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Sterling could strengthen on today’s UK data

Virus fears cause investor contagion Sterling has room to strengthen on today’s economic releases   The risk of further physical and economic contagion from the Coronavirus is the main talking point in the markets. China…
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Chinese New Year celebrations extended as Coronavirus is spreading

  The Chinese New Year celebrations have been extended to 2nd February to accommodate those affected by the shutdown on transport routes. That shut down of the stable door may have happened after this particular horse has bolted. There…
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Euro fell on ECB’s cautious approach

  Coronavirus fears affect Chinese financial markets The Pound strengthens on latest Brexit news   The Euro fell this morning against the US Dollar to the lowest it has been in weeks, following a more cautious approach…
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Feefo Double Platinum for Halo Financial’s Sterling Service

JANUARY 2020: Halo Financial receives Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award   Halo Financial has again been recognised for continually providing excellent service to their clients and receiving consistently positive feedback from delighted…
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Asian markets suffer natural and economic issues

  Pound picks up on industrial results European Central Bank announcement high priority today North America turns to employment figures   Coronavirus concerns are spooking Asian markets, with parts of China closed…
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Central banks steal spotlight at start of New Year

  European Central Bank (ECB) still approaching policy with caution Central banks not the only stimulus for currency markets Commodity currency volatility on the cards   The currency market spotlight shifts once more…
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Bank of Canada rate decision to be announced today

  Bank of Canada rate decision in focus New NAFTA a priority for Canada   Today’s currency news is focused on Canada, mainly concerning the Bank of Canada rate decision and the new NAFTA agreement that Prime Minister…
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Sterling picks us ahead of employment report

  Sterling picks up ahead of employment report Bundesbank says Germany economy weakest since 2013   Sterling had a jumpy start to the new week after comments at the weekend from the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Sajid…
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GBP | NZD Quarterly Forecast January – March 2020

  Here are the main points of the GBPNZD Q1 forecast in 2020:   What difference will the US-China trade deal signing make? Disappointing NZ business surveys NZ average property prices at new high Triple hint at…

GBP | AUD Quarterly Forecast January – March 2020

Here are the main points of the GBPAUD Q1 forecast in 2020:   Fire ravages country and could also hit economic growth Trade war deal not all good news for AUD GDP fall increases pressure for UK interest rate cut Economic…