nfu uk farmers

As the Brexit negotiations rollercoaster continues to peak and trough, the National Farmers Union have now fuelled further panic by hitting headlines with a report that claims Britain would run out of food within a year if it was forced to be self-sufficient. The president of the Farmers’ Union Minette Batters requested that the government place...

2018-08-08 James Harte Read more
UK wages finally start to outpace inflation

The unemployment rate in the United Kingdom showed that employers in Britain increased the pace of hiring, with data supporting that more workers were added. However, despite the higher pace of hiring, there was a clear lack of wage growth. The data suggests that the Bank of England will most likely continue to remain on the side lines amid t...

2018-05-24 John Benjamin Read more
Manchester_Indices_2305

After the sad events that occurred overnight in the UK – Manchester, we have noticed some negative impact on the markets, including Asian equities, European equities, and currencies. However, such impact was short-lived and most of the markets have recovered its initial declines, supported by economic releases. Asian Equities Declines Desp...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
BOE GBP

After a week with the lack of fundamentals across the board, this week comes with many economic releases and events, which likely to spark the level of volatility once again. During the European session ahead, all eyes will be on the UK as we wait for inflation figures, which likely to have a notable impact on the market and GBP pairs. Expec...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
BOE_UK Data_UK Inflation

After the slow and calm start of the week with no economic releases and lower volume across the board, volatility is set to pick up during the second trading day of the week, as we wait for many economic figures ahead. Today we will be concentrating on the UK inflation figures, which are expected to have a notable impact on the markets, especia...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
UK_Pounds

In the coming few hours, traders will be watching further economic releases from the UK, which likely to have a notable impact on the markets. Retail Sales will be released today at around 09:30 GMT+. The estimates are encouraging, pointing to an increase of 0.4% in February, after declining by -0.3% in January, which would be the first monthly...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
wall street_stock

FTSE 100 Near Record High FTSE 100 managed to stabilise well above its former resistance area which stands at 7100 at the end of January, leading to another push higher all the way to 7300 during yesterday’s trading. Looking at the chart, the index is also trading well above its 50 DMA, which keeps the bullish outlook unchanged, at least in ...

2017-07-26 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
UK Jobs_0404

The US Dollar advanced across the board yesterday, rising above 101.0 for the first time in two weeks. This is due to the Federal Reserve Chair Yellen testimony yesterday. Surprisingly, Janet Yellen kept the door open for a possible rate hike in March meeting, which pushed the Dollar higher, even though the Fed Fund Futures is pricing in 30% ch...

2017-02-15 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more
Theresa May_Brexit

The first day of the week came in with lack of fundamentals and liquidity, while volatility picked up on the rising fears of Brexit. However, rising volatility is what we all need to jump in to new opportunities. In today’s report, we will discuss the upcoming economic releases in the UK, what to look for, how to trade the news and what matters ...

2017-01-17 Nour Eldeen Al-Hammoury Read more