Market Insights

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.

Developments in politics key

Market Report – 08/05/18

GBP – Sterling weakness continues Last week saw further falls in the value of sterling against the dollar, as the sterling weakness continued.  The Purchasing Managers Indices (PMI) were less

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coronavirus concerns

Market Report – 30/04/18

GBP – sterling slides Sterling slides as recent UK economic data and comments from Governor Mark Carney suggest that the Bank of England will not raise interest rates at the

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coronavirus concerns

Market Report – 03/04/18

GBP – Resilient economy supports The UK continues to display a resilient economy with strong growth and labour markets approaching full employment.  Fourth quarter GDP growth came in at 0.4%,

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Business Perspectives Podcast Series

Join Greg Smith, founder of Hawk FX, and a panel of industry experts as they discuss key issues facing international businesses. With each of our regular episodes, discover invaluable insights, first-hand experiences, top-tips and lessons learnt across the whole spectrum of business activity.

Latest Currency Market Forecast

The last few years have brought more than their fair share of political and economic surprises and their impact on currency markets has been substantial. And it seems each new year looks to be equally interesting.

Our latest Quarterly Currency Market Forecast is essential reading for anyone with a currency requirement. Delivering insight into the next quarter and beyond.