April 2021 Monthly Currency Report for SME’s
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With a roundup of the most impactful events of the previous month and a look at up and coming events may affect you in this coming month. Avoid being caught by surprise when the markets move.
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GBP – March in review
Pound stands up to dollar
- Vaccination programme an incredible success
- Employment still a major concern
- Negative rates remain a possibility
- Sterling continues to hold firm
GBP – April what to watch
Reopening to release demand
- Johnson to push ahead with reopening
- Possible arrival of new strains drive scientific concerns
- Sterling to run into dollar driven barrier
- Rising inflation to attract BoE attention
USD – March in review
Data plays a waiting game
- Employment numbers begin to improve
- Dollar beginning to behave in traditional manner
- Inflation firmly under control... For now
- FOMC playing a waiting game
USD – April what to watch
Q2 to see recovery secured
- Huge jump in March NFP predicted
- Dollar to remain strong
- Q1 growth likely to be around 6%
- FOMC to parade inflation strategy
EUR – March in review
Vaccine fiasco continues
- Third wave worse than first two
- Germany giving out mixed messages
- Economy beginning to split into individual States
- Falling euro to bring inflation concerns
EUR – April what to watch
Contraction to continue into Q2
- Euro looking to test m/t lows
- Banks between a rock and a hard place
- Von der Leyen under growing pressure?
- Inflation to test ECB resolve
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