06/06/2024, 11:34

Political stability to aid sterling

For major advanced democratic nations like the UK, political stability should be better for the pound than instability.

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26/02/2024, 11:43

Is it time to buy sterling?

Currency investors probably won’t have the patience to buy sterling now in anticipation of what may turn out to be false hopes, but it is still an issue to look out for....

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24/01/2024, 11:33

What will be beneficial for the pound?

If the UK government delivers tax cuts that both lift growth prospects now and reduce Labour’s room for manoeuvre after polling day, then many might see that as...

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12/01/2024, 11:08

What will drive the pound in 2024?

There has been some talk recently that political parties vying to win this year’s UK election could propose the sort of fiscal largesse that rekindles memories of the...

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16/10/2023, 11:57

Impacts on the real currency story

Fixation with the performance of the US dollar is understandable given the dominance of the greenback in areas such as currency trading, reserve holding, trade invoicing...

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10/07/2023, 11:13

The pound’s rally might not occur again in 2H23

Many analysts have been quite optimistic for the pound this year. But while this view seems to be playing out, there are aspects of what’s been happening recently that...

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22/11/2022, 11:05

How does the Autumn Statement impact the pound?

UK Chancellor Hunt promised a "tough" autumn statement last week. But it only becomes tough after two years, and that’s when the Conservatives will likely be out of...

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24/10/2022, 11:06

The pound will remain vulnerable

It is going to be a long way back for sterling to recapture the lost ground because policymakers’ credibility has been shot to pieces.

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23/08/2022, 11:16

A new impetus to the U.S dollar strength

After a period of relative stability through the summer months, it looks as if volatility is returning again. The dollar and other “safe” currencies will probably be the...

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19/08/2022, 11:10

UK's inflation pressure and impacts on GBP

UK CPI inflation hit its highest in 40 years in July and the country has the rather unwelcome accolade of being among the first developed countries to reach double...

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04/08/2022, 13:54

Compounding US dollar strength

The dollar remains strong and, when trying to explain this, a lot of focus is put on monetary policy and rate differentials, as if relatively high US rates suck capital...

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19/07/2022, 11:11

Will GBP get a lot worse?

Sterling (GBP) has not had a great year so far, but it could still get a lot worse.

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05/07/2022, 11:39

Could the pound prove vulnerable?

There’s little doubt that the pound could prove vulnerable once again if trade continues to slump and global investment flows stall.

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