Euro/Pound retreats 109 pips from 2 months high .
A bearish end to the trading week, after starting the week at 0.8583, EUR/GBP went up to 0.867 only to drop back to mid point range and now trades at 0.856. (Start trading Euro/Pound at FXTM today).
This downslide might be related to financial indicators data published earlier as United Kingdom Composite PMI published today at 8:30 AM came out at 57.7, falling short of the 61.9 projections and continuing its decline from the previous 62.2 figure. United Kingdom Services PMI published today at 8:30 AM came out at 57.8, falling short of the 62 projections and continuing its decline from the previous 62.4 figure. United Kingdom Manufacturing PMI fall short of the 62.7 projections, with 60.4 and continued its downward trajectory from previous figure of 63.9.
In contrast, positive data for Euro/Pound reported earlier when data for United Kingdom Retail Sales released today at 6:00 AM comes out at 0.5%, beating projections of 0.4% and showing improvement over the preceding figure of -1.3%.
Meanwhile, Euro Zone Deposit Facility Rate (Jul) matches projections with new data release of -0.5. The indicator value is unchanged and is the same as previous data of -0.5.
Outlook for rest of the week: Market will keep its eye on the following upcoming macroeconomics indicators: Germany Business Climate Index projected to outperform last figure with 102.5, while it previously stood at 101.8, data will be released Monday.