Pound Climbs Vs Most Majors Ahead Of U.K. Retail Sales
At 3.00 am ET Friday, the Office for National Statistics
publishes UK retail sales data for February. Economists forecast
retail sales to grow 2.1 percent on month, reversing January's 8.2
Ahead of the data, the pound retreated against the euro, but
rose against the rest of major rivals.
The pound was worth 1.3755 against the greenback, 150.31 against
the yen, 1.2930 against the franc and 0.8565 against the euro as of
2:55 am ET.