April 2019 Monthly
Currency Report for SME’s

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GBP – March in review

Brexit chaos continues

  • EU agrees to short extension to Brexit
  • Sterling volatile with no clear direction
  • Employment at record high
  • Inflation ticks up but still below target

GBP – April what to watch

When will may leave?

  • No deal Brexit to become a real concern
  • MPs to take Brexit decisions after vote
  • Sterling to remain in Limbo
  • Third vote still a possibility

USD – March in review

Dovish fed surprises the market

  • Fed realism takes market by surprise
  • Data starting to predict a slowdown
  • Trump campaign exonerated by Mueller
  • Dollar ends Q1 on positive footing

USD – April what to watch

Economic activity to drive dollar

  • Employment to be significant focus for traders
  • Mnuchin to visit China
  • Fed meeting on 30th
  • Race for 2020 nominations to start in earnest

EUR – March in review

German data predicts recession

  • Draghi maintains slowdown is “global”
  • Recession now impossible to avoid
  • Germany suffering will fuel nationalism
  • France suffering return of civil unrest

EUR – April what to watch

ECB to head off long recession

  • Central bank lacking tools for further accommodation
  • Italy set to bring further concern to Brussels
  • Fiscal cooperation vital to long term future of Eurozone
  • Traders await GDP to confirm recession

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