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The pound did not have the best start to the week after the previous Friday’s newspapers were full of Bank of England governor Mark Carney’s suggestions that house prices would fall by 34% in the...

The pound has found perhaps an unlikely ally in EU negotiator Michel Barnier. His optimism about the possibility of reaching a deal and positive outlook on plans coming from the UK helped to give...

Despite some major stats on the UK economic picture being released this week, it was once again Brexit that caused the most movement in the pound. The UK’s economic growth held steady at 0.4% and...

It was a slow start to the short week after the bank holiday. After some discontent over the Brexit guidance released by the government and rumblings of a leadership challenge by Boris Johnson for...

The release of the British government’s first 25 of its 80-plus papers addressing the management of a no-deal Brexit was the biggest mover and shaker this week. Whilst investors still see little...

The big news for the pound this week was the announcement of the Bank of England (BoE) to finally raise interest rates to 0.75%. Prior to the announcement on Thursday, there was little movement in...

Bank of England deputy governor Ben Broadbent spoke earlier this week about the history and future of QE, but offered no clues as to the outcome of the MPC policy meeting next week. Most investors...

After the drama of US President Trump’s visit, including an attack on Theresa May’s Brexit plan, sterling had a tricky week. The prime minister amended a parliamentary bill to appease ultra-...

The pound started the week well, possibly due to optimism following the crunch Cabinet meeting about Brexit at Chequers at the end of last week, where an agreement was announced. The peace was...

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