Currency Forecasts

Category: BoE Interest Rates


Sterling recovers slightly on BoE comments

Sterling found a little much-needed support today, on speculation that maybe the Bank of England will raise rates soon after all. There’s been a little uncertainty recently, with some members of the MPC wanting to raise rates, and other wanting…

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Politics and Central Banks to affect GBPEUR this week

GBPEUR

Good morning. GBPEUR rates have slipped into the €1.13’s this week, giving up the gains we saw last week. GBPEUR rose into the €1.14’s after the European Central Bank (ECB) cut growth forecasts. this had weakened the Euro and pulled…

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Pound gains on BoE vote

Yesterday was a good example of how quickly the markets can move on unexpected news. We started the day with GBP/EUR just above €1.14 after the Euro gained strength following the Dutch election result, however that all changed at lunchtime…

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Sterling/Euro rates fall as BoE warn of further stimulus

Sterling/Euro rates have dropped to around the €1.17 mark this morning, due to comments by one of the Bank of England (BoE) Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) members warning of further stimulus. He was quoted in the Times saying that the…

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Pound falls as BoE cut interest rates as expected

As expected, the Bank of England have just cut interest rates to 0.25%, the first change in 7 years. What was not expected, was all 9 members saying they expect rates to be a 0% by the end of the…

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