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Weekly Brief 16 Sep 2022

Another week for big rate hikes?

Recent economic data from the UK has been a bit of a mixed bag, but key inflation and employment data gave markets a lift, albeit on a temporary basis. Much the same as everywhere else just now, inflation is the one that really matters, and having surpassed the key 10% threshold last month, UK inflation surprisingly dipped just below at 9.9% through August.

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Daily updates

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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 updates

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Weekly brief 23 Sep 2022
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Currency wars

The latest interest rate hike from the Bank of England (BoE) Yesterday (Thursday) came out as expected, with another 50bps increase,...

Weekly brief 16 Sep 2022
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Another week for big rate hikes?

Recent economic data from the UK has been a bit of a mixed bag, but key inflation and employment data gave markets a lift, albeit on a temporary basis. Much the same as everywhere else just now, inflation is the one that really matters, and having surpassed the key 10% threshold last month, UK inflation surprisingly dipped just below at 9.9% through August...

Weekly brief 09 Sep 2022
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A jumbo rate hike from the ECB

In what’s been a difficult start for the new Prime Minister’s first week in office, Liz Truss has announced her plans to help the UK with the crippling energy price increases. As had been expected...

Weekly brief 02 Sep 2022
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Will the US economy avoid a recession?

We are just a few days away from the queen appointing our new prime minister (PM), with Liz Truss the clear leader amongst...

Weekly brief 26 Aug 2022
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Will there be some Jackson hope for markets?

Aside from the ongoing battle to become the next UK prime minister, which if you believe the polls, suggest that Liz Truss is already so far ahead that she is already considering...

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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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Communiqué 01 Sep 2022
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Moneycorp France (FR-FR)

Le fournisseur mondial de services de paiement et de change Moneycorp poursuit son expansion en Europe avec l'ouverture d'un siège à Paris

Press Release 01 Aug 2022
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Moneycorp France

Global payments and foreign exchange provider Moneycorp continues expansion in Europe with opening of Paris-based headquarters

Press Release 24 May 2022
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Q1 2022 Trading Update

Moneycorp posts strong growth at home and abroad

Press release 05 Apr 2022
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Moneycorp announces final exit from retail sites

Moneycorp, one of the world’s leading payments fintechs, today announces the exit from its last remaining retail branches at Gatwick Airport, which ceased trading on Monday 4th April...

Press release 05 Apr 2022
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Moneycorp announces partnership with Cambrist

We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Cambrist...

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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 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.

Blog 31 Mar 2021
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Secret Economist Q1 2021

Has the pound peaked, or is its performance just beginning?

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Webinars

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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...

Webinar 18 Mar 2021
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Webinar: The value of partnerships and global connections

Catch up on a global market update from our international team, including special guest, Brittany Hodak, on the importance of connections and the ripple effect those...

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