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United Kingdom

Tommy Wilkes

Price pressures fail to shake sterling out of slumber

17 Apr 2019

LONDON Sterling struggled to make much headway on Wednesday after data showed British prices rose slightly slower than expected in March, easing the pressure on the Bank of England to tighten monetary policy.

Emerging-market forex revenues eclipse 'G10' for first time

17 Apr 2019

LONDON Investment banks are now earning more from trading emerging-market currencies than from the major G10 markets, as wild swings in the likes of the Turkish lira contrast with relative calm in the dollar, euro and yen.

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks march to new highs as European volatility vanishes

16 Apr 2019

* European shares at 6-month high, volatility lowest in 15 months

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks march on as European volatility vanishes

16 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 16 Stock markets inched higher on Tuesday as reassuring data about the health of China's economy helped investors shrug off disappointing bank earnings in the United States, while volatility in European markets took another leg lower.

FOREX-Yen drops towards 2019 low as bullish mood hits safe havens

15 Apr 2019

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

FOREX-Yen drops towards 2019 low as bullish mood hits safe havens

15 Apr 2019

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

FOREX-Yen stuck near 2019 lows as risk rally hits safe havens

15 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 15 The yen dropped towards its 2019 low on Monday and the Swiss franc hit its weakest in nearly a month as a rally in global markets dented demand for currencies considered safe havens.

Sterling lifted above $1.31 as immediate Brexit risks recede

12 Apr 2019

LONDON The British pound rallied on Friday as the immediate risks around Brexit receded after the postponement of the departure date and as the dollar suffered a broad selloff, although collapsing volatility signalled a reluctance to bet big.

Six-month Brexit delay sends sterling into the doldrums

11 Apr 2019

LONDON The pound stumbled below $1.31 on Thursday after a delay of up to six months to Brexit left traders scratching their heads about the direction for the British currency, with few expecting wild price swings in the months ahead.

FOREX-Commodity currencies propelled by crude oil price rally

09 Apr 2019

* Graphic: World FX rates in 2019 http://tmsnrt.rs/2egbfVh (Adds details, graphics)

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