North American session, trading in the mid-1.48 range. The pound reacted negatively to weak..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-09 17:43
Taggar: day trading, dollar, point, pound, trading

EUR?s Short Lived Stop Chase


"Dealers want volatility, investors like volatility and we have volatility across the pond, in sterling. The first trading session after non-farm payrolls historically tends to be the quietest of the m..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-09 12:51
Taggar: cable, dollar, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Fights Back After Recent Losses


"The British pound was no match for the surging US dollar last week, losing close to 200 points. The pound was hit on Thursday following a dovish statement from the BOE, and lost further ground on Frid..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-08 17:35
Taggar: dollar, employment, point, pound, trading

ECB and BOE Seek Independence From Fed?s Plans


"European central bankers broke new ground to protect their economies from a U.S.-led surge in bond yields, indicating they will keep benchmark interest rates low for longer than investors bet. With ri..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-05 09:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, market, pound, rate

U.S. Dollar Climbs on Speculation of Improvement in Economy


"The dollar gained versus most of its major peers this week ahead of a U.S. report today that may show companies added enough jobs to lower the unemployment rate, boosting growth prospects for the worl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-05 03:49
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Tumbles After Dovish BOE Rate Statement


"The markets were treated to a plummeting pound on Thursday, as the British currency has dropped over 200 points. GBP/USD is trading in the high-1.50 range in the North American session. The pound tumb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-04 17:54
Taggar: currency, economy, market, point, pound, rate, trading, us market

GBP/USD ? Pound Up Sharply as British Services PMI Sparkles


"The British pound has posted sharp gains against the US dollar in Wednesday trading. GBP/USD has jumped about 150 points, as the pair trades at the 1.53 line in the North American session. The pound g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-03 17:36
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, point, pound, trade balance, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Drops after Lukewarm UK Construction PMI


"With the UK economy sputtering and market confidence rather low, it doesn’t take much for the British pound to lose ground, and this was again the case on Tuesday. Construction PMI missed its es..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-02 17:39
Taggar: economy, market, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Steady as British Manufacturing PMI Rises


"The British pound has posted very slight gains on Monday, which marks the first time in a week that the currency has not lost ground to the US dollar. Early in Monday’s North American session, G..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-07-01 15:44
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, trading

Carney to Start at BoE on Canada Day


"The action begins in week one for Carney, with a monthly monetary policy decision just three days into his tenure. The central bank won’t act next Thursday, according to U.K. economist Howard Ar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-28 17:48
Taggar: bank, economy, pound

USD/GBP ? Under Pressure as British GDP Revised Lower


"The British pound remains under pressure from the US dollar, and is trading in the mid-1.52 range in Friday’s European session. UK releases have not impressed this week, and there was more bad n..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-28 14:24
Taggar: consumer confidence, dollar, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? More Sharp Losses as UK Current Account Falters


"The British pound can’t seem to catch a break. On Wednesday, the pound took hit as the British government announced deep spending cuts. On Thursday, UK Current Account, a key indicator, posted a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-27 17:54
Taggar: employment, home sales, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound?s Woes Continue as UK Goverment Announces Deep Spending Cuts


"The British pound  continues to lose ground against the US dollar in the Wednesday session. GBP/USD is trading in the mid-1.53 in the North American session. The pair dropped as market reaction was ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-26 17:45
Taggar: dollar, financial, market, point, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Unsteady as Pound Tests 1.54 Line


"The pound is showing some movement as we begin the new trading week. GBP/USD dropped to the mid-1.53 range in the European session, but has recovered in North American trading, and is back above the 1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-24 16:08
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Struggling as Fed says QE Tightening Likely


"After sustaining sharp losses on Wednesday, the pound has managed to stabilize in Thursday trading. GBP/USD was trading in the high-1.54 level in the North American session. The pound started the week..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-20 17:32
Taggar: currencies, day trading, dollar, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Limited Gains as BOE Releases Minutes, Federal Reserve Up Next


"The pound has edged higher in Wednesday trading, as GBP/USD makes up some lost ground after losing close to a cent on Tuesday. The pair is trading in the mid-1.56 in the North American session. In the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-19 17:36
Taggar: day trading, market, pound, trading

Pound Gains Ground on Possibility of an End to QE


"UK pound in currency tradingUK pound is heading higher today, gaining ground as many see that the end might be in sight for the Bank of England's asset purchase program.  The BOE meeting held ear..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-19 09:24
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Falls as UK Inflation Remains High


"The pound is not having a good day in Tuesday trading. GBP/USD has dropped over one cent and is struggling to stay above the 1.56 line in the North American session. The chief culprit for the pound..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-18 17:33
Taggar: cpi, day trading, inflation, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower Ahead of British Inflation Data


"GBP/USD is showing some movement as we begin the week. The pair crossed above the 1.57 line in Monday’s European session, and climbed as high as 1.5750 before edging lower. The pound had an exce..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-17 17:29
Taggar: consumer sentiment, dollar, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Almost Unchanged as US Posts Solid Data


"After posting gains throughout the week at the expense of the US dollar, the pound is almost unchanged in Thursday trading. In the North American session, the pound is trading in the mid-1.56 range. T..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-13 16:53
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Strong Pound Edges Higher After Solid UK Employment Data


"The British pound has posted modest gains against the US dollar on Wednesday. GBP/USD has crossed above the 1.56 line and is trading in the mid-1.56 range in the North American session. The pound got..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-12 17:19
Taggar: dollar, employment, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Higher Despite Weak UK Mfg. Data


"The British pound continues to post gains against the US dollar. GBP/USD has crossed above the 1.56 line in Tuesday’s North American session. In economic news, British Manufacturing Production d..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-11 16:42
Taggar: dollar, point, pound

Euro Receives Support, In Spite of Uncertainty


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is receiving some support today, in spite of uncertainties surrounding the markets. Even with gold prices falling, and stocks slumping, euro is managing to see some gains. Ad..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-11 11:00
Taggar: dollar, forex, forex trading, gold, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower After Recent Gains


"The British pound was on fire late last week, but has since lost some ground. The pair shot up two cents on Thursday, and closed at the 1.56 level. It has since given up some of these gains, and is tr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-10 17:08
Taggar: bull, pound, trading

Is the Eurozone Crisis Really Over?


"Euro rangebound today in forex tradingEuro is rangebound today in forex trading on the currency market, changing from gains to losses and back again against the US dollar, and remaining fairly rangebo..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-10 09:44
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

FX Records for CME & ICE on USD Sell Off


"Buoyed by sharp gains in the Euro, Pound and Yen against the US Dollar last Thursday, both the CME Group and IntercontinentalExchange announced record trading volumes among their FX products. Read mo..."

Blog: Forex Magnates
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-09 13:28
Taggar: dollar, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps as BOE Stands Pat


"The British pound continues to fire on all four cylinders, and has posted sharp gains on Thursday. The pair has gained over one cent on the day, and has barreled past the 1.55 line. GBP/USD is at its..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 17:39
Taggar: bank, pound, rate

S&P 500 ? 3 Black Crows seen on Weekly


"Stocks have taken a beating recently after US economy showed its weak underbelly with a weaker than expected GDP growth (2.4% vs 2.5% expected) and a shrinking Manufacturing Sector (ISM PMI 49.0 vs 50..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 11:27
Taggar: economy, pound, profit, trading

Pound Heads Higher after BOE Decision


"Sterling in currency tradingSterling is gaining against the US dollar in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks to the latest Bank of England policy decision. The BOE decided to leave the cur..."

GBP/USD Near 1.5450 Before BOE Decision


"The pound rose to a four-week high against the dollar as Bank of England policy makers start the second day of Governor Mervyn King?s final meeting amid speculation they will keep stimulus measures un..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 08:53
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Moves to Four Week High at 1.54


"GBP/USD for Thursday, June 6, 2013 After a really solid last week or so, the GBP/USD has continued its form and moved through to a new four week high just above 1.54.   Only a few days ago it experien..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-06 04:25
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Resting on the 1.53 Level


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, June 5, 2013 After a really solid last week, the GBP/USD has just eased off a little and rested on the support at the 1.53 level.   In the last day, it had experienced its stron..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-05 03:38
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Lower Despite Strong UK Construction PMI


"The pound has edged downwards on Tuesday, and is trading very close to the 1.53 level. in the North American session. The pound failed to take advantage of UK Construction PMI, which hit a seven-month..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-04 17:24
Taggar: pound, price index, trade balance, trading

GBP/USD ? Surges Through 1.53 to Three Week High


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, June 4, 2013 The GBP/USD has experienced its strongest 24 hour period in a while as it surged up through 1.53 to within reach of 1.54 and a new three week high.   At the end of la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-04 03:31
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Jumps After Solid UK Data, Weak US Numbers


"The British pound continues to rally against the US dollar as we begin the new trading week. GBP/USD has gained over one cent, and has pushed across the 1.53 line in Monday’s North American sess..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-03 17:33
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, trading

UK Pound Gains on Economic Improvement


"Sterling in forex tradingThe UK pound is higher against the US dollar in currency trading on the FX market today, gaining ground as better economic data is released. In May, the PMI moved higher to 51..."

Euro Gets Help in Forex Trading from Manufacturing Data


"Euro in forex trading on the currency marketEuro is heading higher today, getting help from the latest manufacturing data out of the eurozone. PMI shows that contraction wasn't as bad in May as it was..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-06-03 10:38
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Strong Gains After Weak US Data


"The British pound continues to push hard against the US dollar. GBP/USD has crossed above the 1.52 line in Thursday’s North American session. The pound has taken advantage of disappointing US nu..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-30 18:17
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD Near 1.5160 as U.K. Home Prices Increase


"The pound strengthened for a second day against the dollar as an industry report showed U.K. house prices jumped the most in 18 months on an annual basis in May. Sterling climbed versus the U.S. curre..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-30 09:15
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pounds Gains as Volatility Continues


"The British pound has posted sharp gains against the US dollar on Wednesday. GBP/USD has gained about one cent, and was trading at 1.5128 early in the North American session. In economic news, it̵..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-29 17:31
Taggar: currency, dollar, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Outlook Worsens


"Sterling in forex tradingEven though the UK pound is higher in currency trading on the FX market against the US dollar, overall, the outlook looks a little grim. Sterling is higher in forex trading wi..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Drops after Strong US Consumer Confidence Numbers


"The British pound continues to lose ground in Tuesday trading, as the pair has slipped to the mid-1.50 level early in the North American session. GBP/USD slipped after US CB Consumer Confidence sparkl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-28 17:20
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, day trading, dollar, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Rallies Well to Back Above 1.51


"GBP/USD for Monday, May 27, 2013 The GBP/USD did well at the end of last week to reverse and recover a little back above 1.51 after having fallen strongly to a new two month low close to 1.50 in the c..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-27 04:15
Taggar: pound

US Dollar Mixed in Currency Trading


"Greenback in forex tradingUS dollar is mixed today in currency trading on the FX market. Earlier, the dollar was higher against the euro and other high beta counterparts, but now that has a changed a..."

GBP/USD ? Edges Higher as British GDP Meets Expectations


"GBP/USD has edged higher in Thursday trading. The pair was trading in the high-1.51 range early in the North American session. The pound got some good news as British Secondary GDP posted a gain of 0..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-23 16:58
Taggar: day trading, employment, home sales, investment, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Falls Sharply to Two Month Low Near 1.50


"GBP/USD for Thursday, May 23, 2013 Over the last 48 hours the GBP/USD has reversed again and fallen strongly to a new two month low close to 1.50, after enjoying a reasonable rally for a couple of day..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-23 05:53
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Slips as UK Retail Sales Falter


"GBP/USD continues to lose ground, and the pound is struggling to stay above the 1.51 early on in the North American session. British Retail Sales, a key indicator, had its worst performance since last..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 16:45
Taggar: bank, pound, rate, retail sales

BoE Minutes Show King Lost Stimulus Increase Vote 3 ? 6


"Bank of England Governor Mervyn King was defeated for a fourth month in his bid to expand stimulus as the majority of officials cautioned against the danger of stoking inflation expectations. Six memb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 15:59
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

Credit Rating Firms Mull Downgrades for Eurozone Countries


"Euro higher in forex tradingCredit rating firms are considering further downgrades to certain eurozone countries.  Many countries are still burdened by debt, and credit rating agencies are concer..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 10:43
Taggar: analysis, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Reverses to New Six Week Low Near 1.51


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Over the last 24 hours the GBP/USD has reversed again and fallen down further to a new six week low close to 1.51, after enjoying a reasonable rally for a couple of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 05:50
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD Sits on 1.5160 as Inflation Slows


"The pound slid to a six-week low against the dollar after a government report showed inflation slowed more than economists forecast, giving the central bank more room to boost stimulus that tends to w..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-22 05:50
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, pound, report

UK Pound Falls Across the Board on Inflation


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is down across the board today, falling as the latest inflation data weighs on the sterling in forex trading on the currency market. The latest inflation data came in..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-21 09:33
Taggar: bank, currency, forex, forex trading, inflation, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Edges Up as Markets Eye UK Inflation Figures


"The currency markets have started off the trading week with a whimper rather than a bang ,and GBP/USD has not been an exception to this trend. The pound lost over a cent on Friday, as the US dollar wa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-20 17:16
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, day trading, dollar, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Gains on Homes Prices Data


"Sterling in forex tradingThe UK pound is heading higher in currency trading on the FX market today, gaining ground as home prices rise. Concerns about the economy are fading a bit as home prices rise..."

