Newest knowledge launched by Markit/CIPS – three January 2019
The print is a three-month low however sits roughly in-line with expectations. Markit notes a slowdown in housebuilding and industrial development as the principle elements for the dip right here citing “intense headwind” from political uncertainty ensuing within the weakest upturn in industrial work during the last seven months.
As soon as once more, all roads result in Brexit. GBP/USD stays relatively unphased at 1.2575 at the moment holding just a little decrease on the day after experiencing a pointy fall within the early Asian morning. EUR/GBP sits at zero.9046 now because the euro posts respectable beneficial properties on the day whereas GBP/JPY is at 135.53 now recovering from the low of 131.70 posted earlier this morning.