Follow the BOE monetary policy and rate statements on August 6 at 14:00 MT time…
How will the British GDP growth affect the GBP?
The British monthly GDP growth rate is at 11:30 MT time on December 10.
The British PM Boris Johnson’s expected victory at the coming elections and the nearing Brexit resolution have been solidifying the British pound recently. But how has the British economy been doing? The previous two monthly GDP growth rates were at the negative 0.1% referring to the months of August and September. This time the analysts expect an improvement up to the level of 0.1%. If the October rate outperforms the forecasts on December 10, the British pound will gain strength.
- If the British GDP growth rate outperforms the forecasts, the GBP will rise;
- Otherwise, the GBP will fall.
The market sentiment improved amid the slowdown in virus cases. Let's have a closer look at the AUD, S&P 500, gold and the GBP.
The overall market sentiment is mixed as new virus cases continue rising throughout the world, but most economic indicators came out better than analysts expected. Let’s look at the main market movements.
The market has started the week with a mixed sentiment…
The US NFP will be published on August 7 at 15:30 MT time.
The market sentiment is indeed risk-on today. Stocks, riskier currencies and gold are rising amid the waning US dollar.