Sterling: If only everyone had the same view

Sterling: If only everyone had the same view

What a difference a year makes! 2017 has been a volatile year for the FX markets and for Sterling a game of two halves – one vs. Euro the other vs. the USD.  As can be seen below, vs. USD Sterling has gradually strengthened, but vs. Euro it weakened.  This is despite...
Sterling: If only everyone had the same view

Sterling: If only everyone had the same view

Although it is one of the globe’s most traded currencies, the view of Sterling is not universally shared. The perception of UK economic and political events is often viewed quite differently by different audiences. It is like watching a football match. In the stadium...
On the bus, off the bus!

On the bus, off the bus!

Sterling enjoyed a festive uplift yesterday, but it was short lived. Yesterday the market jumped when it looked like there was a Brexit deal to be done, Sterling strengthened and for a brief moment the star shone brightly, and the wise men knew which way to go. But,...