Mon, 31 Mar 08 15:00 pm
Sterling slipped to a record low against the euro on Monday, extending its losing streak after figures showed that British house prices fell for the sixth straight month in March.
Fri, 28 Mar 08 14:00 pm
The pound slid to an all-time low versus the euro and lost ground to the dollar on Friday as soft house price and consumer confidence data pointed to a UK economic slowdown.
Thu, 27 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling rose against the euro on Thursday as the single European currency slid broadly, helping pull the pound away from a near record low hit the previous day.
Wed, 26 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling held steady against the dollar and euro on Wednesday, with dealers eyeing testimony to UK politicians from Bank of England Governor Mervyn King.
Tue, 25 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling held above last week's 11-year lows on a trade weighted basis on Tuesday, as rallying stock markets boosted risk appetite among investors returning from a four-day Easter weekend.
Thu, 20 Mar 08 14:00 pm
The pound extended gains versus the euro and short sterling futures erased gains on Thursday after UK retail sales data came in stronger than expected.
Wed, 19 Mar 08 14:00 pm
The pound fell to session lows versus the euro and the dollar on Wednesday, while UK rate futures ticked higher after Bank of England minutes showed that two of the nine policymakers favoured a rate cut this month.
Tue, 18 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling firmed against the dollar on Tuesday, regaining poise after posting its biggest one-day percentage loss on a trade-weighted basis since September 1992 the previous day.
Mon, 17 Mar 08 14:00 pm
The pound sank to a record trough versus the euro and to its lowest in around three years against the yen on Monday as the collapse of Bear Stearns intensified fears about the health of the UK financial sector.
Fri, 14 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling rose against the dollar on Thursday on a wave of dollar selling that pushed it to historic lows against many currencies on the view the Federal Reserve's recent actions to ease market strains won't work.
Thu, 13 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling strengthened against the sickly dollar on Thursday, taking advantage of the growing sense in financial markets that the Federal Reserve's recent actions to ease credit market strains will not work.
Wed, 12 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling rose against a broadly weaker dollar on Wednesday, on expectations that the Federal Reserve's liquidity boosting measures will not fix economic problems in the U.S. and with focus turning to the UK budget.
Tue, 11 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling retreated from three-month highs versus the dollar on Tuesday after a UK house price measure fell to its lowest since the market crashed in 1990, boosting the case for further interest rate cuts.
Mon, 10 Mar 08 14:00 pm
Sterling held above $2.01 against the dollar on Monday, helped by a supportive monetary policy stance after the Bank of England left interest rates on hold last week.
Fri, 07 Mar 08 15:00 pm
Sterling hit its strongest since mid December versus a struggling dollar rising well above the $2 mark on Friday after the Bank of England left rates on hold the previous session.
Wed, 05 Mar 08 15:00 pm
The pound touched an all-time low against the euro on Wednesday as soft data reinforced the case for Bank of England rate cuts.
Tue, 04 Mar 08 15:00 pm
Sterling recovered from record lows versus the euro on Tuesday, after euro zone policymakers voiced concern about the single currency's strength, while UK data pointed to an only gradual pace of monetary easing.
Mon, 03 Mar 08 15:00 pm
Sterling erased earlier losses versus the euro and dollar on Monday after manufacturing PMI data came in higher than expected, slightly denting expectations for rate cuts from the Bank of England
Data just out indicated that domestic manufacturing activity slowed for August, thereby knocking...
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