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GBP/USD: Ready to stumble

A busy day including disease headlines, economic figures, and market mood swings, will likely move the cable, according to FXStreet’s analyst Yohay Elam.

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“Investors are zooming in coronavirus figures, which are becoming more worrying in the UK. A flatter coronavirus curve could boost the pound while an ongoing upward trajectory would weigh on sterling.”

“ADP’s private-sector labor market figures for March are projected to show a loss of 150,000 jobs. A depressing statistic from ADP may push stocks lower and the safe-haven dollar higher.”

“The ISM Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index awaits traders later. Economists are expecting a relatively moderate fall to 45 points.”

“Markit’s Final Manufacturing PMI will likely confirm the score of 48 points.”

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