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December 2017

Weekly Market Round-Up: 8 December 2017

By | 2017-12-13T18:58:59+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Weekly Market Round Up|

US DOLLAR AND STERLING RISE AS DEADLOCKS RESOLVED Both the US dollar and the pound strengthened. The greenback rallied against a basket of currencies as a US government shutdown was averted by Congress agreeing to fund spending until 22 December. Sterling climbed after a breakthrough in Brexit talks, enabling the UK government to move forward [...]

Weekly Market Round-Up: 1 December 2017

By | 2017-12-13T18:58:07+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Weekly Market Round Up|

STOCK MARKETS EDGE LOWER; FINANCIAL SHARES OUTPERFORM Sterling outperformed major rivals on signs of progress towards a Brexit deal, after the UK appeared to make an offer on the exit bill that could lead to a breakthrough in talks (see below). The currency strength took the shine off stock markets, however, by lowering the value [...]