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U.K. Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)

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Jul 03, 2018
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53.1
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52.5
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52.5
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS) Construction Purchasing Manager's Index (PMI) measures the activity level of purchasing managers in the construction industry. A reading above 50 indicates expansion in the construction industry; a reading below indicates contraction. It gives an indication about the health of the construction section in the UK. Traders watch these surveys closely as purchasing managers usually have early access to data about their company’s performance, which can be a leading indicator of overall economic performance.

A higher than expected reading should be taken as positive/bullish for the GBP, while a lower than expected reading should be taken as negative/bearish for the GBP.
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U.K. Construction Purchasing Managers Index (PMI)
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
Aug 02, 2018 (Jul) 04:30   52.5 53.1
Jul 03, 2018 (Jun) 04:30 53.1 52.5 52.5
Jun 04, 2018 (May) 04:30 52.5 52.0 52.5
May 02, 2018 (Apr) 04:30 52.5 50.5 47.0
Apr 04, 2018 (Mar) 04:30 47.0 50.9 51.4
Mar 02, 2018 (Feb) 05:30 51.4 50.5 50.2

News

UK Construction PMI Rises to 53.1 in June
UK Construction PMI Rises to 53.1 in June By Investing.com - Jul 03, 2018

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UK Construction PMI Holds Steady at 52.5 in May
UK Construction PMI Holds Steady at 52.5 in May By Investing.com - Jun 04, 2018

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Target Alpha
Target Alpha Aug 02, 2017 5:34AM ET
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well dont know why anyone would bid up sterling ahead of adp employment and a miss on the manufacturing PMI, ridiculous. Sterling sitting around its highs when it should be falling off ahead of US data this afternoon.
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hassan elahi
hassan elahi May 05, 2015 4:48AM ET
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going sell gbp/usd
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imrul naeem
imrul naeem Dec 02, 2014 4:20AM ET
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what about gbp/usd up or down?.
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Jia Liu
Jia Liu Oct 02, 2014 5:58AM ET
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Another housing bubble on the way, keep dancing
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kiran. sg
kiran. sg Oct 02, 2014 5:58AM ET
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gbpusd has formed falling wedge in H4 and its oversold. target 1.5200
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Angom Kumar
Angom Kumar Oct 02, 2014 4:52AM ET
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EUR/GBP is rallying.. planning to buy anyone?
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marcus hutchinson
marcus hutchinson Oct 02, 2014 4:28AM ET
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GBP PMI needs to be a bit up to shine some light on the FTSE
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David Brown
David Brown Oct 02, 2014 3:10AM ET
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Actual:64.6 GBP litl bit up then down
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javid husain
javid husain Oct 02, 2014 3:10AM ET
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how u guess sir?.
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David Brown
David Brown Oct 02, 2014 3:10AM ET
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Check now!
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Gb Gb
Gb Gb Sep 02, 2014 10:25AM ET
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which is, in your opinion, the target for GBP/USD this month?
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Anton Kolev
Anton Kolev Sep 02, 2014 8:10AM ET
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DXY is at a record high level since the past 52 weeks ... USD is very very strong so GBP/USD is going down ... really simple if you put all the pieces together (News are just 1 piece)
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Gb Gb Sep 02, 2014 8:10AM ET
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Ok you're right, but at 10,00 I expected that the positive news about PMI should have been an aid against the fall . But it was completely ignored by the market, indeed produced the opposite effect. That was unexpected. Isn't it?
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Anton Kolev
Anton Kolev Sep 02, 2014 8:10AM ET
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Usually news are speculated upon before their release - that is when the real money is made from trading on news. You are correct, it should have eased the fall a bit and it probably did. I opened a short position prior the PMI entirely based on the DXY and strong USD and geopolitical events and almost closed my position after the PMI came out... I am just as surprised as you that it had such a minor effect on the GBPUSD. I just happened to be on the lucky side of things this time :)
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Dillah Baraja
Dillah Baraja Sep 02, 2014 5:03AM ET
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this is why i don't trade news
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arnau bosch
arnau bosch Sep 02, 2014 5:03AM ET
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Why did it go down if data released should be bullish for the GPB??
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arnau bosch
arnau bosch Sep 02, 2014 5:03AM ET
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Why did it go down if data released should be bullish for the GPB??
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