News & analysis

Morning Report: 18 August 2017

GBP Sterling is flat compared to this time yesterday morning against the US dollar and the euro, despite seeing another fleeting burst of strength yesterday. July’s Retail Sales figures were solid across the board, but did contain plenty of downwards revisions that mean the data is not as good as the headline figures would suggest. […]

Read more

Morning Report: 17 August 2017

GBP Solid labour market data caused a small rally for sterling against both the euro and the dollar, the former completely reversing by midnight while GBPUSD did manage to close slightly higher. Unemployment fell to just 4.4%, while average earnings ticked up 2.1% over the three months to June, compared to the same period a year ago. […]

Read more

Morning Report: 16 August 2017

GBP Sterling continued to weaken yesterday, avoiding falling below 2010’s low against the euro by a hair’s breadth. Price index data from the ONS showed Consumer Prices rising 2.6% year on year, unchanged from last month. Core CPI, which excludes volatile items like fuel, was also unchanged from last month. Both the readings were short […]

Read more

Morning Report: 15 August 2017

GBP Sterling hovered near year lows against the euro yesterday, and weakened further against the US dollar, although GBPEUR has seen some upwards movement this morning. Reports emerged that the UK would be seeking to continue its current customs arrangement with the EU for several years after Brexit, according to a government paper that will […]

Read more
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.

Receive the report