Archive: January2017

Dollar weakens ahead of FOMC meeting

31 Jan 2017
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Jake Trask
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The dollar sell off continued yesterday as Donald Trump’s controversial policies and statements continued to rattle the markets. After an early sell off in the pound, blamed on a combination of end of month flows …

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Parliament set to debate Brexit Bill

30 Jan 2017
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Jake Trask
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All eyes will be focussed on the Houses of Parliament this afternoon as the parliamentary debate begins on the UKs withdrawal from the European Union. This is the start of several weeks of debate in both the House of Co…

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Parliament set to debate Brexit Bill

30 Jan 2017
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Jake Trask
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All eyes will be focussed on the Houses of Parliament this afternoon as the parliamentary debate begins on the UKs withdrawal from the European Union. This is the start of several weeks of debate in both the House of Co…

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Markets calm on quiet start to week

29 Jan 2017
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Jake Trask
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The pound has managed to keep its head above 1.25 against the greenback since Friday as the recent dollar weakness persists across the board. The markets are awaiting details on President Donald Trump’s promised i…

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Markets calm on quiet start to week

29 Jan 2017
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Jake Trask
United States Dollar:
The pound has managed to keep its head above 1.25 against the greenback since Friday as the recent dollar weakness persists across the board. The markets are awaiting details on President Donald Trump’s promised i…

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USD strength enters back into the market

26 Jan 2017
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Alex Hartley

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The Greenback has clawed back some of the weekly losses against the Pound. This is despite UK’s Q4 GDP coming in better than expected with the economy growing 0.6% versus an expected 0.5%, which makes growth 2….

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USD strength enters back into the market

26 Jan 2017
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Alex Hartley

United States Dollar:
The Greenback has clawed back some of the weekly losses against the Pound. This is despite UK’s Q4 GDP coming in better than expected with the economy growing 0.6% versus an expected 0.5%, which makes growth 2….

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USD continues to lose ground

25 Jan 2017
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Alex Hartley

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US dollar weakness remains the theme for the week as we edge closer to Friday. This weakness has supported back to back gains for the Pound versus the Greenback, which now see the currency pair back above 1.2600. Sen…

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USD continues to lose ground

25 Jan 2017
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Alex Hartley

United States Dollar:
US dollar weakness remains the theme for the week as we edge closer to Friday. This weakness has supported back to back gains for the Pound versus the Greenback, which now see the currency pair back above 1.2600. Sen…

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Sterling shrugs off Supreme Court Brexit ruling

24 Jan 2017
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Jake Trask
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Following on from Theresa May’s much anticipated outlining of her plan for the UKs exit from the EU last week, the next major event in the build-up to Article 50 being triggered was yesterday’s Supreme Court…

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