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The pound had a relatively good week, a reflection in part of the confidence shown in a survey of chief financial officers carried out on behalf of Deloitte. The survey revealed that for the first...

At the end of last week, gross domestic product data from Britain showed the economy expanding by 0.4% in Q4 and by 1.4% in calendar 2017. Those numbers met expectations but UK mortgage approvals...

After last week’s positive indications from the Bank of England MPC meeting and an increase in retail sales by 0.8% in February, the pound started the week well. Now that the timetable for Brexit...

The pound had a good week. Warnings about the possible hacking of Britain's infrastructure by the Kremlin were ineffective at holding back the pound at the end of last week and there was a raft of...

Chancellor Hammond gave an upbeat spring statement this week and the pound enjoyed some of its best levels against the euro and the dollar in six months. In his statement, he reassured parliament...

At the end of last week, PM Theresa May gave a speech which acknowledged that trade with the EU will become more difficult, the ECJ will continue to have a say on certain matters and some freedom...

Last week the pound strengthened by an average of 0.5% against the other dozen most actively-traded currencies. The main focus for sterling was Brexit, and whether the government could come up...

The end of last week didn’t bring much good news for sterling. UK retail sales in January were up by 0.1% from December and 1.6% more than in the same month last year. But were on average lower...

The pound was off to a poor start at the beginning of this week, particularly given the Bank of England’s guidance last week that the UK interest rates would rise sooner and further than...

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