U.K GDP figures to be key for Sterling on Tuesday morning (Daniel Wright)

Australian Dollar to Pound Forecast: Risk Sensitive AUD Likely to Remain Under Pressure
Daniel Wright

As I watch a tense finish to the cricket with England doing everything they can to try and lose again I thought I would update you all with a key moment for GBP-AUD exchange rates this week.

The Pound has had a really good run of form against the Australian Dollar over the past few months and with both the Government and RBA both quite content to see the Australian Dollar weaken away there is still the chance we may see this trend continue.

On Tuesday morning we have GDP (Gross Domestic Product) figures released for the U.K from the last quarter of 2013. GDP is a measure of how much an economy grew or shrank over a period of time and can have quite an impact on the value of a currency.

I would not be surprised to see this figure come out fairly positive on Tuesday, if you look at the majority of economic data we saw towards the end of the year it looked very good so you would imagine GDP should follow suit.

Should we see a good solid release then the Pound may well spike further again. We have been saying here on Australian Dollar Forecast that we feel the AUD is in for a bashing and this could well kick it whilst it is down, as far as against Sterling is concerned anyway!

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