Slight recovery for GBP -Dollar Weakens


Slight recovery for GBP -Dollar Weakens

Sterling rose this morning after suffering heavy losses spurred by fears of a global economic slowdown, but uncertainty about Brexit kept its gains in check. The pound sank to its lowest since April 2017 yesterday after worries about the health of the global economy and particularly China sparked an investor exodus from currencies considered riskier. […]

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Big Few Weeks Ahead For May

Theresa May urged MPs to back her Brexit deal, promising that it would allow the country to “turn a corner” and let the government focus on solving domestic problems such as housing and a skill shortage. May made the appeal in a New Year’s message little more than two weeks before a make-or-break vote in […]

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The UK can halt Brexit – Revoking Article 50

The UK can halt Brexit by unilaterally revoking Article 50. An advocate general from the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has published his legal opinion on the case. Manuel Campos Sanchez-Bordona’s written opinion is an independent legal solution to the question of whether an EU member state such as the UK can decide on its […]

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The Week Ahead

The Pound held pretty steadily last week against the Euro & Dollar through the beginning of last week until the Federal Reserve put up interest rates and traders started selling off the Pound prior to the Conservative Party Conference. Over the last few months we have seen a significant divide in the Conservative party and a […]

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Sterling Hits Six Week High

The pound is at a six-week high, helped by a weaker dollar and reports of progress on the Irish border question, an obstacle to Brexit diplomats will try to overcome this week at a European Union summit. The United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March 29 but no full exit agreement has […]

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UK GDP Grows At Fastest Pace In A Year

Britain’s economy grew at its fastest pace in almost a year during the three months to July, boosted by stronger consumer spending due to the World Cup and warm weather. Gross domestic product in the three months to July was 0.6 percent higher than in the previous three-month period, gathering pace from 0.4 percent recorded […]

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UK Data Strong – No Impact On Sterling

Sterling edged lower for a fifth consecutive day as a resurgent dollar and mounting concerns over Brexit negotiations sapped demand for the British currency. An overnight bounce in the pound after a report that the European Union could offer new guarantees to Britain to win London’s support for a solution aimed at avoiding a hard […]

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Brexit Woes & Weak Data

The British pound was set for its biggest daily drop against the euro in more than three months as concerns grew about the progress of Brexit negotiations. Sentiment was also further sapped by manufacturing data that underscored the weak state of the British economy. Traders bought sterling last week after the European Union’s chief Brexit […]

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Pound Rallies After Barnier Comments

The British pound held firm today, after making its biggest gains in seven months yesterday, taking heart from the European Union’s offer of a post-Brexit ‘partnership’. The pound surged as fears of a ‘hard Brexit’ eased after Michel Barnier signalled an accommodative stance towards London in ongoing talks. His comments offered some relief to battered […]

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Positive UK Data Having Zero Impact On Sterling Value

The British pound slipped against the euro to within a whisker of its weakest since September 2017, hurt by a rally in the single currency and concerns about whether Britain can secure itself a trading deal with the European Union. Sterling has had a tough month so far, hit by concerns Britain could crash out […]

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