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And Another Thing... I don’t think there is anyone out there who doesn’t think the FX market performed well under the stress of the surprise outcome from the UK referendum last week, but I suspect the real test is only just ...
And Finally...

06:57 June 27th 2016 in Opinion, Profit & Loss

And Finally...

I am sure, like me, you have been bombarded with ‘expert’ analysis since the UK’s vote to exit the European Union, therefore I have decided not to over-burden everyone with more ‘expert’ analysis (yes I know thanks, no need ...
And Another Thing...

02:08 June 23rd 2016 in Opinion, Profit & Loss

And Another Thing...

Well the day has (finally) arrived and tomorrow everyone will know the result – and as well as the Norges Bank monetary policy announcement the UK referendum result will be out as well. In other words, I’m referendum-ed out and ...
And Finally...

05:44 June 20th 2016 in Opinion, Profit & Loss

And Finally...

I was discussing FX market price action with someone last week, following my question filled midweek column and, as is often the case when people of a (ahem) certain generation talk, it was inevitable that someone, at some stage, would ...
And Another Thing...

02:55 June 16th 2016 in Opinion, Profit & Loss

And Another Thing...

The good news is that in just eight days’ time we will know the result of the UK’s EU referendum (still no “B” word in this column) which means that some of the silliness will exit the market – at ...
Want to Know How to Trade Brexit? Don’t Ask your Bank Inevitably, nervousness has increased in sterling financial markets as the EU Referendum nears. The pound has traded erratically and generally quite poorly, while the UK stock market has taken a bit of a tumble. The belief is that should the ...
And Finally...

05:16 June 13th 2016 in Opinion, Profit & Loss

And Finally...

The sharp Sterling move we reported last week, and I discussed in the midweek column, seems to have adequately spooked people, for liquidity in the market has apparently dropped off a cliff. Dealing sources tell me that spreads have more ...
And Another Thing...

10:30 June 8th 2016 in Opinion, Profit & Loss

And Another Thing...

*This column refuses to use the “B” word…even though we are about to discuss it – but it does quote a Matthew Broderick movie! Earlier this week we were given the first real example of how difficult the next two ...
And Finally...

21:15 June 5th 2016 in Opinion, Profit & Loss

And Finally...

While I am a very public supporter of the FX Working Group’s work on the global Code of Conduct I continue to be vexed by the adherence and governance piece. I understand fully that Rome wasn’t built in ...
And Another Thing...

20:06 June 1st 2016 in Opinion, Profit & Loss

And Another Thing...

Given my public antipathy to the benchmark process, especially the 4pm London Fix, you could reasonably expect me to exhale a resigned sigh upon news that yet another Fix has been added – and you’d be wrong. The ECB has ...