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Analysts at Danske Bank point out that EUR/GBP has reached new highs following yesterday’s disappointing inflation release as it bounced above 0.89 while GBP/USD temporarily broke below the key support level at 1.3050.

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“While the lower-than-expected inflation in the UK on the margin reduces the probability of a rate hike August, it remains our base case that the Bank of England will raise the Bank Rate by 25bp on 2 August. Market pricing of an August hike declined 2bp to 19bp yesterday.”

“Given the already high pricing of an August rate hike and the risk of continued political uncertainty in the UK related to Brexit, we prefer staying side-lined in the cross for now.”