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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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Need to Buy Euros? Will the rate get better?

Pound/Euro rates weakened further last night, as the Euro gained strength and became more expensive to buy. As we thought, the EU Council meeting was dominated by migration talks. It looks like the EU have come to an agreement on…

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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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Sterling moving higher ahead of Brexit vote

Today MPs are taking part in a debate ahead of a Brexit vote tomorrow. Specifically, they are voting on amendments by the house of Lords that want to make changes to the Brexit withdrawal bill. It was looking like perhaps the…

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Key Brexit Dates: How could this affect GBP/EUR?

Once again sterling has had a relatively quiet week against the Euro. Could this change next week? Below, courtesy of the BBC, you can see an extensive timeline of key dates regarding on-going Brexit negotiations. With the pound falling yesterday following…

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