GBP/USD traded at a new low for this move on Monday near 1.1650 but has rebounded to trade just above 1.17. Economists at BBH expect the pair to test the March 2020 low near 1.1410.
The notion of a Truss-led UK government is concerning
“Cable remains heavy and on track to test the March 2020 low near 1.1410.”
“We’ve been pointing out for a while that the notion of a Truss-led UK government is concerning. The main planks of her platform are 1) large-scale tax cuts, 2) BoE mandate review, and 3) hard Brexit. None of these can be seen as positive for sterling and gilts and so along with likely recession in Q4, the reasons to be underweight UK assets are piling up.”