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Graham Brady shows May the door

Graham Brady shows May the door

Theresa May is set to announce her formal resignation today according to nearly all political commentators. The PM will retain her position until June 10th in order to host the visit from US President Donald Trump on June 3rd.

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What next for May and Sterling?

What next for May and Sterling?

Following the latest failure of her withdrawal agreement, Theresa May’s premiership is over in any meaningful sense.  The only question is when she will finally announce her resignation, and what tone the race to replace her takes?

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China accuses US of making wrong call on Huawei

China accuses US of making wrong call on Huawei

This morning it became clear President Trump has signed a waiver to postpone the sanctions against Chinese technology company Huawei for three months. The market reaction of this potential first step towards atonement is muted, however, as the measures are still to be implemented later.

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Sterling falls off the Boris Cliff once again

Sterling falls off the Boris Cliff once again

Friday’s collapse of talks between Labour and May confirmed what markets had been progressively pricing in last week: that May’s final attempt at passing her withdrawal agreement in Parliament was likely to end in failure and resignation. The two key things to watch this week will be how the chances of May’s deal evolve, and the tone of the simmering battle to replace her.

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May likely to be gone in June

May likely to be gone in June

Unless May manages to achieve some type of breakthrough in the near future, a likely Conservative Party revolt would see her ousted and replaced, possibly by a Eurosceptic such as Boris Johnson – a prospect that would likely see further sterling weakness due to the increased chances of a no-deal Brexit in October.

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Euro and sterling face political headwinds

Euro and sterling face political headwinds

There seems to be no winner in current British politics, but there definitely is one loser – the pound. GBPUSD falls for the sixth consecutive trading day and now sits at levels not seen since mid-February.

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Ranko Berich

Ranko Berich

Head of Market Analysis

Ranko Berich heads up the team of analysts at Monex Canada and Monex Europe. The analysis team provide timely insight and commentary on developments in currency movements and their drivers.
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Simon Harvey

Simon Harvey

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Bart Hordijk

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Olivia.Alvarez

Olivia Alvarez

FX Market Analyst

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