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Sterling still down but expected to improve on today’s data

  UK retail sales support Sterling EU inflation data awaited for EUR US Fed speakers abound   A Strong reading from UK retail sales saw the Pound cease its slide yesterday but the Pound is still down to €1.1930,…
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A lot of mixed data was released overnight: Which currencies were affected?

  Chinese new loans at record levels Sterling slips on profit taking   We experienced some technical issues with our website this morning... But we are up and running again. Apologies for the inconvenience this may have…
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The Pound rises… but watch out for today’s inflation data

  Sterling regains strength after solid employment data US central bank is focus for the afternoon   Solid growth in the UK employment market boosted Sterling yesterday. What appears to have encouraged the markets the…
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Could today’s UK economic data revive Sterling?

  Sterling slips but awaits UK economic data Apple warning worries the markets US treasury data should confirm safe haven buying   Lacking UK economic data, the Pound slipped yesterday, dropping below €1.20 and below…
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Coronavirus cases decline: What does this mean for the Chinese stock markets?

  US and Canadian holidays leave markets quiet Japan’s economy contracts by 1.6% in Q4 Coronavirus cases slowdown   A slowdown in the cases of Coronavirus - or Covid-19 as it now likes to be known – has allowed…
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What happened with Sterling after Sajid Javid’s resignation?

  Sterling boosted as Sajid Javid resigns Euro under pressure from poor GDP data Happy Valentine’s Day   Does the garage have any flowers left? I am just checking for a friend.   It can’t be good for your…
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RBA Governor Lowe intends to keep low interest rates for years

  RBA Governor Lowe: We will keep low interest rates for years RBNZ interest rates decision driven by minimal economic impact of Coronavirus   Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) Governor Lowe stated that “it is quite likely…
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Coronavirus outbreak: How the virus is damaging global economy

  Coronavirus causing movement in the currency markets OPEC reduces forecast for oil production on Coronavirus concerns Trade talks between UK and EU just getting underway   Understandably, just like every other news…
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Reserve Bank of New Zealand leaves base rate unchanged

  New Zealand base rate on hold and Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) upbeat New Coronavirus cases slowing Sterling boosted by rare positive comment from Carney   The Reserve Bank of New Zealand kept the New Zealand…
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USD strengthened as China tries to return to work amid virus concerns

  US Dollar strengthened from China’s tentative to return to work UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP) data due this morning   In spite of a death toll from the Coronavirus of over a thousand tragic souls, China’s factories…