GBP/USD ? Tries to Recover from Six Week Low Near 1.5160


"GBP/USD for Monday, May 20, 2013 Over the last 24 hours the GBP/USD has fallen down further but found solid support right on 1.5160.  It is presently trying to rally a little and try to move back towa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-20 05:51
Taggar: pound

US Dollar Index Heads Higher on Fed Remarks


"Greenback in currency tradingThe US dollar index is moving higher today, gaining ground. A large part of the gains for the greenback are due to comments from the president of the San Francisco Fed. Jo..."

GBP/USD ? Moves Well Off Support at 1.52


"GBP/USD for Friday, May 17, 2013 Over the last 24 hours the GBP/USD has started to show some signs of halting the recent decline by bouncing off support at 1.52 however it is presently trading lower f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-17 03:58
Taggar: pound, trading

Eurozone Slump Continues, But Euro Gains in Forex Trading


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is gaining against the US dollar today, moving off its lows for the session and gaining as economic data in the United States disappoints. Jobless claims data today, along wi..."

GBP/USD ? Bounces Off Support at 1.52


"GBP/USD for Thursday, May 16, 2013 Over the last 24 hours the GBP/USD has fallen lower again down below 1.52 and to levels not seen since early April.   It appears to be consolidating a little around..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-16 04:01
Taggar: pound

US Dollar Index Gains Ground, Weighs on Gold Prices


"US dollar in forex tradingUS dollar may be struggling a bit against some of its high beta counterparts, like the pound and the Aussie, but the dollar index overall is higher today.  Greenback is..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-15 11:24
Taggar: aussie, currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, gold, oil, point, pound, trading

UK Pound Gains on Improved Economic Outlook


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is gaining ground today, heading higher on an improved economic outlook.  Thanks to the latest inflation report from the BOE, the growth forecast for this quarte..."

GBP/USD ? Falls Back Sharply to Support at 1.52


"GBP/USD for Wednesday, May 15, 2013 In the last few hours, the GBP/USD is rallying a little higher after having recently fallen strongly down to a three week low at 1.52.   This just continues the sli..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-15 08:22
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Claws Back Some Ground to Above 1.53


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, May 14, 2013 The GBP/USD continues its slide from the last week, touching below 1.53 before rallying recently to move back above 1.53.   Prior to the last week, the pound has enjo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-14 03:21
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Finds Some Comfort from Support at 1.5350


"GBP/USD for Monday, May 13, 2013 After such a strong couple of weeks and seeing the pound head to new highs above 1.56, it has experienced an off week last week with it falling to a two week low near..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-13 03:43
Taggar: pound

Resumed Yen Slide Continues


"The yen touched lows today of 101.75 per dollar and 132.29 per euro and is 1.1% softer against the U.S. currency than at Thursday’s close. The U.S. dollar also has risen 0.9% against the Swiss f..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 14:51
Taggar: currency, dollar, kiwi, pound

US Dollar Shows Strength Today


"Greenback gains grown on strong economic dataUS dollar is showing strength today, heading higher against its major counterparts as economic data provides a boost. US economic data has been encouraging..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 10:06
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Eases Away from 1.56 and Trades at Two Week Low Around 1.5450


"GBP/USD for Friday, May 10, 2013 After such a strong couple of weeks and seeing the pound head to the sky, it has experienced an off week with it falling to a two week low below 1.5450.   During this..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 03:15
Taggar: pound

EUR/GPB at 0.8430 as Output Climbs and BOE Maintains Policy


"The pound strengthened the most in a week against the euro as U.K. industrial production expanded in March and the Bank of England refrained from adding stimulus measures that tend to debase a currenc..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-10 02:54
Taggar: bank, currency, industrial production, pound, rate, share

GBP/USD ? Volatile Pound Falls After Strong US Employment Numbers


"The British pound is showing some volatility in Thursday trading, and is testing the 1.55 level. After posting some modest gains in the European session, GBP/USD has reversed direction and lost close..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 16:55
Taggar: day trading, employment, pound, trading

Bank of England Holds Rate Steady as Governor King Steps down


"The Bank of England decided against pumping more stimulus into Britain’s fragile economy on Thursday, as policymakers await the arrival of new governor Mark Carney amid signs that a slow recover..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 15:13
Taggar: bank, economy, pound, rate

Japanese Yen Continues to Show Signs of Weakness


"Yen in currency tradingJapanese yen is dropping today, losing ground on expectations of long-term weakness. Even though the yen shows moments of strength, the overall trend is expected to be weakness..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 12:40
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, fx market, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD at 1.5540 Before BOE Meets


"The pound traded near its highest level in almost three months against the dollar on speculation the Bank of England will refrain from expanding monetary stimulus at a policy meeting today. The euro h..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-09 03:50
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, kiwi, pound

GBP/USD ? Higher as UK Posts Mixed Numbers


"The pound continues to hold its own against the US dollar, and was trading in the mid-1.55 range. Wednesday’s British data was a mixed bag, as the Halifax House Price Index jumped 1.1%, its best..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-08 16:56
Taggar: dollar, market, pound, price index, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Weakens, Testing 1.55 Line


"GBP/USD continues to edge lower in Tuesday trading. The pound, which touched 1.5598 on Monday, is now struggling to remain above the 1.55 line early in the North American session. The lone UK release..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-07 16:41
Taggar: day trading, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

Japanese Yen Gains as Forex Traders Take a Step Back


"Yen in currency tradingJapanese yen is gaining ground today as forex traders take a step back. Finance Minister Taro Aso made a few comments earlier that lead many to believe that the yen weakness was..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-07 11:47
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, finance, forex, forex trade, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Takes a Breather Around 1.5550


"GBP/USD for Tuesday, May 7, 2013 The GBP/USD  is consolidating within a narrow range right around 1.5540 after having recently eased away from the key 1.56 level.   Quite evident in the four hourly ch..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-07 03:24
Taggar: pound

GBP/USD ? Edges Lower in Thin Trading


"GBP/USD is quiet in Monday trading, as markets in the UK are closed for a holiday. The pair briefly tested the 1.56 line in the Asian session, but later retracted to the low-1.55 range. There are no f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 16:43
Taggar: day trading, market, pound, price index, trading

GBP/USD ? Continues to Move Higher to 1.56


"GBP/USD for Monday, May 6, 2013 The GBP/USD has enjoyed a solid last couple of weeks moving from the support level at 1.52 to reach new highs at 1.56 over the last few days.  This has seen the pound r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-06 03:57
Taggar: pound

EUR/GBP Near 0.84 on Draghi Comments and Construction Data


"The pound rose against the euro after an industry report showed U.K. construction improved last month and as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the region?s policy makers are open to ne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-03 03:19
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD Near 1.0550 as Pound Posts Strong Monthly Advance


"The pound posted its biggest monthly gain versus the dollar since October 2011 as a report showed British banks granted more loans for homes in March than analysts predicted, adding to signs the econo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-05-01 02:16
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, dollar, economy, pound, report, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Pushes Higher as Markets Focus on ECB Meeting


"GBP/USD continues to make gains, and crossed above the 1.55 line in Tuesday’s North American session. This level has seen a lot of activity since the start of the week, as the pound looks to pos..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-30 16:41
Taggar: dollar, pound

GBP/USD at 1.5480 as U.K. Consumer Confidence Declines


"The pound was little changed as a report showed U.K. consumer confidence unexpectedly declined this month. Sterling rose to the highest level in more than two months against the U.S. currency yesterda..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-30 09:22
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, pound, report

GBP/USD Moves to 1.55 as U.K. House Prices Rise


"The pound strengthened to a 10-week high against the dollar as an industry report showed U.K. house prices increased this month, boosting optimism the recovery is gathering momentum. Sterling gained f..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-30 03:10
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, inflation, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Surging Pound Pushes Past 1.55


"GBP/USD continues to point upwards, and crossed the 1.55 line in Monday’s Asian session. The pound has jumped close to three cents against the US dollar in the past week. The British currency go..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-29 17:14
Taggar: consumer confidence, currency, dollar, market, point, pound

GBP/USD to 1.5520 as U.K. House Prices Rise


"The pound rose for a fourth day versus the dollar, its longest winning streak since November, after a report showed U.K. house prices increased this month. Sterling climbed to the highest level in mor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-29 09:13
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Firmer After Strong GDP Numbers


"The British pound continues to trade in the mid-154 range, after getting a big lift from the British GDP release on Thursday. The key indicator made an impressive jump from -0.3% to 0.3%, beating the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-26 12:55
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Sharply Higher After Positive British GDP


"USD/GBP shot up on Thursday after a positive British GDP report. The pair has gained about 160 points, and was trading in the mid-1.54 range early in the North American session. In the US, there was g..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 17:29
Taggar: employment, market, point, pound, report, trading

UK Pound Heads Higher as Britain Avoids Recession


"UK pound in forex tradingUK pound is heading higher today, gaining ground as Britain avoids a triple-dip recession.  Concerns that the British economy would slip into a triple-dip recession have..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-25 11:24
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, economy, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

Japanese Yen Poised for More Weakness


"Yen in currency tradingEven though the Japanese yen is showing some relative strength right now, the currency could be poised for weakness ahead. Yen is higher against the euro right now, and engaged..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-24 09:42
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Falls on Disappointing Economic Data


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is heading lower today, falling as economic data weighs on the 17-nation currency. The latest data indicates that business activity is falling. The latest purchasing managers..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-24 09:34
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Unsteady After Weak UK Numbers


"GBP/USD is fluctuating in Wednesday trading, after the UK posted disappointing numbers. The pair lost ground and slipped below the 1.52 line in the European session, but has recovered nicely and was t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-23 17:13
Taggar: day trading, home sales, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD Moves to 1.53 on Bets U.K. Avoided Another Recession


"The pound rose against the euro, following three weeks of losses, before a government report this week that economists said will show the U.K. avoided falling into a triple-dip recession last quarter..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-23 03:41
Taggar: pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Rally Continues as Pound Points Upwards


"The British pound continues to pick up gains against the US dollar, as GBP/USD was trading in the mid-1.53 range in Friday’s European session. The pound has now gained about one cent over the pa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 14:50
Taggar: bank, dollar, finance, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Falters on QE Expectations


"Sterling loses ground in forex tradingUK pound is heading lower today, dropping as concerns about quantitative easing once again weigh. Retail sales data came in weaker than expected, and that has man..."

GBP/USD ? The 1.5250 Level Remains Key


"GBP/USD for Friday, April 19, 2013 The GBP/USD is presently consolidating within a narrow range right around 1.5280 after its push back up 1.53 and then easing off from that level.   Throughout the la..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-19 03:59
Taggar: point, pound

GBP/USD ? Sinks as UK Unemployment Rate Edges Higher


"The British pound reacted sharply to news that the British Unemployment Rate rose to 7.9%, as GBP/USD dropped more than one cent. Early in the North American session, the pair was trading in the low-1..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-17 16:45
Taggar: cpi, employment, oil, pound, rate, trading

US Dollar Gains on the Forex Market as Safe Haven Demand Rises


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is higher against its major counterparts today, thanks in large part to the fact that risk aversion is on the rise. The greenback is seeing gains in currency tra..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-17 12:32
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, dollar, economy, forex, forex trade, market, pound, rate, trading

Euro Drops on Speculation about an ECB Rate Cut


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is dropping today, heading lower on speculation that the ECB is on the verge of cutting interest rates. The economic situation in the eurozone continues to deteriorate, with..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-17 12:25
Taggar: dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Strong Gains, Tests 1.54


"The British pound continues to move higher against the US dollar in Thursday trading. GBP/ USD was testing the 1.54 line early in the North  American session. The pair briefly crossed the 1.54 line ea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-11 17:26
Taggar: day trading, dollar, employment, market, pound, trading

Can the UK Pound Maintain Its Strength? Probably Not


"UK pound forex trading forecastThe latest forex trading forecast for the UK pound doesn't present a very rosy picture. Right now, the sterling is gaining against the US dollar. However, that's more a..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-11 12:12
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, point, pound, trading

Euro Pulls Back in Forex Trading


"Euro down on Cyprus gold sale plansCyprus is planning a gold sale, reaching into its reserves, to offset some of its costs and deficits. Unfortunately, many think that this will mean bad news for the..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Advances on Solid UK Manufacturing Numbers


"The British pound has posted gains on Tuesday, taking advantage of strong British Manufacturing data. GBP/USD was trading just above the 1.53 line early in the North American session. In other British..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-09 17:18
Taggar: pound, trading

Euro Down against Pound, Yen on German Economic Data


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is higher against the US dollar in forex trading today, but lower against the pound and the yen. Euro's struggles are due in large part to the disappointing economic data out..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-09 10:56
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Loses Ground After Recent Gains


"GBP/USD continues to be active, and has lost ground in Monday trading. The pair has dropped below the 1.53 line early in the North American session. The pound gained about 150 points last week, as US..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-08 17:31
Taggar: day trading, market, point, pound, trading

UK Pound Can't Get Traction


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is lower in forex trading today, unable to really gain traction against other currencies. The sterling is struggling in currency trading on the FX market as econom..."

