forex week ahead

The week ahead starts off on a busy note with China's inflation figures due to come out for August. It is also a busy week for the British pound which will see the release of the monthly jobs report alongside the newly started monthly GDP figures. Data from the United States will cover the producer price and consumer price index data for the ...

2018-09-10 John Benjamin Read more
uk retail sales

Economic data from the UK last week covered the unemployment, inflation and retail sales. Data showed that the UK's unemployment rate fell to a 43 year low of 4.0%. However, wage growth remained sluggish. Meantime, inflation was seen rising for the first time this year to 2.5% in July. The increase in inflation came after the BoE's rate hike ...

2018-08-23 John Benjamin Read more
uk brexit

With just over 200 days until the Brexit deadline, negotiations have become increasingly fraught as the UK political environment has become increasingly turbulent. Market uncertainty has become increasingly elevated as the potential for a “no-deal Brexit” continues to rise reflected in the spike in “no-deal” news headlines and “no-deal” google s...

2018-08-20 James Harte Read more
UK Data Summary

Data Risks Into The BOE Heading into the March Bank of England meeting, the market is widely expecting the BOE to keep rates on hold but, a great deal of attention will be placed on the accompanying statement. With the bank having previously given hawkish signals, many traders are looking for a rate rise at the upcoming May meeting, when the ba...

2018-03-23 James Harte Read more