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Gary Thomson is the Chief Operating Officer at FXOpen UK. Having spent over 20 years of his career working in financial services, Gary is renowned for his expert market analysis and commentary.

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Watch FXOpen's June 20-24 Weekly Digest Video

In this video, FXOpen UK COO Gary Thomson sums up the week’s happenings and discusses the most significant news reports. Why are oil prices going down? What ECB president Christine Lagarde had to say at a hearing at the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament?

Travel stocks rise despite the chaos

Anyone who has either spent any time at an airport in Europe recently, or seen the pictures in the tabloid press over the past few weeks will have seen the display of chaos with regard to traveling to and from different countries by air. There are scenes showing mountains of

Japan holds out on interest rates, yet Yen falls

The Japanese Yen has been fairing well against Western majors recently, especially in the light of recent interest rate increases by European, American and British central banks which have curbed the enthusiasm of many. Interest rate rises are often associated with means of curtailing spending during periods of high inflation,

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