‘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 […]

Sterling rallies as vote to stay within the EU looks more likely

The pound has surged over the last few days due to a mixture of positive UK data and negative data from the euro-zone. Yesterday’s Public Sector Net borrowing (pounds) was increased from 5.8B last month to 6.6B this month. Monday nights release is the main reason behind the pound increasing. From what has been said, […]

Pound falls against the Euro after record low CPI

Pound falls against the Euro after record low CPI Good morning, With the only data to come out in the Eurozone today being the German Wholesale Price Index, there is very little indicating the strength of the Euro is going to increase, although the rate may increase if the UK data comes in as expected. […]

Pound Euro sits at 1.2780

Pound Euro sits at 1.2780 Good morning, Last Friday saw the Pound gain against the Euro due to positive Manufacturing figures. The increase in rate was also helped by Germany posting a weaker than expected Trade Balance. Both of these factors kept the pounds to euros exchange rate well in to the 1.2800 for most […]

Euro rate

Good morning, This morning’s German trade balance figures came in negative seeing the Euro exchange rate weaken off against the pound by around 20 points currently sitting around 1.2815 Other than that, a relatively quiet day for the Euro rate, with very little data of much significance to come in favoring the Euro. Yesterday’s German […]

ECB Buying Euros

ECB Buying Euros Good morning, Having seen a near 100 point movement over the last few days, the Pounds to Euros exchange rate seems to be hovering around 1.2750 A relatively busy day for the Euro rate today, possibly seeing the Euro strengthen for a brief period until the main UK data comes out this […]