GBP/USD rises for the primary time in four trading days.
Risk recovery offsets poor UK data, Brexit, covid woes.
DXY weakness boosts the cable but London fix weighs.
GBP/USD runs into fresh supply into the London fix on Friday, quickly making a gift of nearly 50-pips to show back towards the 1.3800 level.
The cable, however, witnessed a stellar recovery from multi-day troughs of 1.3741, although fell in need of the 1.3900 barrier before the sellers fought back control.
The 115-pips rebound within the cable came on the rear of a pointy turnaround within the risk sentiment, as global stocks rallied and dulled the US dollar’s appeal as a secure haven.
Investors seem to dismiss the newest concerns over the Delta covid variant and its impact on the worldwide economic recovery, as bargain hunting seems to possess resurfaced after Thursday’s sell-off across the board.
Meanwhile, renewed Brexit concerns, surging covid cases within the UK and downbeat GDP also fail to possess any impact on the pound, because the risk-on flows remain the most market driver.