• Main currencies steady

    The main currency pairs are little changed this morning with the euro still trading just north of $1.16 against the dollar and a touch under 84.5p against sterling, while the pound continues to hover close to $1.38 against the US currency In bond markets, yields have edged higher with US and German yields rising to […]

  • Dollar loses some ground

    The euro and sterling have both gained some ground on the dollar to trade at around $1.1650 and close to $1.38 respectively this morning, which in turn leaves single currency slightly firmer against the pound trading at about 84.5p European equity markets are marginally higher at the start of play today, having lost ground yesterday, […]

  • Euro a touch weaker

    The euro is a touch weaker against both the dollar and sterling this morning trading back below $1.16 and close to 84p respectively, while the pound has strengthened to over $1.37 against the US currency Bond yields jumped late on Friday with US 10-year yields now almost 10bps higher from last Thursday’s close at around […]

  • Bond yields edge lower

    The euro is not much changed against the dollar this morning as it continues to trade in and around the $1.16 level. It’s much the same for sterling which is hovering around the $1.37 mark against the US currency, in turn leaving the euro-pound exchange rate relatively steady close to 84.5p Government bond yields continue […]

  • Dollar a touch softer

    The euro and sterling have both gained a little ground against the dollar with the single currency trading back up above $1.16 and the pound rising to almost $1.37. This in turn leaves the euro-sterling exchange rate still hovering just below 85p Equity markets closed in positive territory yesterday while bond yields have edged down, […]

  • Sterling slightly firmer

    Sterling is slightly firmer this morning, trading back above the $1.36 level against the dollar and nudging up to around 84.75p against the euro. The latter is not much changed against the US currency as it continues to hover in and around the $1.1550 mark European equity markets are marginally up at the open today, […]

  • Sterling a touch weaker

    Sterling has lost a little ground to both the dollar and the euro, slipping back to just under $1.36 and to around 85p respectively, while the euro is trading a touch above $1.1550 against the US currency European equity markets are off almost 1% at the open today, while bond yields are largely unchanged at […]

  • Bond yields head higher

    The euro was under pressure against the dollar during much of last week and kicks off this week trading just below $1.16. It was a case of a week of two halves for sterling which recovered ground against the US currency on Thursday and Friday and is nudging a little higher again this morning trading […]

  • US ‘payrolls’ report day

    The euro is under a bit of pressure this morning, dipping to under $1.1550 against the dollar and to just below 85p against sterling, while the latter has gained some ground against the US currency and is trading back at around the $1.36 level Bond yields are nudging higher again with US 10-year yields now […]

  • Main currency pairs steady

    The main currency pairs are steady this morning with the euro and sterling both little changed against the dollar trading at about $1.1550 and just under $1.36 respectively, in turn leaving the euro-pound exchange rate still hovering in and around 85p European stocks have started on the front foot this morning, up more than 1% […]