Richard Driver

Currency Analyst at Caxton FX

Richard provides currency reports and forecasts for both corporate and private clients at Caxton FX, with a focus on the Euro, the US Dollar and Sterling. Richard also provides media comment on currency and economics-related issues.
The Unexpected Retail Upturn This January is

The Unexpected Retail Upturn This January is Welcome

January's growth figure for UK retail sales came in at 0.9%, which is a staggeringly strong showing and well above forecasts of a 0.3% contraction. To put it into perspective, this figure represents the strongest monthly performance since last April's Royal Wedding bonanza.
19/02/2012 22:49 GMT