Two key events are dominating the FX world this morning: the first is the Reuters report that the Bank of Japan will alter its stimulus programme. The yen is the top performing currency in the G10 this morning, which reverses a month-long period of weakness for JPY. The report suggests that the
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The pound’s sensitivity to Brexit-inspired political discord has flared up once again. On Tuesday GBP is dipping on the back of fears that Theresa May’s government could face defeat in the Commons if Labour sides with pro-European MPs and calls for the UK to remain in the Customs Union if there is no trade deal
The FTSE 100 is the worst performer in the European equity space so far today as it faces a perfect summer storm of a stronger pound, weak energy prices and some notable under-performers including Debenhams. Not even a government announcement of investment in the aerospace sector, can boost the index. However, the aerospace news
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US CPI was in-line with expectations for June, suggesting that prices are rising at a manageable rate. The annual rate of headline inflation rose to 2.9%.
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Politics is once again driving the direction of the pound. The immediate FX reaction to Boris Johnson’s resignation was a sharp drop in sterling.
See the current events to watch for the week starting on the 9th of July 2018 that could move the forex market. Get the full list here!
The pound is the currency to watch for the rest of this week as the UK government meets on Friday to decide on its final economic plan for Brexit.