EUR/GBP — News Archive


Pound Stronger After Construction PMI

The Great Britain pound firmed today following the release of construction data that showed that the sector continues to grow, albeit not at an impressive pace.

Soft Economic Data Continues to Weigh on Sterling

Soft economic data continues to pull the UK pound down in Forex trading on the currency market. The latest PMI data is disappointing, and that is bringing the sterling down against its major counterparts on the currency market.

Euro Rallies vs. Dollar & Yen, Flat vs. Pound

The euro rallied together with other currencies against the US dollar after Janet Yellen, Chairperson of the Federal Reserve, signaled that monetary tightening would be cautious and gradual. The currency also rose versus the Japanese yen but remained flat against the Great Britain pound.

Sterling Shows Resilience in the Face of Brexit

UK pound is mostly higher today, gaining ground against its currency trading counterparts. Even though there are concerns about and exit from the European Union (called the Brexit), sterling is showing signs of life as US stocks gain ground. European markets are closed today for Easter Monday, so training is somewhat thin.

Euro Gets a Boost on Soft US Data

Euro is a little higher today, thanks in part to soft US data. Trading is a little thin today because of the Easter Monday holiday in Europe.

Euro Finally Shows Signs of Weakness

Analysts and traders have been expecting the euro to drop for quite some time now. Forecasts for a lower euro have not been met, as the 19-nation currency continues to show resiliency. Today, though, the euro finally appears to be showing signs of weakness.

Pound Continues to Move Lower Against Dollar

The Great Britain pound continued to move lower against the US dollar today after demonstrating the biggest one-day loss since February yesterday. Surprisingly enough, the currency performed even worse than the euro.

Euro Retains Much of Its Strength

Euro is still trading relatively strong against most of its major counterparts. Even though the 19-nation currency is down against the dollar today, it isn’t down by very much and it is largely holding its ground. Much of this has to do with the fact that ECB policymakers are finding it difficult to continue to talk the euro down.

Great Britain Pound amid Political Turmoil

The Great Britain pound fell today as the split in the ruling Conservative party led to concerns that Prime Minister David Cameron may have problems in holding his party together in voting for staying in the European Union.

Euro Backtracks After Praet Remarks

Euro is a little lower across the board today after remarks from Peter Praet. Indications from Praet seem to contradict the decision announced by ECB last week. The euro is weaker, but it is not below the general range that it has been trading in for the last few months.