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Global FX Insights

Special report: Brexit Vote – What to Expect

Today’s report: Busy day ends with big risk in the UK

The UK House of Commons vote on Theresa May’s Brexit deal takes centre stage on Tuesday, though the vote won’t get going until 7pm London time. Heading into the vote, it’s widely expected May’s deal will be rejected. And yet, this has done nothing to stop the Pound from rallying to its highest levels since the middle of November. What gives?   read report

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Next 24 hours: Risk off run to start the week

Today’s report: Brexit headlines work back into the spotlight

We’re into the new week and a lot of the attention will be back on the fate of Brexit, with that important vote in parliament scheduled for Tuesday, in which the government will either approve or reject Theresa May’s deal.   read report

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Today’s report: What Investors Don’t Want to See on Friday

Into Friday, we’re looking at a market that wanted to be selling US Dollars this week, with currencies up across the board against the Buck. The primary driver of the price action was more confirmation from the Fed that it was falling into line with the will of the market, adopting a more accommodative outlook for 2019.   read report

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Euro breakout should turn heads

Next 24 hours: Little Substance in Dollar Rally

Today’s report: Euro breakout should turn heads

Finally some movement in the currency market, with the Euro breaking up through important 1.1500 multi-week range resistance. We believe this sets the stage for the start to a bigger run on the US Dollar. All of this coincides with a Federal Reserve that is reconsidering its stance, now in less of a rush to be raising rates.   read report

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Special report: Fed Minutes Preview

Today’s report: Wednesday All About Central Bank Risk

We haven’t seen much activity in markets this week, though things could pick up today with central bank risk all over the calendar. We get a policy decision from the Bank of Canada, the Fed Minutes, an online Q&A with BOE Governor Carney and appearances from various other central bankers.   read report

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