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UK CPI Preview

How hot was inflation in May?

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, USD/CAD

GBP/USD rises despite strike action. USD/CAD falls ahead of retail sales, Fed Powell.

June 21, 2022 08:42 AM

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?

Bank of England Preview

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

June 14, 2022 03:22 PM

Two trades to watch: DAX, GBP/USD

DAX falls as the market mood sours, factory orders drop. GBP/USD falls as Bojo holds onto power, just.

June 7, 2022 08:38 AM

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, Oil

GBP/USD rises despite PM Boris Johnson facing a vote of no confidence. Oil prices rise as Saudi Arabia hikes prices.

European Open: UK traders return to their desks (FTSE, GBP/USD)

The 4-day weekend has come to an end and the FTSE will reopen today. Yet take note of public holidays across Europe so liquidity should be lower than usual.

June 6, 2022 05:41 AM

Two trades to watch: DAX, GBP/USD

DAX rises ahead of German IFO business climate data, GBP/USD rises ahead of BoE’s Bailey.

After most of the data for the week, GBP/USD advancing

GBP/USD has been moving higher this week as a result of the strong labor market in the UK and the high inflation readings.

Two trades to watch: DAX, GBP/USD

DAX falls after industrial production tumbles. GBP/USD falls to a fresh 23-month low ahead of US NFP.

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?

The Pound takes it on the chin

Last weeks poor economic data caused the wheels to fall off the Pound.

April 26, 2022 06:39 PM

Asian Open: The Fed’s Bullard calls for rates to be at 3.5% by year end

The US dollar was broadly higher overnight as the Fed’s Bullard laid out a path for 50-bos hikes at each remaining Fed meeting this year.

Yields and US Dollar pull back at resistance; EUR/USD, GBP/USD

Yields began moving lower yesterday. Today, the US Dollar took its turn to move lower.

April 13, 2022 07:28 PM

GBP/USD struggles around 1.30 after UK, US inflation

Both the UK & US saw a strong rise in inflation but the central bank outlooks are showing signs of possible divergence keeping GBPUSD under pressure.

April 13, 2022 11:34 AM

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, USD/CAD

GBPUSD falls below 1.30 after UK inflation jumps to 7.5%. USDCAD falls ahead of BoC rate decision.

April 13, 2022 08:46 AM

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Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, DAX

GBP/USD falls despite encouraging UK jobs data and ahead of US inflation data. DAX falls as inflation jumps, ZEW economic sentiment data due.

April 12, 2022 08:20 AM

Two trades to watch: GBP/USD, CAC

GBP/USD falls as stagflation fears rise. CAC rallies after the first round of the French elections.

April 11, 2022 08:23 AM

FOMC Minutes: Good stuff, but nothing markets didn’t already assume

The Minutes from the March 16th FOMC meeting were a bit stale, as almost all Fed speakers have been hawkish lately.

European Open: PMI’s in focus, GBP/USD coils up – breakout pending?

Final PMI reads for Germany and the UK kick of today’s Asian session, ahead of the ISM services PMI report at 15:00 BST.

Two trades to watch: DAX, GBP/USD

DAX rises despite consumer confidence tanking. GBP/USD edges cautiously higher, above 1.31.

March 29, 2022 08:16 AM

The Spring Statement: Will the Chancellor help ease the surging cost of living?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak gives the Spring Statement as inflation continues to rise and is expected o hit 8% in April. Will he bring some relief to households?

March 21, 2022 05:27 PM