House Prices — News Archive


Drop of Aussie After RBA Minutes Doesn’t Last Long

The Australian dollar fell today after the Reserve Bank of Australia released minutes of its latest policy meeting. The fall was very brief, though, and the Aussie has recovered against its major rivals by now. Positive housing data likely helped the currency to some degree.

Pound Gains on Vulnerable Dollar, Falls Against Other Rivals

The GBP/USD currency pair (also know as the Cable) rallied today on the back of the US dollar’s weakness. The Great Britain pound fell against other currencies, though. In fact, there were speculations that the sterling may reach parity with the euro.

Pound Gains on Dollar, Remains Weak Against Other Majors

The Great Britain pound rose against the US dollar during Tuesday’s trading but fell against other currencies, including the euro.

British Pound Drops Against US Dollar on Weak Inflation Data

The British pound today dropped sharply against the US dollar after the release of weak inflation figures by the Office for National Statistics. The major decline in the sterling highlighted the fact that that the currency was extremely susceptible to monetary policy speculation.  The weak inflation figures also signaled that a rate hike by the Bank of England might not be forthcoming this year.

Australian Dollar Near Opening After Failing to Maintain Rally

The Australian dollar started the current trading session rising but reversed its movement at about 12:00 GMT and is trading near the opening levels as of now.

British Pound Climbs vs. Euro and US Dollar on Strong Inflation Data

The British pound moved higher versus the euro and the US dollar on Tuesday, driven by gains in UK inflation and home prices that were bigger than expected. However, negative producer prices data limited the pound’s climb today.

Pound Logs Gains Ahead of Thursday’s Election

The Great Britain pound rose today even as markets remained cautious ahead of tomorrow’s general election, which may have a tremendous impact on the currency, and not necessarily a positive one.

Great Britain Pound Fails to Capitalize on Positive UK Data

Macroeconomic reports released from the United Kingdom today were almost universally good, including the most important of them — the Consumer Price Index. The Great Britain pound attempted to rally against the US dollar on the back of the good data but failed to maintain the upward momentum. The sterling did not even attempt to rise against such currencies as the euro and the Swiss franc.

Loonie Weakens After Moody’s Downgrades Canada’s Banks

The Canadian dollar traded lower against its major counterparts today as the credit rating downgrade of six Canadian banks by Moody’s Investors Service damaged the attractiveness of the currency to investors.

Great Britain Pound Weak Ahead of BoE Meeting

The Great Britain pound traded lower ahead of Bank of England policy meeting that will occur later today. The reason for the currency’s drop was the streak of rather weak macroeconomic indicators.