Derek Taylor, our very own foreign exchange expert, is recommending that Travel Money Club members buying Euros this week should target their “Forward Orders” at €1.1200 for a great deal.
The “Forward Order” feature is exclusive to Travel Money Club and allows members to automatically buy currency when their target exchange rate is reached. They simply tell the us what currency to buy, what exchange rate to buy at, and the payment card to use. Then if and when the target exchange rate is reached, we automatically execute the order and deliver next business day* (for orders completed by 1pm). As it all happens in the blink of an eye, even if your target rate is only achieved for a couple of minutes, we will still execute your order!
Derek told us:
GBP/EUR 16.11.20 COVID Vaccine boosts Sterling
Lat Monday the 9th November was when Pfizer announced a 90% success rate with its COVID vaccine. Stock markets around the World received a huge boost, and especially in the UK. There was additionally a knock- on effect on Sterling taking is from below GBP/EUR 1.1100 to very close to 1.1300.
To reflect this new sentiment our anticipated trading range is now GBP/EUR 1.1100-1.1300.
Events for the remainder of the week to watch out for:
Tuesday 17th November 2020 – 1.30pm. US Retail Sales.
Wednesday 18th November 2020 – 7.00am UK Inflation data. 1.30pm US Housing Starts.
Thursday 19th November – 9.30am UK Retail Sales. 1.30pm US Jobless claims.
Suggested level to buy holiday Euros.
Our anticipated range for GBP/EUR 1.1100-1.1300. A good target to lock in your holiday Euros would be GBP/EUR 1.1200. Try our rate tracker and forward order facilities, and let us watch the markets for you.
Remember, breaking news moves markets!
ABOUT DEREK TAYLOR
Derek is Director and Co-Founder of the Travel Money Club, as well as CEO of Taylor Associates (International) Ltd, one of the City of London’s foremost financial and market training organisations. Taylor Associates was established in 1993, specializing in derivatives, capital markets, risk and treasury training. He has personally trained in banks, brokers, asset managers, hedge funds and corporations both in the UK and overseas.
Derek’s career started in Midland Bank Group Treasury working across a broad product range including Money Markets, Foreign Exchange, Equity and Fixed income. He rose to the level of senior Director, before moving to Lehman Brothers, and then Bank of America working both in London and NY.
Derek has primarily worked as a trader, both inter-bank and proprietary, but has also spent some years as an inter-bank broker, running desks at two of the world’s leading brokerage houses, Tullett Prebon and Harlow Butler Savage (now part of the ICAP group).
Derek is a frequent speaker on Financial Markets subjects all over the World, and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), a member of the Forex Association (ACI), and a member of the Society of Technical Analysts (MSTA).
* Please note that a small number of currencies are not available for next business day delivery. The actual delivery date will be clearly displayed in your order acknowledgement.
Derek Taylor, our very own foreign exchange expert, is recommending that Travel Money Club members buying Euros this week should target their “Forward Orders” at €1.1050 for a great deal.
Derek Taylor, our very own foreign exchange expert, is recommending that Travel Money Club members buying US Dollars this week should target their “Forward Orders” at $1.3200 for a great deal.