Pound Rises Ahead Of U.K. GDP Data
At 2.00 am ET Tuesday, the Office for National Statistics
releases UK monthly GDP estimate, industrial output and external
trade figures. The economy is forecast to grow 0.6 percent on month
in February, reversing a 2.9 percent fall in January.
Ahead of the data, the pound rose against its major rivals.
The pound was worth 1.3742 against the greenback, 150.44 against
the yen, 1.2702 against the franc and 0.8654 against the euro as of
1:55 am ET.