Sterling On A Decline


Sterling On A Decline

On Monday the pound fell by 0.5% to two and a half week lows against the dollar as poor economic figures increased the chances of the Bank of England cutting their interest rates. With the UK’s industrial production coming in lower than forecasted and the monthly GDP for November showing that the British economy has […]

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Pound Dropped Off After Carney Comments

Yesterday the British Pound fell to a two-week lows as the head of the BoE Mark Carney stated that an interest-rate cut could still be on the horizon. Carney said in his speech on Thursday morning that the central bank was debating the uses of near-term stimulus, adding that a Brexit uncertainty was still present […]

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Brexit Talks Begin

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President have commenced trade talks which has led to Sterling strength in the region of 0.5% against the Euro and 0.3% against the USD. The future relationship between the EU and UK will now be the key driving factor for the single currency in the coming months. […]

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Positive Start For Sterling

This Morning the pound has started on the right foot and has strengthened against most major currencies. That’s in part because the pound got a boost following the latest UK services PMI, which came in at 50.0 against the 49.1 expected and the 49.0 seen the previous month. A much-needed bit of positivity for the […]

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New Year, Same Brexit!

Boris Johnson said he would bring his divided nation back together when Britain leaves the European Union, telling Britons they were set for a “fantastic year and a remarkable decade”. Fresh from winning a large parliamentary majority in an election, Johnson said in a New Year’s message that his first job was to ensure Brexit […]

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Sterling drops 3.3% since Election Night

The pound was on track for its biggest two-day fall in nearly two years yesterday as concerns rose that Britain could still crash out of the European Union without a trade deal in place at the end of a transition period in Dec. 2020. Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government on Tuesday ruled out an extension […]

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Pound tumbles after hard Brexit fears resurface

Britain’s pound tumbled , erasing its post-election gains, after news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson planned to take a hard line in Brexit talks with the European Union dashed hopes of an end to Brexit uncertainty. In his boldest move since winning a large majority in last Thursday’s election, Johnson will use the prospect of […]

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Rates Steady After TV Debate

Sterling was slightly weaker against the dollar and largely flat versus the euro this morning, showing little immediate reaction to a debate between the leaders of Britain’s two main political parties ahead of next month’s election. Prime Minister Boris Johnson doubled down on his Brexit promises, saying only he could take Britain out of the […]

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According To Polls – Tories Lead By 14 Pts

The pound was slightly weaker against the U.S. dollar on this morning and stable against the euro, as weak economic data, which should hurt sterling, is more than offset by supportive political developments in Britain. Average weekly earnings rose at a weaker pace in the three months to September in the UK, but the pound […]

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Pound Boosted By Election News

Sterling was a big mover yesterday, jumping to a six-month high against the euro after the UK’s Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said the party would not field candidates in next month’s election against PM Boris Johnson’s Conservative Part in seats where the latter already had a majority. That gave Johnson a better chance of […]

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