GBP & EUR GBP fell on average 3% against all major currency pairs over the last one week, drawing a fresh 5-month low on GBP/EUR and GBP/USD. Last week we saw both the UK & EU play hard ball with their mandate of an ideal trade deal, which saw GBP come off towards the back…

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GBP A relatively data-light week ahead in the FX market for both GBP and EUR, with UK consumer confidence being the only data drop on Friday morning. The G20 Summit took place over the weekend, in which UK officials criticised the EU over its indecision regarding the mandate presented for post-UK trade talks. The relationship…

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GBP GBP/EUR opened this morning at the highest point since the UK first decided to leave the EU back in 2016. The Pound picked up towards the back end of last week following the Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle and more importantly the resignation and replacement of Sajid Javid. There could be scope for further Sterling…

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GBP Whilst the UK attempts to recover from the disruptions caused by Storm Ciara over the weekend, GBP hit a new 2 month low against the US Dollar amid renewed concerns over the weekend suggesting that trade negotiations could collapse “within months” due to EU demands for fishing rights and unaltered access to UK’s fishing…

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GBP The UK has formally left the EU and the Pound has started the week on a decline as Prime Minister, Boris Johnson sets out a hard-line stance for European Union talks, once again sparking fears of breaking away at the end of the 11-month transition period without agreeing a trade deal. Johnson is set…

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Happy Tuesday! Did you know…? Space smells like seared steak. Bees sometimes sting other bees. Showers really do spark creativity. The week ahead There are plenty of reasons for us to be doubtful of political polling ahead of the UK December 12th election. The Brexit issue has been exhaustive but are we sailing closer to…

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US DOLLAR The Dollar Index is little changed this morning at around 98.2 having topped out at a one-week high on Thursday at 99.1. The Dollar was pulled lower by weaker than expected US retail sales data released on Friday, plus the post-ECB rebound we saw in the Euro. Investors are now looking ahead to…

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STERLING The pound hit its lowest level against the US Dollar since January 2017 last Monday at 1.2015 but recovered thereafter on stronger than expected UK data. Average earnings, CPI and retail sales all surprised to the upside and boosted Sterling although the threat of a no-deal Brexit continues to limit any upside. Of note…

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