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  1. 14 Jun, 2018

    Fed set on further hikes

    As football fans the world over excitedly await the start of the “greatest show on earth”, investors were in expectant mood overnight as the US Federal Reserve delivered on their second interest rate hike of the year.

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  2. 08 Jun, 2018

    Boris puts his foot in it

    As if Theresa Mays job as PM leading the country through a Brexit process wasn’t hard enough already, Boris Johnson has landed her in even more of a tricky position after being ‘secretly’ recorded at a private dinner this week.

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  3. 07 Jun, 2018

    Brexit Bites Back

    Despite the pound having a good day on Tuesday due to a slightly better than expected services PMI number it was the old headline favourite Brexit than put the markets on alert following a string of negative headlines yesterday afternoon which do not make encouraging reading.

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  4. 06 Jun, 2018

    Positive UK News

    After a poor run for quite some time the pound finally had a good day yesterday.

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  5. 05 Jun, 2018

    May wades in on Trump

    Theresa May yesterday waded in on the debate on the US trade tariffs opening up a potential political backlash.

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  6. 30 May, 2018

    Risk off mood continues

    Risk off mood continues in markets. Italian concerns mounted and markets endured a torrid day yesterday. 

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  7. 23 May, 2018

    Will UK inflation rescue the pound?

    The last two days have been very slow in markets with very little going on. But, the action is likely to start today with the UK inflation release this morning and the latest Fed meeting minutes this evening.

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  8. 10 May, 2018

    Carney in the spotlight

    It was only a few weeks ago that today’s Bank of England meeting was billed as a big event, with almost all of the market expecting a rate increase.

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  9. 26 Apr, 2018

    Draghi in the spotlight today

    Yesterday was a quiet day in markets. I’m not quite sure whether that has anything to do with all of our Australian and New Zealand friends having the day off to celebrate Anzac day, but you never know.

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  10. 20 Apr, 2018

    Avalanche in UK retail sales

    UK retail sales figures were weaker than expected in March with headline sales falling 1.2% m/m against a consensus of -0.6% (Investec -1.2%).

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