Coronavirus News

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GBP/SEK: Swedish Krona Gains As Country Faces PMI Data

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Brexit seems to have faded into triviality with Covid-19 now taking precedence on a global scale. Despite mounting coronavirus concerns, Boris Johnson has repeatedly shunned the prospect of a Brexit delay. 
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Coronavirus pandemic affects the world’s largest economies

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Brexit seems to have faded into triviality with Covid-19 now taking precedence on a global scale. Despite mounting coronavirus concerns, Boris Johnson has repeatedly shunned the prospect of a Brexit delay. 
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The unprecedented economic challenges ahead for the second quarter

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  Pound undergoes solid recovery New quarter set to be punishing for economies Coronavirus ‘biggest challenge since WWII’   It’s 1 April – and there is no fooling canny market traders who are adjusting their portfolios…
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UK Announces £75m Airlift Plan for Stranded Brits Abroad

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The UK’s Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, has pledged to work with airlines such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic amid the coronavirus crisis. The plan is to rescue thousands of nationals stranded abroad due to the pandemic. The airlift…
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UK Brexit Delay Transition Period Extension Urged by EU

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Brexit seems to have faded into triviality with Covid-19 now taking precedence on a global scale. Despite mounting coronavirus concerns, Boris Johnson has repeatedly shunned the prospect of a Brexit delay. 
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GBP/NZD Quarterly Forecast: Analysis of New Zealand and UK Economy for April to June 2020

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  Big government bond-buying programme Economic growth in 2019, but what about the future? New Zealand declares state of emergency UK ‘to be hit harder than in global crash’   A year ago, who could have foreseen…
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GBP/USD: Pound Declines as Lockdown Extension Looks Likely

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Discover the reasons for the pound’s decline this week as we discuss the effects that an extended UK lockdown could have on the economy.
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Coronavirus: What Does the Future of UK Aviation Look Like?

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The aviation industry is one of the worst-affected by the coronavirus outbreak and fear continues to grip the industry too as the future of aviation looks even more vulnerable.
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US Dollar falls back after President drops the Easter recovery deadline

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  Sterling recovers on significant profit-taking Last week of the quarter overshadowed by the ‘C’ word   As most Brits start their 2nd week of isolation, ‘spoiler alert’ this week’s data will be mostly dire.…
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The UK Offers Aid to Self-Employed During Coronavirus Crisis

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On Thursday, UK Chancellor of Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced that self-employed workers undergoing financial difficulty would get 80% of their monthly wages covered by the government.