Rates Steady After TV Debate


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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Market Update

The pound rose 0.2% against a weakened dollar this morning after a flurry of UK data, including GDP figures. UK September Gross Domestic Product (GDP), manufacturing production, industrial output and goods trade balance data were all released this morning at 9:30am. All three came in weaker than the expectations, we saw I slight dip and […]

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Market Update

Sterling fell to a two-week low after two Bank of England officials unexpectedly voted to cut interest rates this month and others said they would consider a cut if global and Brexit headwinds did not lift. The BoE said that its nine-member Monetary Policy Committee voted 7-2 to keep its key rate at 0.75%, in […]

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Pound Could Drop by 2% on Election Results

Sterling would receive a post-election bounce of around 3% if British voters give the ruling Conservative Party a majority in parliament on Dec. 12 but will fall 2% if the opposition Labour Party wins a majority, a new poll found. The pound has gyrated wildly since Britain decided in a June 2016 referendum to leave […]

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Brexit Showdown In Parliament Today

Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces two pivotal Brexit votes in the British parliament today that will decide if he can deliver on his pledge to lead the United Kingdom out of the European Union in just nine days’ time. As the clock ticks down to the latest Oct. 31 deadline for the United Kingdom’s departure, […]

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British and European Union officials resume talks

British and European Union officials resumed talks to clinch a Brexit deal today just a few hours after late-night negotiations wound up, but it was far from clear they would reach an agreement before a leaders’ summit on Thursday. Officials involved in the complex divorce between the world’s fifth-largest economy and its biggest trading bloc […]

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Big week Ahead For Brexit

The pound in early London trading today as investors grow increasingly concerned that Britain and the European Union were no closer to agreeing a Brexit withdrawal deal. British lawmakers have passed a law requiring Prime Minister Boris Johnson to seek a delay to Brexit if the UK cannot agree a withdrawal deal by Oct. 19. […]

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Britain’s Economy Tips Into Recession

Britain’s economy appears to have tipped into recession as firms brace for the risk of a disruptive Brexit in just a few weeks’ time, according to a survey which showed the dominant services sector took an unexpectedly sharp downturn last month. September’s IHS Markit/CIPS services Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) fell by more than any economist […]

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