The weather is changing but are negotiations

29 April, 2019

Bradly Ronan

Tories hold back on any manifesto covering the Euro elections as they plan to fulfil Brexit avoiding any need to stand in the elections, but will this plan hold out or backfire? Be sure to stay in touch with your account manager to stay on top of any outcome taking full advantage of any spikes or dips.

After countless talks and protests regarding climate change especially from Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish Activist who has caused many conversations across the globe especially in the EU summit just held and closer to home in the houses of parliament. This has caused the SNP First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to declare a Climate Emergency in her speech to the SNP Conference. This is likely to take time away from other issues mainly the topic of Brexit and at this crucial time can we afford any time wasted? Be sure to stay in touch with your currency specialist to see where the implications may lie.

This week we see a quiet start to the week and finishing on some key information. Lots of stats coming from our friends across the pond so anyone with a looking to do USD transfers any time soon be in touch with your broker to stay ahead of the game with the upcoming news finishing off this week ahead.

Sunday we saw the Spanish general elections. Which the unexpected Socialist party lead by Pedro Sanchez, saw a win over the rising far-right parties which was gaining popularity in previous months. This is likely to have a big impact on any votes coming out the EU as a whole now as the votes swing more towards a centralised Europe over a separated. Which now as each EU member moves towards the same goal in harmony this could see the euro strengthen in the coming weeks.

Nothing of importance

USD – Consumer Confidence Index Release
NZD – Unemployment rate and employment chance Q/Q

USD – Manufacturing PMI
USD – Federal funds rate

GBP – BoE Inflation report
GBP – MPC Bank Rate Votes
GBP – Monetary Policy Summary
GBP – Official Bank Rate
GBP – Mark Carney set to speak at
AUD – Building Approval M/M

USD – Average Hourly Earnings M/M
USD – Non-Farm employment change
USD – Unemployment rate