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Yesterday we saw continued strength in GBP as it hit 1.42 against the USD, levels not seen since April 2018 and touching a 1 year high against the Euro at 1.17. The main driving force behind the surge in Sterling was Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown announced on Monday, coupled with the ongoing success […]

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Sterling jumped above $1.42 on Wednesday, coming within touching distance of $1.43, while also reaching a year’s high against the euro as analysts retained their bullish views on the currency. The pound is the best-performing G10 currency this year, up nearly 4% against the dollar and 3.2% against the euro as investors bet Britain’s rapid […]

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This afternoon we have seen GBP climb back above 1.39 against the Dollar & stay above 1.15 against the EUR with extended optimism that Boris Johnson’s roadmap out of lockdown on Monday 22nd February will be more positive than initially expected. As of yesterday, almost 16 million people in The UK have had their first […]

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Sterling hit a 10-month high against the euro as investors bet Britain’s COVID-19 vaccinations would help its coronavirus-battered economy reopen quickly and recover from its biggest hit in 300 years. The pound rose 0.2% against the euro to as high as 86.84 pence, its highest since April 2020. A day earlier, it had climbed to […]

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GBP/USD has it’s sights set on 1.40 as it heads towards it’s highest levels since April 2018. The main driver behind this surge is due to the encouraging vaccination roll-out in The UK with over 13 million people having now received at least the first of two doses. This impressive vaccine programme has had an […]

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Sterling hit its highest level against the dollar since April 2018 and traded just below eight-month highs against the euro, with analysts citing Britain’s lead in COVID-19 vaccinations as a positive for the currency. Analysts have largely been constructive on the pound – particularly against the euro – this year, noting that Britain’s COVID-19 vaccine […]

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The Bank of England has opted to not cut interest rates into negative territory and has done so with a unanimous vote of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The initial decision and subsequent guidance from the Bank has prompted a rally in the British Pound against the Euro, Dollar and other major currencies. The Pound-to-Euro […]

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All eyes are on the Bank of England today, as GBP weakens slightly with the upcoming decision on Interest Rates expected at Midday. GBP has dropped off slightly showing some nervousness towards the possibility of negative interest rates being mentioned in the near term to counter-act the fragility of The UK economy. Factors leading to […]

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The British pound rose back towards its recent three-year high, boosted by a combination of heightened global risk appetite and optimism about the UK’s vaccine rollout. Riskier currencies gained against the dollar, which edged lower as global market sentiment was lifted by an equity rally in the Asian session. The pound strengthened even more than […]

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