BoE: Another Round of GBP Weakness? - SocGen

BoE: Another Round of GBP Weakness? - SocGen

12 May 2016, 12:40
Roberto Jacobs
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BoE: Another Round of GBP Weakness? - SocGen

Kit Juckes, Research Analyst at Societe Generale, suggests that the day’s big event is the UK MPC meeting and Bank of England Inflation report.

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“No policy rate change is expected, of course, but the tone of the discussion, and of the Inflation Report, and of the press conference at 12:30 BST, is likely to be downbeat. The message from Mr Carney is probably that the MPC intends to embark on a limited and gradual tightening of policy, but that will keep speculation that the next move is a cut alive.

We remain bearish of GBP expressed through GBP/USD and GBP/NOK shorts.”


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