USD/JPY Moves to 96.60 as BOJ Doubles Stimulus


"The yen tumbled the most in 17 months against the dollar after the Bank of Japan (8301) outstripped forecasts and announced unprecedented economic stimulus measures that tend to devalue the currency..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-05 02:14
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, pound, rate

BOE Maintains QE as Inflation Concerns Override New Freedom


"Bank of England policy makers kept their stimulus program on hold as concern about dislocating inflation expectations overrode new freedoms given by a change to their remit. The nine-member Monetary P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-04 14:21
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

GBP/USD ? Edges Higher as UK & US Numbers Falter


"GBP/USD has rebounded partially from Tuesday’s sharp losses, as the pound has posted gains against the US in Wednesday trading. The British currency lost over one cent on Tuesday, closing at 1.5..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-03 17:04
Taggar: currency, day trading, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Plunges on Weak UK Manufacturing Data


" GBP/USD is down sharply in Tuesday trading. The pair has shed about a cent, as the pair has dropped to the low-1.51 range in the North American session. The pound took a hit after the release of disa..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-04-02 17:23
Taggar: day trading, market, point, pound, trading

Is the Pound Set for More Weakness?


"Currency trading with the sterlingThe UK pound could be set for more weakness in forex trading on the FX market. Concerns about what happens in the summer when Mark Carney heads across the Atlantic to..."

Pound Rises to Two-Month High Against Euro


"The pound rose to a two-month high against the euro as a funding crisis in Cyprus and political deadlock in Italy spurred demand for U.K. assets as a haven. Sterling trimmed a quarterly decline versus..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-28 02:40
Taggar: currency, economy, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Lower after Disappointing UK Data


"GBP/USD weakened in Wednesday trading after some disappointing British releases. The pair dipped below the 1.51 level, and continues to test this line early in the North American session. In the US, P..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-27 18:10
Taggar: day trading, home sales, market, point, pound, trading

Canadian Dollar Heads Higher Against Pound, Euro in Forex Trading


"Loonie in currency tradingCanadian dollar is logging gains against the pound and the euro in forex trading on the currency market today. Worries about the state of European economies are weighing on t..."

EUR/GBP Moves to Six-Week Low Below 0.85 on Cyprus


"The pound rose to a six-week high against the euro amid concern political wrangling over a 10 billion-euro ($13 billion) bailout of Cyprus has undermined faith in Europe?s financial system. Sterling e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-26 02:34
Taggar: bank, currency, finance, financial, pound, report

UK Pound Struggles in Currency Trading


"Sterling in forex tradingThe UK pound is struggling in currency trading on the FX market today. Even though the sterling is up against the US dollar, the gains are somewhat small, and the pound is dow..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps after Solid GBP Releases


"GBP/USD has climbed almost one cent in Thursday trading. The pair was trading in the mid-1.51 range early in the North American session. The pound received a boost from some strong British releases. R..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 18:36
Taggar: day trading, employment, market, pound, rate, retail sales, trading

The UK Budget Doesn?t Help the Pound


"Announcing the U.K. Government budget on Wednesday, Chancellor George Osborne disappointed those who wanted to see a big change in the Bank of England’s mandate. The pound strengthened a bit as..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-21 09:35
Taggar: bank, point, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Moves Higher Despite Lukewarm UK Numbers


"The British pound has moved higher in Wednesday trading, as GBP/USD is showing a lot of movement. The pair began the European session by losing ground, but has rebounded strongly since, and was tradin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-20 18:10
Taggar: day trading, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Mostly Lower on Budget Expectations


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is mostly lower in forex trading on the currency market today, heading lower as budget expectations weigh. George Osborne's plan to reduce the deficit and boost th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-19 09:53
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Economists: UK Needs $15 Billion Spending ?Kick Start?


"U.K. finance minister George Osborne, facing a double whammy of higher borrowing and lower growth, should announce an extra 10 billion pounds ($15 billion) of capital spending when he unveils his budg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 10:26
Taggar: finance, point, pound

UK to Unveil Additional 10B GBP Spending to Spur Economy


"U.K. finance minister George Osborne, facing a double whammy of higher borrowing and lower growth, should announce an extra 10 billion pounds ($15 billion) of capital spending when he unveils his budg..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-18 04:06
Taggar: finance, point, pound

Week in FX Europe ? Is Sterling?s Magnetic Option Ride Over? Maybe Next Wednesday


"Sterling’s wild magnetic ‘option’ strike ride (1.4950,1.5150) over the last two-trading sessions has managed to knocked many weak short cable positions out. Governor King himself pro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-15 17:38
Taggar: cable, market, pound, trading

Sterling Continues to See Effects from Yesterday's BOE Remarks


"Currency trading with the UK poundSterling continues to see good effects from yesterday's BOE comments. Mervyn King, the Governor of the Bank of England, was cautiously optimistic in his remarks yeste..."

GBP/USD ? Edges Lower After Strong US Retail Sales Numbers


"GBP/USD has been quite busy in Wednesday trading, showing movement in both directions. The pound pushed higher early in the European session, only to cough up those gains following the release of posi..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 18:18
Taggar: currency, day trading, indicators, pound, retail sales, trading

Sterling Gets Boost, But It Probably Won't Last


"UK pound in currency tradingSterling is a little bit higher today in forex trading on the currency market. However, the strength is likely temporary, and there is a good chance that pound weakness is..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-13 07:51
Taggar: currencies, currency, currency trading, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

GBP /USD ? Pound Falters After Weak UK Manufacturing Data


"The British pound continues to struggle as the currency lost ground following the release of a disappointing UK Manufacturing Production. GBP/USD touched a low of 1.4832 in Tuesday’s European se..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-12 17:32
Taggar: bear, currency, market, point, pound

UK Manufacturing Drags GBP Down


"The pound has fallen against the dollar and the euro after official figures showed UK manufacturing output fell by 1.5% in January from the month before. The drop came after a 0.9% rise in output in D..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-12 16:03
Taggar: dollar, pound, rate

US Dollar Falls Back after Gaining Earlier


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is falling back today, following earlier gains. The greenback is lower in currency trading against the euro, although it retains its edge against the pound and t..."

GBP/ USD ? Pound Levels off After Recent Losses


"The British pound has leveled off after Friday’s losses, but still remains under pressure as it trades in the low-1.49 range. In the Monday’s  European session, the pound touched a low of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-11 18:27
Taggar: employment, pound

UK Pound Expected to See More Weakness


"Sterling forex trading forecastUK pound is expected to see more weakness today, and in the future. The sterling forex trading forecast indicates more trouble ahead for the British currency. UK economi..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-11 08:09
Taggar: bank, currency, forex, forex trading, indicators, market, point, pound, trading

Dollar Sets New 2013 Highs against Several Key Currencies


"Investors? appetite for risk was fortified today by China?s trade figures and the U.S. Labor Department jobs report. 1.2955 per euro, JPY 96.57, CHF 0.9547 and 1.4885 per pound constitute new dollar h..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-08 19:00
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, pound, report

Decision Against Further Easing has BlackRock Selling Pound


"BlackRock Inc. said it sold the pound after the Bank of England left its asset-purchase program unchanged today because the company questions Britain?s leaders? ability to guide the nation out of an e..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-08 02:58
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

GBP/USD ? Volatile After BOE Decision


"GBP/USD is showing some volatility in Thursday trading. The pound climbed sharply as it easily pushed past the 1.50 level and continued all the way to the 1.5060 range. However, it has coughed up some..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-07 18:25
Taggar: bank, day trading, pound, rate, trading

BoE Keeps QE On Hold: Weighs Radical Tool Options


"The Bank of England left its four- year-old bond-purchase program unchanged today as policy makers debate more radical measures to aid the recovery. The Monetary Policy Committee led by Governor Mervy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-07 16:01
Taggar: announcement, bank, pound

EUR/USD Drops to 1.2980 Before ECB Meeting


"The euro traded 0.1 percent from the lowest in almost three months amid speculation European Central Bank President Mario Draghi and his policy board will revise down their economic outlook and signal..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-07 02:34
Taggar: bank, dollar, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Under Pressure Ahead of BOE Meeting


"The British pound is weakening against the dollar in Wednesday trading. The British currency has lost close to a cent on the day, as it struggles in the mid-1.50 range. The pound is under strong press..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-06 18:19
Taggar: bank, currency, day trading, dollar, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Fluctuating After Positive UK Services PMI


"GBP/USD is showing some movement in both directions in Tuesday trading. The pound started off the day by posting gains against the US dollar, but has since coughed up most of those gains. The pair was..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 18:07
Taggar: day trading, dollar, market, pound, retail sales, trading

EUR/USD just above 1.30 on Economic Outlook and Italian Elections


"The euro was 0.5 percent from an almost three-month low versus the dollar before data forecast to show the region?s economy shrank and as Italy edged closer to a new election after last week?s inconcl..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-05 02:57
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, pound

GBP/USD ? Steady after UK Releases Another Weak PMI


"GBP/USD has leveled off after sustaining sharp losses on Friday. The pound shed about 160 points after the release of a weak Manufacturing PMI release, which saw the key index plunge to a four-month l..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-04 18:04
Taggar: point, pound, trading

Sterling Attempts Some Measure of Recovery


"UK pound in forex tradingSterling is attempting a measure of recovery in currency trading on the FX market today, after a rather disappointing end to last week. UK pound has been struggling in forex t..."

GBP UK Near a Third Dip Recession After January Manufacturing and Housing Data


"The risk that Britain is entering its third recession in four years grew on Friday with figures showing that manufacturing shrank unexpectedly last month and mortgage approvals for home buyers dropped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-03-01 20:58
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, pound

US Dollar Gains Upper Hand on Global Economic Concerns


"US dollar in forex tradingUS dollar has the upper hand in forex trading on the currency market today, thanks in large part to the fact that global economic concerns are weighing on risk sentiment. PMI..."

Survey Shows 40 percent of Economists Polled Expect BoE to Increase size of QE


"Chances are rising that the Bank of England will decide to start buying assets again next week to support an economy teetering on the brink of a third recession in four years, a Reuters poll found on..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 18:53
Taggar: bank, economy, pound

GBP/USD ? Little Change After Mixed US Data


"GBP/USD continues to trade in the high-151 range in Thursday trading. The pound touched above 1.52, but was unable to sustain any upward momentum. The US released mixed data on Thursday, as Preliminar..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-28 18:06
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Posts Sharp Gains as US Data Mostly Positive


"The British pound pushed higher, and has gained over a cent against the US dollar in Wednesday trading. USD/GDP was trading in the high-1.51 range. The pound took advantage of a mostly positive US man..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-27 18:21
Taggar: day trading, dollar, investment, market, pound, trading

US Dollar Weakens in Forex Trading


"Greenback down in currency tradingUS dollar is weakening in forex trading on the currency market today, heading lower as risk appetite makes an appearance. Concerns about the euro in forex trading hav..."

UK Pound Stays the Course


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is staying the course today, remaining on par with its recent performance against the US dollar and the euro. The latest GDP numbers came in, showing a drop of &nb..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Unsteady as Markets Cast Nervous Eye on Italy


"The British pound continues to show some fluctuation against the US dollar, as the markets digest the unwelcome news of an inconclusive vote in Italian parliamentary elections. With no party winning a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 21:56
Taggar: dollar, economy, market, pound

Political Deadlock in Italy Weighs a Bit on Risk Appetite


"European currencies lower against the US dollarEuropean currencies are lower against the US dollar today, thanks in large part to the latest news out of Italy.  The election of prime minister pre..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 10:28
Taggar: currencies, dollar, finance, forex, forex trading, fx market, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD Moves to below 1.51 and Lowest Since 2010 after Downgrade


"The pound fell to its lowest level since July 2010 against the dollar after Moody?s Investors Service cut the U.K.?s AAA credit rating, sapping demand for the nation?s currency. Sterling dropped to th..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-26 02:46
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Continues to Slide, Tests 1.51 Line


"The British pound continues to lose ground, and was testing the 1.51 line in Monday trading. The pound is struggling to find its footing after the Moody’s credit rating agency downgraded the UK..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-25 17:11
Taggar: day trading, pound, trading

US Dollar Mostly Lower as Risk Appetite Retains Upper Hand


"US dollar in forex tradingGreenback is lower in currency trading on the FX market today as risk appetite reduces interest in safe haven assets like the US dollar. Euro is getting help from a mostly su..."

UK Pound Struggles after Downgrade


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is struggling in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks in large part to a credit downgrade for Great Britain. Citing concerns about the British economy, and..."

