Pound Decline Continues


Pound Decline Continues

Manufacturing output fell by 0.9 percent in January, a bigger decline than the 0.6 percent fall forecast. Overall industrial output fell 0.4 percent in January. Britain’s manufacturing sector struggled to grow much in recent years but has shown signs of a pick up recently, possibly helped by the fall in the pound after voters decided […]

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09/03/2017 – This Morning’s Currency Rates

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  • March 9, 2017
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Sterling slipped even lower today, as investors brushed off the finance minister’s budget statement the previous day as largely a “non-event” that would do little to boost growth in Britain as it prepares to leave the European Union. While Philip Hammond announced a rise in official growth forecasts for this year and cut predicted rates […]

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Fresh New Lows For Pound

Sterling slipped even lower today, as investors brushed off the finance minister’s budget statement the previous day as largely a “non-event” that would do little to boost growth in Britain as it prepares to leave the European Union. While Philip Hammond announced a rise in official growth forecasts for this year and cut predicted rates […]

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08/03/2017 – This Morning’s Currency Rates

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  • March 8, 2017
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Sterling fell to a seven-week low today ahead of a British budget expected to raise economic forecasts but remain thrifty as Chancellor of Exchequer Philip Hammond targets curbing a big fiscal deficit. Hammond is due to announce his tax and spending plans for the year at 1230 GMT, in Britain’s first full budget statement since […]

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Sterling Continues Decline – Budget Today 12:30 GMT

Sterling fell to a seven-week low today ahead of a British budget expected to raise economic forecasts but remain thrifty as Chancellor of Exchequer Philip Hammond targets curbing a big fiscal deficit. Hammond is due to announce his tax and spending plans for the year at 1230 GMT, in Britain’s first full budget statement since […]

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Sterling Hits 7 Week Low Against Euro & Dollar

Sterling slips to a seven-week low against the euro, weakened by uncertainty over when the formal mechanism for Britain’s departure from the European Union would be triggered, as well as a run of weak UK data. The British parliament’s upper house will today try to force the government to give lawmakers a greater say over […]

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Sterling begins to slide as economic data comes out weaker than expected.

Following the confirmation of Article 50 (March 15th) and the back and forth between the House of Commons & House of Lords last week, the only thing left to weaken off the Pound was economic data, and this was done on Friday morning after the release of UK PMI (Purchasing Manager Index) data. Since the […]

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Big Year Ahead For Sterling

Happy New Year! UK manufacturers saw confidence levels reach a 30-month high as output and new orders strengthened. The manufacturing purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 56.1 in December, up from 53.6 in November, as the sector ended the year on a high. The pound rose sharply against the euro this morning as the data […]

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