May 2018 Monthly
Currency Report for SME’s

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Our free monthly currency exchange report aims to provide deep insights into the political and economic events worldwide that can cause currencies to change and how this can affect your FX business. Read more about the impact of exchange rates on international commerce.

Download our free monthly currency report and to keep up to date with key events throughout the month. The free currency reports analyse historical charts and provide the basis for discussion with stakeholders across your foreign exchange business. The monthly currency report provides a useful resource and meaningful insights for currency risk management policies.

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GBP – April in review

Carney questions rate hike

  • BoE Governor not convinced
  • Sentiment turns against Sterling
  • Inflation falls to 2.5%
  • Incomes outstrip prices

GBP – May what to watch

MPC still unsure

  • Hike seen at 50/50
  • Brexit concerns remain
  • Local elections to pressure Government
  • Pound likely to remain under pressure

USD – April in review

Trump foreign policy successes

  • Syria and North Korea raise risk appetite
  • Long-term yields reach 3%
  • Inflation remains benign
  • Dollar index above short-term resistance

USD – May what to watch

Wages growth to spur FOMC

  • Employment report to provide a clue on FOMC
  • N. Korea summit announcement expected
  • Mnuchin to visit China?
  • Short-term dollar sentiment to remain positive

EUR – April in review

Business confidence fading

  • ECB continues in dovish mood
  • Euro remains within range
  • Bad debt overhang remains
  • Eurozone still short of complete Monetary Union

EUR – May what to watch

Non-financial issues a concern

  • A campaign to replace Draghi set to begin
  • Refugee crisis to raise political temperature
  • EU reform plans to be revealed
  • Brexit trade concerns to spill over

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I highly recommend currency transfer. Having used their services for over seven years.

I am particularly impressed by their personal fast and safe service. Funds usually reach my account within 48 hours.

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