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Euro to Pound FX: Weekly EUR-GBP Exchange Rate Roundup

29 Mar 2015 at 6 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

The Euro to Pound Sterling exchange experienced mixed movement this week due to signs that the Eurozone economy is improving and concerns over the Greece situation. At the start of the week, the Euro eased away from last week’s highs against the US Dollar as concerns over Greece’s future in the single currency bloc remain in doubt. The Pound Sterling meanwhile weakened against all of its most traded peers as concerns...

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US Dollar to Pound Sterling Weekly Exchange Rate Roundup March 23 – 27

29 Mar 2015 at 6 PM - Written by James Fuller

The US Dollar exchange rate had a mixed week, as expectations increased that the US Federal Reserve may choose to delay hiking interest rates until later in the year. At the start of the week, the ‘Greenback’ was stronger against several peers, as investors still believed that the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates in the summer. The Pound weakened after a CBI Industrial Trends Orders report came in well below...

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Exchange Rate Forecast for Pound Sterling, Euro, US Dollar and Canadian Dollar

29 Mar 2015 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

Latest Exchange Rate Predictions and Forecasts for the British Pound (GBP), Euro (EUR), US Dollar (USD) and the Canadian Dollar (CAD) The POUND STERLING (currency:GBP) held its ground towards the end of last week. The UK unit was buoyed by the morning release of a strong set of February domestic Retail Sales data which pointed to a year-on-year increase in shop sales of some 5.1%. Investors appear to be getting over the...

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Australian Dollar Slips against New Zealand Dollar (AUD/NZD) as Commodity Prices Cause Fluctuations

29 Mar 2015 at 5 PM - Written by Frank Davies

The Australian Dollar exchange rate declined against the New Zealand Dollar (AUD/NZD) on Friday after the price of iron ore fell. As both Australian and New Zealand data has been thin on the ground this week, the currencies are extremely sensitive to commodity price changes and global developments. Australia’s largest export, iron ore, has tumbled in value by around 50% in the last 12 months as a global oversupply...

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Short-Term Pound to Yen Exchange Rate Gains Forecast

29 Mar 2015 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

On the face of it, the Japanese consumer Price Index inflation data looked healthy – the Asian nation’s prices rose by an annualised 2.2% during the twelve months to the end of February. Analysts had been anticipating a slightly higher showing of 2.3%, but even still the result was not apparently a bad one for the Japanese economy or for the Japanese Yen (currency:JPY). Not bad, that is, until you take into account...

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Pound Falls against Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) as Risk Aversion Grows, UK Retail Sales Climb

26 Mar 2015 at 10 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Pound to Yen Exchange Rate (GBP/JPY) Declines as Risk Aversion Grows, UK Retail Sales Climb The Pound slipped rather dramatically against the Japanese Yen on Thursday despite upbeat UK Retail Sales stats. The Pound had experienced a good start to the day with UK Retail Sales Including Autos rising by 0.7% in the month of February, much better than January’s -0.3% contraction and the expected 0.4% gain. Therefore, the...

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GBP/USD & Central Bank Watch: Fed Lockhart’s Comments Send Pound Dollar Rate Lower

26 Mar 2015 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Central Bank Comments Help US Dollar to Pound Exchange Rate This afternoon’s session has been marked by significant comments from a leading figure at the world’s premier central bank. The upshot has seen the euro US Dollar exchange rate test lower, lading some analysts to suggest that the recent renaissance from the shared currency may now be running out of steam as the Buck pushes forward once more. Exchange Rates...

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Euro to US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate Weakens on Strong US data

26 Mar 2015 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

The Euro exchange rate gave up earlier gains against the US Dollar following the release of better than forecast jobless claims and Markit compiled purchasing managers index (PMI) reports. Earlier in the session the Euro to Dollar exchange rate advanced as it benefited from data which showed that consumer confidence in Germany climbed to a 13-year high in March. As the session progressed, the US Dollar regained the losses...

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British Pound Sterling Exchange Rate Forecast - Euro, Swiss Franc and the US Dollar

26 Mar 2015 at 9 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Bank of England’s monetary policy team came out in force yesterday to scotch market rumours suggesting that the next move from the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street might be an interest rate cut. Holders of the POUND STERLING (currency:GBP) were relieved to hear firstly Kristin Forbes and then David Miles publicly state that the next BoE move was still likely to be a rate increase. Sterling has been sold off hard over the last...

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Forecasting Renewed Gains for Pound to Euro Exchange Rate Before 2016

25 Mar 2015 at 11 PM - Written by John Cameron

Comments from policysetters at some of the world’s leading central banks stole the headlines during today’s session in the global currency markets, but the major units have apparently been slow to factor them in. The European Central Bank’s executive member Peter Praet led the way earlier today with words which were mildly reassuring and at the same time mildly concerning for investors holding the single currency. Praet...

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