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Market Update

The USD edged slightly higher against GBP overnight as The Fed Reserve’s meeting minutes seemed to point towards a continuation of their hawkish stance. The minutes indicated that the central bank should eventually slow the pace of aggressive rate hikes, however The Federal Reserve are still intent on having high interest rates until further evidence […]

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The dollar fell this morning, losing out to commodities currencies like the Australian dollar and against the euro, which got a lift from a raft of data that suggested European inflation may finally have peaked. The dollar was already under pressure from investors who have grown more optimistic over the prospect that China’s relaxation of […]

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The pound climbed to its highest level against the dollar since June as the US greenback weakened on expectations of an interest rate hike slowdown. The British currency touched $1.23, having bounced back from its record low of around $1.03 two months ago after the chaos of Kwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget. The move higher will help […]

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01/12/2022 – Exchange Rates

USD continues to fall against it’s major currency pairs after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell stated a slowdown of rate increases may come as soon as their next meeting on December 14th. Up until now, The U.S central bank has raised interest rates by 75 basis points at each of it’s last 4 meetings, but […]

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The USD surged by over 2% against both EUR & GBP after The Federal Reserve raised interest rates by a further 75 basis points last night, the fourth such rate hike in a row. Taking current interest rates in America to 4%. Comments made by Fed Chair Jerome Powell afterwards however was the main contributor […]

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Sterling slipped to a new two-week trough after Bank of England Governor Andrew Bailey reiterated that the central bank would end its emergency bond-buying program on Friday and told pension fund managers to finish rebalancing their positions within that time frame. However, the pound rebounded slightly after a report in the Financial Times said the […]

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The pound weakened for the fifth day in a row amid fresh signs of trouble in the UK government bond market that forced yet another intervention by the Bank of England. The pound currently stands at $1.10 after recovering slightly to $1.14 last week, following Kwasi Kwarteng’s U-turn on the abolition of the 45 percent […]

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Fitch has downgraded the UK’s government debt rating to “negative” from “stable” following the mini-budget. The ratings agency warned that the “large and unfunded fiscal package” could lead to a significant increase in the government’s deficits over the medium term. The large and unfunded fiscal package announced as part of the new government’s growth plan […]

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