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Pound (GBP) Falls as No-Deal Brexit Fears Rise as Boris Johnson Heads to Europe Published: 21 Aug at 5 PM 2019
<h2>Pound Sterling (GBP)</h2> The Pound fell against many of its peers today as Prime Minister Boris Johnson headed to Europe to renegotiate the Irish backstop with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron. However, as both leaders are expected to reject the removal of the backstop, this has left many Sterling traders feeling jittery on the now increased likelihood of a no-deal Brexit on October 31. <h2>US Dollar (USD)</h2> The US Dollar has remained subdued today ahead of the...
US Dollar (USD) Weakens as Federal Reserve is Expected to Cut Interest Rates Published: 31 Jul at 5 PM 2019
<h2>Pound Sterling (GBP)</h2> The Pound (GBP) edged higher against many of its competitors today despite increased no-deal Brexit fears. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has taken a more confrontational approach on the Irish backstop, requesting that the EU remove it from the withdrawal agreement. Mr Johnson has increasingly stated the UK would leave the EU without a deal if the Irish backstop was not removed in future negotiations on the agreement, further heightening the likelihood of a no-deal on October 31....
Pound (GBP) Falls as UK Retail Sales Fall to Record Lows Published: 9 Jul at 4 PM 2019
<h2>Pound Sterling (GBP)</h2> The Pound (GBP) fell following the publication of the annual BRC like-for-like retail sales figures for June, which fell to record lows from -3.0% to -1.6%. Helen Dickinson, the Chief Executive at BRC, said: ‘Overall, the picture is bleak. Rising real wages have failed to translate into higher spending as ongoing Brexit uncertainty led consumers to put off non-essential purchases.’ US-UK relations have also soured following a leak which indicated that the British ambassador to...
Australian Dollar (AUD) Rises on US-China Trade Deal Optimism Published: 26 Jun at 5 PM 2019
<h2>Pound Sterling (GBP)</h2> The Pound (GBP) fell today following comments from former Brexit Secretary Dominick Raab that Boris Johnson, the current Tory leadership favourite for next Prime Minister, would likely block attempts to prevent a no-deal Brexit. Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, also sounded a dovish note today, saying that Brexit would likely force the bank to cut interest rates in an effort to provide stimulus to the economy. <h2>US Dollar (USD)</h2> The US Dollar (USD)...
Australian Dollar to Euro Exchange Rate Hits 2019 Best on Central Bank Developments Published: 10 Apr at 4 PM 2019
Even though markets had recently been betting that the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) could cut Australian monetary policy in the foreseeable future, the Australian Dollar to Euro (AUD/EUR) exchange rate has surged on Central Bank news this week so far. At the time of writing on Wednesday afternoon, the pair was trending near its best levels all year. Following the mixed movement and modest gains from 0.6325 to 0.6333 seen last week, AUD/EUR movement has been more bullish this week as investors become more confident about the...
Pound (GBP) Flat Ahead of House of Lords Vote on 'Cooper' Bill Published: 8 Apr at 3 PM 2019
<h2>Pound (GBP) Slides on Brexit Tensions Ahead of Emergency EU Summit</h2> Brexit likely weighed on Pound (GBP) exchange rates on Monday ahead of the House of Lords vote on Labour’s Yvette Cooper’s Brexit delay Bill and further cross-party discussions. Meanwhile, it has been suggested that the Prime Minister has invited a delegation of Cabinet ministers to No. 10 for a meeting at 5pm, and it is expected this is a briefing on the Brexit offer to Labour. Reports also revealed that the Prime Minister is due to fly...
Pound Sterling (GBP) Slides as No-Deal Brexit Fears Re-emerge Published: 21 Mar at 5 PM 2019
<h2>Pound (GBP) Dampened by Brexit Uncertainties</h2> Sterling (GBP) exchange rates fluctuated over the course of the day, with sentiment in the Pound largely dampened by Brexit uncertainties as Prime Minister Theresa May headed to Brussels. Today saw the Bank of England (BoE) leave interest rates unchanged at 0.75%, with the minutes from the Monetary Policy Committee meeting suggesting the next move largely depends on Brexit. The MPC said that the predictions in its inflation report were dependent upon a ‘smooth...
Euro Exchange Rates Falls as Draghi Leaves Interest Rate Unmoved - Send Money UK Published: 24 Jan at 4 PM 2019
Pound Sterling (GBP) The Pound (GBP) failed to make any significant gains today with an absence of important UK data releases. Prime Minister Theresa May, however, has come under increasing pressure to drum up support for her Brexit ‘Plan B’ after the EU’s Chief Brexit Negotiator, Michel Barnier, said that it is either May’s deal or a no-deal, leaving some Sterling investors disappointed. US Dollar (USD) The US Dollar (USD) struggled to make any gains today after the divide between the White House and the House of...
Pound (GBP) Falls after Government Ramps Up ?No-Deal? Brexit Contingency Plans Published: 19 Dec at 4 PM 2018
Pound Sterling (GBP) The Pound (GBP) was weakened today after the release of disappointing UK inflation figures for November, which showed a rate of 0.0% after last month’s 0.1% rise, dampening market sentiment. However, today’s data publications have been overshadowed by Pound (GBP) investors’ focus on Brexit developments, particularly as the government announced that it was ramping up plans for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit scenario. This has further diminished confidence in British Prime Minister Theresa May’s UK-EU withdrawal...
Pound Sterling Struggles as New BoE Official Reveals Dovish Rate Hike Outlook Published: 26 Jun at 5 PM 2018
Pound Sterling (GBP) The Pound has fallen by -0.3% against the US Dollar today, in addition to trading tightly against the Euro. This disappointing performance has been caused by remarks from Bank of England (BoE) policymaker Jonathan Haskel, who will be starting work in September this year. Mr Haskel will be replacing hawkish policymaker Ian McCafferty but has been more dovish in his outlook, meaning that there may be few interest rate hikes over the coming years. Despite Mr Haskel’s approach to interest rates, Pound...

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