Yen Moves to 2 1/2-Year Low


"The yen dropped to its lowest since May 2010 versus the dollar amid speculation Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is preparing to nominate Asian Development Bank President Haruhiko Kuroda as governor..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-25 02:08
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, pound

GBP/USD ? Under Pressure as UK Economy Worries Markets


"The British pound continues to struggle, despite positive data out of the UK this week. The markets remain concerned about the long-term health of the UK economy, and the pound remains under pressure..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-22 14:59
Taggar: economy, employment, market, point, pound, trading

GBP/USD Falls to 18 Month Low After BOE Minutes


"The pound slumped to a 15-month low against the euro after Bank of England minutes showed more officials voted to expand asset purchases at this month?s meeting, a policy that that typically debases a..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-21 07:39
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, pound, rate

King Defeated in QE Vote


"Bank of England Governor Mervyn King was defeated in a push for more stimulus this month as officials considered options including a rate cut and expanding the range of assets purchased as ways to hel..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-20 15:49
Taggar: bank, economy, pound, rate

USD/JPY Moves towards 94 on BOJ Governor Report


"The yen fell against most major counterparts after Japan posted a record trade deficit and investors speculated the nation?s next central bank governor will advocate expanded monetary easing. Former B..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-20 05:09
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, currency, dollar, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Markets Eye Employment Numbers, BOE Minutes


"The British pound is showing little change as the markets await key UK employment and Bank of England releases on Wednesday. The US markets are back in action after a holiday on Monday, and the sole r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 17:24
Taggar: bank, employment, market, pound, us market

Stronger Yen and Aussie Dollar


"The U.S. dollar has declined 0.5% against the yen and 0.4% relative to the Australian dollar.  Other overnight dollar movement has been muted, with gains of 0.2% versus the loonie and 0.1% agains..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-19 14:40
Taggar: dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

GBP/USD ? Steady Ahead of UK Employment Data


"The British pound remains under pressure, as GBP/USD dipped below the 1.55 line in Monday’s European session. The pound has taken another hit after Bank of England MPC member Martin Weale said t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 19:49
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, market, pound

UK Pound Drops on BOE Member Comments


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is lower in forex trading on the currency market today, thanks in large part to the comments of a Monetary Policy Committee member. Bank of England member Weale in..."

G-20 Goes Easy on Japan as Yen Continues to Weaken


"The yen weakened, extending losses that have made it the worst-performing major currency in the past three months, after Group-of-20 nations refrained from criticizing Japanese policies driving the de..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 00:47
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, pound

GBPUSD Falls to Seven-Month Low Below 1.55


"The pound weakened to a seven-month low against the dollar after Bank of England policy maker Martin Weale endorsed the currency?s decline, saying it may help bolster exports. Sterling dropped for the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-18 00:40
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, economy, pound, rate

GBP/USD ? Pound Under Pressure, Tests 1.55 Line


"The British pound continues its losing ways, as GBP/USD is very close to the 1.55 level. Thursday’s major release was US Unemployment Claims, and the indicator bounced back with an excellent rea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-14 18:19
Taggar: economy, employment, inflation, pound, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Slumps As BOE Inflation Report Disappoints


"The British pound lost ground against the US dollar after the Bank of England said that the inflation target would not be met before 2016. GBP/USD dropped sharply on the news, losing over a cent in We..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-13 17:59
Taggar: bank, day trading, dollar, inflation, market, pound, report, retail sales, trading

Sterling Drops on Bank of England Report


"UK pound in currency tradingThe latest inflation report from the Bank of England is in, and the dovish stance has the pound dropping in currency trading on the FX market. As expected, inflation is abo..."

US Dollar Mixed in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the greenbackUS dollar is mixed in forex trading today, but most currency pairs are stuck in ranges anyway as forex traders look for direction. Yesterday, the joint statement fro..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Under Pressure Despite Solid UK Inflation Data


"The British pound is under pressure, as it fights to stay above the 1.56 line. The pound has already dipped below this level in Tuesday trading. The UK released a host of inflation data earlier in the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-12 18:25
Taggar: day trading, inflation, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD Falls to 6-Month Low Below 1.56 Before BOE Data


"The pound fell for a second day versus the euro on speculation the Bank of England will cut its growth forecasts in its quarterly Inflation Report tomorrow, underlining the case for keeping interest r..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-12 01:28
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, pound, rate, report

GBP/USD ? Pound Drops Sharply as Market Worries Grow


"The British pound has started the news trading week in poor form, losing over a cent in Monday trading. GBP/USD was trading the 1.5670 range. The markets continue to be concerned about the weak UK eco..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-11 17:33
Taggar: day trading, economy, market, pound, trade balance, trading

Sterling Drops in Currency Trading


"UK pound in forex tradingSterling is dropping in currency trading on the FX market today, heading lower as concerns about the British economy once again come to the fore. Later this week, the Bank of..."

BoE Refrains From Adding More Stimulus


"The Bank of England refrained from adding to stimulus as policy makers kept focus on a credit- boosting program to aid the recovery. The Monetary Policy Committee led by Governor Mervyn King said the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-07 15:33
Taggar: bank, pound

Draghi Warns of Slowing Inflation as Euro Falls to Below 1.34


"The euro fell the most since July against the dollar after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi said the recent strength of the currency creates a concern that inflation will slow. The 17-nati..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-07 01:52
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, inflation, pound

GBP/USD ? Markets Watching BOE for Interest Rate, QE Announcements


"GBP/USD was subdued in Wednesday’s European session, displaying little change. The pound was trading quietly in the mid-1.56 range, as the markets keep a close eye on the Bank of England, which..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 19:54
Taggar: bank, market, oil, pound, price index, rate, trading

RBS Fined $612M for Manipulating Libor Rate


"Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc Britain?s biggest publicly owned lender, will pay about $612 million in fines for manipulating interest rates, the second- largest penalty imposed in a global regulato..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 16:51
Taggar: bank, financial, pound, rate, trading

Somewhat Firmer Dollar


"The dollar has strengthened 0.8% against the Aussie currency, 0.6% versus the Swiss franc, 0.4% relative to the euro, 0.3% against the kiwi, 0.2% vis-a-vis the loonie and 0.1% against the yen and poun..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-06 15:02
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, currency, dollar, kiwi, loonie, pound

GBP/USD ? Pounds Slides Despite Solid UK Numbers


"GBP/USD continues to show volatility in Tuesday trading. The pound is currently on a downward trend, and has dipped below the 1.57 line. In today’s releases, Services PMI pushed over the 50 poin..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-05 20:20
Taggar: currency, day trading, market, point, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Rebounds After Recent Slide


"The British pound has started the week on a postive note, as GBP/USD has posted gains in Monday trading. The pair was trading in the 1.5740 range. The week started on a down note, with a disappointing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-02-04 18:15
Taggar: consumer sentiment, day trading, employment, indicators, point, pound, rate, trading

GBP/USD ? Steady After Weak US Employment Data


"GBP/USD is not showing much movement, although the pound managed to cross above the 1.58 line in Thursday trading. In the US, there were some weak releases. After a very poor GDP reading, there was mo..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-31 18:11
Taggar: consumer confidence, day trading, employment, inflation, point, pound, trading

Greenback Loses Ground in Currency Trading


"Economic news weighs on US dollar in forex tradingGreenback is losing ground in currency trading on the FX market today, dropping as the latest economic news weighs on the US dollar. An unexpected con..."

AUD / JPY Technicals ? New Highs again but slower gains


"Prices has been making W/W gains ever since the bullish breakout at the start of the year, though body of the candles have been shortening, givng us a thin dragonfly doji last week. A main reason of t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-30 04:24
Taggar: aussie, aussie dollar, bull, dollar, pound, profit

GBP/USD Pound Improves After Recent Battering


"After suffering sharp losses on Monday, the British pound has improved against the US dollar in Tuesday trading. GBP/USD was trading in the 1.5770 range. US housing data came in as expected, but CB Co..."

GBP/USD ? British Pound Continues to Fall, Tests 1.57 Level


"The British pound’s woes continue, as GBP tests the 1.57 line. The pound has now plunged 350 points since in the past two weeks. US New Home Sales were weak on Friday, falling to a six-month low..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-28 19:30
Taggar: home sales, point, pound

UK Pound Weaker in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the sterlingUK pound is weaker today in currency trading on the FX market. Concerns about what's next for the sterling are weighing on the pound. Right now, there are worries that t..."

US Dollar Gains Ground as Risk Aversion Makes an Appearance


"Forex trading with the US dollarUS dollar is gaining ground today, thanks to risk aversion, and to profit taking. On the one hand, US dollar is higher against the euro in part because forex traders ar..."

GBP/USD ? Sharp Losses Continue for Pound


"The British pound continues to lose ground against the US dollar, and is currently trading in the 1.5760 range. The catalyst for the downward trend was a negative forecast for the UK economy from the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-24 16:54
Taggar: dollar, economy, employment, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Edges Up After Strong UK Employment Data


"The British pound has made modest gains against the US dollar in Wednesday trading. This followed excellent employment data out of the UK, as unemployment claims fell to a four-month low. The Bank of..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-23 17:56
Taggar: bank, day trading, dollar, employment, home sales, market, pound, rate, trading

Debt Ceiling Vote Looms in the United States


"Risk appetite on for now on the FX marketRisk appetite appears relatively healthy for now, but things could change if the debt ceiling vote fails in the United States. Right now, there is optimism abo..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-23 09:17
Taggar: currency, forex, forex trading, fx market, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Gets Boost from Jobs Report


"Sterling in currency tradingSterling is heading higher in currency trading on the FX market today, gaining ground as the latest jobs data helps out. The number of jobless claims in the United Kingdom..."

GBP/USD ? Steady After Mixed UK Data


"The British showed slight improvement after mixed releases out of the UK on Tuesday. Public Sector Net Borrowing numbers showed improvement, but CBI Industrial Order Expectations slipped badly. The po..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-22 17:55
Taggar: home sales, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Keeps on Sliding


"The British pound’s slide continues, as GBP/USD trades at two-month lows. The pair was trading in the 1.5860 range. The US markets are closed for Martin Luther King Day. In the UK, the first Hou..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-21 17:55
Taggar: day trading, market, point, pound, price index, trading, us market

UK Pound Weakens in Forex Trading


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is weakening in forex trading on the currency market today, heading lower as risk aversion comes to the fore. European currencies, especially the sterling and the..."

GBP/USD ? Slide Continues as Pound Dips Below 1.60


"The British pound continues to lose ground, as this week has been all downhill. GBP/USD has now dropped below the psychologically important 1.60 level. The US released some key economic data on Thursd..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-17 20:11
Taggar: employment, market, pound

GBP/USD ? Pound Continues to Slide


"The British pound’s woes continue, as the GBP/USD continues to lose ground. The pair has again fallen below the critical 1.60 line. Market sentiment soured after a World Bank report which downgr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-17 17:44
Taggar: bank, economy, inflation, market, pound, report

GBP/USD ? British Pound Remains Under Pressure


"The British pound continues to lose ground, although the downward trend has leveled off. GBP/USD is currently trading at the 1.6050 level, and the pound has slid over one cent since Friday. After a ve..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-15 18:25
Taggar: inflation, market, pound, retail sales, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Begins Week with Losses


"The British pound is posting losses against the US dollar in Monday?s session. GBP/USD dropped below the 1.61 line, and is fallen to the 1.6040 level. With no economic releases out of either the UK or..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-14 19:33
Taggar: dollar, market, pound

UK Pound Struggles in Currency Trading


"Sterling heads lower in forex tradingUK pound is struggling in currency trading on the FX market today, losing ground as sentiment turns against the British currency. Pound is still lower against the..."

USD/CAD ? Canadian Dollar Higher on Broad Greenback Weakness


"USD/CAD finally broke out of recent rangebound trading, as the Canadian dollar posted gains against its US counterpart. The Canadian currency took advantage of some broad US dollar weakness, as the gr..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-11 15:59
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Jumps After BOE, ECB Rate Announcements


"The British pound has bounced back in fine fashion against the US dollar, following major announcements by the European Central Bank and the Bank of England. After falling perilously close to the 1.60..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-10 18:25
Taggar: announcement, bank, day trading, dollar, market, pound, rate, trading

UK Pound Gains against the US Dollar


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is gaining against the US dollar in currency trading on the FX market today. Sterling is higher as risk appetite helps high beta currencies. Risk appetite is helping..."

Risk Appetite Helps High Beta Currencies


"Forex trading forecastHigh beta currencies are getting help today, thanks in large part to the latest news out of China. better than expected data out of China, with a jumping trade surplus, is drivin..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-10 10:27
Taggar: currencies, currency, economy, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, pound, trading

GBP/USD ? Pound Continues to Drop as 1.60 Under Strong Pressure


"GBP/USD is dropping, as yesterday?s (January downward move continues. The pound is perilously close to the important 1.60 line, and is trading at levels not seen since early December. The markets are..."

UK Pound Weakens on Trade Deficit News


"Sterling in currency tradingThe trade deficit in the United Kingdom ended up worse than expected, and the news is impacting the sterling in currency trading on the FX market. Concerns about the UK eco..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Losing Ground After Weak Euro Data


"The British pound has lost ground in Tuesday?s trading, and has given up the gains it made the previous day. The pound reacted negatively to a host of weak data out of the Eurozone, as employment numb..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-08 18:52
Taggar: announcement, employment, point, pound, trading

Sterling Moves Lower Against Major Currencies


"UK pound in forex tradingSterling is broadly lower today, slipping as concerns about growth dominate the forex trading news. The British currency is down as concerns about the economy are uppermost. R..."

