• Dollar loses ground

    The dollar lost ground against the euro and sterling over the course of last week, shedding more than a cent against both currencies. Sterling has extended its gains against the dollar at the start of play today trading just north of $1.40, while the euro is not far shy of $1.22, leaving the single currency-pound […]

  • Dollar a touch weaker

    The dollar is a little softer this morning with the euro closing in on $1.21 against the US currency and sterling back above the $1.39 level. This is turn sees the euro-pound exchange rate largely unchanged as it continues to hover just above 86.5p Equity markets in the US chalked up modest gains yesterday but […]

  • Main currencies steady

    The main currency pairs are largely unchanged this morning with the euro continuing to trade in and around $1.20 and 86.5p against the dollar and sterling respectively, while the pound is still hovering around the $1.39 level against the US currency Equity markets chalked up modest gains yesterday while core bond yields nudged down a […]

  • Euro a touch weaker

    The euro has lost some ground against both the dollar and sterling and is trading just under $1.20 and just over 86p respectively this morning, while the pound is hovering close to $1.39 against the US currency European stocks closed almost 2% lower yesterday while the S&P 500 in the US shed almost 1% on […]

  • Euro Area economy contracts

    The euro is little changed against both the dollar and sterling from where it closed last Friday, trading this morning at around $1.20 and just over 86.5p respectively, while the pound is hovering above $1.3850 against the US currency Stocks in Europe and the US advanced a little at the start of this week, while […]

  • US economy expands in Q1

    The euro and sterling are both a touch softer against the dollar from where they were yesterday morning, trading at $1.21 and $1.39 at the off today, while the single currency is a tad firmer against the pound at 87p European and US stocks chalked up modest gains yesterday, though this was enough to see […]

  • Dollar a touch weaker post Fed

    The dollar has lost some ground post yesterday’s Fed meeting with the euro and sterling trading north of $1.21 and close to $1.40 against the US currency respectively this morning, leaving the single currency-pound rate once again largely unchanged at just under 87p Core bond yields are steady with US and German 10-year yields at […]

  • Main currencies little changed

    The main currency pairs are largely unchanged this morning with the euro still trading a little below $1.21 against the dollar and just under 87p against sterling, while the pound in turn continues to trade a touch shy of $1.39 against the dollar Equity markets ended flat to marginally lower yesterday while core bond yields […]

  • Main currencies steady

    The main currencies are broadly steady this morning with the euro and sterling trading just above $1.2050 and a little below $1.39 against the dollar respectively, while the single currency-pound exchange rate remains just under 87p Equity markets in Europe and the US closed marginally higher yesterday, as did German and US bond yields with […]

  • Dollar loses a little ground

    The dollar is slightly weaker against both the euro and sterling, which are trading close to $1.21 and north of $1.39 at the off this morning. This in turn leaves the single currency-pound exchange rate largely unchanged from late last week hovering just below the 87p level Equity markets lost a little ground over the […]