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Pound Sterling Could Actually Rise if Bank of England Slashed Interest Rates to Below Zero…

29 May, 2020 |

Speculation has been growing over the course of May that the Bank of England could soon announce it will cut interest rates to below zero in its ongoing battle to stem the negative economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis.

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Pound Sterling's Rise and Fall vs. Euro and Dollar on Brexit Headlines Confirms June will …

28 May, 2020 |

The British Pound is trading softer against the Euro, U.S. Dollar and other major currencies as foreign exchange market participants increase expectations that trade negotiations between the EU and UK will fail to result in a deal, following a briefing on the state of talks by the UK's chief negotiator.

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Pound Sterling "Blown Off Course by Frosty Brexit Talks", Dips 0.5% against Euro…

27 May, 2020 |

The British Pound has suffered an abrupt shift in fortunes as it fell from top of the leaderboard amidst a fresh injection of nerves concerning the status of ongoing Brexit talks.

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Pound Sterling advances against Euro and Dollar after EU Rows back on Fishing and Haldane …

27 May, 2020 |

The British Pound advanced by over a percent against the U.S. Dollar and half a percent against the Euro as markets welcomed a bevvy of developments including rumours of progress on fishing in deadlocked EU-UK trade negotiations and a senior Bank of England policy maker quelled expectations for negative interest rates.

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U.S. Dollar in the Dog House as Death of the Bond Market Fuels Stock Market Rally 

28 May, 2020 |

The Dollar was down for the count already Thursday but a steady death of the bond market could see investors bailing on it in earnest later this year, which would be a boon for Sterling and many other currencies, if the summer's choc-a-bloc schedule of risk cannot bring it back to life in a meaningful way. 

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Pound-to-Dollar Rate Burns as Brexit Angst Returns but Could be Fool's Gold Even at These …

27 May, 2020 |

The Pound-to-Dollar rate burned Wednesday as Brexit angst returned just as investors were reverting attention back to the upside, although a possible summer of discontent means Sterling might still be fool's gold even at current levels. 

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U.S. Dollar in Comeback Mode as Trump, Pompeo Threaten Big Trouble in Little China amid Fr…

27 May, 2020 |

The Dollar was in comeback mode and rising against most of its major counterparts on Wednesday after President Donald Trump said a U.S. response to China's latest provocation in Hong-Kong is on the way and as protests in the city resulted in fresh clashes between authorities and demonstrators. 

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Pound-to-Dollar Rate Surges as Greenback Hits Ropes and Analysts Look for Risk Rally to En…

26 May, 2020 |

The Pound-to-Dollar rate surged Tuesday as the greenback hit the ropes and risk assets rallied in a market where investors continued to view the global economic glass a half-full rather near empty and analysts say this trigger-happy mood could endure over the coming days.