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MARKET INSIGHT

Price Signal Summary - Evening Star Reversal In Gilts?

EGB OPTIONS

Bund put spread buyer

EURIBOR OPTIONS

Put spread bought again

Cable: Asia open $1.3245, range....>

STERLING SUMMARY
STERLING SUMMARY: Cable: Asia open $1.3245, range $1.3245-1.3300. Europe open
$1.3289, range $1.3231-89.
* Eur/Gbp: Asia open Gbp0.8772, range Gbp0.87725-0.8779. Europe open Gbp0.8772,
range Gbp0.8768-0.8801.
* Press reported Fed Powell stand out candidate for Fed Chair, along with US tax
plan angst, weighed on Usd in Asia.
* Cable edged to $1.3300 in Asia then settled around $1.3280 ahead of the
European open.
* Usd demand in Europe saw cable drift down to $1.3250, lifted back to $1.3271
on strong UK Construction PMI.
* However, starling react gains provd short lived with strong demand for Eur/Gbp
adding weight onto the pound. 
* Cable extended its easing to $1.3229 as Eur/Gbp edged on to Gbp0.8803,
sterling under pressure ahead of NY and BOE MPC.
* BOE MPC Super Thursday. 25bp hike expected, focus on future rate path for
direction. 
MNI London Bureau | +44 203-586-2231 | john.webb@marketnews.com