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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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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EURO The European Central Bank pushed back their rate guidance on Thursday and pledged to remain on hold at least through the first half of 2020. The Euro rallied in response as the Governing Council stopped short of opening the door to a rate cut. EUR/USD made further gains on Friday and closed above $1.13…

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STERLING At 11:20am this morning, the Prime Ministers spokesperson confirmed the parliamentary vote was still going ahead tomorrow. Just thirteen minutes later, leaks from inside the government to the contrary had GBP selling off against all its major peers, currently down 1% against the US Dollar and 0.65% against the Euro for the day. To…

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