Upside hopes for the GBP?

Upside hopes for the GBP?

The British monthly GDP is announced on Friday at 09:00 MT time.

Instruments to trade: EUR/GBP, GBP/USD, GBP/JPY, GBP/CHF

In December, Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, said that the British economy hasn’t seen an economic crisis like the current one in the last 300 years. Brexit had its impact but has never been the main driver: fundamentals are what matters. And fundamentals are hardly positive for the UK at the moment, in most aspects of its economic well-being. The labor market is slowly picking up, but the overall state of affairs is quite difficult. Ultimately, it is all reflected in the country’s output: if it is lower than expected, it may press hard on the GBP.

  • If the data is better-than-thought, the GBP will be boosted.
  • Otherwise, it will fall.

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