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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.

BoE risks losing credibility after 25bp hike

The 25-basis-point hike was priced in but failure to surprise… is a surprise in this week of central bank surprises

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BoE’s dilemma

A 25-basis-point hike is priced in, but will the BoE deliver a surprise?

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BoE Preview: MPC won’t deviate much from recent hawkish path

The Bank of England looks set to hike rates by 0.25%, but how will this impact the pound?

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European Open: BOE’s tone to make or break hopes of February hike

Thanks to ‘Plan B” in the UK there is little hope for BOE to hike rates today. And the pound’s reaction is likely to be around the perceived odds of a hike in February.

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GBP/USD near year-to-date lows amidst worst week since August

It’s clear that GBP/USD bears have the upper hand in the short term...

BoE Action As London Looks Down The Barrel To A Lock Down

BoE to the rescue ahead of London lock down

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Market Reaction to Sunak's Spending Spree

Market Reaction to Sunak's Spending Spree

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March 11, 2020 10:53 AM

BoE surprise cut boosts FTSE

The Bank of England surprised the markets by cutting interest rates by 50 basis points, trying to shelter the UK economy from economic damage that could be inflicted by the spread of the coronavirus.

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March 11, 2020 06:01 AM
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EUR/GBP Could Reach Near .9000

Due to the inequality of the cuts, GBP should move lower at a faster pace than the Euro.

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Same Old Trading for GBP/USD after Brexit

Today officials from both sides began laying out the groundwork for a new agreement

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Will the BoE cut rates?

This is set to be one of the closest interest rate decisions of recent years

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January 29, 2020 11:17 AM
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BREXIT: Hints of Clarity as the UK Enters an 11-Month Transition Period

Market reactions to Brexit are likely to play out over a more extended timeframe...

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Week Ahead: Coronavirus, FOMC, BOE, and Brexit

On the opening next week, the focus will likely continue to be the Coronavirus.

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EUR/GBP: Brexit and BOE and Bears, Oh My!

Friday’s UK PMI report has the potential to tip the scales and lead to an explosive move in the pound...

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GBP/USD at Key 1.3000 before Employment Data

This could be the last straw for the MPC if the data is worse.

EUR/GBP May Be Vulnerable with UK Retail Sales, ECB and BOE on Tap

A weak UK retail sales report could be a near-term catalyst to take EUR/GBP back toward the bottom of its range near 0.8460

Sterling Lower on Economic Data

For today’s most important data releases, the outcome was even worse than expected.

Pay Attention to Me!!!

This week brings a plethora of data from the UK to use as a re-starting point.

Low blows and sterling lows

A torrid week in politics and dovish BoE comments are grim news for the pound

Market Brief: Flickers of optimism

European markets and U.S. futures are finding sufficient reasons to put aside political tremors, trade and Brexit uncertainty