GBP/USD ? Pound Moving Up After Sharp Losses


"The British pound has started the new trading week with some gains, as the currency tries to recover from sharp losses sustained last week against the US dollar. It was a rollercoaster ride for USD/GB..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-07 18:01
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound, trading

UK Pound Struggles in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the sterlingUK pound is struggling today in currency trading on the FX market. Concerns about what's next for the British economy are weighing on the pound's performance to some deg..."

GBP/USD ? Down Sharply as Dollar Rebounds


"The British pound was down sharply, as the US dollar bounced back from its broad weakness following the fiscal cliff agreement. After some impressive gains earlier in the week, the pound has slumped..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-03 18:21
Taggar: dollar, employment, pound

UK Pound Gets Help from PMI Data


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is getting help in forex trading on the currency market from the latest round of PMI data. The latest reading is a 51.4, which is a rather large improvement, and b..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2013-01-02 10:34
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Risk Aversion Sends Euro Lower


"Euro in forex tradingIt's been a difficult year for the global economy, and the result is that risk aversion is the main feeling today on the currency market. As a result, the euro is heading lower in..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-31 08:53
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Gets Boost in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the sterlingUK pound is getting a boost in forex trading on the currency market today, gaining ground as better news about the economy helps provide a boost. Sterling is getting..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-31 08:43
Taggar: currency, currency trading, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Gets a Little Boost


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound has been getting a bit of a boost today in forex trading on the currency market. Sterling is a little bit higher after some solid international shopping in high st..."

US Dollar Mixed against Majors


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is mixed against the major currencies today in forex trading on the currency market. Greenback is lower against the pound and the yen, but higher against the eur..."

Euro Drops on Profit Taking


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is dropping today on profit taking, losing ground as forex traders decide to harvest their gains while they can. A bit of uncertainty is creeping into world markets, and many..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-28 09:45
Taggar: dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, pound, profit, trading

UK Pound Points to Continued Struggles


"Currency trading with the sterlingThe UK pound forex trading forecast looks to be somewhat disappointing, thanks to austerity measures. Even though austerity measures were implemented in order to slow..."

Euro Gains as Problems Arise Elsewhere


"Euro in forex tradingRight now, it's all about the euro gaining ground as problems arise elsewhere. Euro is higher in forex trading as the economic situation in the United States remains cloudy, and a..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-24 09:56
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Fiscal Cliff Leads to Risk Aversion in the Forex Market


"US dollar rises in currency tradingRisk aversion is evident in the forex market today, thanks in large part to the fiscal cliff drama. Once again, negotiations have completely stalled, and the result..."

Pound Struggles as Concerns about the British Economy Continue


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is struggling today in currency trading as the latest news is released. Once again, borrowing is on the rise in Britain, and Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osbor..."

GBP/USD ? Higher after BOE Minutes Release


"The pound continues to push upwards against the dollar, as GBP/USD is testing the 1.63 line. The pair has gained about two cents in the past week, as the pound has made the most of broad dollar weakne..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-19 17:01
Taggar: dollar, pound

Risk Appetite Gets Boost in Forex Trading


"Trading with high beta currenciesRisk appetite is getting a boost today in forex trading, thanks to the latest prospect of a fiscal cliff deal actually getting done in the United States. After weeks o..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-18 10:58
Taggar: currencies, dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

Risk Appetite Improves on China Data


"High beta currencies gain in forex tradingRisk appetite is improving a bit, thanks in large part to data out of China, and that is helping some of the high beta currencies. Earlier, currencies like th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-14 09:21
Taggar: currencies, forex, forex news, forex trading, pound, trading

GBP/USD Dec. 13 ? Higher as Federal Reserve Announces Q4


"The dollar was broadly lower following the announcement by the Federal Reserve Wednesday that it would implement further monetary easing, in order to help the fragile US recovery. The pound joined the..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 16:34
Taggar: announcement, dollar, pound

Euro's Recent Gains Arrested


"17-nation currency pauses in forex tradingEuro's recent gains have been arrested, and the euro is struggling a little bit right now. Some of it might be consolidation, but the euro is down against the..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-13 09:03
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, finance, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

Pound Struggles a Little Bit in Forex Trading


"Sterling down against the greenback in currency tradingPound is struggling a bit today, heading lower in forex trading as risk appetite doesn't seem to prevalent today, in spite of some of the recent..."

GBP/USD Dec. 10 ? Higher Despite Poor Manufacturing Data


"GBP/USD has started the new trading week in good form and has edged higher in today?s European session. The pair GBP/USD shrugged off Friday?s disappointing Manufacturing Production, which was the ind..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-11 03:45
Taggar: market, point, pound, trading

Japanese Yen Slips After Gaining Against High Beta Currencies


"Yen in currency tradingJapanese yen is slipping in currency trading on the FX market today, heading lower as risk appetite makes an appearance. Earlier, the yen gained ground as concerns about the eur..."

Fiscal Cliff Continues to Loom


"Risk appetite in forex trading improves nonetheless One of the items expected to have a big impact on the currency market is the fiscal cliff looming in the United States. Even with nothing decided, t..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-12-03 09:08
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, fx market, market, pound, trading

Yen Heads Mostly Lower on BOJ Expectations


"Yen in forex tradingYen is heading mostly lower today, losing ground against the euro and the pound as short positions surge. While the yen is higher against the dollar, the Asian currency is dropping..."

Forex Brokers Update ? November 25th, 2012


"Another week has passed without new additions to the list of Forex brokers. Some of the latest updates to the existing descriptions are listed below: Blackwell Globa..."

Blog: Forex Blog, Forex Trading Information
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-25 16:46
Taggar: brokers, dollar, forex, pound

US Dollar Mixed in Forex Trading


"Greenback little changed on low volumeUS dollar is mixed today in forex trading, looking for direction as low volume combines with better economic news around the world.  Greenback is down agains..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-22 09:52
Taggar: currencies, currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

US Dollar Gains Upper Hand in Currency Trading


"Greenback in forex tradingUS dollar is gaining the upper hand today, rising in currency trading on the FX market as uncertainty leads to safe haven demand. Greenback is higher in forex trading, especi..."

Foreign Investments Purchases driving GBP higher


"At a time when Bank of England Governor Mervyn King could use a weaker pound to boost the economy, investors from Japan to Norway are propping up sterling by purchasing more U.K. real estate than Brit..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-14 10:47
Taggar: bank, economy, pound, real estate

Dollar Higher against Euro in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is moving higher against the euro in forex trading on the currency market today. With all of the latest news coming out of the eurozone and the United States, th..."

UK Pound Gains Against Euro in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the sterlingUK pound is gaining against the euro today in forex trading. Thanks to better economic data, the pound is on the rise against the 17-nation currency. Better than expe..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-11-02 08:24
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, point, pound, report, trading

UK Pound Mixed in Forex Trading


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is mixed in forex trading on the currency market today, heading higher against the euro, but dropping against the US dollar. Sterling is getting a boost in currenc..."

Pound Surges to Near 1.6150 After U.K. Emerges From Recession


"The pound climbed the most in three weeks against the dollar after Britain?s economy expanded by more than analysts forecast in the third quarter, pulling the nation out of a recession. U.K. governmen..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-26 04:22
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, pound

Sterling Buoyed by Unexpectedly Strong British GDP Data


"Sterling strengthened, and the yen weakened.  The pound gained 0.6% against the dollar.  The yen is 0.4% softer and is holding an 80 per dollar handle.  The U.S. currency has fallen 0.3..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-25 13:46
Taggar: currency, dollar, pound

Pound Heads Higher on Better Outlook


"Sterling forex trading forecastUK pound is heading higher on a better economic outlook. The latest data for Britain's GDP shows a third quarter increase of 1%. This has been the strongest quarter in q..."

US Dollar Index Slips in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar index has slipped below the 80 level right now, thanks to an strengthening of risk appetite. Even though the euro remains lower against the greenback in currency..."

Euro Drops on German Data and Spanish Concerns


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is heading lower today, dropping on concerns about the German economy, as well as uncertainty about Spain.  In Germany, PMI data and Ifo survey data disappointed. With G..."

UK Pound Heads Lower in Forex Trading


"Sterling breaks below the 1.60 level against the dollarUK pound is heading lower in forex trading on the currency market today. After seeing some earlier gains, thanks to risk appetite, the pound is d..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-23 09:16
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

GBP / USD ? The 1.60 Level Continues to Hold, But Pressure Mounts


"The last month or so has seen a slow and steady decline from the long term resistance level at 1.63.  In early September, the pound was able break through the resistance level at 1.59 and push towards..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-22 01:20
Taggar: pound

US Dollar Rises on Risk Aversion


"Greenback in currency trading on the FX marketUS dollar is rising today, thanks in large part to risk aversion. Concerns about Spain are taking center stage again. Mariano Rajoy still has not official..."

UK Pound and the Forex Trading Forecast


"Currency trading with the sterlingUK pound is heading higher today, gaining as risk appetite returns to the currency market. However, even though the pound is getting a boost today, the long-term fore..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-12 09:19
Taggar: currency, currency trading, economy, forex, forex trading, market, point, pound, trading

Risk Appetite Makes an Appearance on the Currency Market


"High beta currencies in forex tradingRisk appetite has made an appearance on the currency market, allowing high beta currencies to head higher. Helping the situation is the fact that eurozone producti..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-10-12 09:02
Taggar: currencies, currency, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Safe Haven Currencies Gain on Risk Aversion


"US dollar, Japanese yen in forex tradingSafe haven currencies have the upper hand today, gaining as risk aversion sets in and sends forex traders looking for safety. Currencies like the US dollar and..."

Euro Heads Higher on Risk Appetite in Forex Trading


"Euro forex trading newsEuro is heading higher today, gaining as risk appetite makes an appearance after Mario Draghi's remarks about eurozone policy.  The ECB decided to keep interest rates the s..."

US Dollar Performs Mixed Today


"US dollar in currency tradingGreenback is performing mixed today in forex trading on the currency market as traders await the latest economic data, and as they wait for Ben Bernanke's expected speech..."

Potential soft-landing in China Economy rather than a hard one: U.S. experts


"China’s economic slowdown appeared to be heading for a soft-landing, said experts here on Thursday in a forum sponsored by a U.S. think tank. China’s economy “is slowing because of p..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-28 06:22
Taggar: economy, investment, pound

UK Pound Heads Higher Against the Euro in Forex Trading


"Sterling mixed in currency tradingUK pound is heading higher against the euro in forex trading, gaining ground as the eurozone continues to show a lack of leadership and direction. Spain still hasn't..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-26 09:30
Taggar: currencies, currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

Asian Session Commentary


"Risk correlated assets are depressed on Monday due to Sino-Japanese political instability which compounded traders misery over the weekend when news regarding Franco-Germany disagreement surfaced. Han..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-24 15:27
Taggar: bull, market, point, pound

Euro Gains on Spanish Reform Rumors


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is gaining on rumors that Spain is ready to ask for aid from the ECB. There is an expectation that Spain will present a reform plan next week, and that is providing hope that..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-21 10:23
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Heads Lower as More Easing is on the Table


"UK pound in forex tradingUK pound is heading lower today in forex trading on the prospect that there could be more easing. The minutes from the latest MPC meeting show that members were unanimous in k..."

UK Pound Gains against Majors in Forex Trading


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is gaining against its major counterparts in forex trading on the currency market today. Sterling is heading higher on worries that the eurozone could run into mor..."

UK Pound Gets Boost in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the sterlingUK pound is seeing a bit of bullishness right now, heading higher as the general sentiment runs to risk. With the latest German ruling, the eurozone is expected to be..."

Pound Strengthens to 4-Month High After Trade Deficit Shrinks


"The pound rose to the strongest level in almost four months versus the dollar after a report showed the U.K. trade deficit shrank in July as exports soared, adding to signs the economy is emerging fro..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-12 03:51
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, employment, market, pound, rate, report

UK Pound Remains Steady in Forex Trading


"Sterling steady in currency tradingUK pound remains steady in currency trading on the FX market today, after the latest Bank of England rate decision announcement. The BOE decided to keep the size of..."

Euro Heads Higher on Optimism about Eurozone


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is heading higher in forex trading on the currency market as expectations for tomorrow's ECB announcement bring optimism and hope to the eurozone. Many expect that Mario Drag..."

UK Pound Mixed in Forex Trading


"Currency market news for the poundUK pound is mixed in forex trading today. Pound is lower against the US dollar as risk aversion and uncertainty weigh on the sterling. However, the uncertainty in the..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-09-04 09:18
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Remains Rangebound in Currency Trading


"Sterling on the FX marketUK pound remains largely rangebound in currency trading on the FX market today. Sterling is a little bit higher against the US dollar and against the euro, but the upside is c..."

UK Pound Heads Quietly Lower


"UK pound in forex tradingUK pound is relatively quiet today, but heading lower nonetheless. Sterling is struggling as continued doubts about the British economy weigh. Worries about housing, retail sa..."

Japanese Yen Gets a Boost in Forex Trading


"Risk aversion sends yen higher in currency tradingJapanese yen is getting a boost in forex trading on the currency market today, heading higher as concerns about what's next for the economy weigh on t..."

