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Pound Sterling's Surge against the Euro, Dollar and Other Major Currencies Draws Question…

27 March, 2020 |

The Pound is pushing sharply higher against the Euro, Dollar and a host of other currencies ahead of the weekend, but the gains come as stock markets are tanking: The FTSE 100, Dow Jones and Germany's Dax are all down over 2% as the week's recovery capitulates in impressive fashion.

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Pound Sterling in "Whopping" Recovery against the Euro and Dollar

27 March, 2020 |

The British Pound recovered back above 1.20 against the Dollar and 1.10 against the Euro over the course of the past 24 hours, thanks to an ongoing improvement in global investor sentiment.

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Pound Sterling in "Surprise Drop" against Euro, Dollar and Other Majors

25 March, 2020 |

After a strong start to the mid-week session the British Pound has suffered a sudden and unexpected decline against the Euro, Dollar and other major currencies in the London afternoon / New York trading session.

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Uplift in Global Markets Pulls Pound Sterling Higher against the Dollar and Euro

25 March, 2020 |

Global markets have surged higher over the past 24 hours amidst an improvement in global investor sentiment, which has in turn benefited the Pound.

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Pound-to-Dollar Rate Volatile after Prime Minister Boris Johnson Says He's Got Coronavirus…

27 March, 2020 |

The Pound-to-Dollar slumped on Friday, unwinding earlier whopping gains, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson said in a surprise announcement that he has tested positive for coronavirus but will continue to lead the country. 

USD

Dollar Slumps 1.0% against Pound Sterling in Wake of U.S. Unemployment Surge

26 March, 2020 |

A new record was set today when it was reported 3.2 million Americans applied for unemployment support in the week ending March 21, which was well above the 1.7 million that markets were expecting, a number that amounts to more than 2% of the employed population.

USD

U.S. Dollar Today: All Eyes on Jobless Claims

26 March, 2020 |

It's a big day for the Dollar as market attention fixes on the release of weekly jobless claims, which will give a first taste as to just ho the 'corona crisis' will impact the world's largest economy.

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U.S. Dollar Reels as $2 Trillion Virus Aid Encourages Reversal of Great Dash for Cash

25 March, 2020 |

The Dollar was left reeling on Wednesday as the promise of a $2 trillion virus-related aid package for American companies and households stoked global risk appetite and encouraged and unwinding of the great dash for cash that was seen earlier in March, a process that is tipped by some analysts to continue for a while yet.