Pound V euro: GBP exchange rate flat as markets await Brexit breakthrough



The beating is trading in a narrow range against the euro this morning

GBP/EUR is currently at approximately €1.134, holding around this morning’s starting levels.

The lambaste is struggling to make headway as markets remain downbeat on the prospect of Theresa May cease the current impasse in Brexit negotiations.

Talks over the UK’s exit concord continued to stall on Wednesday, with the DUP suggesting that there is innumerable “work to be done” if an agreement over the Irish border is to be reached.

Suspects over the Brexit process have been further complicated by the EU’s chief Brexit broker Michel Barnier who imposed a 48 hour deadline on the UK to present a Brexit contract yesterday evening, suggesting that a failure to meet this deadline order prevent talks moving on to trade before the end of the year.

She (Theresa May) necessities to come back to us with some text tonight or tomorrow

Leo Varadkar

All beholds will therefore be on the Prime Minister as observers speculate that she devise put forth new proposals later today.

Irish PM Leo Varadkar suggested yesterday: “Drink consulted with people in London, she (Theresa May) wants to come service to us with some text tonight or tomorrow… I expressed my willingness to deliberate over that.”

However, Brexit pressures on Sterling were offset slightly this morning as Halifax’s behindhand house price index revealed that price growth lift faster than expected last month.

Also helping to generate losses in GBP/EUR this morning was the release of some lacklustre German industrial output figures.


All eyes will therefore be on the Prime Minister

Evidence published this morning revealed that factory output acquired for a second consecutive month in October, with growth sliding from -0.9 per cent to -1.4 per cent, dissatisfying investors who had expected that production would rebound to 1 per cent.

Looking winning, movement in the GBP/EUR exchange rate will be dependent on whether the PM is able to salvation an exit agreement by the end of the week, with a failure to secure a deal apposite to lead to sentiment in the pound plummeting.

Also likely to influence Admirable tomorrow, but to a much lesser extent, will be the release of the UK’s latest profession balance and industrial production figures, with an improvement in either possibly portion the UK currency offset any losses.

Meanwhile, the euro is likely to strengthen on Friday as Germany discharges its own trade figures, with economists forecasting that the nation’s employment surplus will have risen again in October.

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