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CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 67% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider.
You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Category: Forex & Trading Special Reports & Analysis

Forex & Trading Special Reports & Analysis
Richard Perry

The impact on GBP of the BoE cut and the Budget spending

Today (Wednesday 11th March), the Bank of England surprised the market with an emergency -50 basis points cut to its interest rate. The move from +0.75% down to +0.25% came just two weeks before the next scheduled meeting and was a final parting shot from outgoing Governor Mark Carney. The

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UK flag and Houses of Parliament
Commentary
Richard Perry

What to expect from GBP on the results of the UK General Election

On Thursday 12th December, the UK (finally) goes to the polls for its General Election. The Conservatives are looking for a majority in order to push ahead with its Brexit agenda. Whereas a so-called “progressive alliance” of opposition parties are looking for enough seats to kick Prime Minister Johnson out

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Brexit delayed
Commentary
Richard Perry

What now for Brexit as another delay is on the cards

An agreement but a blockage in Parliament Boris Johnson somehow found agreement with the EU-27 when almost all had given up hope. However, the arithmetic in Parliament has been against him. It was important last night that the “Second Reading” of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill (WAB) had a majority of

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Brexit video on impact over markets
Forex & Trading Special Reports & Analysis
Richard Perry

Brexit Chats – The political pressure ramps up

Hantec’s market analyst, Richard Perry has recorded another of his Brexit Chats videos. As the 31st October deadline for the Article 50 extension approaches, what are the latest developments? Richard looks at the response to Boris Johnson’s proposal to get around the Irish Backstop. What could happen next? It looks

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Brexit video on impact over markets
Forex & Trading Special Reports & Analysis
Richard Perry

The impact on GBP from the illegal “prorogation”

Welcome to our new series of videos called Brexit Chats. We will be discussing the key developments in Brexit, what could be the game changers and what the impact is on markets. This week we look at Boris Johnson’s illegal prorogation of Parliament and with MPs recalled, how this plays

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Brexit no deal
Commentary
Richard Perry

Turbulent times ahead for UK politics and Sterling

The UK Parliament returns from its summer recess and is straight into the thick of it. A move by opposition MPs for an emergency debate and a vote to legislate against a “no deal” Brexit is taking place today. However, there are huge implications of this and markets are at

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theresa may
Commentary
Richard Perry

UK Prime Minister May to step down, what are the implications?

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has (finally) announced her intention to stand down. On 7th May she will resign as leader of the governing Conservative Party at which point there will be a leadership election of who to replace her. Once that process has been resolved, Mrs May will step

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Brexit question what next (1)
Commentary
Richard Perry

The Brexit mess continues. Is it an unsolvable conundrum?

What happens when you try to deliver Brexit within a hung parliament of which around two thirds of MPs are considered “remainers”? The answer, much to everyone’s consternation, is a log-jam where nothing can get through. It would seem that Brexit is the circle that cannot be squared. A multitude

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2019
Commentary
Richard Perry

What can we expect from major markets in 2019?

Moving into 2019, financial markets are trading with elevated volatility. Central banks tightening monetary policy, the ongoing US/China trade dispute, a global growth slowdown and Brexit uncertainties are all key reasons why markets have been served up a very turbulent few months for traders and investors. It may not be

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storm
Commentary
Richard Perry

EU deal driving the UK ever closer to a No Deal Brexit

Being on Twitter teaches you a thing or two about the world. First of all, no matter what you do, you will end up offending someone (and often that is a lot of people). Secondly, the world is full of stupid people apparently trying to do brave things but actually

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