Forex Investors Anticipate Major Central Bank News over Coming Days

2018 March

Forex Investors Anticipate Major Central Bank News over Coming Days

March 21st, 2018|Categories: Money|Tags: , |

Pound Sterling (GBP) Market optimism about the Brexit outlook, as well as bets that the Bank of England (BoE) could hike UK interest rates as soon as May, have supported Pound strength this week and this has helped the currency to sustain gains against major currency rivals. Sterling was weighed slightly on Tuesday by [...]

Hopes of US-North Korea Summit Drives US Dollar

March 12th, 2018|Categories: Money|Tags: , , |

Hopes of US-North Korea Summit Drives US Dollar (USD) and Forex Markets Pound Sterling (GBP) The Pound’s movement was highly mixed last week, as investors digested mixed signals from UK and EU officials over the status of Brexit negotiations. European Council President Donald Tusk has argued that the UK will not be able to [...]

Pound Investors Anxiously Anticipate Brexit Speech

March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Broadband, Energy, Insurance, Mobile Phones, Money, Other News, Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

Pound Sterling (GBP) Persistent concerns over the Brexit process and the rising strength of major peer currencies left the Pound tumbling on Thursday, as investors continued this week’s Sterling selloff. Markets are anxious ahead of Friday’s Brexit speech from UK Prime Minister Theresa May. May is expected to urge those for and against Brexit to [...]

2018 February

3 ways to get your money in order before Spring

February 21st, 2018|Categories: Money|Tags: , |

It’s the part of the year that everybody fears. Christmas is out of the way, and you now have to face the consequences of that frivolous spending over the festive period, especially when the majority of people were paid over that time. Now it’s time to tighten the belt, and figure out how to make [...]

2018 January

Savings – which generation has it better?

January 13th, 2018|Categories: Money|Tags: |

With government aid looking like it may soon become something of a myth, many are left wondering how this will affect pensions for future generations. Not only this, but with many opting for a series of roles rather than a consistent career employment, how will this affect state pensions in particular? According to the Integration [...]

Young people choosing travel as property ladder is too high

January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Home Buying, Money|Tags: |

For the young people of this generation, or ‘millennials’ as the preferred term by the Media, the notion of investing in a mortgage and grab a rung on the property ladder doesn’t seem achievable. Housing price inflation is at a concerning point, and politically the world looks turbulent to say the least! So what replaces [...]

2017 November

What will technology do for home-buying?

November 17th, 2017|Categories: Money|Tags: |

With car financing now making the process of obtaining a car not dissimilar to taking out a phone contract, the question remains as to what else technology will commodify for the average consumer. Looking at car-buying, recent financing offers mean ‘car contracts’ are now making newer models more readily available to consumers than ever before. [...]

2017 August

Online Doppelgangers: The rise of identity fraud

August 30th, 2017|Categories: Money|Tags: |

My friend checked her bank account yesterday to discover it had been emptied, completely. Now she does live in London…and she had been on a night out, however I still don’t think that £6 pints in Soho rinse you of your freshly paid bank account. Instead, upon contacting the bank, she discovered all her money [...]

The public mood lowers as the State Pension Age rises

August 15th, 2017|Categories: Money|Tags: |

The public mood lowers as the State Pension Age rises Uproar has spread across the country since the Government announced it will bring forward the implementation of the rise in the state pension age to 68 years old. Originally set to be phased in between from 2044, it will now be introduced from 2037 onwards, [...]

Ten years since the financial crisis…

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Insurance, Money|Tags: , |

Ten years since the beginning of the financial crisis, and lenders are apparently getting lazy… August 2017 sees the ten year mark since the beginning of the financial crisis back in 2007, and the Director for financial stability, from Bank of England, has warned of signs of complacency in lending and credit services. According to [...]

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