Foreign Exchange Daily Market Update 07/05/2015

Thu, May 07, 2015

KBR Foreign Exchange Plc. (KBRFX) identified in London Stock Exchange’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’. 

KBRFX has made the London Stock Exchange's Second Edition of 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain is an annual celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK

Full Press Release


Pound falls on Election Day. 

The Pound fell for the first time in three days against the Dollar as the UK heads to the polls today in the tightest election in a generation.

Sterling weakened as opinion polls suggesting neither Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives nor Ed Miliband’s Labour Party will win a majority, negotiations by both sides to form a government could drag into the weekend and beyond. Polling stations opened at 7 a.m this morning, and will shut at 10 p.m., after which an official exit poll is due to be released.

The pound is very likely to become more volatile during the day.

The Pound fell 0.3% to $1.5206 this morning, and weakened 0.4% to €1.3360 against the Euro.

Data to look out today.   


13:30 US Unemployment figures for May .




KBRFX was mentioned in the Essex Chronicle for the top 100 companies by turnover in Essex

Data Releases

Day Time Currency Event
THU 06:00 EUR EUR German Factory Orders s.a. (MoM)
THU 06:00 EUR EUR German Factory Orders n.s.a. (YoY)
THU 07:30 EUR EUR Markit Germany Construction PMI
THU 08:00 GBP GBP New Car Registrations (YoY)
THU 08:10 EUR EUR Markit Germany Retail PMI
THU 08:10 EUR EUR Markit Eurozone Retail PMI
THU 08:10 EUR EUR Markit France Retail PMI
THU 08:10 EUR EUR Markit Italy Retail PMI
THU 11:30 USD USD Challenger Job Cuts (YoY)
THU 12:30 USD USD Continuing Claims
THU 12:30 USD USD Initial Jobless Claims
THU 14:30 USD USD EIA Natural Gas Storage Change
THU 14:30 USD USD EIA Natural Working Gas Implied
THU 16:45 EUR EUR ECB's Mersch Speaks in Barcelona
THU 19:00 USD USD Consumer Credit

Foreign Exchange Rates

GBP/ USD 1.5187
GBP/ EUR 1.3367
EUR/ USD 1.1352
GBP/ AUD 1.9109
GBP/ CAD 1.8329
GBP/ CHF 1.3849
GBP/ CZK 36.644
GBP/ DKK 9.9794
GBP/ HKD 11.7707
GBP/ INR 97.39
GBP/ JPY 181.15
GBP/ NOK 11.1280
GBP/ NZD 2.0305
GBP/ PLN 5.4413
GBP/ SEK 12.4272
GBP/ SGD 2.0197
GBP/ THB 50.89
GBP/ TRY 4.1162
GBP/ ZAR 18.3479
GBP/ CNY 9.3013

*These are indicative rates only, based on interbank prices at the time of writing. For exact rates please contact our dealing team

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