Yearly Archives: 2017

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Pound Brexit Breakthrough

11 December, 2017

Grace Rae

On Friday news broke that Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker have agreed a deal, closing the first phase of Brexit negotiations. They released a joint report which highlights all the current agreements made regarding protecting citizens rights, the Irish border and the financial settlement. Being the first big breakthrough for the Pound Brexit negotiations, sterling […]

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Sterling Rallies On Deal Talks

8 December, 2017

Simon Eastman

Yesterday was a mixed bag mainly sentiment led, which saw sterling rallies towards the close of trade over Anglo/Irish deal talks. At the time of writing, news wires were reporting a deal could be imminent between the UK and Ireland. Any deal will need to be satisfactory to the EU, the Irish Republic, Theresa Mays […]

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Brexit talks ongoing as PM is slammed in the commons

7 December, 2017

Ashley Finill

Once again the markets continue to be dictated by the ongoing Brexit talks as we still await any progress to be made in Brussels with Prime minister Theresa May and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker still trying to negotiate a deal by the end of this week. It had been expected that there would be […]

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Will they, won’t they, the DUP decide

6 December, 2017

Tom Arnold

Early weak positivity – an imminent deal! This week on the currency markets has been dominated by developments from the Brexit negotiations, with a potential deal on the first round of issues seemingly quite close to an agreement. On Monday we saw a groundswell of excitement, with Theresa May and her team in Brussels, and […]

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Volatile week for Sterling, Brexit talks continue

5 December, 2017

Rob Bastin

This week’s trading began with heightened volatility for Sterling markets as speculation over Brexit talk developments will be a key driver of market movements this week. During the morning session the Pound gained 0.5% in a matter of seconds as news broke of optimism and progress in the sterling Brexit talks that would allow for […]

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Brexit Talks to resume

4 December, 2017

Ashley Finill

With the festive season now upon us we have now entered the month of December and with that comes the final data releases of 2017 which is likely to create volatility in the currency market before we go into 2018. However it is not just data releases that will be dictating the markets movements as […]

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GBP-EUR Rates Improve – buyers make the most of the recent uplift

1 December, 2017

Grace Rae

The Pound had continued to enjoy its recent gains made after it was reported that the UK have agreed to pay the EU between €40-50 Billion on the Brexit Bill bridging the gap between uncertainly for businesses and traders now that the pair are one step closer to discussing the issue of future trading relations. […]

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Brexit Breakthrough?

30 November, 2017

Paul Newfield

The UK government went back on their earlier word not to be strong-armed into paying extortionate amounts to the EU, enabling the continuation of Brexit talks. The sum of up to €50B has been quoted as being the figure for the “divorce bill”. It remains to be seen if any further payments will be forthcoming […]

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Pound makes late surge

29 November, 2017

Nakhil Mahra

By close yesterday it seemed that GBPEUR was starting a negative trend again with negative data and investors heavily favouring the Euro. However, with news breaking later in the evening that the UK and EU had finally agreed a settlement on the Divorce bill saw the Pound surge 1.5 cents. With the agreed figure being […]

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Bank predicts Pound could fall against Euro

28 November, 2017

Ashley Finill

With November drawing to a close and the festive season fast approaching the currency market will begin to become more stagnant as we approach 2018. This is due to little or no significant data being released around this time of year. However, this does not mean current rates will remain where they are from now […]

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