COT report_Sterling_ECB

This data references the period ending Tuesday, June 6th EURUSD Non-Commercials increased their net long positions in the Euro buying a further 1k contracts to take the total position to 74k contracts. With EZ data continued to print strongly, traders have been building hawkish expectations, awaiting an announcement of further tapering by ...

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FOMC

Following a rather busy week in Europe, the focus shifts back to the U.S. shores next week with the FOMC meeting in focus. The Fed's meeting is likely to overshadow other central bank meetings such as the BoJ, SNB, and the BoE. Economic data from the UK will keep the British pound busy ahead of Thursday's Bank of England's monetary policy meetin...

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UK Elections_Corbyn_0706

Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the Labour Party UK Traders Waiting Once Again Nearly a year on from the UK’s Brexit referendum, markets are once again bracing ahead of a key UK vote. On Thursday, the British Public will take to the polls to elect its Prime Minister, and the decision could have dramatic consequences for the British Pound. Below we ...

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How to trade UK Elections

The big focus for the markets this week is the UK election. James Harte explains why this election is so important and gives you valuable tips on how you can trade the UK Election.

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UK Elections_Polls_0506

Image via European Parliament Terror Attacks Overshadow Polling Results The sad news of yet another terrorist attack in the UK over the weekend was clearly the major focus for UK traders. However, the latest polls published over the weekend, which was the final weekend ahead of the elections, proved to be extremely interesting. The Conservat...

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Theresa May_Brexit

The U.S. dollar takes a backseat this coming week with most of the action moving across the pond. While the ECB's monetary policy decision will keep traders busy with the euro, the UK elections are also scheduled for the same day. With the election race heating up, it goes without saying that all roads lead to the EURGBP currency pair this wee...

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GBP preview

The British Pound got some boost with the services PMI posting yet another month of gains. Data released by Markit, showed the British services sector PMI rising reaching an 8-month high at59.5, above 58.9 last month. The Pound saw a modest reaction to the news, but quickly reversed to trade back at the pre-release levels. For the past two da...

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