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28/03/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • March 28, 2022
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Sterling edged higher versus the euro this morning, with investors focusing on the Bank of England’s next moves to tame inflation while avoiding recession risks. The pound lost ground against a strengthening dollar as concerns about a prolonged war in Ukraine boosted demand for safe-haven assets. Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey will give a […]

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Sterling edged higher versus the euro this morning, with investors focusing on the Bank of England’s next moves to tame inflation while avoiding recession risks. The pound lost ground against a strengthening dollar as concerns about a prolonged war in Ukraine boosted demand for safe-haven assets. Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey will give a […]

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25/03/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • March 25, 2022
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Standstill. That’s one way to explain the currency market over the past day. UK PMI data came out positive except that of manufacturing PMI. Today retail sales came in at -0.3% vs forecasts at 0.6%, as we know retail sales speaks volumes about the health of an economy, so a contraction only aligns with the […]

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Standstill. That’s one way to explain the currency market over the past day. UK PMI data came out positive except that of manufacturing PMI. Today retail sales came in at -0.3% vs forecasts at 0.6%, as we know retail sales speaks volumes about the health of an economy, so a contraction only aligns with the […]

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24/03/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • March 24, 2022
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UK Inflation hit 6.2%, a 30 year high. The main contributors to inflation rising were a surge in prices of Fuel and food. Household Energy bills have increased by 25% by a year ago and forecasts suggest inflation is on the path to hitting 10% in the coming months. Historically GBP would usually strengthen against […]

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UK Inflation hit 6.2%, a 30 year high. The main contributors to inflation rising were a surge in prices of Fuel and food. Household Energy bills have increased by 25% by a year ago and forecasts suggest inflation is on the path to hitting 10% in the coming months. Historically GBP would usually strengthen against […]

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23/03/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • March 23, 2022
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UK CPI surged to 6.2% for Feb YoY reaching a 30 year high for the pound. As expected, CPI data reaffirmed the consensus of an overheating economy led by energy prices with 8% set as the peak of inflation expected in May and 10% forecasted to be hit around October. PPI data unsurprisingly saw another […]

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22/03/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • March 22, 2022
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Uncertainty. If there’s one word to describe the sentiment of FX and global asset markets right now that is it. As expected, President Lagarde’s speech today had no real effect on rates today stating that “we are not seeing the signs of stagflation currently”. Although that might be true for the current time period, that’s […]

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