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GBP/USD: What’s with all that?

If GBP/USD can move lower due to the Fed being more aggressive than the BOE, is the reverse true as well?

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November 29, 2022 07:32 AM
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Markets looking for higher Central Bank terminal rates

Major central banks around the world have been hiking rates at an unprecedented pace in order to try and cap inflation, which in some countries is at or near 40-year highs.

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November 10, 2022 07:51 AM
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FOMC + BOE could send GBP/USD spiraling

GBP/USD is already down roughly 400 pips from Thursday’s high. Can it move lower? With a hawkish FOMC and a dovish BOE, it sure seems possible.

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November 4, 2022 03:35 AM

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BOE delivers a "dovish" 75bps hike

The BoE’s decision comes hot on the heels of the FOMC meeting the day before

November 3, 2022 11:25 PM
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It is not just the rate decision that will be important for the pound...

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November 1, 2022 11:23 PM
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Truss out as UK Prime Minister. What’s next for GBP/USD?

Liz Truss is out as Prime Minister of the UK. Whoever is selected as the next PM surely will not make the same economic mistakes that cost Truss her job. Therefore, the focus for the Pound will turn back to the Bank of England.

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October 21, 2022 02:33 AM
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Truss out as UK Prime Minister. What’s next for GBP/USD?

Liz Truss is out as Prime Minister of the UK. Whoever is selected as the next PM surely will not make the same economic mistakes that cost Truss her job. Therefore, the focus for the Pound will turn back to the Bank of England.

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October 21, 2022 02:33 AM
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UK CPI preview: A return to double-digit inflation on tap

This week’s UK CPI reading will still be one of the biggest factors driving the Bank of England’s early November decision on interest rates...

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October 18, 2022 01:31 AM
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UK CPI preview: A return to double-digit inflation on tap

This week’s UK CPI reading will still be one of the biggest factors driving the Bank of England’s early November decision on interest rates...

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October 18, 2022 01:31 AM
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FTSE, pound and bonds undermined on UK financial stability concerns

Investors fear that the UK government is borrowing too much and that it won’t be able to balance its books

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October 11, 2022 09:46 PM
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FTSE, pound and bonds undermined on UK financial stability concerns

Investors fear that the UK government is borrowing too much and that it won’t be able to balance its books

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October 11, 2022 09:46 PM
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GBP/USD in focus bond as yields jump despite BoE’s new plan

BoE announced new measures aimed at ensuring an "orderly end" to its emergency bond buying scheme which ends on Friday.

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October 11, 2022 02:37 AM
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GBP/USD in focus bond as yields jump despite BoE’s new plan

BoE announced new measures aimed at ensuring an "orderly end" to its emergency bond buying scheme which ends on Friday.

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October 11, 2022 02:37 AM
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FTSE, Gilts and Pound remain in sharp focus after BoE intervention

For UK assets to stabilise, the BoE needs to bring yields further lower by buying bonds at an “urgent pace,” and on “whatever scale” as it has promised.

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September 29, 2022 07:30 PM
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Gilts gone wild!

The yield on the 30-year Gilt has moved from a high on the day of 5.092% down to a low of 3.869%.

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September 29, 2022 05:53 AM
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Gold shines as yields plunge on BoE intervention

BoE will temporarily carry out purchases of long-dated UK government bonds at an “urgent pace,” and on “whatever scale” necessary to restore orderly market conditions.

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BOE folds and intervenes in bond markets; GBP/JPY in 410 pip range

With the BOE and the BOJ intervening over the last week, GBP/JPY has been extremely volatile, trading in a range from 164.44 down to 148.79 over that same timeframe.

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September 29, 2022 12:58 AM

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GBP/USD: BoE intervention unlikely to help pound

BoE is attempting to soothe investor nerves after they were spooked by last week’s mini budget.

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September 28, 2022 09:00 PM
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Bank of England hikes rates by 50bps; More to come?

Despite a rate hike by the BOE of 50bps, GBP/USD is near 37-year lows. Why? Because the Fed hiked rates by 75bps yesterday and said that more rate hikes are on the way.

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September 23, 2022 02:38 AM
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Nothing changes for gold, stocks as yields resume higher

Bearish trend persist for indices and metals as investors watch yields continue to rise following a flurry of central bank action this week.

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FTSE rises but global stocks set to remain undermined

The slightly firmer tone is in an overall bearish macro environment, with focus on Fed, BoE and other central bank meetings this week

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September 21, 2022 10:22 PM
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GBP/USD trades to lowest level since 1985!

Worries that high inflation and an economic slowdown could cause a recession are outweighing any BOE rate hike expectations.

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September 8, 2022 05:40 AM
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BoE’s grim forecasts weigh on pound

…But there’s hope for GBP/USD bulls – the dollar and bond yields are weakening again.