The world’s biggest currency pair has had a rocky 12 months, with the dollar in almost constant decline against the euro. But that may change as a new administration takes charge in Washington and European authorities ponder more extensive stimulus measures.
Gold prices have had a rocky ride since hitting an all-time peak in August, undermined as confidence returned to paper assets. But they still end the year 23% higher than they started.
A tumultuous year for share prices has seen one clear winner, the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. Enthusiasts claim this is because the “S&P” contains future-facing companies rather than those stock in the past.
Stocks and the pound were sharply higher this morning on the first full day of trading since the 24 December post-Brexit trade deal. The agreement ended months of wrangling about the shape of any agreement between the UK and European Union.
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Oil prices slipped this morning but the recovery from the lows of earlier this year remains on track. However, the International Energy Agency is calling for renewable sources to ease oil and coal out of the picture during the coming decades.
Sterling’s euro exchange rate is under pressure as Britain faces a new strain of the coronavirus and post-Brexit trade talks remain stalled. The relationship between Europe’s two reserve currencies has seen quite marked changes in exchange rates.
Share prices have rallied since the coronavirus-induced plunge of early Spring. But is this just a “sugar rush” from economic stimulus programmes and what should be the stock market forecast for 2021?
Gold prices continue to crumble slowly from an all-time peak in August. Even the sorts of events that would normally prove supportive seem to have been of little help.
The Paris Cac 40 blue-chip index is up on the month, but the rise has not been spectacular. Economic and political problems have mounted, and the coronavirus threatens more economic damage.
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The extension to UK-European Union trade discussions seemed to perk up London markets this morning. Stocks and sterling were higher as hopes for a post-Brexit deal were revived.
The oil price recovery continued today after OPEC and its allies agreed to increase production in the New Year. This was seen as a vote of confidence in future demand for crude.
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Poland has taken Britain’s place in the top-five club of European Union economies. But the country and its currency, the Zloty, are embroiled in a row with Brussels over the rule of law.