Euro Holds Steady as Economic Data Comes in Mixed


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is holding steady in forex trading, maintaining gains, on the latest economic data. Eurozone prices rose 2.4 per cent year over year, and remained steady month over month. Ho..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-16 09:43
Taggar: bank, dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

UK Pound Gets a Boost in Forex Trading


"Currency market newsUK pound is getting a boost in forex trading on the currency market today, heading higher after the release of the latest Bank of England minutes. While no new stimulus was announc..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-15 09:51
Taggar: bank, currency, economy, forex, forex trading, market, point, pound, trading

Euro Falls Across the Board on Disappointing News


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is falling pretty much across the board today, dropping as concerns about the eurozone crisis continue. The ECB has yet to do anything substantial, and other news is weighing..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-09 09:42
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, point, pound, trading

Euro Drops as BOE Cuts Growth Forecast, German Production Falls


"The euro weakened after Bank of England Governor Mervyn King cut forecasts for economic growth and said an interest-rate cut may be counterproductive. The 17-nation currency fell against all of its 16..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-08 19:11
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, industrial production, inflation, pound, rate, report

Bank of England Cuts Growth Forecast


"UK pound mixed in forex tradingAs expected, the Bank of England cut its growth forecast. Things have been slowing down in the United Kingdom. Even though recent data hasn't been as bad as expected, th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-08 09:56
Taggar: bank, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

Risk Edges Higher on the Forex Markets


"High beta currencies in forex tradingRisk is edging a bit higher today, gaining as forex traders look for higher yields. High beta currencies have the upper hand, with the euro, pound, and Aussie all..."

UK Pound Struggles in Currency Trading on Economic Data


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is struggling this morning, finding it difficult to maintain its position in the face of more disappointing economic data. There had been hopes that the Olympics migh..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-06 09:56
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, point, pound, trading

Euro Mixed in Forex Trading Today


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is mixed in forex trading today, putting in an uncertain performance as markets get set for today. Euro saw some strength earlier today. However, there are still some uncerta..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-08-06 09:30
Taggar: currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, point, pound, trading

US Dollar Drops as Risk Appetite Returns


"Greenback in forex tradingUS dollar is dropping in currency trading on the FX market as risk appetite returns. Concerns about difficulties in the economy are fading as the payrolls data surprises quit..."

UK Pound Pressured in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the sterlingUK pound is pressured today, heading lower in forex trading on the currency market as concerns about the economy take center stage. Manufacturing data showed further..."

UK Growth Forecast Cut


"Pound lower in forex tradingMoody's has cut the UK growth forecast, and that is weighing on the sterling in currency trading on the FX market.  Pound is lower in forex trading today, thanks to th..."

UK Pound Drops against Dollar in Forex Trading


"Sterling heads down in currency tradingUK pound is dropping against the US dollar in forex trading on the currency market today. Risk aversion is high in forex trading right now, and traders are turni..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-30 10:09
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Gains in Forex Trading


"Euro rally on ECB member commentsWhile eurozone leaders, and even members of the ECB, debate the merits of a banking license for the European Stability Mechanism (the eurozone bailout fund), at least..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-25 09:42
Taggar: bank, bull, currencies, dollar, forex, forex trading, gold, market, point, pound, trading

UK Bonds Fall as Germany is Downgraded by Moody?s


"U.K. government bonds fell, pushing yields up from record lows, as a decision by Moody?s Investors Service to cut the outlook on Germany?s credit rating signaled haven assets may be less safe than som..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-24 16:13
Taggar: pound

Sterling Looks for Stability in Currency Trading


"UK pound in forex tradingSterling is looking steadier today, after some difficulties in the last few days. For now, the UK pound is up slightly against the US dollar in forex trading, although that co..."

UK Pound Gains against Euro


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is gaining against the euro in forex trading on the currency market today. This isn't much of a surprise, since all the major currencies are gaining against the eu..."

Spanish Borrowing Costs on the Rise


"Euro slips earlier in forex trading, but recoversSpanish borrowing costs have surpassed the 7% mark for 10-year notes. Concerns about Spain's ability to repay its debt, and sustain its situation, are..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-19 13:29
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

UK Pound Gains against US Dollar


"UK pound in forex tradingSterling is heading higher against the US dollar in currency trading, gaining as stocks around the world rally. UK pound often moves in tandem with stocks, and with the FTSE 1..."

Aussie Higher, But Will the Gains Last?


"Aussie in forex tradingThe Australian dollar is higher in currency trading on the FX market right now, but how long will the gains last? Concerns about the global economy are likely to weigh on riskie..."

UK Trade Deficit Narrowed Due to Growth in Non-EU exports


"The UK’s trade deficit fell to 2.7 billion pounds in May on the back of growing exports, compared with 4.1 billion pounds in April, according to the Office for National Statistics. The seasonall..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-10 13:40
Taggar: pound

ECB Cuts Rates, BOE Holds Steady but Boost Asset Program


"Euro, pound fall in forex tradingECB has announced its first rate cut in years, bring the benchmark to 0.75 per cent. The news comes as the eurozone struggles with the possibility of recession, and at..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-07-05 10:04
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, rate, trading

UK Pound Falls as Traders Prepare for more Quantitative Easing


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound continues to struggle today as forex traders prepare for tomorrow's expected BOE rate cut and increase in quantitative easing. The Bank of England's Monetary Policy C..."

UK Pound Mixed in Forex Trading


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is mixed in forex trading today, heading lower against the US dollar as risk appetite arises, and moving up against the euro as concerns about the eurozone persist..."

UK Pound Drops on Disappointing Housing Prices


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is dropping on disappointing housing prices, heading lower as concerns about housing, as well as speculation of yuan depreciation, weigh on the sterling. Sterling is..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-27 09:29
Taggar: currency, currency trading, economy, forex, forex trading, point, pound, trading

Euro Mixed in Forex Trading


"Euro looks for direction on currency marketEuro is mixed today in forex trading on the currency market as EU countries get ready for a summit. Euro is higher against the Japanese yen and UK pound righ..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-27 09:17
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, pound, trading

UK Has a Larger Budget Deficit Than Forecast


"Britain posted a larger budget deficit than economists forecast in May, as the recession decreased tax revenues and government spending surged. According to the Office for National Statistics, the def..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-26 13:37
Taggar: bank, pound

US Dollar Lower in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is lower in forex trading on the currency market today, heading down as risk appetite helps high beta currencies. Euro and pound are on the rise as hopes about a..."

Sterling Mixed on Forex Market


"UK pound looks for directionSterling is turning in a mixed performance this morning, heading higher against the US dollar, but losing ground against the euro after earlier gains against the 17-nation..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-14 10:20
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex market, forex trade, market, pound

US Dollar Beginning to Edge Higher on Risk Aversion


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is beginning to edge higher on risk aversion today. While still a little lower against the euro in forex trading, the greenback is showing signs of paring losses..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-13 10:30
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Weakens on Concerns about Global Growth


"Currency trading with the euroEuro is weakening in forex trading today, heading lower as concerns about global growth weigh on risk assets. Currency news is full of disappointing news today. After yes..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-08 10:26
Taggar: bull, currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, point, pound, report, trading

UK?s Services Growth Sheds Doubts on BoE Stimulus


"Bank of England (BoE) policymakers meet today to decide on the interest rates and the need for further economic stimulus. Worsening economic prospects could potentially make the Bank?s Monetary Policy..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-07 13:10
Taggar: bank, economy, market, pound, rate

A Long View of Sterling


"Before the dollar assumed the role of international currency hegemon, the British pound commanded that position and was worth around 4.85 U.S. dollars over several decades bridging the 19th and 20th c..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-06 22:27
Taggar: currency, dollar, gold, pound, rate

UK Pound Down Against US Dollar


"Currency trading with the UK poundUK pound is heading lower against the US dollar today, dropping as concerns about the eurozone, and the global economy, weigh on high beta currencies. Even though the..."

Euro Continues to Fall in Forex Trading


"Currency trading with the euroEuro continues to fall in forex trading, as concerns about what's next for the 17-nation currency region continue to dominate. A G-7 meeting will presumably try to addres..."

Sterling Pulls Back against Euro in Forex Trading


"UK pound lower in currency tradingSterling is pulling back against the euro in forex trading right now, heading lower on good news out of Germany. The information that retail sales in April rose in Ge..."

British Manufacturing Drags Pound Lower in Currency Trading


"Sterling in forex tradingThe latest news out of Britain is weighing on the pound, bringing it lower. Indeed, the sterling is struggling in forex trading as the latest manufacturing data disappoints. M..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-06-01 09:26
Taggar: bank, currencies, currency, currency trading, forex, forex trading, point, pound, trading

US Dollar Mostly Higher in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingThe dollar index is higher today as the greenback gains in currency trading on the FX market. The US dollar is mixed today, but mostly higher. The euro is making moves to..."

THE LONG AND SHORT REPORT


"An educational perspective on market reactions over the past week, and a peek forward in to next week. WHAT’S HOT? Greece’s Do-Over Everyone’s favorite founder of democracy, Greece..."

UK Pound Heads Lower in Forex Trading


"Sterling down in currency tradingUK pound is heading lower in forex trading on the currency market today, dropping as demand for the sterling as a European safe haven fades. The latest GDP data out of..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-15 09:07
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Gets a Boost in Forex Trading


"German GDP helps euro in forex tradingAfter days of defeat on the forex market, the euro is finally heading higher. Thanks to the latest German GDP data, the euro is gaining in forex trading. German G..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-15 08:55
Taggar: currencies, dollar, forex, forex market, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Falls in Forex Trading


"Currency market news for the euroEuro continues to struggle in forex trading on the currency market. Euro is lower today as concerns about Greece and Spain continue. The situation in Greece continues..."

Euro Falls in Forex Trading


"Euro forex trading forecastEuro is falling today, thanks to a great deal of uncertainty surrounding Greece, as well as the risk appetite created by equities falling in the wake of a trading disaster a..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-11 09:31
Taggar: currencies, currency, forex, forex trading, point, pound, trading

Pound Retreats after Testing a Higher Level Against the US dollar


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is pulling back in currency trading on the FX market as risk aversion sets in and concerns about the markets reign. The news of the London Whale, and the $2 billion i..."

UK Pound Finds Support in Currency Trading


"Sterling in forex trading UK pound is finding support in currency trading on the FX market today, heading higher as forex traders consider a halt to quantitative easing.  The Bank of England is l..."

US Dollar Weakens in Forex Trading


"Dollar forex trading forecastUS dollar is weakening today, heading lower in forex trading as a degree of risk appetite returns to the market. Greenback is dropping against its major counterparts as eq..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-10 09:27
Taggar: bank, dollar, financial, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Canadian Dollar Reverse Course against US Dollar


"Loonie in forex tradingCanadian dollar is changing course right now, after a successful run against the US dollar earlier today. With speculation that North America would see good economic growth, the..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-03 10:32
Taggar: currency, dollar, employment, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, oil, point, pound, trading

Euro Recovers from Its Worst Month Since December


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is higher in forex trading on the currency market today, gaining ground even as political upheaval looms in the 17-nation currency zone. Protests are underway regarding auste..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-05-01 09:48
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Sterling Drops as UK Moves Back into Recession


"UK pound in forex tradingSterling is lower in currency trading on the FX market today as economic data indicates that Great Britain has slipped back into recession. The news is weighing on the pound..."

UK Meets Its Annual Borrowing Target


"The UK government borrowed more than expected in March, official figures have shown, but still met its borrowing target for the year. According to the Office for National Statistics, public sector net..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-24 13:49
Taggar: financial, pound

UK Pound Turns Higher in Currency Trading


"Forex trading news and informationUK pound is turning higher in currency trading on the FX market today, after showing some earlier weakness. Sterling was lower earlier, thanks to higher than expected..."

Euro Forex Trading Forecast Includes Uncertainty


"What's next for the euro?The euro forex trading forecast is once again steeped in uncertainty. Worries about the economic growth in the eurozone persist, especially since austerity measures are limiti..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-19 10:03
Taggar: dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

BoE: 8-1 on Holding QE


"Adam Posen ended his push for further Bank of England stimulus this month and David Miles described his view on the need for more as ?finely balanced? as officials said inflation may turn out faster t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-18 18:11
Taggar: bank, inflation, pound

UK Pound Gains in Forex Trading on BOE Minutes


"Sterling in currency tradingUK pound is gaining today, heading higher after the release of the latest minutes from the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee meeting. While many currencies are head..."

UK Pound Strengthens Against Euro


"Sterling in forex tradingUK pound is strengthening against the euro in forex trading, heading higher as worries about Spain stir up new fears about sovereign debt contagion in the eurozone. Sterling i..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-13 11:01
Taggar: currencies, currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, oil, pound, trading

UK Trade Deficit Grows


"The UK trade deficit widened to the most in three months in February, due to declining exports, particularly exports of cars and heavy machinery to the US, China and Russia. Overall, exports fell 3.4..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-12 11:52
Taggar: pound

UK Pound Heads Lower in Forex Trading


"High beta currencies lose ground in forex tradingUK pound is heading lower in forex trading today, losing ground as risk aversion weighs on high beta currencies. With stocks falling, downward pressure..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-10 12:02
Taggar: currencies, forex, forex trading, gold, oil, pound, trading

Mario Draghi's Remarks Mix Things Up for the Euro


"Euro in forex tradingMario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank, disappointed a number of hopes that steps would be taken to stimulate the eurozone economy. Draghi's remarks mentioned th..."

