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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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Pound Euro Exchange Rate under Pressure amid Brexit Speculation

Comments from European Central Bank (ECB) policymakers have provoked significant volatility for the Euro over the course of the last week. Markets are continuing to speculate over the likely timing of the ECB’s first interest rate hike since 2011, with…

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Pound weakens on proposed Brexit Customs Plan

Why has the Pound fallen today? Theresa May has revealed some details about the proposed new Brexit Customs Plan.  There are meetings today between the Prime Minister and Angela Merkel, but they don’t seem to be going as well as May had hoped. We’re…

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GBP Forecast – will we see a rate hike in August?

Bank of England

As forecast by my colleague Alastair rates have pushed back through the 1.14 level today following the latest Bank of England interest rate meeting. As expected, the central bank held its key base rate on hold at 0.5% but it…

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GBPEUR lower after Commons vote

Good morning. GBPEUR has drifter lower this morning after yesterdays Commons vote. The government averted a Rebellion by pro-EU MPs by offering a meaningful vote on the final deal agreed with the EU. This meant they could overturn a series of amendments made…

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