Sterling crumbles to all-time nadir, euro at 20-year low

Sterling crumbles to all-time nadir, euro at 20-year low

Woman holds British pound banknotes in this illustration taken May 30, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sterling crashed to a record low on Monday as traders scampered for the exits on mounting concern that the new government’s economic plan will stretch Britain’s finances … Read more

Dollar soars to two-decade high as Putin shakes FX market ahead of Fed

Dollar soars to two-decade high as Putin shakes FX market ahead of Fed

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Dollar index at two-decade high Euro slides back toward two-decade lows Putin announces partial troop mobilization for Ukraine Markets gauging Fed hawkishness in Powell briefing LONDON/NEW YORK, Sept 21 (Reuters) – The dollar surged to a new two-decade high on Wednesday just ahead of another expected … Read more

William and Harry stand vigil with cousins at queen’s coffin

William and Harry stand vigil with cousins at queen’s coffin

Queen Elizabeth’s grandchildren hold vigil Line to see queen’s coffin stretches for 11 hours World leaders start arriving in London for funeral LONDON, Sept 17 (Reuters) – Princes William and Harry stood vigil at either end of the coffin of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth on Saturday, heads bowed as a line of mourners streamed past … Read more

New Zealand may become a republic but not anytime soon, Ardern says

New Zealand may become a republic but not anytime soon, Ardern says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Sept 13 (Reuters) – New Zealand will not actively take any measures to become a republic in the short-term after the death of Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, though she expects the Pacific nation will eventually become one. “I’ve never sensed the urgency. … Read more

King Charles proclaimed monarch of Australia, New Zealand

King Charles proclaimed monarch of Australia, New Zealand

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, Sept 11 (Reuters) – King Charles was officially proclaimed head of state of both Australia and New Zealand at ceremonies on Sunday in the nations’ capitals. In New Zealand, the proclamation of Charles as monarch, taking over from Queen Elizabeth who died on Thursday aged … Read more

Crowds cheer King Charles ahead of address to nation mourning queen

Crowds cheer King Charles ahead of address to nation mourning queen

Queen, 96, died at Balmoral Castle in Scotland New King Charles III greets crowds in London ‘She’s all we ever knew’ says mourner Tributes pour in from around the world She was ‘the queen’ to us, says France’s Macron LONDON, Sept 9 (Reuters) – King Charles was greeted by cheering crowds outside Buckingham Palace on … Read more