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Currency Updates|In The News

How is the coronavirus outbreak impacting the FX market?

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oncerns surrounding the ongoing coronavirus outbreak in China have dominated the headlines in financial markets in the past few weeks.

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Matthew Ryan
Euro crashes to four month lows ahead of Powell testimony

Euro crashes to four month lows ahead of Powell testimony. Markets continue to rebound on easing concerns regarding coronavirus.

Matthew Ryan 11 February 2020

coronavirus fears abate

US dollar rallies as coronavirus fears abate. Last weeks non-farm payrolls report showed a strong bounce in job creation in the US.

Enrique Díaz-Álvarez 10 February 2020

Coronavirus fears ease

Coronavirus fears ease, US dollar rallies on strong data. A dovish statement from Lagarde and underwhelming retail sales put pressure on the euro.

Matthew Ryan 6 February 2020

Equity markets and risk assets rally on easing virus fears

Equity markets, risk assets rally on easing virus fears. Sterling rallies on revised January services PMIs, and removal of short term ‘no-deal’ uncertainty.

Matthew Ryan 5 February 2020

What has been behind this week’s rally in the dollar?

What has been behind this week’s rally in the dollar? Johnson has stated that he would rather a ‘no-deal’ than meet the EU’s key demands.

Matthew Ryan 4 February 2020

Coronavirus fears slam financial markets worldwide

Coronavirus fears slam financial markets worldwide. The BoE disappointed markets by keeping rates unchanged, with Carney striking an optimistic tone.

Enrique Díaz-Álvarez 3 February 2020

Protect against fraud

There are a few red flags to look out for when paying a supplier or beneficiary for the first time. and each warrants further investigation.

Eleanor Stevenson 3 February 2020

BoE holds rates: the unreliable boyfriend strikes again

Bank of England voted to keep interest rates unchanged in Mark Carney’s final meeting as governor of the central bank.

Matthew Ryan 30 January 2020

coronavirus fears abate

All you need to know following Wednesday’s Fed meeting. Eyes turn to today’s Bank of England meeting, with volatility expected around midday.

Matthew Ryan 30 January 2020