The Bank of England will release its monetary policy summary and announce the interest rate on September 19, at 14:00 MT time.
The British pound continues to go down as political risks intensify.
A lot of political uncertainties are driving the British pound down. The main of them is, of course, connected with the question: "How long Theresa May will stay a prime minister?"
Her proposal to publish a new withdrawal agreement bill (WAB) this Friday was not welcomed by her colleagues. The new agreement suggests the possibility of the second referendum and the customs union.
Reportedly, Theresa May will face another non-confidence vote tomorrow, if she does not announce the date of her departure.
What may be a game changer today?
- Theresa May will meet with the ministers today;
- The Cabinet will try to find a solution on delivering Brexit no matter what.
Technical levels for GBP/USD
The pair is testing the significant support level at 1.2603. If today's talks do not result in any breakthrough, the pair will fall further to the last December's lows. The next support will be placed at 1.2493. If the pair is supported today, it will rise to the resistance at 1.26882.
RSI is moving within the oversold zone and Stochastic formed a crossover within this zone, which may signal a possible buying opportunity.
We've got some positive news for the British pound and we are awaiting the release of the core retail sales for Canada at 15:30 MT.
The tweet by Iran's foreign minister increased the possibility of tensions in the region. It pushed the oil prices up.
The European trading session will be highlighted by the events for the British pound. Traders will pay special attention to the BOE meeting at 14:00 MT.