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Orbex Market Flash

Employment Rises Despite the ongoing chaos and uncertainty around Brexit, UK labour market conditions remained firm. The latest data, covering the three months to December 2018, showed that the number of people in employment surged by… Read More

Orbex Market Flash

The first BOE meeting of the year was a decidedly dovish affair with the BOE keeping rates on hold, as expected. It did, however, sharply revise growth lower amidst ongoing Brexit uncertainty. In one of the largest revisions to… Read More

Orbex Market Flash

The Bank of England is in an incredibly frustrating situation. Although it has stated its desire to continue its path of policy tightening, it finds itself being held hostage by the ongoing Brexit negotiations. Until it knows the outcome of… Read More