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GBP Daily Review November 19, 2019

GBP Daily Review for November 19, 2019 Sterling Forecast: GBP Rally Stoked by Latest General Election Polls UK PM Boris Johnson – and Sterling (GBP) – received a boost over the weekend with a range of General Election polls showing the Conservative Party increasing their lead further.   EUR/GBP drops to monthly lows near 0.8500 Increasing buying interest around the sterling is dragging EUR/GBP to fresh multi-month lows in the 0.8520 region on Monday. EUR/GBP weaker on GBP-buy   GBP/JPY climbs further beyond 141.00 handle, four-week tops The buying interest…

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No 10 denies claims it covered up war crime allegations

“Downing Street has said claims the government covered up allegations of unlawful killings and abuse by British soldiers in Afghanistan and Iraq are untrue” writes Kate Proctor for theguardian.com. Their report alleges that British special forces tried to cover up the deaths to avoid being prosecuted for war crimes.The court has previously concluded it was credible that British troops committed war crimes in Iraq related to the mistreatment of detainees. Source: theguardian.com

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Why centrist politics can no longer explain the world

“With public institutions dysfunctional and liberal democracy hollowed out, liberalism no longer looks like an ideology that can explain the world: its basis falls away” writes Katrina Forrester for theguardian.com. But the problem may be a deeper one: that the categories of mainstream politics as we know it can no longer explain the world.Such defensiveness is not novel: liberalism has often been a negative sort of politics – a politics of second best that protects against worse scenarios.What would help liberalism make sense again is the rebuilding of those public…

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GBP Daily Review November 18, 2019

GBP Daily Review for November 18, 2019 EUR/GBP Outlook – Price Action Continues to Break Down EUR/GBP looks oversold in the short-term, according to one technical indicator, but the pair may well move further lower after breaching multi-month support.   GBP/USD Options Pricing in UK General Election Risk – US Market Open GBP/USD Options Pricing in UK General Election Risk – US Market Open   GBP/USD consolidates weekly gains above 1.2900 as it Pound remains supported ahead of UK elections The GBP/USD pair continued to rise on Friday and reached…

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GBP/USD Forecast November 18-22 – Pound rises despite soft British data

“Despite this weak reading, second-quarter GDP posted a gain of 0.3%, just shy of the forecast of 0.4%” writes Kenny Fisher for forexcrunch.com. After posting gains of more than 5% in October, the pound has been swinging in both directions in November.Finally, retail sales declined by 0.1% in October, shy of the forecast of 0.2%. Source: forexcrunch.com

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Boris Johnson says all Tory candidates will back his deal

“Boris Johnson has said that all Tory parliamentary candidates have committed to vote for his Brexit deal if he wins a majority at the general election” writes Pa Media for theguardian.com. Johnson told the newspaper: “All 635 Conservative candidates standing at this election – every single one of them – has pledged to me that if elected they will vote in parliament to pass my Brexit deal so we can end the uncertainty and finally leave the EU. “I am offering a pact with the people: if you vote Conservative…

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UK minister blocks rescue of British Isis children

“Home secretary Priti Patel intervened to block a recent rescue operation to bring British orphans and unaccompanied minors home from Syria, sources have revealed” writes Mark Townsend for theguardian.com. During the NSC meetings at which the repatriation of British children was discussed it is understood that the foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, was among those strongly advocating the repatriation of the children.During National Security Council meetings last month and internal discussions, Patel, backed by several other ministers including defence secretary Ben Wallace, objected to the extraction of British children from the…

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Britain to call regional elections in Northern Ireland if deadlock continues

“Talks are currently on hold until after a British general election on Dec. 12” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. BELFAST (Reuters) – The British government will call a regional election in Northern Ireland if Irish nationalists and pro-British unionists fail to reach agreement to restore a power-sharing government by mid-January, a British minister said on Friday.Britain’s minister for Northern Ireland, Julian Smith, on Friday said he had decided to call regional elections if the talks fail rather than imposing direct rule from London, a move that would have infuriated…

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