GBP The pound had a mixed week, gaining 0.3% against the euro but weakening 0.9% against the dollar. The FX markets have been extremely volatile over the last week due to several factors influencing the markets. Sterling went through what looked like a corrective phase versus the euro dropping to a 20-day high mid-week before…

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GBP Although there was significant intraday volatility throughout the week the pound ended the week flat versus the euro and down 0.4% to the dollar. The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee meeting was the main talking point for the where the bank voted to unanimously keep rates at 0.1%. Though the pound did not…

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GBP The pound managed to recapture some of the losses it sustained the week before last as it gained by 0.3% and 0.6% against the euro and dollar, respectively. Though the US bond market failed to settle as we saw another blow out on Friday, sterling managed to make overall weekly gains despite a difficult…

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GBP The unrivalled strength of the Pound driven by the vaccine rollout now looks to have come to an end as the bond and equity markets had a difficult week. Sterling ended the week 0.6% lower against the dollar, most of this move came after the equity sell off in the United States on Thursday…

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GBP Once again, the pound advanced against both the dollar and euro by 1% and 1.1% respectively. The only G10 currency the pound failed to make gains against was the Australian dollar but only by 0.2% as the power of the vaccine success continued to push sterling higher. The UK economy looks set to make…

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GBP The Pound started the year off well following the announcement of UK-EU trade deal just before Christmas but then started to struggle as Covid-19 cases continue to rise. Against the Euro the pound fell by just over one percent and had similar results against the Dollar though did hit a high since May 2018…

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GBP The Pound was the worst performing G10 currency last week as hopes for a trade deal between the UK and EU started to wane. Boris Johnson arrived in Brussels on Wednesday evening to have dinner with Ursula von der Leyen but was unable to close the gap on any of the key sticking points.…

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GBP Last week was one of the most volatile for the Pound as the Brexit merry go round continued, leading to sterling having a price range of 1.7% against the dollar and 1% against the Euro. The rumours continued to circulate with stacks of pizzas getting delivered to late night negotiations and leaked news that…

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GBP The Pound finished the week just north of the 1.12 handle against the Euro and just below 1.33 against the Dollar. Though a positive week overall for Sterling it never manged to break through the key resistance levels of 1.1215 and 1.3310 and instead spent week bouncing back off them. Should these levels be…

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GBP The pound started the week strongly as news broke on an effective COVID-19 vaccination being produced by Pfizer and that the UK Government had pr-ordered 40 million doses. This is by far the highest order compared to population size meaning that the UK economy is now on course to recover faster than its western…

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