Nationwide Building Society — News Archive


Pound Shows Weakness Despite Supportive Domestic Data

The Great Britain pound attempted to rally today but failed. Currently, the sterling trades at the opening level against some rivals and fell far below it versus others. Thursday’s macroeconomic data was generally positive, but that did not help the currency.

Pound Plunges as Economic Growth Slows Beyond Expectations

The Great Britain pound took a beating today as the vast majority of macroeconomic reports released over the Friday’s trading session were very disappointing. Markets primarily focused on the slowing economic growth, though other indicators were not impressive either.

Pound Rallies Against US Dollar on Strong UK Housing Data

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar in the early European session despite the release of weak UK manufacturing data. The pound’s rally was largely triggered by the weaker US dollar and positive UK housing data released by Nationwide Building Society earlier in the session.

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.

Great Britain Pound Logs Gains After Economic Data

The Great Britain pound rallied today, reaching the strongest level in a month versus the US dollar, as macroeconomic data from the United Kingdom was relatively positive. The softness of the US currency added to the upside momentum of the sterling.

Pound Mixed After Thursday’s Data

The Great Britain pound was mixed after today’s economic data from the United Kingdom. The currency was stable against the US dollar, fell versus the euro and rose versus the Japanese yen.

Pound Gains vs. Dollar, Retreats vs. Yen

The Great Britain pound gained today against the US dollar on the back of relatively positive housing data. Gains were limited though, and the currency dropped versus the Japanese yen.

UK Pound Gains as HPI Rises

The Great Britain pound advanced today after a good report about house prices, yet gains were limited as not all today’s data from the United Kingdom was particularly good.

GBP Ends Session Higher vs. USD, Flat vs. JPY, Soft vs. EUR

The Great Britain pound ended the Friday session higher against the US dollar with the help of positive domestic fundamentals. The sterling was flat versus the Japanese yen and was not able to outperform the euro.

UK Housing Market Looks Good, Beneficial for Sterling

The Great Britain pound ticked up today as a report confirmed that Britain’s housing sector continues to expand, albeit with slower pace. The sterling was heading for a third straight session of gains against the Japanese yen, but has retreated at the present time.