Currency Forecasts

Category: Interest Rates


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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Pound moves higher on softening of EU approach to Brexit

We’ve seen a slight spike in Pound/Euro rates this morning to €1.1350, which is within about 1% of the best we’ve seen in 8 months. There have been no data releases to cause the move, and the slight strengthening is…

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US dollar surge halted

In the past 24 hours we have seen a significant swing for cable (GBP/USD) with the high/low range from 1.4095 to 1.38 or just over a 2% spread. Much of the movement came following yesterday afternoons inflation data which in…

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Stock market correction lends support back to the pound. What could happen to sterling exchange rates?

Following Mondays bleak day for global stocks in which the Dow Jones fell by 4.6%, its largest daily loss since 2011, markets have made some what of a recovery lending support back to the pound. In particular we have seen…

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