After several days of enduring a downtrend, the Pound Sterling edged higher against the US Dollar, supported by the return of risk appetite on news
The dollar traded higher against most of its primary trading partners early on Tuesday, boosted by political uncertainty in Europe which weighed on the euro.
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The Pound Sterling had moved lower while worried FX traders awaited the latest economic data from the UK.
Asian markets were mostly lower early on Monday morning as traders braced for a busy week ahead.
This week will see a heavier news agenda compared to last week, with central bank input due from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Reserve Bank of Australia, plus major economic data releases primarily concerning the U.S. and Canadian Dollars
The Japanese Yen fell out of favor against the US Dollar as risk appetite improved during the Asian trading session.
MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan declined to nine-month lowers on Thursday as traders continued to fret about U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist policies and how his impending tariffs will hamper global economic growth.
Oil prices were broadly higher just before noon in London as traders braced for an oil stock drop of 2.5 million barrels.
The Pound Sterling hit an 11-day trough against the common currency Euro as markets awaited a speech from the head of the Bank of England, Mark Carney.
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The dollar continued to struggle against its primary trading partners on Wednesday, rebounding slightly after hitting a two-week low on Tuesday as traders tried to make sense of news surrounding the brewing trade war between China and the United States.
The Pound Sterling came under sell pressure against the US Dollar after comments made by John Haskel, an incoming member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England.
Global stock markets continued to decline on Tuesday as investors continued to worry about trade tensions between the United States and China.