Teresa May gives the pound some certainty

UK News Finally there is some signs up good news for the pound as Theresa May looks as if she is going to be the new Prime Minister in the UK. With this said, the pound has rallied acorss the board over night against both the euro and the US Dollar. Today’s releases come with […]

Sterling turns into sinking ship…

US News Signs of support for safe-havens continued last night, including things like Japanese Yen and Gold. Initial Jobless Claims are scheduled for this afternoon, this will give us a rough idea of what to expect in tomorrow’s more significant non-farm payrolls. UK News UK Industrial and Manufacturing production are both set to decline in […]

Dooms day turning into dooms week for the pound… Can it get much worse?

US News The US joins the game again today with the ISM Non-Manufacturing figures. We do expect to see a small increase from 52.9 to 53.3and after the dollar hits its highest point against the pound since 1985, any positive key releases ill surly drive it further. Friday’s Non-farm payrolls in the US will be […]

Pound falls further after referendum to leave the EU

US News A relatively quiet start to the week with a public holiday in the US for independence day. UK News The Construction PMI fell this month in the UK from 51.2 to 46.0. Anything close to 50.0 is a relatively positive release – todays was set to drop slightly but not as much as […]

Sterling falls across the board

GBP News A quiet start to the week across the board in terms of economic data, although picks up rather quickly in tomorrow’s UK CPI and US retail sales data. This morning, the pound has fallen by around one pc against both the euro and the US Dollar. Tomorrow’s Consumer Price Index in the UK is […]

UK referendum continues to hold the pound hostage

UK News Another quiet day in the UK today with only the Trade Balance figures scheduled to be released. A slight increased is expected to be seen and hopefully the pound will rise slightly across the board after the fall this morning, on the back of no UK data. The weight of the referendum is beginning […]

Markets settle after ‘fat fingers’ mistake

UK News In the UK this morning, Aprils industrial production figures, along with the external trade and construction out put data later on in the week, will provide us with the first of the hard data outlook for Q2. It looks as if there could be a slight drop in the growth due to the […]

‘Fat Fingers’ sees the pound gain 1.5% against the US Dollar

UK News In the early hours of this morning in the UK, the pound gained as much as 1.5% against the US dollar within seconds. A trader is blaming his ‘fat fingers’ for the mistyping of a transaction that saw hundreds of market orders automatically fill. The pounds gain was only short lived as it quickly moved […]

‘Brexit’ looking more likely than ever before!

UK News In the UK this weekend a poll has changed the views on the UK referendum and it now looks just as likely that we are going to leave the EU as it does that we are going to stay. A near 4% sway in the votes from this time last week has left the […]