Kevin George
Kevin George has over twelve years' experience in financial markets trading, which included stints in London and New York, trading equities and currencies. He has also traded in commodities, equities, futures and options. He has extensive technical-experience and combines this with a fundamental overview. He has published for SeekingAlpha, where he runs his own subscriber newsletter and graduated with an MSc in finance in 2017.

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EURGBP Moves Lower as Markets Brace for Deal Announcement

[adrotate group=”3″] The EURGBP was lower by 0.40% in early trading on Thursday as the U.K. and European Union looked ready to announce a formal Brexit agreement. The U.K.’s media are expecting Boris Johson to announce the terms of the deal later this morning at Downing Street. The outline of […]

DAX Index

Dax Index Trades in Familiar Range as Brexit Deal Nears

[adrotate group=”3″] The Dax index was higher by 1.25% in early trading on Thursday after the U.K. and European Union appeared to have come to an agreement on Brexit. The U.K. Prime Minister is expected to announce a formal agreement this morning and this would put four and a half […]

USDZAR

USDZAR: Rand Shakes Off Dollar Rally to Regain Strength

[adrotate group=”3″] The USDZAR is down 0.50% on Wednesday as the South African Rand bounces back from an early-week dollar rally. The greenback bounced as fears of further lockdowns came to the fore. The talk of a new virus variation in the U.K. saw 40 countries banning travel to the […]

Dovish comments from BoE’s Saunders Send GBPUSD Lower

EURGBP Rate Points Lower as Virus Fear Recedes

[adrotate group=”3″] The EURGBP was trading lower on Wednesday as sterling gains on hopes of a Brexit deal. An agreement is still not looking likely but traders are acting with caution incase there is a sharp move. Despite the small range trading over the past months, there is still the […]

Brexit

GBPAUD Higher Despite Sterling Threats on Many Fronts

[adrotate group=”3″] GBPAUD was higher on Tuesday despite the U.K. currency facing a multitude of risks. Traders are likely pricing in the good news for the Aussie after a recent rally and are now positioning for a potential Brexit trade deal. The Pound has managed to shake off yesterday’s drama, […]

Gold prices

Gold Price Moves Higher on Virus Fears and Stimulus

The gold price was higher by $13 (0.7%) on Monday as further virus fears compounded the long-awaited U.S. stimulus deal. The stimulus deal has weighed on the U.S. dollar but the greenback is seeing some strength from safe-haven demand over the rise of a new strain of virus in the U.K.

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EURGBP Soars as Lockdown Drama Returns to Britain

The EURGBP rate was 1.55% higher after further drama over the virus saw London and the rest of the U.K. move into strict lockdown. The situation worsened as European countries banned travel between Britain and a Brexit deal is still not agreed.