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Liz Truss resignation: what happens next?

Liz Truss has resigned. The future of both the Conservative party and the UK government remains unclear. In the coming days, we’ll be finding out more information on the leadership contest and whether a general election could follow.

Liz Truss resignation: what happens next?

Liz Truss has resigned. The future of both the Conservative party and the UK government remains unclear. In the coming days, we’ll be finding out more information on the leadership contest and whether a general election could follow.

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.

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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.

And Now Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Programming

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 07:57 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 02:42 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 10:31 PM

Hurry Up and Wait

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

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 11:41 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 01:44 PM

GBP/AUD could Reach 2.00

GBP/AUD is moving higher and could reach near 2.00

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 03:07 PM

Another Day, Another Poll

YouGov MRP Poll shows a significant Tory majority

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November 27, 2019 03:56 PM

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GBP/AUD and GBP/NZD Breaking Out on Brexit Headlines

The driving force for these pairs is likely to be Brexit headlines and the elections.

To Hold Elections or to Not Hold Elections?

Johnson called on MPs to vote for elections on December 12th, which Corbyn later rejected.