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Alan is a highly experienced banker with an in depth knowledge of Corporate Banking, Treasury and Trade Finance. He has had a varied career in Global markets, Risk management, FX Trading and Sales & Interest Rate Management. He has managed sales teams mentoring his team in both markets and marketing.He has been published in a number of journals and has appeared daily on radio to discuss market movements and events. His first novel was recently published.

Brexit Agreement to Herald Further Concerns

Brussels to ask for clarification over framework for stage two Theresa May was in Brussels last night for dinner with the remaining twenty seven Heads...

Dollar Tumbles as Fed Hikes

Outlook for three hikes in 18/19 disappoints The unreasonable expectations of traders, who were hoping for a more hawkish outlook for future rate hikes, were...

Rate Hike Prospects Driving Dollar

Powell to provide short term anchor A rate hike after the final FOMC meeting of the year when it concludes tomorrow is now 100% priced...

Brexit Agreement Brings Little Cheer

May to hail breakthrough It was a long time coming and very much at the eleventh hour, but the U.K. and EU finally managed to...

Irish Agreement Drives Pound Higher

No Hard Border There has been agreement overnight over the issue of the Irish border and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has confirmed that sufficient...

Time to Play or Time to Hide?

Volatility contained as traders close their books The potential for a year-defining move in one of the G7 currencies in the next week still exists...

FOMC to be Guided by NFP

Advance Guidance to become more guarded It has been a feature of Janet Yellen’s Chairmanship of the Federal Reserve that she has believed in providing...

Sterling in the Spotlight

Regional issues arise as a deal gets closer Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker were forced to admit defeat in their quest to find an agreement...

Dollar Direction Impossible to Predict

Variable influences drive narrow ranges As traders try to hang on to the profits they have made during the year the dollar’s direction has become...

Dollar set for Boost as Fiscal Reforms Pass

Dollar in tight ranges as FOMC looms There have been two major issues that have been driving the dollar recently and both look likely to...

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