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Olga Cotaga

Sterling weakens ahead of Johnson, Merkel meeting

21 Aug 2019

LONDON The pound on Wednesday gave back some of the previous day's gains as investors took little heart from hints by German Chancellor Angela Merkel that there might be room for negotiation over Brexit as prospects of a no deal loom.

Sterling on the back foot ahead of Johnson, Merkel meeting

21 Aug 2019

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv

FOREX-Euro near two-week low vs dollar as Treasury yields rebound

20 Aug 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds context, chart, updates prices)

Pound recovers briefly vs euro on Brexit backstop hopes

20 Aug 2019

LONDON Sterling briefly rebounded from near three-year lows versus the euro on Tuesday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the European Union would think about practical solutions regarding the post-Brexit Irish border.

Summer calm: some traders back away from 'extreme' sterling shorts

20 Aug 2019

LONDON After shedding nearly 10% of its value since mid-March, sterling may enjoy some calm over the remaining weeks of the British summer as traders take advantage of a parliamentary recess to unwind short positions in the currency.

Sterling slips as investors await EU response to Johnson demand

20 Aug 2019

* Graphic: Trade-weighted sterling since Brexit vote http://tmsnrt.rs/2hwV9Hv

FOREX-Euro weakens vs dollar as Treasury yields pick up on stimulus talks

20 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 20 The euro hovered around a two-week low versus the dollar as the U.S. currency held strong on Tuesday, boosted by slightly higher Treasury yields, while political uncertainties in Italy also kept the common currency subdued.

FOREX-Norway's crown slides to 17-year low, euro drops on rate expectations

16 Aug 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds context, quotes, chart, updates prices)

FOREX-Euro drops to two-week low against the dollar

16 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 16 The euro fell to a two-week low on Friday against the dollar, which extended the gains it made the day before after U.S. retail sales data came out better than expected .

Sterling bounces as Labour prepares bid to avert no-deal Brexit

15 Aug 2019

LONDON Sterling rose on Thursday to the highest in more than a week, supported by news that the opposition Labour Party was mounting a bid to bring down Prime Minister Boris Johnson and stop him taking Britain out of the EU without a deal.

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