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Article 50 Triggering Strengthens Euro

Article 50 was triggered by PM Theresa May, causing a strengthening of the pound against the euro with exchange rates breaking through 1.17 Some sources are reporting that the EU and the UK have negotiated a €50 billion settlement ahead of upcoming Brexit talks. Nothing is official at this point however, and Westminster MPs are still open to further negotiations. While the triggering of Article 50 is a big deal, Brexit negotiations will continue to make news for years, and we’ll be here to keep you up to date. Other events will also have an influence on the markets, such…


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5 Years Eurozone Growth And Brexit Issues

Published the other morning, Eurozone Growth showed the most impressive level in over five years according to the latest Market Composite Purchasing Manager’s Index. This is a reading that came in at 56.7 over the previous month at 56 and anything that is above 50 shows growth. Article 50 is coming soon and the timing of the data release is really highlighting all of the risk the UK is facing after officially announcing the withdrawal from the European Union. We are certainly opening ourselves up to about two years of negotiations with the 27 of the member states, which means…


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What impact will the invocation of Article 50 have on the Sterling?

Theresa May just stated that Article 50 is going to be activated on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. The belief amongst a lot of people is that the Sterling’s value will fall immediately after invocation. However, I do not believe that that’s true. The market generally moves on rumors and facts. In my opinion, the invocation of Article 50 has already been factored into the current levels. Since we already know that Article 50 is about to be triggered and we already have a date, then it won’t come as a shock when it happens. While the market reacts quite badly…