Sunday September 27, 2020

Will 2016 be a bad year for the British pound?

Analysts say the pound could drop to 2009 levels against the dollar

30th December, 2015
Bank of England governor Mark Carney Pic: Rollingnews.ie

The odds are stacking up against the pound for 2016.

With growth slowing and the potential for a referendum on Britain’s future in the European Union as soon as June, options traders are the most bearish on the pound in more than six months. The currency has undershot analysts’ forecasts by the most since 2010 this year, while predictions for the end of 2016 haven’t been lower since the week of the general election in May....

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