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Morning Comment: Archived Editions
Detailed below are the morning comments for the last 5 working days. Please select a comment from those below to view the full details, or alternatively you can select a date from the followng drop down box:

As at As at 09.14 Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014
Markets in a holding pattern
The week on financial markets got off to a subdued start yesterday. The fact that there are some key US data/events (Q2 GDP, FOMC, July payrolls) due later in the week played a part in this cautious tone……
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As at As at 08.00 Friday, 25 Jul 2014
UK GDP in Focus
FX action remained relatively muted yesterday. The moves that did occur saw sterling edge lower on the day. This came off the back of softer than expected UK retail sales, which were +0.1% in June versus the forecast of +0.3%..........
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As at As at 07.59 Thursday, 24 Jul 2014
BoE Remains Cautious
There was a broadly subdued tone to currency markets yesterday. Sterling-wise, as expected the BoE minutes showed the vote to keep interest rates on hold was unanimous……..
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As at As at 07.58 Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014
BoE minutes provide key event risk for Sterling
Risk appetite returned to markets yesterday. The firmer tone to risk sentiment was aided by an easing of geopolitical concerns and generally positive news from the latest batch of corporate earnings data……
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As at As at 07.58 Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014
Geopolitical concerns weigh on risk appetite
Financial markets kicked off the week with risk appetite under a bit of pressure yesterday. Geopolitical concerns in relation to events in Ukraine and Gaza were factors in this ‘risk off’ tone……………
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