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As expected, the Bank of England kept its key rate at 0.10 percent and quantitative easing at GBP 875 billion. Following the decision, the pound climbed further against its major counterparts. The pound was trading at 1.3683 against the greenback, 150.27 against the yen, 1.2646 against the franc...

At 7.00 am ET Thursday, the monetary policy announcement is due from the Bank of England. The bank is widely expected to hold its key rate at 0.10 percent and quantitative easing at GBP 875 billion. Ahead of the decision, the pound firmed against its major counterparts. The pound was worth 1.3677...

The U.S. dollar weakened against its major rivals in the European session on Thursday, as markets responded positively to the Fed's announcement that the QE tapering could start soon given progress towards the central bank's goals. In its latest monetary policy decision on Wednesday, the Fed indicated...

IHS Markit has published the UK flash composite PMI data at 4.30 am ET Thursday. The pound changed little against its major rivals after the data. The pound was trading at 1.3664 against the greenback, 150.18 against the yen, 1.2612 against the franc and 0.8582 against the euro around 4:35 am ET.

IHS Markit is scheduled to publish the UK flash composite PMI data at 4.30 am ET Thursday. Economists forecast the composite index to fall to 54.5 in September from 54.8 in August. Ahead of the data, the pound climbed against its major rivals. The pound was worth 1.3665 against the greenback,...

Germany's flash composite PMI data has been released at 3.30 am ET Thursday. The euro changed little against its major rivals after the data. The euro was trading at 1.1713 against the greenback, 128.80 against the yen, 0.8578 against the pound and 1.0837 against the franc around 3:35 am ET.

As expected, the Swiss National Bank kept its policy rate and interest on sight deposits unchanged at -0.75 percent. The franc fell slightly against its major counterparts after the decision. The franc was trading at 118.85 against the yen, 1.0835 against the euro, 1.2630 against the pound and 0.9254...

Germany's flash composite PMI data is due at 3.30 am ET Thursday. The composite output index is expected to ease to 59.2 in September from 60.0 in August. Ahead of the data, the euro traded mixed against its major rivals. While it eased slightly against the pound and the franc, it rose against the...

At 3.30 am ET Thursday, Swiss National Bank releases its quarterly monetary policy assessment. The bank is expected to retain its policy rate and interest on sight deposits at the SNB at -0.75 percent. Ahead of the decision, the franc rose against its major counterparts. The franc was worth 118.95...

The Japanese yen depreciated against its major counterparts in the Asian session on Thursday, as risk sentiment improved on rising crude oil prices and easing concerns about the impact of Chinese real estate major Evergrande's debt woes. Traders digested the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy...

Following the release of U.S. existing home sales for August at 10:00 am ET Wednesday, the greenback changed little against its major rivals. The greenback was trading at 109.57 against the yen, 1.1731 against the euro, 1.3643 against the pound and 0.9229 against the franc around 10:01 am ET.

U.S. existing home sales for August will be published at 10:00 am ET Wednesday. Ahead of the data, the greenback traded mixed against its major rivals. While it held steady against the franc and the euro, it rose against the pound and the franc. The greenback was worth 109.59 against the yen, 1.1731...

The Indian rupee dropped against the U.S. dollar in the evening session on Wednesday, as traders looked forward to the U.S. Federal Reserve's monetary policy decision for more clues on timing of the QE tapering and interest rate outlook. The Fed decision is due later in the day and analysts widely...

The Canadian dollar climbed against its most major rivals in the European session on Wednesday, as oil prices rose following an industry data showing a larger than expected fall in U.S. crude inventories and on improved investor sentiment following an assurance from troubled developer Evergrande that...

U.S. housing starts and building permits for August have been published at 8:30 am ET Wednesday. After the data, the greenback changed little against its major rivals. The greenback was trading at 109.45 against the yen, 1.1740 against the euro, 1.3678 against the pound and 0.9241 against the franc around 8:35 am ET.

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