Currency Forecasts

Category: Bank of England


Pound drops despite interest rate hike

Pound Drops: We have seen the Pound drop across the board this afternoon, despite the expected interest rate hike by the Bank of England. All 9 members voted for rates to go up to 0.75%. As we predicted in our…

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Will Bank of England raise interest rates this week?

On Thursday this week, the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy committee will decide whether to raise interest rates from their current 0.5%. In my post yesterday I said that it’s unlikely that they would change this, however I now think…

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Interest Rate speculation weakens Sterling

Good morning. The Pound has fallen away this week, due to speculation about when interest rates may rise in the UK. In today’s post we’ll take a look at why the Pound has fallen against the Euro, and whether the…

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Employment figures help push GBP/EUR back towards 1.14

As my colleague Alastair alluded to in his post of yesterday, today’s employment data has given sterling a small boost against the Euro with levels pushing from a low of 1.1335 to peak just shy of 1.14.

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Sterling falters as interest rates held at 0.5%

Today Bank of  England (BofE) Governor and his Monetary Police Committee (MPC) members decided to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5%. As my colleague Alastair suggested in his post earlier this week sterling has fallen against all major currencies as…

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