The United States will publish CPI and core CPI on September 11, at 15:30 MT time.
British pound slumps after mixed UK data
On Friday, the British pound decreased against the American dollar, following the publication of dismal British economic growth data as well as a more upbeat report on the country’s current account. Meanwhile, market participants eyed upcoming American economic reports.
The currency pair GBP/USD reached 1.2447 during European morning trade, which is the session minimum. This pair consolidated at 1.2465, sliding 0.10%.
Cable was about to get backed at 1.2401, Thursday’s minimum and resistance at 1.2598, the peak of March 28.
The UK Office for National Statistics reported that its final reading of fourth quarter GDP was a 0.7% soar, which is in line with hopes as well as a previous estimate.
However, year-on-hear GDP added 1.9% during the fourth quarter, which is below expectations and a previous forecast for a surge rate of 2%.
A separate report revealed that the UK current account deficit dropped to £12.1 billion in the fourth quarter of the previous year from £25.7 billion of the third quarter.
Canada will announce its monthly GDP on July 31, at 15:30 MT time.
The United States will release the advance GDP growth rate for the previous quarter on July 30, at 15:30 MT time.
Follow Canadian core retail sales on September 18 at 15:30 MT time!
The US dollar gained after the Fed’s report, while riskier assets dropped. Let’s have a closer look.
Keep an eye on the UK monetary policy statement on September 17 at 14:00 MT time!