The week ahead


The week ahead

GBPEUR exchange rates hit 1.1490 while GBPUSD exchange rates went above 1.35 on Friday morning following the UK Government managing to sort out the Irish border issues and beginning negotiations for Brexit. These exchange rates lasted around 2 hours until EU officials stated that trade negotiations could not officially begin until Brexit was done (2019) […]

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Sterling rises against the Euro before Brexit summit

Last week was relatively positive for Sterling exchange rates after surpassing 1.34 against the U.S Dollar and 1.13 against the Euro. The main reasons for this were instability in the U.S in reference to the new Tax bill by Trump and positive news from Brexit negotiations. The markets reacted positively to the U.K deciding on […]

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Pound hits a 2 and a half week high

The pound was up this morning hitting a 2 and a half week high against most currencies, due to the Brexit news over the weekend being interpreted as positive, Germany election shambles and the US investigations. Britain will submit proposals on how to settle its divorce bill with the European Union before an EU summit […]

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UK Wage Data Released

This morning we have had a lot of data released surrounding wage growth, claims and unemployment rates in the UK. The results of the data showed us that a number of people in the UK working actually dropped to a level lower than we have seen in the last 2 years. This shows the pressure […]

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Sterling lower due to Conservatives Uncertainty

Sterling slipped today following a string of scandals in the ruling Conservative party. There is evidence of growing doubts over Prime Minister Theresa May’s ability to deliver a good Brexit deal which is putting pressure on the pound. Despite Britain heading into another round of divorce negotiations with the European Union later this week, investors’ […]

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Pound gains against US Dollar

Sterling edged higher today against a tepid dollar, despite a backdrop of uncertain Brexit negotiations. Signals from the U.S. Federal Reserve that central bankers were still concerned about persistently low inflation helped bump the pound to $1.3244, its highest point since October 4th. The cable’s gains have been driven primarily by weakness in the dollar […]

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Britain’s trade deficit hits a all time high

British factories had their strongest two months of 2017 in July and August, suggesting the Bank of England remains on track to raise interest rates soon, but the deficit in trade in goods hit an all-time high. The data showed Britain’s economy remained in a low-growth gear in the third quarter after suffering its slowest […]

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Sterling suffered major blows last week

Britain’s pound fell to four-week lows last week, amid growing uncertainty over Prime Minister Theresa May’s control of the leadership and strong U.S labour market data that boosted the dollar. Sterling was on track for its worst week in a year against the dollar and on a trade-weighted basis, after a more than 2 percent […]

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Sterling down across the board this morning

Sterling slipped to a near three-week low against the dollar today as investors focused on underlying weakness in the British economy and the governing Conservatives gathered for what could be a fraught party conference. Data on Friday showed gross domestic product growth slowed to 1.5 percent year on year in the second quarter while the […]

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Euro Weaker after German Elections

This morning’s exchange rates are listed at the bottom of this article. The prices are for indication only. Please contact us for live rates. The euro snapped a two-day rising streak and edged lower today after the German election results prompted some investors to lock profits into one of the most profitable currency trades of […]

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