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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.

Fed Signals December Rate Hike

Withdrawal of QE to start next month The latest two-day FOMC meeting concluded yesterday with Fed Chair Janet Yellen announcing that the Fed will start...

Central Banks Hold the Key

Shifts in Monetary Policy provide long term direction First it was the European Central Bank providing a cautious approach which reflected President Mario Draghi’s view...

May and Carney Halt Sterling Correction

Dovish Rates and Brexit outlooks hit pound Mark Carney the Governor of the Bank of England speaking in Washington at the International Monetary Fund yesterday...

Sterling Higher as Hawks Prevail

Vlieghe joins call for higher rates Gertjan Vlieghe is by far the most dovish member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee. He has...

Bank of England Takes Only Available Avenue

Minutes to make interesting reading The Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England at its monthly meeting yesterday took the only course of action...

Wages, Prices and Brexit a Strong Mix

MPC to leave rates unchanged The only part of today’s MPC meeting that is certain is that rates will be unchanged. However, whether the vote...

Sterling Gains as Tide Turns

Inflation at 2.9%, pay gap to widen There is an expression that it is an ill wind that blows nobody any good! So it is...

Euro Correction Begins

Trend intact but longs being liquidated The Euro has seen one of the longest runs of strength in its brief history as a combination of...

Sterling Facing Crucial Week

Brexit, Data and BoE to determine short term direction Whilst traders have come to believe that Brexit is the only driver of the pound’s direction...

Dollar Suffering as Euro Soars

Sanguine Draghi drives Single currency The long-awaited ECB meeting where Mario Draghi was supposed to announce the commencement of the tapering of the Asset Purchase...

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