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Pound Sterling in Firm Start against Euro and Dollar as Brexit Talks Head for Final Showdo…

28 September, 2020 |

The British Pound is trading higher against the Euro, Dollar and other major currencies at the start of the new week amidst improved sentiment to the outcome of Brexit trade negotiations, which are due to end this week with a Thursday post-negotiating briefing likely to be a highlight.

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British Pound: A Wild West of the Currency Market as “Dreadful Liquidity” Presides Over Br…

25 September, 2020 |

The Pound was the third best performing major currency for the week on Friday and despite an inhospitable environment for risk assets, but price action could get wilder in the weeks ahead if currently “dreadful liquidity”conditions and the final quarter’s Brexit deadlines collide. 

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Pound Sterling Supported against Euro and Dollar on Brexit Progress and Fresh Fiscal Suppo…

24 September, 2020 |

Reports of progress being made in ongoing Brexit trade negotiations and the announcement of further fiscal support measures by the Government have aided a recovery in the British Pound against the Euro, Dollar and other major currencies.

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Respite for Pound Sterling after Bailey Pushes Back on Negative Interest Rates

22 September, 2020 |

Bank of England's Governor Andrew Bailey has downplayed the prospect of negative interest rates in the future as he sought to downplay the market's rising expectations for future interest rate cuts, an intervention that appears to have offered some support to the British Pound.

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Pound Sterling Close to 'Basing' against Dollar says Credit Suisse Tech Analyst

28 September, 2020 |

Technical analysts at Credit Suisse have taken a look at a number of major British Pound exchange rates and identified a number of positive developments that might suggest the UK currency has reached what will effectively prove to be its long time lows.

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Pound-Dollar Week Ahead Forecast: Resisting Gravity with Election Debate and Brexit in Foc…

27 September, 2020 |

The Pound has unravelled amid a recovery of the Dollar but could now resist gravity ahead of this week’s update from Brexit negotiators, although the first U.S. election debate and European coronavirus situation could easily pull the rug from under Sterling mid-week.

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Pound-Dollar Resilience Sees Sterling Outperform amid Talk of Brexit Progress and More Sti…

23 September, 2020 |

The Pound advanced on a resurgent Dollar Wednesday, helping Sterling higher against major rivals amid claims of progress in the Brexit trade talks, suggestions that any eventual agreement could come with an “implementation” period and government promises of increased investment spending. 

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Pound-Dollar Rate Risks Fall to 1.2250 as Virus Restrictions, USD Weigh On Sterling

22 September, 2020 |

The Pound-to-Dollar rate is on the edge and risking steeper declines after a combination of renewed demand for the greenback and new restrictions resulting from a second wave of coronavirus infections sank Sterling exchange rates for a fourth time running.