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Pound Sentiment Improves as Barclays Chief Remains Committed to London

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The Pound (GBP) put in a strong performance against its peers yesterday as the chief of a leading London bank said that he was confident that his bank could continue operating from the UK after ‘Brexit’. Barclays chief executive Jes Staley said that he believed that London would remain the ‘financial lungs of Europe’ even after the UK leaves the EU, helping to dispel some fears that the City was likely to lose its passporting rights, forcing banks to move to the continent. View article >

What Impact will the ECB Meeting have on the Euro Today?

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The Pound (GBP) is trading relatively flatly against many of its peers this morning as Sterling managed to find its footing after slumping for much of Wednesday. The dip in GBP followed a spike earlier in the week after Prime Minister Theresa May finally outlined her plans for leaving the EU. The decline was driven by a warning from Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon about the possibly of a second Scottish referendum and criticism that many of the points laid out by the PM may be unachievable. View article >

GBP Rallies Vs EUR, USD as PM Outlines ‘Brexit’ Plans

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The Pound (GBP) rallied to its best levels since the start of last week against most of the majors yesterday as markets reacted positively to Prime Minister Theresa May’s ‘Brexit’ speech. While Investors were dismayed about May’s commitment to a ‘hard Brexit’, the PM’s promise that MPs would be given a vote on the final terms of ‘Brexit’ lead to a uptick in Sterling sentiment as traders believe opposition MPs may seek to alter the government’s plans to a softer ‘Brexit’. View article >

PM Speech Forecast to Impact Currency Movement

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The Pound (GBP) plummeted against its peers at the beginning of trading yesterday, but started to make a small recovery later in the day as traders hoped that Theresa May’s speech would provide some clarity on the ‘Brexit’ process. One of the key reasons that investors are currently dovish towards Sterling is that there is still a great deal of uncertainty over how ‘Brexit’ will work. View article >

Pound Plummets as Theresa May Prepares to Outline ‘Brexit’ Plans

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The Pound (GBP) tumbled below US$1.20 and also against the rest of the majors this morning as investors remained cautious ahead of Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on Tuesday. Analysts expect May’s speech to indicate that the UK government will seek a ‘hard Brexit’, eschewing access to the single market in order to gain greater controls over EU immigration, a decision that traders believe will have a negative impact on the British economy. View article >

Theresa May Speech Set to Trigger Currency Volatility

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GBP/USD 1 Week Chart
The Pound (GBP) plummeted against its peers yesterday afternoon, as it was announced that Prime Minister Theresa May would be giving a speech on her approach to ‘Brexit’ next week. Markets reacted poorly to the news as they expect her comments to focus more on her plans to control immigration, while staying intentionally vague on her plans for the single market. View article >

British Pound Sterling – Fri Jan 13: GBP Down vs USD, EUR, CHF, AUD, NZD, JPY & INR.

The British Pound Sterling is today down -0.87% against the United States Dollar, down -0.99% against the Euro, down -0.62% against the Swiss Franc, down -0.83% against the Australian Dollar, down -1.61% against the New Zealand Dollar, down -0.88% against the Japanese Yen and down -1.02% against the Indian Rupee. The Pound (GBP) plummeted against its peers yesterday afternoon, as it was announced that Prime Minister Theresa May would be giving a speech on her approach to ‘Brexit’ next week. View article >

Pound’s Fortunes Mixed as ‘Brexit’ Uncertainty Persists

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GBP/USD 1 Week Chart
The Pound (GBP) had a mixed day on Wednesday as persistent ‘Brexit’ concerns continued to drag on Sterling as the UK government allowed uncertainty to continue to fester due to its reluctance to publish its plans for leaving the EU. UK data releases were also a mixed bag as despite production significantly rising in the Manufacturing, Construction and Industrial sectors, a notable rise in Britain’s trade deficit from £1.55bn to £4.17bn prevented GBP from rallying. View article >

British Pound Sterling – Thu Jan 12: GBP Up vs USD, EUR & INR and Down vs AUD, NZD & JPY.

The British Pound Sterling is today up 0.68% against the United States Dollar, up 0.12% against the Euro, even against the Swiss Franc, down -0.48% against the Australian Dollar, down -0.12% against the New Zealand Dollar, down -0.59% against the Japanese Yen and up 0.5% against the Indian Rupee. ‘Cable’ fell to its worst levels in 31-years (excluding the flash crash) on Wednesday as ‘Brexit’ continued weighing on the Pound. View article >

‘Brexit’ Uncertainty Continues to Hamper Pound

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GBP/USD 1 Week Chart
The Pound (GBP) continued struggling against it peers yesterday as Prime Minister Theresa May’s comments over the weekend and subsequent statement of ‘getting the best deal for the UK’ have done little to help clear up the government’s position on ‘Brexit’. Sterling did managed to recover against some of the majors yesterday afternoon however as Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn outlined his party’s desires for ‘Brexit’, which included staying in the single market and accepting some freedom of movement. View article >

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