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  1. February 14, 2014

    Sterling close to three-year high

    Sterling rose to its highest level in nearly three years on Friday, following the Bank of England’s change to its forward...

  2. February 28, 2013

    Dollar turns to follow US equities

    The dollar is changing its spots. Hopes for a US recovery have led to a major shift in the way the US currency moves that...

  1. January 15, 2013

    EU uncertainty adds to sterling’s woes

    Any referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU would add to the “headwinds” for sterling, which has fallen against other...

  2. December 7, 2011

    Dollar gains ground on euro

    The euro fell against the dollar on Wednesday amid concerns over the outcome of this week’s European Union summit. The...

  3. October 2, 2011

    Conflicting signals impact currency strategies

    Traders and investors have found it hard to pick a decent foreign exchange strategy this year, with conflicting signals on...

  4. September 8, 2011

    Euro falls as Trichet warns on growth

    The euro lost ground after Jean-Claude Trichet, president of the European Central Bank, warned over eurozone growth and...

  5. September 6, 2011

    Mixed signals leave euro in limbo

    The euro made dramatic gains against the franc following the Swiss National Bank’s intervention to weaken its currency, but...

  6. July 22, 2011

    Euro rallies after rescue deal

    The euro rallied sharply this week as European leaders struck a second bail-out deal for debt-stricken Greece. The single...

  7. February 9, 2011

    Chinese tightening fears hit Aussie dollar

    The Australian dollar came under pressure as the prospect of further monetary tightening in China undermined the currency....

  8. August 13, 2010

    Euro tumbles after divergent GDP report

    The euro tumbled from a three-month high against the dollar this week as concerns over eurozone government debt resurfaced...

  9. May 10, 2010

    Betting against the euro hits record level

    Speculators have ramped up bets against the euro to record levels as fears over contagion from the Greek debt crisis...

  10. May 8, 2010

    Euro suffers violent price action

    The euro and sterling suffered and the dollar and yen soared in a week that saw violent price action on the world's currency...

  11. May 7, 2010

    Euro suffers violent price action

    The euro and sterling suffered and the dollar and yen soared in a week that saw violent price action on the world’s currency...

  12. April 27, 2010

    Euro at three-month low to sterling

    The euro dropped to a three-month low against the pound yesterday as worries over Greece's finances persisted.The single...

  13. April 26, 2010

    Greek contagion worries weaken euro

    The euro dropped to a three-month low against the pound on Monday as worries over Greece’s finances persisted.The single...

  14. February 5, 2010

    Euro weakens further against dollar

    The euro dropped to its lowest level in eight months against the dollar yesterday as concerns mounted over the fiscal...

  15. February 4, 2010

    Euro falls to eight-month low against dollar

    The euro dropped to its lowest level in more than eight months against the dollar on Thursday as concerns mounted over the...

  16. December 5, 2009

    Risk appetite pulls yen from peak

    A recovery in risk appetite and heightened concerns from the Japanese authorities over the strength of the yen pulled the...

  17. December 4, 2009

    Risk appetite pulls yen from peak

    A recovery in risk appetite and heightened concerns from the Japanese authorities over the strength of the yen pulled the...

  18. September 17, 2009

    View of the Day: Ian Stannard, BNP Paribas

    The Swiss National Bank's meeting today could provide the ideal opportunity for a further bout of intervention to weaken...

  19. September 16, 2009

    View of the day: SNB intervention

    The Swiss National Bank’s meeting on Thursday could provide the ideal opportunity for a further bout of intervention to...

  20. June 19, 2009

    Swiss currency hurt by talk of intervention

    Speculation that the Bank for International Settlements was intervening on behalf of the Swiss National Bank to stem the...

  21. June 18, 2009

    Swiss franc tumbles on intervention fears

    Speculation that the Bank for International Settlements was intervening on behalf of the Swiss National Bank to stem the...

  22. December 18, 2008

    Pound creeps closer to parity with euro

    Sterling dived to a fresh record low against the euro, edging closer to parity, after the minutes of the Bank of England's...

  23. December 17, 2008

    Pound creeps closer to parity with euro

    Sterling dived to a fresh record low against the euro, edging closer to parity, after the minutes of the Bank of England’s...

  24. December 12, 2008

    Pound falls towards euro parity

    Sterling plunged towards parity with the euro this week, as the rapid deterioration in economic activity prompted talk the...

  25. November 30, 2008

    Currencies fail to hold firm in the crisis

    The prevailing wisdom was that, for emerging market currencies, this time it was different. The asset class may have been...

  26. November 20, 2008

    Dollar knocked by US deflation fears

    The dollar fell yesterday after data showing a record drop in US inflation and a further contraction in home building...

  27. November 19, 2008

    US deflation fears knock dollar

    The dollar fell on Wednesday after data showing a record drop in US inflation and a further contraction in home building...

  28. August 29, 2008

    Pound likely to continue fall

    Currency analysts expect the pound to continue falling against the world’s major currencies, as speculation grows that the...

  29. August 29, 2008

    Sterling nears record low against euro

    Sterling dropped to within touching distance of a record low against the euro yesterday as the outlook for the UK economy...

  30. August 28, 2008

    Sterling nears record low against euro

    Sterling dropped to within touching distance of a record low against the euro as the outlook for the UK economy continued to...

  31. July 1, 2008

    Euro close to record high amid volatility

    A volatile session saw the euro push towards a record high against the dollar yesterday before taking fright, as traders...

  32. June 30, 2008

    Euro close to record high amid volatility

    A volatile session saw the euro push towards a record high against the dollar on Monday before taking fright, as traders...

  33. March 8, 2008

    Dollar staggers from low to low

    Another grim week for the dollar culminated on Friday with dismal employment figures from the US, confirming some traders'...

  34. March 7, 2008

    Dollar sinks lower after US data

    Another grim week for the dollar culminated on Friday with dismal employment figures from the US, confirming some traders’...

  35. June 13, 2007

    Dollar surges against yen amid rising yields

    The dollar has been the main beneficiary of the recent surge in bond yields, hitting a 4½-year peak against the yen and its...

  36. December 19, 2006

    Profit-taking is fillip for dollar

    The dollar climbed yesterday as investors took profits from recent gains for both sterling and the euro. The US currency...

  37. December 18, 2006

    Dollar climbs on profit taking

    The dollar climbed yesterday as investors took profits from recent gains for both sterling and the euro. The US currency...

  38. November 24, 2006

    Euro hits 19-month high as dollar sinks

    The dollar tumbled through key support levels on Friday as traders priced in the prospect of a further slowdown in the US...

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