BoE Leaves Its Monetary Policy Unchanged


"The Bank of England has held back from injecting more emergency cash into the economy. The Bank has decided to keep UK interest rates at 0.5 percent and announced no change to its quantitative easing..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-05 14:12
Taggar: bank, economy, pound, rate

Euro Falls on Spanish Bond Yields


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is falling today, pulling back as Spanish bond yields head higher. Concerns about Spain's ability to repay its debt are forcing yields higher. Spain is underscoring the fact..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-04-05 10:09
Taggar: currencies, dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

Risk Appetite Begins to Fade in Forex Trading


"Currency trading on the FX marketRisk appetite is beginning to fade today in forex trading, slowly melting away as yesterday's enthusiasm fades. Earlier, the euro saw some solid gains, but concerns ab..."

Osborne Predicts Deficit Reduction


"Ten-year gilts rose, signifying a decrease in U.K. borrowing costs following Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s announcement that deficit reduction is planned during the next fiscal ye..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-21 20:47
Taggar: announcement, pound

UK?s Budget Deficit Doubled in February


"The UK?s budget deficit almost doubled in February due to a drop in tax receipts and increased spending. According to the Office for National Statistics (ONS), public sector net borrowing, excluding..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-21 13:25
Taggar: announcement, pound

What's Next for the UK Pound?


"Sterling forex trading forecastThe UK pound is heading lower in currency trading on the FX market today, dropping on the latest news related to the economy and public sector debt. Concerns about what'..."

US Dollar Strengthens on Prospect of Improved Economy


"Greenback in forex tradingUS dollar is strengthening in currency trading on the FX market today, heading higher on the news that the Federal Reserve expects moderate economic growth in coming quarters..."

Forex Market Waiting for Fed Meeting Results


"US dollar higher against euro in forex tradingGood news in the US is helping stocks today, but that isn't weighing on the greenback -- at least not against the euro. The good economic news out of the..."

US Dollar Trades Mixed


"Currency trading with the US dollarUS dollar is trading mixed today, thanks to interesting signals being sent by world markets. The day promises to be an interesting one as economic news, investor fea..."

UK Pound Gains as Bond Purchase Program Remains the Same


"Sterling higher in currency tradingThe UK pound is gaining against the US dollar today, heading higher as the BOE keeps the bond purchase program the same. Instead of implementing more quantitative ea..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-08 09:49
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, inflation, pound, rate, trading

US Dollar Index Gains on European Concerns


"Greenback in forex tradingUS dollar is heading higher today, gaining as concerns about what's next for Europe causes consternation. Indeed, worries about what could happen with Greek debt are back in..."

Euro Continues to Struggle in Forex Trading


"EUR/USD turns lower in currency tradingEuro continues to struggle in forex trading on the currency market today. Euro was off three-week lows earlier, and making some gains. However, that has changed..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-07 09:44
Taggar: currency, currency trading, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Gains in Forex Trading


"EUR/USD overcomes earlier losses to post gainsEuro is gaining in forex trading on the currency market today, heading higher as some earlier concerns are reduced. Earlier, EUR/USD headed below the 1.32..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-05 10:19
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Sterling Sees Low Before Heading Higher Against US Dollar


"UK pound in forex tradingSterling hit a 10-week low earlier today in currency trading on the FX market. Concerns that the Greek bond exchange wouldn't go very well, along with worries about China weig..."

US Dollar Gains in Currency Trading on Safe Haven Demand


"Greenback in forex tradingUS dollar is gaining in currency trading on safe haven demand today. Greenback is gaining as worries about what's next for the global economy takes hold. Forex traders are lo..."

Euro Continues to Struggle in Forex Trading


"Greece specter looms over eurozoneEuro continues to struggle in forex trading, heading lower as concerns about Greece continue. Even though some are saying that the Greek restructuring isn't a "c..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-03-01 11:23
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, financial, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, pound, trading

US Economy Grows More than Expected at the End of 2011


"US dollar mixed in forex tradingUS dollar is mixed in forex trading today following the release of revised GDP data. Instead of growing 2.8% in the fourth quarter of 2011, the US economy grew 3%. This..."

UK Pound Gets Boost on Better Economic News


"Sterling higher in forex tradingUK pound is getting a boost today, thanks to better economic news. British retail sales improved in February, prompting relief that a recession wasn't imminent. As a re..."

UK Pound Mixed in Forex Trading


"Sterling up against euro, but down against dollarUK pound is mixed today in forex trading, thanks to the latest news coming out of the eurozone. With risk aversion high, pound is down against the US d..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-27 10:26
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Falls after G-20 Meeting


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is lower almost across the board today, following the weekend's G-20 meeting. Eurozone leaders had wanted the G-20 delegates to agree to boost IMF funds to be used for the so..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-27 09:49
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

US Dollar Softens in Forex Trading


"Greenback in currency tradingUS dollar is softer today in forex trading, heading lower as good news and hopes for the future support high beta currencies.  Stocks are higher today, and that is al..."

Pound Gains Against Dollar and Euro in Forex Trading


"Sterling in currency tradingThe UK pound is gaining against the dollar and the euro in forex trading today, even though the latest economic data might not be so encouraging. The latest numbers indicat..."

Euro Gains on German Ifo, Risk Appetite


"Euro higher in forex tradingEuro is gaining today in forex trading, thanks to higher risk appetite. Forex traders are ready for higher yields today as they process improved economic data in the eurozo..."

US Jobless Claims Remain Steady, Housing Market Improves


"Risk appetite shows in currency tradingRisk appetite is making an appearance in forex trading today, resulting from better than expected data in the United States. Jobless claims are holding steady, r..."

Pound Falls after BOE Minutes


"Sterling in forex tradingThe UK pound is lower today, falling after the release of the Bank of England's latest Monetary Policy Committee meeting minutes. The minutes show that some members of the com..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-22 11:25
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Bigger Budget Surplus Can't Help Pound Gain the Upper Hand


"Sterling in currency tradingThe latest news out of Britain is that January's budget surplus was the biggest in four years. The news had many hoping that Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne woul..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-21 10:08
Taggar: currency, currency trading, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

US Dollar Mixed Against European Currencies Today


"Greenback in forex tradingUS dollar is mixed against the major European currencies today, thanks to the situation in the eurozone right now. Concerns about the Greek debt deal are dominating in Europe..."

Cost of Borrowing Dollars Drops


"US dollar index higher todayThe cost of borrowing dollars on the three-month London interbank market has dropped, and the spread between the dollar Libor and overnight index swaps narrowed. And, while..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-15 10:16
Taggar: bank, currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, pound, spread, trading

Moody's Downgrades Largely Ignored


"US dollar gains in currency trading, thoughMoody's lastest downgrades initially sent a small shock through the currency market, but since then, many of the high beta currencies affected have pared los..."

US Dollar Slips against Yen in Forex Trading


"Greenback falls after earlier gainsUS dollar is slipping against the Japanese yen in forex trading, after gaining earlier. Japanese GDP news originally gave the US dollar a boost against the yen, but..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-13 11:00
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Struggles to Maintain Gains Against Pound


"Euro in forex tradingEuro is higher in forex trading today, gaining against the US dollar, yen and UK pound. However, the euro's gains against the pound have been limited by better expectations for th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-02-13 10:43
Taggar: bank, currency, currency trading, dollar, economy, forex, forex trading, oil, pound, trading

Britain Expands Quantitative Easing By 50 Billion Pounds


"Sterling higher in forex tradingSterling is higher in forex trading today as Britain expands its quantitative easing program. The move has been widely expected, since the British economy remains stuck..."

US Dollar Mixed in Forex Trading


"Greek news, economy sends mixed signals to greenbackThe US dollar is mixed in forex trading on the currency market today as an interesting situation arises. On one hand, Greek officials are trying to..."

US Dollar Gains on Currency Trading


"High beta currencies lower in forex tradingUS dollar is gaining in currency trading right now, thanks to worries about what's next for the eurozone. Confidence in the euro is being shaken a bit by the..."

Initial Jobless Claims Fall, US Dollar Gains


"Focus on other data, and risk aversion, in the FX marketInitial jobless claims fell last week, but the news isn't spurring risk appetite. Instead, forex traders are focusing on other news right now. C..."

Initial Jobless Claims Fall, US Dollar Gains


"Focus on other data, and risk aversion, in the FX marketInitial jobless claims fell last week, but the news isn't spurring risk appetite. Instead, forex traders are focusing on other news right now. C..."

Positive UK Data Helps Pound in Forex Trading


"Sterling higher in currency tradingPositive manufacturing data out of the UK is helping the pound today in forex trading. The news about manufacturing was better than expected, and this is helping the..."

Jobless Claims Rise in the US


"Greenback lower in currency tradingJobless claims are higher in the US, rising sharply as concerns about the economy come to the fore. Jobless claims rose to 377,000 in the week ending January 21, 201..."

UK Pound Lower Against Euro in Forex Trading


"Sterling drops against 17-nation currencyUK pound is lower against the euro in forex trading today, dropping as concerns about the British economy acquire prominence. The British economy, which appear..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-26 11:51
Taggar: currency, economy, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Pulls Back in Forex Trading


"17-nation currency fallsEuro is pulling back in forex trading, after a rally that saw some of the highest levels in weeks. However, the euro is now lower against most other major currencies, strugglin..."

UK Pound Finds Support in Currency Trading


"Pound higher against the US dollarLike other high beta currencies, the pound is finding support against the US dollar today as risk appetite makes an appearance on the FX market. The pound is gaining..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-19 14:38
Taggar: currencies, currency, currency trading, dollar, fx market, market, pound, trading

US Dollar Gains in Forex Trading


"Greenback higher in currency tradingUS dollar is gaining in forex trading on the currency market, thanks to concerns about what's next for the European economy, US economy and more. US trade data has..."

UK Pound Struggles in Forex Trading


"Forex traders revisit some of the problems with the UK economyTroubles in Europe have been overshadowing just about everything lately. From taking the focus away from US debt problems, to moving the f..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2012-01-10 09:49
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, economy, forex, forex trade, forex trading, pound, trading

Japanese Yen Gains Against Majors in Currency Trading


"Yen in forex tradingThe Japanese yen is gaining against other majors in currency trading on the FX market today. Concerns about what's next for the eurozone has the currency market acting a little dif..."

Euro Mostly Flat Against Majors Today


"Euro in forex tradingThe euro is mostly flat against other majors today, with forex traders in holiday mode. Euro is very slightly down against the US dollar, and is very slightly up against the UK po..."

Euro Continues to Struggle Against the Pound


"UK pound seen as a relative safe haven in EuropeThe euro continues to struggle against the pound in forex trading, heading lower as traders prefer the British currency to the 17-nation euro. Indeed, w..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-22 10:49
Taggar: currency, currency trading, economy, forex, forex trading, inflation, pound, trading

US Dollar Looks for Gains in Currency Trading


"Greenback higher on safe haven demandForex traders are looking for a safe haven currency trading, thanks to concerns about what could be next for the eurozone. With worries about solutions to short-te..."

What's Next for Britain and the European Union?


"UK pound mixed in forex tradingThe big news today is that Britain has rejected the latest EU fiscal rules -- and the fact that the Union would be able to tinker with budgets not up to scratch. This ru..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-12-09 09:26
Taggar: aussie, dollar, financial, forex, forex trading, loonie, market, pound, trading

BOE Keeps Interest Rates Steady


"Pound slips on risk aversionThe Bank of England is keeping interest rates steady. It made its announcement as the European Central Bank announced that it cut rates to 1%. Earlier, the pound retained t..."

Sterling Liquidity Facility Announced in Britain


"UK pound lower in forex tradingThe sovereign debt crisis in Europe continues to color almost everything going on with financial markets around the world. As a result, it isn't very surprising that Bri..."

Euro Heads above 1.34 before Falling Back in Forex Trading


"Euro lower against the US dollarEuro broke through the 1.3400 level earlier in the session, gaining against the US dollar. The boost came after the Italian bond auction was considered a success, and o..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-29 09:09
Taggar: aussie, currencies, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Dukascopy Afternoon Forex Overview


"Dukascopy Fundamental Analysis EUR The euro fell by 0.4% against US dollar to $1.3267, hitting seven-week low. Investors lose confidence in euro and euro-based assets after no certain solutions to th..."

Blog: Alan's Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-25 23:30
Taggar: analysis, dollar, dukascopy, fundamental analysis, pound, spread

Euro Sinks in Forex Trading


"Eurozone closer to the brinkEuro is moving much lower in forex trading on the currency market, heading down as concerns about what's next for the eurozone worries investors and forex traders around th..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-25 16:46
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Could the Great Britain Pound be the Next European Safe Haven?


