The market sentiment deteriorated amid fresh US-China tensions. Investors remain cautious as increasing virus cases may damage economic activity again.
Trade the British pound on economic indicators
The levels of British GDP and manufacturing production will be released on January 11 at 11:30 MT time.
Last time the British economy grew by 0.1%, as it was expected by analysts. As for the level of manufacturing production, December's release showed a decline of 0.9%. This was a lower level than the analysts predicted. If this time the actual levels of indicators outperform the forecasts, the British pound will be supported.
• If the actual data of GDP and manufacturing production are higher, the GBP will rise;
• If the actual data of GDP and manufacturing production are lower, the GBP will fall.
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The European central bank will publish the main refinancing rate and make a statement on Thursday, July 16, at 14:45 MT time. Also, the ECB’s press conference will be later at 15:30 MT time.
Optimism about the Moderna vaccine improved the market sentiment. Let’s have a closer look, what’s happening today.
The Canadian central bank will announce interest rates and make a speech on Wednesday, July 15, at 17:00 MT time. Also, the BOC press conference will be later at 18:15 MT time.