Pound rises from Inflation boost

After being under pressure the pound rebounded after inflation (CPI) came in marginally higher than expected for the year to July at 0.6%, against 0.5% anticipated. This increase in the ...

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August 25, 2016

Eurozone GDP grows, German drive growth while Italy drags

Last week saw the release of the second quarter Eurozone growth, showing GDP increased by 0.3% over the quarter and 1.6% year on year, in line with expectations. This was ...

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August 16, 2016

Bank of England exceeds expectations but overal, pessimism persists

After the Bank of England disappointed markets in the July monetary policy meeting, last week’s announcement exceeded expectations. While it was anticipated that interest rates would be cut to 0.25%, ...

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August 9, 2016

Despite Brexit, UK sees growth and kidnappers demand ransoms in Sterling

There was good news for the UK economy last week with second quarter economic growth coming in at 0.6%, above the 0.4% during the first quarter and ahead of expectations. ...

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August 3, 2016