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U.S. dollar slides as stocks rally; focus on Fed

The dollar slipped on Monday against its major peers, dropping to a two-week low versus the yen, as positive news about a COVID-19 vaccine and a wave of merger and acquisition deals lifted the mood in global equity markets.

Sterling rises before key Brexit vote; volatility hits 5-month highs

The pound rose against the euro and a broadly weaker U.S. dollar on Monday, boosted by improved risk appetite in global markets, while investors waited for UK lawmakers to vote on a bill which the European Union has told London to scrap.

Dollar falls against the yen, sterling dips on COVID worries

The U.S. dollar lost ground to the Japan's yen for the fifth straight day and the yen was at a seven-week high against the greenback on Friday as investors sought safety amid concerns about a resurgence in coronavirus cases in Europe and a lack of progress in U.S. fiscal...

Sterling under pressure as COVID-19 cases jump

Sterling edged lower on Friday as rising COVID-19 cases and the Bank of England signalling it is examining negative interest rates kept the currency under pressure.

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Sterling falls below $1.29 on Bank of England negative rates talk

Sterling lost 0.6%, or around one cent, versus the dollar after the Bank of England said that it had been briefed on how a negative interest rate could be implemented effectively, should it be needed.

U.S. dollar skids to two-week low vs yen as Fed looms

The dollar dropped to a two-week low against the yen on Tuesday on expectations the Federal Reserve will maintain its downbeat stance on the U.S. economy as it grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, and keep U.S. interest rates near zero for some time.

Euro gains as ECB viewed as less worried about strong currency

The euro rose for a third straight session against the dollar on Friday, with investors encouraged to push it higher after the European Central Bank showed no sign of stemming the single currency's appreciation.

Brexit impasse sends pound back to March lows

Fears that Britain will end its post-Brexit transition period without agreeing any trading arrangements sent the pound to 5-1/2-month lows on Friday, overshadowing data showing the economy recovering and news of a new trade deal with Japan.

Euro advances after ECB's Lagarde says exchange rate not being targeted

The euro rose to a one-week high against the dollar on Thursday, after European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde said that while the ECB is watching the exchange rate, it is not a monetary policy tool.

Exclusive: ECB governors agreed to look through euro rise - sources

European Central Bank policymakers agreed on Thursday to look through the euro's appreciation, judging it was broadly in line with economic fundamentals and fearing any hint of a "currency war" with the United States, four sources at the meeting said.

Battered sterling sinks 1.7% to more than five-month low vs euro on Brexit fears

The pound fell 1.7% to hit a more than five-month low against a rising euro on Thursday, weighed down by fears that the UK-EU trade negotiations may fall apart.

Euro, German bond yields jump to one-week high as ECB says it has no FX target

The euro and German government bond yields jumped to their highest in a week on Thursday after ECB chief Christine Lagarde said the ECB is watching the euro closely but stressed there is no foreign exchange target.

Sterling falls to 10-week low vs euro as emergency Brexit talks start

The British pound fell to a 10-week low of 91.64 pence versus the euro as well as sliding 0.5% to $1.2932, nearing a six-week low, as negotiations between UK and European Union representatives were due to start.

U.S. dollar skids from four-week high; euro gains

The U.S. dollar slid from a four-week high on Wednesday, led by losses against the euro after a news report said European Central Bank officials have become more confident in their outlook for the region's recovery.

Pound whipsawed as UK butts heads with EU over post-Brexit life

Sterling hit a six-week low below $1.29 on Wednesday before bouncing back above $1.30 as Britain unveiled draft legislation for post-Brexit life, stoking concern that trade talks with the European Union could be derailed.

Sterling climbs back above $1.30 after EU says will not suspend Brexit talks

Sterling rose back above the $1.30 on Wednesday after an EU statement that said it would not suspend Brexit negotiations over the British government's new internal market bill.

Sterling falls below $1.29 after post-Brexit bill acknowledges 'inconsistency' with international law

Sterling fell below the $1.29 mark against the dollar on Wednesday after new British government legislation intended for the post-Brexit period explicitly acknowledged certain provisions would be inconsistent with international law.

Dollar rises to four-week high as sterling, U.S. stocks fall

The safe-haven dollar climbed to a four-week peak on Tuesday, led by gains versus sterling on renewed worries about Brexit and as risk appetite waned with a sell-off on Wall Street.

Pound sinks as UK steps up no-deal Brexit preparations

Sterling fell more than 1% against the dollar on Tuesday as fears grew that Britain was preparing to undercut its Brexit divorce treaty and torpedo trade talks with the European Union.

Pound falls on threat to Brexit divorce deal

Sterling fell on Monday against the U.S. dollar and the euro as Brexit talks plunged into crisis following Britain's threat to override its European Union divorce deal.

Dollar dips as market recovers from weak U.S. jobs data

As risk assets recovered on Friday afternoon, the safe-haven U.S. dollar dipped, retracing gains made on safe-haven demand following a Labor Department report that job growth slowed further in August, threatening the economy's recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sterling loses out to rebounding dollar; no-deal Brexit fears rise

Sterling fell against the dollar for the third day in a row on Friday, retreating from its recent highs, as the dollar strengthened and Brexit risks weighed on the pound.

Sterling to weaken by end-year before regaining lost ground - Reuters poll

Sterling will lose some of its recent gains against a weaker dollar as year-end approaches, hurt by Brexit uncertainty and fears surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, a Reuters poll showed on Friday.

Dollar bears persist on Fed's shift to lower rates for longer - Reuters poll

The dollar's downtrend will continue into next year, driven largely by the U.S. Federal Reserve's shift to a new policy framework, although expectations for a deep fall in a sustained way have waned somewhat from last month, a Reuters poll found.