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Following the release of the U.K. public sector finance data for June at 4:30 am ET Friday, the pound changed little against its major rivals. The pound was trading at 1.2995 against the greenback, 145.23 against the yen, 1.2358 against the franc and 0.8956 against the euro around 4:31 am ET.

The Office for National Statistics releases U.K. public sector finance data for June. The budget deficit is forecast to narrow to GBP 4.2 billion in June from GBP 6.0 billion in May. Ahead of the data, the pound traded mixed against its major rivals. While the pound rose against the franc, euro and...

The New Zealand dollar climbed its major counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand's Finance Minister Steven Joyce remarked that he is unperturbed by the strength in the domestic currency as it reflects a strong economy. In an interview with Bloomberg, Joyce...

The Australian dollar slipped against its key counterparts in the Asian session on Friday, after the Reserve Bank of Australia's Deputy Governor Guy Debelle remarked that Australia's interest rate need not increase automatically with the tightening of other central banks. "Just as the policy rate...

EUR-USD4-072017.jpg The dollar is turning in a mixed performance against its major rivals Thursday afternoon. The buck is down against the Euro and the Japanese Yen, but is holding onto gains against the British pound. Central banks were in focus Thursday, as the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan both maintained...

The euro fell against its most major counterparts in the European session on Thursday, after the European Central Bank kept its key interest rates and massive stimulus unchanged for an eleventh straight month, while leaving the downward bias on asset purchases. The Governing Council, led by ECB President...

As expected, the European Central Bank kept its refi rate at zero percent and the deposit rate at -0.4 percent. Following the decision, the euro traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the euro dropped against the yen, franc and the pound, it rose against the franc. The euro was trading...

The European Central Bank is set to announce its interest rate decision at 7:45 am ET Thursday. The bank is expected to keep its refi rate at zero percent and the deposit rate at -0.4 percent. Ahead of the decision, the euro traded mixed against its major counterparts. While the euro rose against...

The British pound retreated from recent highs against other major currencies in the European session on Thursday. The pound fell to a 6-day low of 1.2955 against the U.S. dollar, from an early high of 1.3017. Against the euro and the Swiss franc, the pound dropped to 2-day lows of 0.8880 and 1.2403...

The Canadian dollar advanced against its most major counterparts in early European deals on Thursday amid risk appetite, as European shares rose on upbeat earnings and investors await the European Central Bank's rate decision and President Mario Draghi's press conference for clues as to whether the central...

The British pound recovered from recent highs against other major currencies in the early European session on Thursday, after data showed that U.K. retail sales recovered at a faster than expected pace in June. Data from the Office for National Statistics showed that U.K. retail sales grew 0.6 percent...

The British pound strengthened against other major currencies in the early European session on Thursday. The pound rose to 0.8833 against the euro and 1.2458 against the Swiss franc, from an early 2-day lows of 0.8866 and 1.2411, respectively. Against the yen, the pound advanced to 146.27 from...

At 4:30 am ET Thursday, the Office for National Statistics has released U.K. retail sales data for June. After the data, the pound recovered from early lows against its major rivals. The pound was trading at 0.8838 against the euro, 1.2450 against the Swiss franc, 1.3015 against the U.S. dollar...

At 4:30 am ET Thursday, the Office for National Statistics releases U.K. retail sales data for June. Sales are forecast to grow 0.4 percent on month in June, reversing a 1.2 percent fall in May. Ahead of the data, the pound dropped against its major rivals. As of 4:25 am ET, the pound was trading...

Reversing direction, the pound slipped against its major counterparts in early European deals on Thursday. The pound pared gains to 145.65 against the yen, from an early high of 146.20. The pound slipped to a 2-day low of 0.8864 against the euro and a 6-day low of 1.2985 against the dollar, off...

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