The EUR made a significant rise on the news of the stimulus expansion. Will it last long?
Bank of England will check if banks are ready for Brexit
British banks require preparing for a wide range of potential outcomes. Moreover, they should also avoid sudden changes to lending because Great Britain gets ready to abandon the European Union, as Bank of England policymakers told on Monday.
Two days before Prime Minister Theresa May intended to notify the EU that the UK is ready to start two years of exit negotiations, as the major bank told. British banks are bound to provide copies of contingency plans in order to reassure regulators that they are ready for probable outcomes.
The BOE’s Financial Policy Committee is asking British financial institutions to show how they can potentially avoid their continental clients being steeply cut off after Brexit.
Lenders worry that Great Britain won’t secure unfettered continued access to the bloc's single market, and some of them are already intending to beef up their presence on the continent.
April seasonal patterns weren’t supposed to work, but somehow they did. Even a strong fundamental issue such as the global recession amid the coronavirus couldn’t overwhelm it. That’s why May seasonal patterns may work as well.
The first days of May suggest the month will be risk-off for the GBP/USD. Here is why.
Follow Canadian core retail sales on September 18 at 15:30 MT time!
The US dollar gained after the Fed’s report, while riskier assets dropped. Let’s have a closer look.
Keep an eye on the UK monetary policy statement on September 17 at 14:00 MT time!