"Sterling showing strength in forex tradingHappy Thanksgiving! Even though the stock market is closed here in the US, the forex market remains open. As a result, there is still plenty going on right no..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-24 10:27
Taggar: dollar, forex, forex market, forex trading, market, pound, trading

Euro Plunges in Forex Trading


"French bond warning, other troubles, weigh on euroEuro is plunging in forex trading on the currency market, heading lower as risk aversion reigns. The latest French bond warning from Moody's isn't hel..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-21 09:41
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

UK Pound Gains Ground in Forex Trading


"Sterling forex trading forecastFor now, the UK pound is gaining ground in forex trading. A little help from US economic data, including improved jobless claims, is providing some support for high beta..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-17 10:30
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, financial, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

What's Next for the Eurozone?


"Euro forex trading forecastThe latest news out of Greece has many, once again, wondering what will be next for the eurozone. Greek leaders announced that they will put the eurozone bailout plan to a v..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-11-01 09:52
Taggar: currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

U.K. Pound Drops in Currency Trading


"Forex trading with the sterlingThe U.K. pound is lower in currency trading on the FX market today as concerns about what's next for the eurozone boosts demand for the U.S. dollar. Sterling is also fac..."

U.S. Dollar Down Across the Board as Markets Celebrate Eurozone Deal


"Greenback weakens in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is down across the board (after showing strength yesterday) as financial markets celebrate the eurozone deal announced earlier. The deal involves priv..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-27 10:49
Taggar: currencies, dollar, economy, financial, forex, forex trading, market, pound, rate, trading

2.5% New Zealand Official Cash Rate Held Steady for Fifth Time in a Row


"As with decision-makers at other central banks, the uncertainty of the euro debt crisis remains the 500-pound gorilla in the room where New Zealand monetary authorities deliberate.  It has dampen..."

Blog: Currency Thoughts
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-26 22:46
Taggar: bank, consumer confidence, pound, rate

U.K. Pound Heads Higher in Forex Trading


"Sterling gains in currency tradingThe U.K. pound is heading higher in forex trading today, gaining after a bit of a reprieve earlier. After losing ground on economic concerns, the sterling is higher i..."

Euro Heads Lower in Forex Trading


"17-nation currency down on the FX marketThe euro is heading lower in forex trading on the currency market today. A little bit of risk aversion has set in on the market, and the euro is pulling back. D..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-25 09:35
Taggar: announcement, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, fx market, market, point, pound, trading

Inflation Rises in Britain: Is Stagflation on the Way?


"Pound lower in forex tradingInflation numbers are in for Britain, and the news isn't pretty. It looks as though inflation is on the rise. The Bank of England has been trying to walk a fine line the la..."

Euro Dips in Forex Trading


"ECB warning sends 17-nation currency lowerThe euro is heading lower in forex trading, dipping as the ECB issues a warning about possible harm to the euro zone. Euro is lower against all major currenci..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-13 10:07
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, financial, forex, forex trading, pound, trading

Risk Aversion Returns to Currency Market


"U.S. Dollar gains in forex tradingRisk aversion has returned to the currency market as concerns about the fate of the eurozone bailout fund move to the surface. Additionally, there are concerns about..."

Sterling Mixed in Currency Trading


"U.K. pound pulls back against dollar in forex tradingSterling is mixed today in currency trading on the FX market. However, the latest economic news means there could be a slide ahead for the pound in..."

Bank of England Governor Says Crisis Could Be ?Worse Ever?


"So much for Central Banker optimism. Bank of England governor Mervyn King made clear his frustrations in comments today after it was announced that the Bank of England would expand its quantitative ea..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-10-07 21:08
Taggar: announcement, bank, economy, financial, pound

U.S. Dollar Firms Against Most Major Currencies


"Greenback in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is firming against most major currencies today, heading higher as risk appetite falters on all the news coming out of Europe. With Greece on the verge of defa..."

U.K. Pound Shows Spunk in Forex Trading


"Sterling heads higher in currency tradingThe U.K. pound is heading higher in forex trading on the currency market, gaining ground on the latest good news from around the world. Concerns about the sove..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-29 09:34
Taggar: currency, currency trading, forex, forex trading, fx market, market, pound, trading

U.K. Pound Gains against the U.S. Dollar in Currency Trading


"Sterling higher in forex tradingThe U.K. pound is gaining against the U.S. dollar in currency trading on the FX market today on expectations that the Bank of England will support the British economy..."

U.S. Dollar Continues to Gain in Forex Trading


"Only pound up against greenback in currency trading todayThe U.S. dollar continues its domination today in forex trading on the currency market. Greenback is much higher in currency trading, heading u..."

U.S. Dollar Surges Against Other Currencies in Forex Trading


"Greenback higher as risk aversion takes root in the marketThe U.S. dollar is surging, heading higher against other currencies as forex traders show their clear risk aversion. A number of things have c..."

Canadian Retail Sales Drop


"Loonie down in forex tradingCanadian retail sales have proved disappointing, dropping more than the expected 0.3%. Canadian auto sales also disappointed, remaining steady at 0%, rather than showing th..."

Aussie Gets a Boost in Currency Trading


"RBA minutes help Australian dollar in forex tradingAussie is getting a boost today, thanks to the latest minutes released by the RBA. The latest minutes indicate that members of the council overseeing..."

U.S. Dollar Gains as Euro Heads Lower in Forex Trading


"Greek crisis hurts euroAfter a weekend of meetings, European leaders have once again managed to avoid any real action to stop a Greek default. Indeed, it appears that a Greek default might be inevitab..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-09-19 09:37
Taggar: dollar, forex, forex trade, forex trading, point, pound, trading

U.S. Dollar Pulls Back in Currency Trading


"Greenback down across the board in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar is pulling back in forex trading on the currency market as the euro heads higher. Greenback is down pretty much across the board in curr..."

August Employment Report Shows No Net Jobs


"U.S. dollar starts slide in forex tradingThe August employment report indicates that no net jobs were created. Even with lower unemployment claims, the jobs situation continues to disappoint. As a res..."

U.K. Pound Struggles to Stay on Top of U.S. Dollar


"Sterling in forex tradingThe U.K. pound is putting up a fight in currency trading, determined to stay on top of the U.S. dollar. News in Europe, about an attempt to stem the Greek banking crisis by me..."

Sterling Falls as UK Consumer Confidence Weakens


"The British pound fell against the major currencies today following an update indicating that consumer confidence is on the decline in the UK. For August, the consumer sentiment index administered by..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-25 22:34
Taggar: consumer confidence, consumer sentiment, currencies, point, pound

U.K. Pound Down in Currency Trading


"Sterling forex trading forecastThe U.K. pound is selling off in currency trading on the FX market today. Sterling has lost quite a bit of momentum lately, and is falling -- even as other high beta cur..."

German Manufacturing Report Boosts Euro in Forex Trading


"U.S. dollar down across the board in currency tradingConcerns about the European economy have been holding the euro back in forex trading for some weeks now. However, the 17-nation currency received a..."

Euro Heads Higher in Forex Trading


"U.S. dollar index down, along with franc and yenDue to global unrest in a number of areas, safe haven currencies like the Japanese yen and Swiss franc have been heading higher on the FX market. After..."

Euro Volatility Continues on the Forex Market


"Euro heads lower after rally earlierEarlier, the euro surged higher in forex trading as news about a meeting between Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy was circulated. Their announcement that the euro..."

British Pound Falls as Investors Abandon Sterling


"Expectations of a weaker pound have investors abandoning the British currency over fears that the economic recovery will weaken in the coming months. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne added t..."

Blog: OANDA Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-15 15:55
Taggar: analysis, bear, currency, foreign exchange, market, pound

U.K. Pound Down against the Euro in Forex Trading


"Sterling sees success against U.S. dollar on the currency marketThis coming week should be an interesting one on the currency market. For now, the euro is surging against other currencies in forex tra..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-08-15 11:53
Taggar: currencies, currency, dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

U.S. Dollar Down Against the Loonie in Currency Trading


"Economic data sends greenback lower in forex tradingThe U.S. dollar may be higher against the U.K. pound, but it is lower in general, and the dollar index has lost some ground. Loonie is higher in cur..."

Australian Dollar Builds Strength in Forex Trading


"Aussie gains in currency trading on the FX marketThe Australian dollar is building strength in forex trading today, gaining as gold prices provide some support, and as other economic data help out. Au..."

Will the U.S. See a Credit Downgrade -- Even if Default is Avoided?


"U.S. dollar a little higher today in forex tradingThere is some speculation that a U.S. credit downgrade is inevitable -- even if a debt default is avoided. Concerns about how credit ratings agencies..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-27 09:28
Taggar: dollar, forex, forex trading, market, pound, trading

U.K. Economy Shows Signs of Slowing


"U.K. pound drops in currency tradingThe U.K. pound is dropping in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks in large part to the fact that the economy is once again showing signs of slowing. Pro..."

U.K. Pound Shoots Higher in Currency Trading


"Optimism helps sterling in forex tradingThe U.K. pound is heading higher in currency trading on the FX market today, thanks to fundamental developments in the British economy, as well as a boost from..."

Aussie Falls in Currency Trading, in Spite of Higher Gold Prices


"Australian dollar in forex tradingThe Australian dollar is lower in forex trading on the currency market today, down even though gold prices have breezed through $1,600 an ounce. Normally, higher gold..."

BOE Likely to Remain Dovish on Interest Rate


"Jobs report and economic data show slow recoveryThe Bank of England is unlikely to raise interest rates anytime soon, thanks to a jobs market that continues to be weak. The most recent jobless claims..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-07-13 10:52
Taggar: bank, financial, forex, forex trading, market, pound, rate, report, trading

U.K. Pound Drops against Euro in Forex Trading


"Sterling in currency tradingThe U.K. pound is struggling today against the euro in forex trading. A lot of the problem has to do with the fact that the BOE left rates steady, while the ECB raised them..."

Risk Aversion Gains Upper Hand in Currency Trading


"Greece, China weigh on forex marketGreece and China are weighing on the forex market today, sending many currencies lower. The U.S. dollar is higher against most other currencies right now, gaining as..."

Risk Aversion Gains Upper Hand in Currency Trading


"Greece, China weigh on forex marketGreece and China are weighing on the forex market today, sending many currencies lower. The U.S. dollar is higher against most other currencies right now, gaining as..."

U.K. Pound Rallies in Forex Trading


"Sterling gets another boost in currency tradingThe U.K. pound is gaining in forex trading on the currency market today. Better than expected economic data is helping the sterling in currency trading.&..."

Could the U.K. Pound See Solid Gains in the Last Half of 2011?


"Sterling expected to appreciate later this yearThe U.K. pound is expected to see solid gains as we move into the second half of 2011. Indeed, sterling is the only major currency gaining against the U..."

Aussie Struggles in Currency Trading


"Australian dollar lower in forex tradingThe Aussie is struggling in currency trading on the FX market today, moving lower as concerns about the global economy surface -- and as gold prices drop. Fears..."

U.K. Pound Returns to Gains


"Sterling in forex tradingThe U.K. pound is returning to gains in currency trading on the FX market. Sterling had lost ground in forex trading to the U.S. dollar earlier, but it has struggled to the po..."

China Buys Treasuries to Keep Yuan Lower


"Yuan will appreciate if China stops buying TreasuriesFor five months, China reduced the amount it bought in U.S. Treasuries. However, a report for April shows that China increased its Treasury buying..."

Sterling Still Has Challenges Ahead


"U.K. pound higher for nowToday, the U.K. pound is higher in forex trading on the currency market. The sterling is seeing success on better than expected economic data, and riding the general wave of r..."

Pound Stagnates, Lacking Direction


"The British Pound has struggled to find direction in 2011. After getting off to a solid start – rising 4% against the US dollar in less than a month -  the Pound has since stagnated. At 1.625 GB..."

Blog: Forex Blog: Currency Trading
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-13 18:22
Taggar: dollar, pound

Is the U.S. Headed for a Depression?


"Some call Fed easing a "failure"Quantitive easing has been a failure, contened some analysts. At least, the way the Federal Reserve conducted the quantitive easing was a failure. The Fed's plan was to..."

Blog: Global Forex Blog
Tidsstämpel: 2011-06-08 12:41
Taggar: aussie, bank, currencies, dollar, economy, financial, forex, forex trading, point, pound, trading

Consumer Comfort Level Rises in the U.S.


"Lower oil prices don't help U.S. dollar todayThe consumer comfort level in the U.S. rose for the second week in a row, but that isn't helping the U.S. dollar in forex trading on the currency market. W..."

Cable Drops in Forex Trading


"Sterling lower in currency tradingThe cable has dropped in forex trading, heading lower on the currency market as U.S. stocks pull back. The sterling had been higher in currency trading, but the loss..."

Cable Drops in Forex Trading


"Sterling lower in currency tradingThe cable has dropped in forex trading, heading lower on the currency market as U.S. stocks pull back. The sterling had been higher in currency trading, but the loss..."

U.S. Dollar Remains Lower in Currency Trading


"Greenback down across the board in forex tradingGreenback is under pressure across the board today in forex trading on the currency market. U.S. dollar is lower in currency trading today as consumer s..."

Cable Gains on US Data, IMF Bailout Scare


"The pound benefited from disappointing economic news out of the U.S. and a thinly-veiled threat from an official with the International Monetary Fund to make strong gains today on both the dollar and..."

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