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The pound has slid to its lowest level against the euro since 2009. But forex markets are notorious for overshooting and then snapping back quickly.
Anyone visiting the continent this summer will have been in for a rude shock at the cash till, says Dominic Frisby. But the pound won’t stay down forever.
After last week’s election, the pound fell against the euro and the dollar. But not by as much as many expected. Dominic Frisby looks at where it might go next.
Investors, who already view the US as overpriced and the eurozone as cheap may be about to start piling money into both European stocks and the euro, says John Stepek.
When Theresa May called the snap general election, the pound rallied sharply. Dominic Frisby looks at where sterling might go in the long term.
The pound has gone as low against the dollar as it’s going to, says Dominic Frisby. We’re at a start of a new, multi-year bull market in sterling.
As Theresa May outlined her Brexit vision, the pound staged a monster rally. There will be more wobbles, says Dominic Frisby. But the worst could now be over for sterling.
Dominic Frisby thinks he’s found an eight-year cycle in the pound, which he’s dubbed the ‘Frisby Flux’. Here’s what it is, what it means, and how to trade it.
Sterling’s fall will bring many of the things we’ve wanted for ages, says Merryn Somerset Webb: rising interest rates, a little inflation, stockmarket gains and a rebalancing of the economy.
The pound has collapsed as Theresa May talks tough on Brexit. But is this really a disaster – or a long-overdue rebalancing? John Stepek investigates
Sterling’s slide is a scary bout of volatility with a very silver lining for Britain, says Merryn Somerset Webb.
The spat between Tesco and Unilever over rising costs is just one effect of the weaker pound. We may get higher inflation, but there will be huge opportunities too.
Brexit jitters sparked a “flash crash” in sterling last week, with the pound sliding 6% against the dollar. John Stepek explains what happened, and what it means for your investments.
The Bank of England’s failure to raise interest rates gave the pound a fillip. But with the race to the bottom still on, it faces stiff competition from the rest of the world’s currencies.
The odds are stacking up, suggesting that the rally in the euro vs the dollar is over, says John C Burford.
John C Burford outlines a trade in the euro vs the dollar in the wake of the US Federal Reserve’s most recent announcement.
A belief that “news makes the markets” would have lost you a lot of money betting against the euro, says John C Burford. Here’s what to watch instead.
The pound has fallen to a seven-year low against the dollar, and is down almost a tenth against the euro.
John C Burford looks to profit from the effect of Mario Draghi’s interest rate decision on the pound versus the dollar.