October 17, 2018
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8 Reasons Why the Global Financial Markets Fell

Stocks across the globe had their worst day in 8 months on Wednesday, with tech shares worst hit, coupled with higher interest rates, spooking all types of investors. We’ve summarised why the markets took a battering this week. Interest rates It’s no secret the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates. What that means is it’s […]
August 3, 2018
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Euro – Dollar Dives as Draghi Outlines That Markets Must Wait for Rate Hike

The Euro nose-dived following dovish comments at the monthly ECD rate decision, rates as anticipated were left on hold and monetary policy was left untouched, the deposit rate, therefore, remains at -0.4%. The quantitative easing program currently at €30 Billion per month will as outlined drop to €15 billion as of September as the ECB […]
August 2, 2018

5 Things That Can Affect Both a Foreign Exchange or Cryptocurrency Market

The cryptocurrency currency market is notoriously volatile but in recent times, certainly since Brexit and numerous global political elections, fiat exchange rates have fluctuated as much as 5% from one week to the next. This level of currency movement does not matter what the type can have a major impact on the cash flow and […]
June 27, 2018
London, United Kingdom

Pound Gains Following Interest Rate Sentiment – but Will It Last?

The pound has enjoyed decent gains this week following the latest Bank of England rate decision. Whilst UK interest remained at 0.5% a change of sentiment is clearly changing with 3 monetary policy members voting to raise UK interest rates to 0.75%.
May 9, 2018

Where Can the US Economy Go From Here?

Both due to its economic exploits and gregarious president, one can’t help to note the slight change of pace in the economy. Despite concerns about inflation and wages, the outlook would appear bright. We take a look at the key elements driving and holding back the US economy. US labour market Once the shining light […]
May 2, 2018
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European Central Bank Remains Upbeat Despite Growth Slowdown

If Mark Carney has become known as the ‘unreliable boyfriend’ you can pretty much bet your mortgage on what Mario Draghi at the ECB will do. There had been a few concerns around the eurozone inflation and growth rates with markets wanting answers and potentially a clue or two as to when the ECB would […]
November 27, 2017

Turkish Lira Exchange Rates Reach All Time Lows

Over the last few months, the Turkish lira has been sinking to historical lows. The issues troubling the Turkish lira relate to monetary policy, inflation and tensions with the US which have seen the Lira free fall in the last few months. Turkish and US relation Relations between the US and Turkey hit rock bottom […]
November 6, 2017

Dollar FX Rates Fall as FED Leaves Interest Rate Rise on the Back Burner

On Thursday, the Federal Bank of America opted to leave the Dollar FX rates unchanged with rates remaining at 1.25%, which saw the rates fall.