Jul 20, 2017
UK Retail Sales Beat Expectations Three events are taking over today's news agenda: the UK retail sales, the European Central Bank (ECB) monetary policy meeting, and the Bank of Japan (BoJ) cutting inflation forecasts, while maintaining its stimulus...
Jul 17, 2017
Brexit Negotiations Round 2 in Brussels The week ahead is going to be big for the UK and its economy. Today, David Davis is in Brussels, accompanied by a negotiating team for a four-day round of talks with the chief EU Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier.
Jul 12, 2017
Sterling was in for a bumpy ride today, hitting an eight-month low against the Euro earlier in the morning, on news that Ben Broadbent, the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England (BoE), isn't ready yet to vote in favour of an interest rate hike yet.
Jul 11, 2017
Markets Await Ben Broadbent's Speech The British Pound surged against the US Dollar and the Euro as investors and traders are waiting to listen to the Bank of England's (BoE) Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent's speech.
Jul 10, 2017
Theresa May to ask Labour's Help Theresa May is going to ask Labour and the other political parties to help her form policy proposals that will shape the UK post-Brexit, in a speech tomorrow.
Jul 07, 2017
Trade Deficit, Industrial Production Hurt Pound Sterling hit a nine-day low against the Euro and slumped against the US Dollar on news that the UK's trade deficit widened in May and that the industrial output of the UK's economy dropped unexpectedly in...
Jul 04, 2017
Sterling Slumps to a Six-day Low Today, the Pound is at its lowest level in six days. Sterling slid closer to the $1.29 mark when IHS Markit published its UK construction PMI for June, which came below market expectations.
Jul 03, 2017
Weak UK Factory Growth Hits the Pound Sterling dropped back below $1.30, affected by news regarding the slowdown of the factory growth in the UK.
Jun 30, 2017
Sterling Falls after Weak GDP Data Sterling dipped below the $1.30 mark, following the release of the UK's GDP data by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Jun 28, 2017
BoE's Cunliffe Opposes Interest Rate Hike Sir John Cunliffe, the Deputy Governor of the Bank of England (BoE) is the latest member of the BoE's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to take part in a war of comments regarding the need or not of raising...