Markets Await Johnson Speech Later Today


Markets Await Johnson Speech Later Today

Sterling inched slightly higher this morning against the dollar and euro after losses in recent days but options markets indicate more pain ahead as the risk of a no-deal Brexit under new leader Boris Johnson is seen worsening economic stress. We are awaiting Johnson’s speech due later in the day after Britain’s Queen Elizabeth formally […]

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Dollar Strengthens As Sterling Drops Off

The dollar edged to a two-week high versus its rivals this morning after U.S. President Donald Trump and congressional leaders reached a deal on Monday on a two-year extension of the debt limit, dousing fears of a government default later this year. The dollar’s gains were capped in a broadly rangebound currency market as investors […]

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Market Updates

The Pound continues to weaken against the Euro on a daily basis, we have never seen this type of losing trend for the currency pair since records began. We saw a brief recovery by the pound reaching 1.1162 yesterday afternoon, however that was short lived, and Sterling lost 0.3% by the end of the day. […]

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Dollar Weakens After Powell Comments

The dollar fell to a five-day low this morning after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell kept the door open for U.S. interest rate cuts, though investors were wary of selling dollars aggressively until a policy review later this month. In testimony to Congress, Powell pointed to “broad” global weakness that was clouding the U.S. economic […]

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Worst UK Construction Data In 10 Months

Sterling fell to a two-week low versus the dollar as a broadly resurgent dollar sapped appetite for the British currency after the United States and China agreed at a G20 summit in Japan to restart trade talks. That deal came after U.S. President Donald Trump offered concessions to his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping when the […]

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Pound Drops 14th Day In A Row

Sterling plunged again in early London trading this morning as pressure mounted on Prime Minister Theresa May to name a date for her departure. The British currency has been falling heavily in the past few days. May’s last-ditch attempt to get backing for a Brexit deal triggered a revolt yesterday by some of her Brexit-supporting […]

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PM Could Resign This Weekend

Pound Sterling hit its lowest level since a January flash crash today as Prime Minister Theresa May’s last-ditch Brexit plan failed to win over either opposition lawmakers or many in her own party. Prime Minister Theresa May’s final Brexit gambit was in tatters this morning just hours after her offer of a vote on a […]

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Sterling/Dollar Below 1.27

Sterling fell below $1.27 for the first time since mid-January, battered by dollar strength and expectations that Prime Minister Theresa May will fail to persuade cabinet colleagues to back an amended version of her Brexit withdrawal deal. Brexit uncertainty has grown in recent weeks after the breakdown of talks between May and the opposition Labour […]

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Conservatives drop to 5th in latest opinion polls

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservatives have fallen to fifth place in an opinion poll ahead of the May 23 European parliamentary election as pressure grows for her to set a date for her own departure. Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party was in the lead, up four percentage points, on 34% while May’s Conservative Party had just […]

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Pound Gains Due To positive Brexit Talks

Sterling was the star winner last week as boosted by renewed hope of a Brexit deal between the government and opposition. Poor results for both Conservatives and Labours are piling pressure on both parties to end the Brexit standoff and drama as soon as possible. Prime Minister Theresa May stepped up calls on Labour leader […]

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