Archive: August2016

USD & EUR sell-off causes GBP to strengthen

31 Aug 2016
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Andrew Atkins
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Another day another positive piece of data from the USA. Yesterday payroll processor ADP released Non-Farm (private sector) employment data which increased roughly in line with estimates. The result showed 177,000 jo…

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USD & EUR sell-off causes GBP to strengthen

31 Aug 2016
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Andrew Atkins
United States Dollar:
Another day another positive piece of data from the USA. Yesterday payroll processor ADP released Non-Farm (private sector) employment data which increased roughly in line with estimates. The result showed 177,000 jo…

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USD & EUR sell-off causes GBP to strengthen

31 Aug 2016
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Andrew Atkins
United States Dollar:
Another day another positive piece of data from the USA. Yesterday payroll processor ADP released Non-Farm (private sector) employment data which increased roughly in line with estimates. The result showed 177,000 jo…

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Post referendum surveys strengthen the GBP

30 Aug 2016
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Andrew Atkins
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The USD has started the week well with its first major release, CB Consumer Confidence destroying the estimate reading of 97.2 and came in at 101.1, an 11 month high. We saw the USD make modest gains against most maj…

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Post referendum surveys strengthen the GBP

30 Aug 2016
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Andrew Atkins
United States Dollar:
The USD has started the week well with its first major release, CB Consumer Confidence destroying the estimate reading of 97.2 and came in at 101.1, an 11 month high. We saw the USD make modest gains against most maj…

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Fond farewell to high street staple BHS

bhs closes
30 Aug 2016
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This weekend saw the closure of the 22 last remaining BHS stores, including Kingston, Walthamstow and Belfast. Queues formed like never seen before with bargains being snapped up in the free-for-all by savvy shoppers. Having been sold for £1 by Arcadia boss Philip Green in 2015 to Dominic Chappell’s Retail Acquisitions group, stores stayed open […]

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Eyes already focused on end of week data

29 Aug 2016
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Andrew Atkins
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Last week the focus was on the Jackson Hole symposium and the speech from Yellen. Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future seems a title that hardly rolls off the tongue but one that is clearly n…

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Eyes already focused on end of week data

29 Aug 2016
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Andrew Atkins
United States Dollar:
Last week the focus was on the Jackson Hole symposium and the speech from Yellen. Designing Resilient Monetary Policy Frameworks for the Future seems a title that hardly rolls off the tongue but one that is clearly n…

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All eyes on Yellen at Jackson Hole

25 Aug 2016
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Jake Trask

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The worlds gaze turns to Wyoming today with Janet Yellen due to give a speech at the annual Jackson Hole Symposium which may (or may not) give clues as to when the Federal Reserve will look to raise rates for only the …

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All eyes on Yellen at Jackson Hole

25 Aug 2016
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Jake Trask

United States Dollar:
The worlds gaze turns to Wyoming today with Janet Yellen due to give a speech at the annual Jackson Hole Symposium which may (or may not) give clues as to when the Federal Reserve will look to raise rates for only the …

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