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Weekly Brief 27 Jan 2023

A big week ahead

The pound has been contained within a fairly tight trading range over the past week, with GBP/USD only briefly moving below 1.2300 (low 1.2263), whilst also failing to break over 1.2450 after several attempts. The latest batch of data releases have hardly helped the pound’s cause...

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Daily Brief 11 Aug 2022
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U.S Inflation eases, and the dollar declines

Finally, markets get something to smile about on inflation. There was a collective sigh of relief yesterday afternoon, as the…

Daily Brief 10 Aug 2022
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Inflation today, and nothing else really matters

Today’s U.S CPI report (Jul) will have a big, big say into the short-term directional outlook for markets. After that frosty payrolls report…

Daily Brief 09 Aug 2022
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A quiet start to the week

There was a fairly calm start to proceedings across the major asset classes yesterday. Buoyed by the mostly positive…

Daily Brief 08 Aug 2022
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A red-hot Labor report

The latest U.S employment report put a spanner in the works for markets, when released last Friday. Markets had been expecting something close…

Daily Brief 04 Aug 2022
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A big day ahead for the BoE

According to the latest market expectations, the Bank of England (BoE) are likely to raise UK interest rates by 0.5% later today, which...

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Weekly brief 27 Jan 2023
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A big week ahead

The pound has been contained within a fairly tight trading range over the past week, with GBP/USD only briefly moving below 1.2300 (low 1.2263), whilst also failing to break over 1.2450 after several attempts. The latest batch of data releases have hardly helped the pound’s cause...

Weekly brief 20 Jan 2023
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Recession fears trouble markets

It has been a fairly solid week for UK data and the pound, with GBP/USD moving within touching distance of the December high at 1.2447, before slipping back towards 1.2300 amidst a broader market decline (see USD). Sterling also marked some worthy gains...

Weekly brief 13 Jan 2023
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US inflation declines for the third straight month

It has been a light data calendar for the UK over the past week, with only low-impact economic data released, and markets having to live off the odd scrap of political news, such as reported progress on the Northern Ireland protocol between the UK and the Euro area...

Weekly brief 06 Jan 2023
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A stronger US economy. Again.

Rishi Sunak gave his first keynote speech on policy since becoming prime minister, earlier in the week. During his speech, he asked the public to consider his ‘five promises’ on which he should be judged by at the next election...

Weekly brief 16 Dec 2022
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A hawkish ECB

The bank of England raised UK rates yesterday by a further 50bps, moving the base rate to a 14-year high of 3.5%. Whilst the 50bps move was completely priced into markets, the 9-member BoE voting pattern was a surprise...

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Brexit

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Blog 18 Feb 2022
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Hedging meaning in business

Hedging meaning in business refers to a practice that may reduce your exposure to risks such as adverse exchange rate fluctuations. Find out about hedging.

Blog 31 Jan 2022
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The impact of Brexit on businesses

Trade, labour, supply chain disruption, and growth opportunities are some of the impacts of Brexit on businesses in the UK. Take a closer look at things.

Case Study 27 Jun 2021
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Talking patience, pivoting and super-premium spirits with Eight Lands

A discussion of the highs, lows and lessons of the past 18 months for a young, British SME with global ambition

Whitepaper 10 Jun 2021
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Assessing currency risk in your business

Read our whitepaper on how to evaluate the currency exposure of your business and discover a range of tools designed to mitigate risk

Case Study 04 May 2021
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Looking forward with 'Brand of Tomorrow', Shackleton.

In conversation with award-winning British business, Shackleton, on redefining the moment, navigating global expansion after Brexit and learning to adjust amid a global pandemic

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Press releases

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Blog 27 Jan 2023
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China: Managing your foreign exchange requirements

As China welcomes in their New Year, there is increasing optimism the country can recover economically, especially given that they are now finally emerging fully from three years of government-induced pandemic isolation...

