Research: Uncertainty Over British Pound and Australian Dollar

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Uncertainty Over British Pound and
Australian Dollar

By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist & Erik Norland, Senior Economist, CME Group

UK Elections: Will Theresa May Coalition Hold Up?

Video Highlights:

  • Prime Minister Theresa May suffers setback in snap election
  • May’s coalition government may not be strong, stable
  • Brexit negotiations could be in disarray for months
  • Political uncertainty could raise risks for the pound
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Could Australian Dollar Fall to Historic Lows?

Highlights:

  • Highly-indebted Australia could keep interest rates low for years
  • Export-reliance on China, debt burden could sink Aussie dollar
  • China’s tightening of credit could slow growth, hurt commodities