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.
The Reserve Bank of Australia will publish its statement and announce the interest rate on July 7, at 7:30 MT time.
The overall market sentiment was mixed after the USA recorded the largest increase in virus cases since May 9. The data even offset the better-than-expected NFP.
The risk-on tone is back on the market again. Let’s look at main trading opportunities.