Brexit Briefing: EUR/GBP Hits Four-Week Low

Talking Points

The day after a UK rigourously triggered Brexit, it was a Euro not a Pound that weakened.

However, that had some-more to do with diseased German acceleration total than a faith that Brexit is bad for a Euro-Zone.

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Given a decrease in a British Pound behind in Jun final year, when a British people voted for Brexit, a serve pierce down competence have been approaching when a UK gave grave notice of a goal to leave a EU. However, with a preference entirely labelled in to a markets, it was a Euro that fell opposite a Pound.

EUR/GBP forsaken to a lowest turn given Mar 3, roughly 4 weeks ago, and EUR/USD was reduce too. However, that was predominantly a greeting to German consumer cost information that showed acceleration at 1.6% in March, next a likely 1.8% and down from 2.2% a month before.

That fundamentally suggested that Euro-Zone financial process will sojourn accommodative for a foreseeable destiny and a Euro responded predictably.

Chart: EUR/GBP 5’ Timeframe (March 30 Intraday)

Brexit Briefing: EUR/GBP Hits Four-Week Low

Chart by IG

The dump in EUR/GBP also came as the commission of traders net prolonged of a cranky strike a top turn given Feb 25, according to IG customer view data.

As for Brexit, a usually vital growth was a announcement by a UK supervision of a “Great Repeal Bill” White Paper, environment out how it skeleton to replace, rectify or throw EU laws that now request to a UK. The check would “end a supremacy” of EU law in a UK and broach on a formula of final year’s referendum, pronounced UK Brexit Secretary David Davis.

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