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UK: Soft data weighing on cable – TDS

FXStreet (Delhi) – Ned Rumpeltin, European Head of Currency Strategy at TD Securities, note that today’s weaker data releases from the UK are weighing on the overall strength of the pound.

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“PSNB x-Banks was slightly weaker than expected in August. We continue to run ahead of schedule in narrowing the deficit but more self-assessment receipts seem to have been received in July rather than August this year.”

“The September CBI Industrial orders survey was also weaker than expected, in falling from 0 to –7, but this simply unwound the unusual strength in the survey last month. But with markets more reactive to dovish surprises, the negative headlines on soft export orders weighted on cable.”

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