Sterling stages a recovery, but will it last?

Written by: Alastair Archbold FX Manager T: 01442 892 066 The Pound staged a modest recovery during yesterday’s trading session, rising from €1.13 to €1.1390. The catalyst for the move higher was the release of the latest UK inflation figure, rising to almost 3% in the biggest jump in 4 years. Usually higher inflation would … Read more Sterling stages a recovery, but will it last?

GBP to CAD forecast May 2016

Written by: Richard Beaumont T: 01442 892 060 After a very volatile April in the currency markets, the Canadian Dollar strengthened against both the USD and GBP. This was mainly caused by events overseas, rather than news or data from Canada. Firstly, Canada, as well as many other commodity based economies, had been badly effected by … Read more GBP to CAD forecast May 2016

Canadian Trade Balance Weakens the Loonie

Written by: Richard Beaumont T: 01442 892 060 Canadian dollar exchange rates The Canadian dollar has had a poor start to the week so far, dropping against both sterling and the US dollar. Over the course of the last 24 hours we have seen USD/CAD move from lows of just above 1.30 to highs of … Read more Canadian Trade Balance Weakens the Loonie

GBP/AUD Falls to 9-Month Low

James Baxter Senior Currency Broker T: 01442 892 062 E: [email][email protected][/email] GBP/AUD Drops to 1.95 Monday saw the pound drop to its lowest level in 9 months against the Australian dollar, suffering its worst daily loss in 6 years. The GBP/AUD had been trading comfortably above $2 for most of last year but has recently … Read more GBP/AUD Falls to 9-Month Low

GBP/AUD Falls as Stock Markets Rally

James Baxter Senior Currency Broker T: 01442 892 062 E: [email][email protected][/email] GBP/AUD Drops as AUD Strengthens The Australian dollar has strengthened over the last few days as the global stock market rally has improved risk appetite, with investors moving away from traditional safe-havens and into higher yielding currencies; the Aussie dollar being one of them. … Read more GBP/AUD Falls as Stock Markets Rally

GBP/AUD Falls After Bank of England Inflation Report

James Baxter Senior Currency Broker T: 01442 892 062 E: [email][email protected][/email] GBP/AUD Falls to 2.02 The pound dropped fairly significantly against most of its main counterparts on Thursday after a more dovish than expected quarterly inflation report from the Bank of England. Against the euro, the pound dropped back into the 1.20’s and had dropped … Read more GBP/AUD Falls After Bank of England Inflation Report

GBP/AUD Rises Further as China Wobbles

James Baxter Senior Currency Broker T: 01442 892 062 E: [email][email protected][/email] GBP/AUD Rises to 2.08 The Australian dollar has continued to fall against most of its major counterparts as the economic situation in China appears to be deteriorating. The Chinese had to suspend trading on their stock market on Thursday for the second time in … Read more GBP/AUD Rises Further as China Wobbles

GBP/AUD Choppy on Chinese Concerns

James Baxter Senior Currency Broker T: 01442 892 062 E: [email][email protected][/email] GBP/AUD Trading at 2.05 After a quiet period over Christmas and New Year, GBP/AUD has started 2016 on a choppy note as concerns over the Chinese economy continue to dictate movement in the Australian dollar. The graph below shows GBP/AUD movement over the last … Read more GBP/AUD Choppy on Chinese Concerns

Sterling not in the party mood

Written by Arron Morris Currency Broker E: [email][email protected][/email] T: 01442 892 065 As everyone gets ready to party this evening the same could not be said for the currency markets. With little out in terms in of eco-stats there was very little movement for any of the Sterling crosses on Wednesday. GBP/EUR spent the majority … Read more Sterling not in the party mood

Fed finally moves

Fed finally moves In a historic move the FOMC and Fed Chair Janet Yellen raised the base interest rate from 0.25% to 0.50%, a move which has been widely expected from investors and market commentators. Rates in the US have been at near zero since the 2008 financial crisis and raising the rate will help … Read more Fed finally moves