News & Insights 2019-07-10T10:42:09+00:00


Market Report: 14/10/2019

Sterling soars on hopes of Brexit deal Political events once again overshadowed economic and policy news last week in financial markets. Opti [...]

Market Report: 10/10/2019

Deep divisions in FOMC cloud US policy outlook The euro jumped to its highest position since late-September as markets opened in the UK this [...]

Market Report: 09/10/2019

Dollar rallies on hopes of US-China trade breakthrough The dollar rallied against its major peers on Tuesday, with investors viewing signs o [...]

Market Report: 7/10/2019

Falling US yields cut dollar rally short Worrisome "soft" confidence data out of the US impacted Federal Reserve policy expectations and brou [...]

Market Report: 04/10/2019

Weak US data ramps up Fed rate cut bets   The US dollar lost ground against almost all of its major peers on Thursday, slipping perilously c [...]

Market Report: 26/09/2019

US dollar brushes aside Trump impeachment calls Foreign exchange traders brushed aside concerns regarding a formal impeachment inquiry into [...]

Market Report: 25/09/2019

Pound rises after Johnson’s shock Supreme Court defeat As we thought it might, the pound rallied sharply against its major peers yesterday m [...]

Market Report: 24/09/2019

Pound falls ahead of Supreme Court ruling Similarly to the euro, the pound fell relatively sharply against the dollar on Monday morning, bef [...]

Market Report: 20/09/2019

Sterling soars to 2 and half month high as Juncker boldly states ‘We can get a deal’   - Notable shift in EU position on Brexit - Odds [...]

Market Report: 17/09/2019

Brexit talks continue as investors eye extension As for the pound, the UK currency edged off its highest position in six weeks yesterday, pr [...]

Market Report: 28/08/2019

Sterling rises as opposition parties aim to block ‘no deal’ The pound gained ground against its major peers on Tuesday, the first trading day [...]

Market Report:21/08/2019

EU rebuffs Johnson’s demand to remove NI ‘backstop’ Sterling rallied by around three-quarters of a percent against the US dollar yesterday a [...]

Market Report: 20/08/2019

Sterling falls as optimism over UK economy fades In the UK, Sterling fell back below the 1.21 mark this morning as optimism over recent soli [...]

Market Report:14/08/2019

Easing trade tensions, strong US inflation lift dollar The EUR/USD rate was driven back below the 1.12 level for much of London trading yeste [...]

Market Report: 13/08/2019

Sterling edges off ten-year lows versus the euro   Sterling edged off its lowest level in ten years against the euro on Monday, with in [...]

Market Report:09/08/2019

Pound touches fresh two year lows on UK election talk Sterling sank to a fresh two-year low against the euro on Thursday after comments from [...]

Market Report: 06/08/2019

Emerging markets sell-off sharply amid trade concerns Emerging market currencies, led most notably by the Chinese yuan, sold-off sharply aga [...]

Market Report: 01/08/2019

Why did the US dollar rally after the Fed cut rates?   The US dollar rose to a fresh two year high against the euro on Wednesday evenin [...]

Market Report: 31/07/2019

How will tonight’s Fed rate cut impact the US dollar? The Federal Reserve is overwhelmingly expected to cut interest rates at its monetary p [...]

Market Report:29/07/2019

Dollar falls back as emerging market rally grinds on The general increase in risk appetite was a plus for the US Dollar last week. Strong ec [...]

Market Report: 12/07/2019

Strong US inflation data further cools Fed rate cut talk   Expectations for an aggressive pace of Federal Reserve interest rate cuts this yea [...]