Hard Currency
  • Mixed messages on the pound Aug 15, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • The pound endured its biggest one-day drop in nearly six months on Wednesday. The Bank of England has been sending out mixed messages on when interest rate hikes may or may not occur over recent months - but did the consensus for rate rises change this week? And how might continued Eurozone weakness affect sterling? Also, how is the political situation in Turkey affecting the performance of the lira? Jane Foley, senior FX strategist at Rabobank, joins Thomas Hale.
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