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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.

Syrian Escalation set to be Major influence.

Time for Trump to show caution. There is little doubt that there needs to be some form of retaliation if as has been proven in...

Nowotny Stirs the Pot!

Rate hike talk suggests rift It is hard to imagine why Ewald Nowotny, the Governor of the Austrian Central Bank and Member of the ECB...

Sterling Continues to Defy Gravity

One Swallow, it seems, does make a summer Can’t buy the euro, can’t buy the dollar either, bought the Yen and got burned, may as...

Sterling Glow Beginning to Fade

Pound beginning to feel the heat. Despite its rally on Friday, Sterling is starting to come under pressure as its three pillars of support begin...

Don’t get too Comfortable.

Ranges tested on a “stop hunt” It seems that provision of ample liquidity and narrowing spreads are not enough for certain market participants and they...

Ranges narrowing, Looking for drivers.

Monetary policy remains prime driver. The Pound, Euro and Dollar are unable to break out of their current narrow ranges as the market concentrates on...

Wake me on Friday!

Rarely Predictable market lacking drivers. One of the major characteristics of the FX market is its unpredictability often based upon the level of liquidity.  Over...

Central Banks Hold Sway

Central Banks hold sway Low volatility gives them time. Since the financial crisis, Central Banks, particularly in the G7 had taken a back seat allowing their...

Markets in Holiday Mode

Opportunity to reflect on Q2 drivers The timing of the Easter holiday to coincide with the end of Q1 has provided a little breathing space...

Sterling Facing Defining Quarter

Post referendum recovery to be tested I find it hard to get excited about the pound and consider a lot of the headlines to be...

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