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British Pound Fundamental View

How much more pain can the pound take? 12th March 2013

Watch our London session as the GBP continues to win the ugly contest of the G3 currencies, and also get our view on the NZD as we lead up to Wednesday's RBNZ meeting.

By Kathleen Brooks | Mar 13, 2013 |

Fundamental Update: Can GBP make multi-year lows?

The pound has been the second worst performing currency in the G10 since the start of this year; the speculative community is now net short sterling, for the first time since September 2012. In the short term we could see some volatility with the release of the BOE minutes later this morning along with labour market data, but in the long-term the odds seem to be stacking up for GBP.

By Kathleen Brooks | Feb 21, 2013 |

GBP/USD Continues Climbing Steadily

On Tuesday Pound/Dollar increased with 120 pips. The Cable appreciated from 1.6135 to 1.6059 yesterday, in line with the positive money flow sentiment at above +23%, closing the day at 1.

Oct 17, 2012 | iFOREX

US Debt is Now Terminal, Invest Accordingly

Economist Shayne Heffernan takes a look at where to be invested as a safe guard against the growing Global Debt Crisis. My position in relation to US Debt is set out below, but firstly let’s take a look at what to be invested in should you accept the premise that the US Debt level is now terminal.

Sep 27, 2012 | LiveTradingNews

World Drunk with Cash

Markets around the world over react to The Fed stimulus plans ignoring slowing growth, high unemployment and the possible inflationary effects of a new round of free money. The U.S. budget deficit rose $191-B in August to $1.164-T.

By Shayne Heffernan | Sep 14, 2012 | Listverse

The Week Ahead: Week of 9th September 2012

Is more QE on the way?- Is the ECB's big bazooka enough to save the Eurozone? - Conventional vs. Unconventional - the ECB vs. the Riksbank - Event risk in Europe next week - Can the UK's labour market continue to surprise on the upside? - RBNZ to hold.

By Kathleen Brooks | Sep 08, 2012 |

Euro Targets Fresh 2012 Lows, ECB To Endorse Further Rate Cuts

The Euro held a narrow range during the overnight trade even as European policy makers agreed to expedite the EUR 100B bailout for Spain, and we may see the single currency face additional headwinds over the near-term as the fundamental outlook for the region continues to deteriorate.

Jul 11, 2012 | DailyFX

Euro Weighed By Bets For More ECB Easing, Sterling To Threaten Range

The Euro slipped to a low of 1.2585 as the jobless rate climbed to 11.1% from 11.0% in April, and the single currency may continue to give back the rebound from June as the European Central Bank is widely expected to ease monetary policy further in July.

By David Song | Jul 02, 2012 | DailyFX

Fundamental Update: What to expect in tomorrow’s UK Q1 GDP data

On the eve of the UK GDP release for the first quarter that will confirm whether or not the UK managed to avoid a technical recession, it is worth taking stock of the actual "strength" of the UK economy as move towards the middle of the year.

By Kathleen Brooks | Apr 25, 2012 |

The Anatomy of Sovereign Default

The three primary factors that determine the interest rate level a nation must pay to service its debt in the long term are; the currency, inflation and credit risks of holding the sovereign debt. All three of those factors are very closely interrelated.

By Michael Pento | Apr 17, 2012 | Michael Pento

Euro Relief Rally To Set Lower Top, Sterling Eyes Fresh Highs

The Euro climbed to a fresh weekly high of 1.3175 as the European Central Bank pledged to 'address upside risks to medium-term price stability in a firm and timely manner,' but we are likely to see the Governing Council take additional steps to shore up the ailing economy as the sovereign debt crisis continues to heighten the risk for a prolonged recession. Indeed, Italy sold EUR 2.

By David Song | Apr 13, 2012 | DailyFX

What’s Going On With the Great British Pound (GBP)

The Sterling has failed to make gains against the single currency despite the re-eruption of the debt crisis in Greece and Portugal, and of contagion worries for Spain.

Mar 22, 2012 | FXEmpire

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