Here's the scoop: The Bank of England (BOE) is set to accelerate the pace at which it shrinks its balance sheet, according to one of its deputy governors. Currently, the BOE is unwinding about £20 billion of quantitative easing every three months. The goal is to reduce the stock by around £80 billion per year through active sales and maturing assets.
GBP/USD became more stable
2019-11-11 • Updated
BUY 1.2275; TP1 1.2335; TP2 1.2360; SL 1.2260
SELL 1.2205; TP 1.2170; SL 1.2220
The British pound has found some grounds versus the greenback during the last two weeks. Firstly it formed a “harami” pattern near the support line on W1, then the pattern was confirmed by another bullish weekly candlestick. Yesterday GBP/USD found the support of the weekly pivot point at 1.2213. As long as the pair remains above this point, it has a chance to test higher levels. The declining 200-period MA on H4 at 1.2270 looks like an obstacle for buyers, but a break above this level will open the way up to 1.2335 (23.6% Fibo of the March-August decline) and 1.2362 (first weekly pivot resistance). On the other hand, if the pair turns down from 1.2270, it will mean a short-term top. The decline below 1.2210 will make the pair slide to the support at 1.2170.
It seems like the Canadian consumer has a firm grip on their wallet, which is no surprise given the current economic climate. Inflation in April crept up from 4.3% to 4.4%, adding to the financial woes.
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The Bank of England (BoE) has dramatically shifted its economic forecasts. They no longer expect a recession in the UK and have upgraded their growth projections. This year, the BoE predicts GDP growth of +0.25%, a significant improvement from previous expectations. Next year's forecast is even more optimistic, with a projected growth of 0.75%.