Blog 23 Jan 2023
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Hopping into Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year falls on Sunday, 22nd January this year. The date of the festival changes annually because it follows the lunar calendar rather than the Gregorian calendar. Generally, it falls between mid-January and mid-February and welcomes a new animal of the Chinese Zodiac.

Press release 28 Nov 2022
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Moneycorp announces renewed partnership with Walpole

Following a successful two year-long partnership, Moneycorp renews its partnership with Walpole’s mentoring programme, Brands of Tomorrow for the third consecutive year.

Press release 25 Nov 2022
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BankClarity partners with Moneycorp to deliver global FX purchasing power and STP of cross border payments

Moneycorp’s cutting-edge API integration will provide new access to 120 currencies with live market rates

Market News Rate Alert 24 Nov 2022
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GBP/USD at a 3-month high

Market News Rate Alert

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Whitepapers

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Whitepaper 18 Aug 2021
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London property outlook

The outlook for the London property market, and beyond, for non-UK residents.

Whitepaper 29 Jul 2021
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Understanding the cost of currency volatility

Currency volatility happens during periods of economic and/or political uncertainty. The value of the pound may fluctuate in response to unexpected economic results...

Whitepaper 21 Jul 2021
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The future of currencies in 2021: 6-month update

How has the global economy performed in the first half of 2021 and how does this affect currency exchange rates? Learn the answers with our in-depth report.

Whitepaper 10 Jun 2021
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Buying a property overseas

Whether you’re buying a retirement villa, a family home in the sun or a seaside apartment for when you need to escape the rat-race, learn how you can make your overseas property dream a reality with our handy guide to buying property overseas.

Whitepaper 10 Jun 2021
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Assessing currency risk in your business

Read our whitepaper on how to evaluate the currency exposure of your business and discover a range of tools designed to mitigate risk

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Secret Economist

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Blog 03 Nov 2022
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Secret Economist Q3 review

If you thought Q2 was an interesting quarter in terms of FX market moves, geopolitical risks, inflation and tightening monetary policy, then Q3 was even more...

Blog 06 Apr 2022
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Secret Economist Q1 review – G(rate) expectations

Q1 began in more upbeat mood, with signs that the government’s gamble to not impose another lockdown had paid off.

Blog 16 Dec 2021
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Secret Economist 2022: The year ahead

The global recovery from the pandemic has been impressive, led by China, the US, UK and some developing economies...

Blog 25 Oct 2021
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Forex exposure explained

Find out about the different types of foreign exchange exposure and how you can effectively manage the risks involved in foreign currency transactions.

Blog 05 Oct 2021
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Secret Economist Q3 2021

Signs of strife in Western economies, but inflation fears dominate monetary policy outlook.

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Webinars

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Webinar 19 Jan 2023
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Webinar: New Year’s Market Update

With 2023 set to bring more economic turbulence, tune in to our panel as they share their insights into the FX market and how to manage risk for you and your business. They’ll look back at Q4’s market activity and identify the key events in 2023 worth keeping an eye on....

Webinar 26 Oct 2021
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On Demand: The road to recovery: return to normality

As we near two years since the first global case of Covid-19, we look back at the impact that Covid-19 has had, now that we are entering the recovery stage of the pandemic.

Webinar 29 Sep 2021
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Webinar: The road to recovery: return to normality

As we near two years since the first global case of Covid-19, we look back at the impact that Covid-19 has had, now that we are entering the recovery stage of the pandemic.

Webinar 18 May 2021
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Webinar: The art of international trade in a post-Brexit world

Shipping, logistics and customs for businesses in 2021 and beyond. As we approach 4 months in a post-Brexit world, businesses are still experiencing challenges...

Webinar 25 Mar 2021
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Webinar: Brexit, the Budget and beating Covid-19

A year has passed since the UK descended into its first lockdown. Now, as we approach the end of a third and, hopefully, final lockdown, we look forward to...

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