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Currency exchange rates are affected by a multitude of factors happening all over the world, from economic releases and political announcements to law changes and scandals. We publish the latest news, insight, articles and guides to help keep you up to date and stay informed when making payments overseas.

Market Report – 24/06/19

GBP – BoE holds rates Last week, the Bank of England left rates unchanged, though expectations are still for gradual rate rises. This week, BoE Governor Carney and fellow MPC members Cunliffe, Tenreyro and Saunders testify on the latest Inflation Report at the Treasury Select Committee after the BoE holds rates. The assumptions within the Inflation Report now appear to be somewhat optimistic.  The Bank also said this week that “the perceived likelihood of a no-deal Brexit has risen”.  The BoE still expect moderately higher interest rates in the coming years. The Conservative Party leadership contest is now down to

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Latest Currency Market Forecast

2018 brought more than their fair share of political and economic surprises and their impact on currency markets has been substantial. And 2019 is shaping up to be equally interesting.

Our latest Quarterly Currency Market Forecast is essential reading for anyone with a currency requirement. 

Latest Brexit Update

The UK’s departure from the EU was always going to be a long drawn out process and the exact timetable a moving target.

This Brexit Update provides insight into the current state of negotiations, its impact on currency markets, the main challenges faced by Theresa May and key milestones. Essential reading for anyone with a foreign exchange requirement.

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