11/03/2022 – Exchange Rates


11/03/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • March 11, 2022
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Sterling slipped to a 16-month low today against the safe-haven U.S. dollar and is heading for its third consecutive weekly decline as stronger-than-expected UK economic growth did little to support the pound. The Office for National Statistics said Britain’s economy grew 0.8% in January, the strongest monthly expansion since June and more than forecast by […]

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03/03/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • March 3, 2022
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Sterling has continued to rise this morning against The EUR, reaching 1.2082 which is the highest in 12 months, with investors and traders focusing on market bets shifting towards a likelihood of The Bank of England raising rates again in March. Money markets are currently pricing in 108 bps of UK rate hikes this year […]

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28/02/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • February 28, 2022
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The focus for exchange rates is currently the ongoing tensions between Russia & Ukraine- over the last few days we saw these tensions escalate after Russia began an invasion of Ukraine on February 24th- this kicked off a knee jerk reaction which saw many assets sell-off and investors flee to the Dollar (As you would […]

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25/02/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • February 25, 2022
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Sterling crashed against a surging dollar in its worst day since March 2020 as investors rushed into safe-haven assets after Russian forces invaded Ukraine. Missiles rained down. Ukraine reported columns of troops pouring across its borders from Russia and Belarus and landing on the coast from the Black and Azov seas. Safe-haven currencies such as […]

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24/02/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • February 24, 2022
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With news filtering through of a full scale invasion by Russia into Ukraine this morning, markets have taken a tumble with both GBP & EUR falling off against The USD. GBP/USD is now below the 1.35 area with EUR/USD currently in the mid 1.12 range with both currency pairs having dropped 1 cent against The […]

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03/02/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • February 3, 2022
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The Pound has opened this mornings session slightly lower against The USD after disappointing earnings results for Meta, previously known as Facebook and has therefore seen a sell-off in tech and social media stocks, with people buying into the USD. We do expect GBP to recover moving later into the afternoon as The Bank of […]

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02/02/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • February 2, 2022
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The forecasted figures for January would suggest that both Inflation and core Inflation is coming down; Inflation has been on an upward trajectory throughout the Pandemic; rising from 4.1% in Oct, 4.9% in Nov to 5.0% in December.  Exactly 1 year ago in Jan 2021 inflation in the Euro area stood at just 0.9% and […]

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31/01/2022 – Exchange Rates

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  • January 31, 2022
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Over the last week we have seen Pound Sterling exchange rates rally from 1.19 to a close above 1.20- this is mostly traders pricing in the fact that the Bank of England are expected to raise interest rates again this week. Now, once common mistake people make is waiting for these decisions thinking that the […]

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Exchange Rates – 21/01/2022

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  • January 21, 2022
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The pound weakened broadly this morning, pulling back from a 23-month high versus the euro touched in the previous session as weakness in Wall Street prompted investors to take profits after a rally this week. Against a broadly sturdy U.S. dollar, the pound weakened 0.25% at $1.3585, its lowest levels in more than a week. […]

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10/01/2021 – Exchange Rates

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  • January 10, 2022
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The Pound has faced its third week, in succession, of gains against the US Dollar following the Bank of Englands decision to hike interest rates, a long awaited agreement with the European Union surrounding a fisheries deal and a surprisingly lower than forecasted non-farm payrolls in December. The US Dollar fell by over 0.5% on […]

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