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2022 Conservative Party leadership election: What’s at stake for the FTSE?

A surprise victory by Sunak could see stocks fall initially as hopes of an immediate dose of fiscal stimulus fade.

2022 Conservative Party leadership election: What’s at stake for the GBP?

Truss is arguing for looser fiscal policy and tighter monetary policy, a policy stance that has historically supported strength in the underlying currency

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2022 Conservative Party leadership election: Who will be the UK’s next PM?

Liz Truss appears to be the clear favorite over Rishi Sunak in early polling...

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EUR/GBP Testing 2019 Lows

With today’s price action in Euro and Sterling, the next pair to look at is EUR/GBP.

Sterling Lower on Economic Data

For today’s most important data releases, the outcome was even worse than expected.

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Entering this past week, there were three very large elephants in the room.

Pound off highs after big win for Tories

This is, above all, because of profit-taking.

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December 13, 2019 06:57 AM

Stocks are fizzing as Conservatives bring out the champagne

It is Friday the 13th and the UK election results are out. As Boris Johnson is cracking open the champagne the FTSE has rallied 1.6% and the pound is seeing a spectacular bounce against the dollar, up 1.92%.

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December 13, 2019 05:00 AM

Conservatives Crush Labour In A Landslide Victory

Like him or loathe him, Boris Johnson is on track for the biggest election win since Margaret Thatcher, which is some feat given how polarised the Brexit debate has always been.

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December 13, 2019 01:42 AM

It's A Double Whammy For Risk Appetite On Trade And UK Elections

It's been a busy few hours for traders and journalists, with a phase one deal between US and China in the pipeline and exit polls predicting a landslide victory for the Conservative party in the UK election.

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December 12, 2019 09:31 PM

Hurry Up and Wait

WAIT! Be careful! Understand the dynamics of price action!

Sterling recovers; election tougher and tougher to call

Sterling actually turned higher into the second half of Europe’s Wednesday session

GBP and Election Fever

What to expect from the pound over the elections

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December 11, 2019 06:23 AM

GBP/NZD trying to break out as election looms

Pound crosses have pushed further higher this week as investors continue to price in the prospects of a Tory majority win in the upcoming UK election...

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December 10, 2019 10:41 AM

Week Ahead: FOMC, ECB and UK election

After a quiet start today, volatility should pick up from mid-week ahead of three major events.

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December 9, 2019 12:44 PM

GBP/AUD could Reach 2.00

GBP/AUD is moving higher and could reach near 2.00

Pound to $1.35?

Pound extends gains as Tories cement lead ahead of Thursday's election.

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December 9, 2019 08:11 AM

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Watch for Profit Taking and Volatility in Sterling into the Elections

Next week election’s in the UK will most likely decide the direction of GBP in the long-term.

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December 5, 2019 02:07 PM

Market Brief: What does Santa Grinch say?

Instigators of a Grinch sell-off are again being outflanked by the Santa rally’s advance guard

UK ELECTION 2019: The Four Key Scenarios

The four likeliest UK election scenarios - as things stand right now

Another Day, Another Poll

YouGov MRP Poll shows a significant Tory majority

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November 27, 2019 02:56 PM

Sterling practices its Christmas wobble

Whatever the polls say, the pound will soon be under pressure

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November 26, 2019 09:42 AM

Sterling slide flatters Corbyn and Johnson

Thin air at highs accounts for sterling fall more than Corbyn’s debate performance

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November 20, 2019 10:25 AM