Archive: March2017

Flynn: “You scratch my back I’ll scratch yours”

31 Mar 2017
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Donald Trump’s former national security advisor, Michael Flynn has requested immunity against prosecution in exchange for information linking the Trump administration to Russia. The former three-star general was sacked in mid-February, after it was found out that he’d lied to the White House about his links with Russia and communications with Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak. […]

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Bullish comments from FED officials continue

31 Mar 2017
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US Dollar
Expected Range 1.2390 – 1.2530
The US Dollar capitalized on more bullish comments from FED officials yesterday and improved economic data. Cleveland Federal Reserve President Loretta Mester reiterated her hawkish view concerning interest…

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Markets remain calm as Britain waves goodbye

30 Mar 2017
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US Dollar
Expected Range 1.2380 – 1.2500
The Dollar extended its gains throughout yesterday buoyed by better than expected U.S. home sales data while a slump in both the euro and pound underpinned upside momentum in the greenback. The U.S. National As…

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Mobile Banking Saving us Billions

30 Mar 2017
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Mobile banking has transformed the way we manage our finances. But this phenomenon isn’t just a technological fad, it is here to stay and it’s saving us billions in bank fees. International money transfer services say that Europeans could be saving up to £7bn a year in bank charges, as mobile banking apps are helping […]

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Sturgeon’s reaction to Article 50

29 Mar 2017
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Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon has claimed that Theresa May has taken “a leap in the dark” by triggering Article 50. In a statement addressed to the House of Commons, PM said that this will mark “the moment for the country to come together.” However, Sturgeon said that the prime minister could still not answer […]

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Breaking News – Article 50 triggered

29 Mar 2017
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Sir Tim Barrow has handed the Article 50 letter to Donald Tusk this afternoon. A historic event that officially commences a two-year negotiation process between the UK and the EU. Just minutes after receiving the letter, the president of the European Council, Tusk, tweeted: “After nine months the UK has delivered #Brexit.” Within moments of his […]

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Sterling Celebrating Brexit Day

29 Mar 2017
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The pound has been performing rather bravely in the face of today’s unprecedented historical event. It had slipped after Prime Minister May signed Article 50 yesterday, but it’s now rising after optimistic remarks by Chancellor Philip Hammo…

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Article 50 – The Beginning of the End

29 Mar 2017
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Theresa May will be calling for unity today as she triggers Article 50, beginning the two-year negotiation process that will see the UK leaving the European Union and sever a political relationship that has lasted for 44 years.     The letter signed by the prime minister will be hand-delivered to the president of the […]

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Its judgement day as Article 50 is delivered

29 Mar 2017
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US Dollar
Expected Range 1.2110 – 1.2550
Cable has retreated from its previous session highs of 1.2591 to 1.2390 throughout yesterday’s trade. Trumps failure to deliver on his healthcare reform seems to be slowly evaporating as markets are widel…

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Trump-Change Not Climate Change

28 Mar 2017
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Sun worshippers rejoice! Because it’s going to get very hot very soon! In his divine wisdom, US president Donald Trump, is due to sign an executive order to overturn key parts of the Obama administration’s plan to tackle climate change, turning a blind eye on the adverse effects it has across the globe. The order […]

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