April 2021 Monthly
Currency Report for SME’s

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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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