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Theresa May faces MP questions over Syria airstrike

Theresa May faces MP questions over Syria airstrike

16th April 2018
UK Prime Minister Theresa May, is set to come under pressure this morning as she faces questions from MP's about the UK’s involvement in the Syrian airstrikes over the weekend.
Dollar declines on the back of bearish US labour data

Dollar declines on the back of bearish US labour data

9th April 2018
The US labour data disappointed markets on Friday, as the headline non-farm payroll posted a bearish 103k, compared to 188k expected. The unemployment rate figure disappointedly remained static at…
Guidelines for Brexit negotiations agreed

Guidelines for Brexit negotiations agreed

26th March 2018
The US released their latest Core Durable Goods Orders figure on Friday. The reading beat market expectations to post 1.2%, compared to a decline of -0.2% in the last reading. This increase is…
EU and UK agree transition period

EU and UK agree transition period

19th March 2018
UK Brexit Secretary, David Davis travelled to Brussels to meet with his EU counterpart, Michel Barnier to reach an agreement on the transition period deal today. Sterling gained, as it was…
US and North Korea peace treaty sparks risk on sentiment

US and North Korea peace treaty sparks risk on sentiment

12th March 2018
The news that dominated the weekend was the potential peace treaty between North Korea and the US. South Korean media also reported that Kim Jong Un wants to sign a peace treaty with the US and…
May outlines her vision for the future relationship between UK and EU

May outlines her vision for the future relationship between UK and EU

5th March 2018
The Euro declined in today’s early morning trading sessions as Italy looked on course for a hung parliament. The populist parties gained votes over the traditional political parties, seeing the…
Pound boosted as Ramsden’s stance on interest rate hike changes

Pound boosted as Ramsden’s stance on interest rate hike changes

26th February 2018
The Pound boosted as the markets opened last night, as Bank of England Deputy Governor, Dave Ramsden’s, stance on interest rate hikes looks like it has begun to change.
May sets out her vision on the UK’s security post Brexit

May sets out her vision on the UK’s security post Brexit

19th February 2018
UK Prime Minister, Theresa May spoke at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday, in which she set out her vision on security post Brexit. May explained she would like to secure a new security…