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by Swissquote Analysts

Weekly Market Outlook | 17.02.2017

UK inflation at highest level in almost 3 years.

This week, a lot of UK data have been released. It is clear that there are upside pressures on consumer prices. Financial markets are now waiting for better labour data, in particular wages, in order to confirm that the UK recovery is sustainable. However, “Hard Brexit” fears prevail for the time being and the pound is in our view still largely undervalued. Across the Atlantic, after starting the month of February on a solid footing, the US dollar reversed gains as market participants started to question whether Donald Trump would be able to deliver his campaign promises. Despite a sustained rally in the equity market, the USD went down a different road as investors lost patience.

17.02.2017 - 16:38
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