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Morning Report: 19 February 2018

GBP Sterling had an eventful Friday, weakening off the back of weak Retail Sales, but finding a modicum of stability later on comments from lead European Union negotiator Michel Barnier expressing optimism about the likelihood of an “orderly” Brexit. Retail sales fell well short of expectations in January, disappointing hopes for a rebound after a […]

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Morning Report: 16 February 2018

GBP The pound strengthened further against the ailing US dollar yesterday, while trading flat against the euro. Amid momentous international events such as the resignation and replacement of South Africa’s President Zuma and the reappointment of Japanese Central Bank head Kuroda, sterling news flow was rather quiet yesterday. Reports circulated that EU officials are considering […]

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Morning Report: 15 February 2018

GBP Sterling advanced against USD yesterday after the greenback fell apart in a hectic afternoon session. Little action was seen against the euro. Boris Johnson made a speech in an attempt to urge Remain voters to see the upside in Brexit, and was universally panned by his intended audience, while offering no new policy detail. […]

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Morning Report: 14 February 2018

GBP Sterling took advantage of yesterday’s dollar weakness, but it’s downwards trend against the euro was interrupted only by a short lived burst of strength after the release of better than expected inflation data. Year on year Consumer Price Index inflation remained at 3%, defying expectations for a slight fall. Although price increases were broad […]

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Ranko Berich

Ranko Berich

Ranko Berich is Head of Market Analysis at Monex Europe. He is a respected macroeconomic commentator, combining incisive market insight with a deep understanding of global economic and political events.

Ranko leads our team of analysts, providing commentary and insight on the markets as news breaks.

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