Name Price Chg.% Chg.
GBP/EUR 1.1342 -0.05% -0.0006
GBP/USD 1.2657 -0.12% -0.0016
GBP/JPY 140.7177 -0.32% -0.4468
GBP/CHF 1.2311 -0.11% -0.0014
GBP/CAD 1.6785 -0.66% -0.0111
EUR/USD 1.1160 -0.08% -0.0009
USD/JPY 111.1710 -0.20% -0.2220

US unemployment claims tick higher

US jobless claims edged slightly higher last week.

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Prudent to wait until December to hike again, Fed's Harker says

In an interview with the Financial Times, the president of the Federal Reserve bank of Philadelphia, Patrick Harker, said it would be "prudent" for the US central bank to defer its next interest rate hike until December, instead of tightening at its September meeting.

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Trump state visit to UK will go ahead, Boris Johnson says

Foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said Donald Trump’s planned state visit to the UK will go ahead, despite its omission from the .

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Trump floats idea of solar panels on Mexico border wall

US President Donald Trump has suggested the construction of a border wall with neighbours Mexico could be partly financed by attaching solar panels to its structure.

FX round-up: Sterling ahead as BoE's Haldane hawkish on UK rates

Sterling put in an unfamiliar positive performance on most key crosses Wednesday thanks to a hawkish jawbone on UK interest rates by Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane.