GBP/USD – Is the BoE Considering a Hike? (Video)

We’ve been getting very mixed messages recently from the Bank of England which would suggest policy makers are as divided as the rest of the country at the moment. What does this mean for interest rates in the months ahead?

Senior Market Analyst Craig Erlam discusses the latest views from within the central bank, including those today from Governor Mark Carney that triggered a rally in the pound. He then gives his analysis of GBPUSD in light of the latest commentary.

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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary. His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News. Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.
Craig Erlam
Craig Erlam

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