Archive: December2014

US Jobless Claims and Housing Data in Focus

31 Dec 2014
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Nationwide’s report revealed yesterday that house price growth in the UK continued to slow for December, although the print further indicated that activity in Britain’s housing market is anticipated to improve going forward. Market particip…

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Euro ends 2014 near multi-year lows

30 Dec 2014
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United States Dollar: It’s been a quiet 24 hours in the currency markets with thin trading due to the Christmas/New Year holidays. Cable has traded between 1.55 and 1.5575 over the past day and currently sits at 1.5560. Yesterday saw the Nation…

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UK House Price Growth Slows

30 Dec 2014
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Data released earlier today revealed that house prices for December in the UK rose at the slowest annual rate in thirteen months. This assumes significance given the BoE’s tougher lending measures earlier this year. However, today’s report …

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Greek Presidential Elections in Focus

29 Dec 2014
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A light global macroeconomic calendar today, following last week’s festive holiday, is unlikely to bring any major volatility in currency markets. However, Sterling investors will remain focused on the final round of Greek Presidential elections …

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Greek Presidential Elections in Focus

29 Dec 2014
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A light global macroeconomic calendar today, following last week’s festive holiday, is unlikely to bring any major volatility in currency markets. However, Sterling investors will remain focused on the final round of Greek Presidential elections …

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Greek parliament vote in focus

28 Dec 2014
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United States Dollar: With thin trading conditions due to the Christmas holidays there has been little movement in most crosses since Christmas Eve. Cable has traded between 1.5505 and 1.5585 and currently sits at 1.5565. The Greenback remains well b…

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Greek parliament vote in focus

28 Dec 2014
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United States Dollar: With thin trading conditions due to the Christmas holidays there has been little movement in most crosses since Christmas Eve. Cable has traded between 1.5505 and 1.5585 and currently sits at 1.5565. The Greenback remains well b…

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Markets in a Holiday Mood

24 Dec 2014
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Yesterday, a downside surprise in UK’s final GDP data for the third quarter along with a downward revision to Britain’s economic growth for the past few quarters stoked concerns among Sterling investors over the possibilities of a delay in …

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Dollar strengthens again after US GDP is revised higher

23 Dec 2014
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United States Dollar: GBP weakened yesterday, largely in response to GDP figures being revised lower and UK current account data printing wider than expected. The final GDP reading showed that the economy grew by 0.7% in the third quarter whilst the…

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Dollar strengthens again after US GDP is revised higher

23 Dec 2014
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United States Dollar: GBP weakened yesterday, largely in response to GDP figures being revised lower and UK current account data printing wider than expected. The final GDP reading showed that the economy grew by 0.7% in the third quarter whilst the…

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