Archive: December2016

Pound slides ahead of Christmas holidays

22 Dec 2016
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The pound was sold off through the morning session in London yesterday. Month end re-positioning, particularly so in EUR/GBP seemed to be the main driver. A slew of US and Canadian economic data was released in the afternoon &nd…

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Pound slides ahead of Christmas holidays

22 Dec 2016
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The pound was sold off through the morning session in London yesterday. Month end re-positioning, particularly so in EUR/GBP seemed to be the main driver. A slew of US and Canadian economic data was released in the afternoon &nd…

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Markets steady ahead of the holiday season

21 Dec 2016
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It’s been a fairly quiet last 24 hours in currency markets. In fact, VIX (CBOE Volatility Index), a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility has been at its lowest for a year and a half. GBP/…

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Markets steady ahead of the holiday season

21 Dec 2016
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Joe Eastwood
United States Dollar:
It’s been a fairly quiet last 24 hours in currency markets. In fact, VIX (CBOE Volatility Index), a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility has been at its lowest for a year and a half. GBP/…

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US stocks rally as post-election sentiment continues.

20 Dec 2016
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With little data out from the US yesterday, the Dollar maintained its strong position following last week’s rate hike. While the US continues to rally off the back of post-election sentiment it will be interesting to …

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US stocks rally as post-election sentiment continues.

20 Dec 2016
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With little data out from the US yesterday, the Dollar maintained its strong position following last week’s rate hike. While the US continues to rally off the back of post-election sentiment it will be interesting to …

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Dollar continues to rally.

19 Dec 2016
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Following the Fed’s decision last week to raise interest rates the Dollar made significant gains across the board. The US interest rate now stands at 0.75%, up from a previous 0.5%. Following the rate decision, Fed Ch…

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Dollar continues to rally.

19 Dec 2016
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Following the Fed’s decision last week to raise interest rates the Dollar made significant gains across the board. The US interest rate now stands at 0.75%, up from a previous 0.5%. Following the rate decision, Fed Ch…

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Sell euros…..wear elf themed Christmas jumpers!!

15 Dec 2016
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The dollar continued to strengthen through the early London session yesterday, this following the Fed’s announcement on Wednesday that it would be raising interest rates. Moreover, Fed Chair Yellen signalled that the…

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Sell euros…..wear elf themed Christmas jumpers!!

15 Dec 2016
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United States Dollar:
The dollar continued to strengthen through the early London session yesterday, this following the Fed’s announcement on Wednesday that it would be raising interest rates. Moreover, Fed Chair Yellen signalled that the…

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