• Euro a touch firmer

    The euro is a touch firmer against both the dollar and sterling this morning, trading at $1.04 and 88p respectively, while the pound is hovering just above $1.18 against the US currency US government 10-year bond yields are marginally higher at about 3.85% at the start of play today, while equivalent UK and German yields […]

  • A bad week for the dollar

    The euro and sterling both gained quite a bit of ground against the dollar last week, strengthening by 4 cents and 4.5 cents respectively, and kick off this week trading at $1.03 and just shy of $1.18, while the single currency-pound exchange rate is hovering around 87.5p at the start of play today Government bond […]

  • Dollar slides on US inflation data

    The dollar has weakened following the release of inflation data in the US, shedding the best part of 2.5 cents and 3.5 cents against the euro and sterling respectively to trade north of $1.02 and above $1.17 this morning. This in turns leaves the pound trading about 1p firmer against the single currency at just […]

  • Sterling a touch softer

    Sterling has lost some ground against the dollar, shedding around 1.5 cents to trade at about $1.14 this morning, and is also slightly weaker against the euro, trading just shy of 88p. The single currency, meanwhile, has slipped back to parity against the dollar German and UK government 10-year bond yields have nudged down further […]

  • Dollar slides on US inflation data

    The dollar has weakened following the release of inflation data in the US, shedding the best part of 2.5 cents and 3.5 cents against the euro and sterling respectively to trade north of $1.02 and above $1.17 this morning. This in turns leaves the pound trading about 1p firmer against the single currency at just […]

  • Sterling a touch softer

    Sterling has lost some ground against the dollar, shedding around 1.5 cents to trade at about $1.14 this morning, and is also slightly weaker against the euro, trading just shy of 88p. The single currency, meanwhile, has slipped back to parity against the dollar German and UK government 10-year bond yields have nudged down further […]

  • Dollar loses some more ground

    The euro and sterling have both advanced some more against the dollar to trade close to $1.01 and at $1.1550 respectively this morning, which leaves the single currency-pound exchange rate hovering just above 87p Government bond yields reversed course yesterday to end lower on the day overall, albeit there was no particular catalyst for the […]

  • Euro back at parity

    The euro and sterling continue to creep higher against the dollar, trading at parity and just shy of $1.15 respectively this morning, while the single currency-pound exchange rate is trading close to 87p Government bond yields are still ticking up. US and UK 10-year yields are now close to 4.25% and 3.65% respectively and equivalent […]

  • Dollar softer post ‘payrolls’

    The euro and sterling have both advanced against the dollar following the release of the latest employment report in the US on Friday, strengthening to well over $0.99 and north of $1.13 respectively and leaving the single currency-pound exchange rate hovering a touch below 88p Government bond yields rose over the course of last week […]

  • Sterling loses ground

    The pound has lost ground following yesterday’s Bank of England monetary policy meeting, weakening to $1.12 against the dollar and to over 87p against the euro. The latter, meanwhile, has slipped a little against the US currency, to just under $0.98 In government bond markets, US and UK 10-year yields are largely unchanged trading at4.15% […]