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U.K. Retail Sales MoM

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Latest Release
May 20, 2022
Actual
1.4%
Forecast
-0.2%
Previous
-1.2%
Retail Sales measure the change in the total value of inflation-adjusted sales at the retail level. It is the foremost indicator of consumer spending, which accounts for the majority of overall economic activity.

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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Source: Office for National Statistics
U.K. Retail Sales MoM
 
Release Date Time Actual Forecast Previous
May 20, 2022 (Apr) 02:00 1.4% -0.2% -1.2%
Apr 22, 2022 (Mar) 02:00 -1.4% -0.3% -0.5%
Mar 25, 2022 (Feb) 03:00 -0.3% 0.6% 1.9%
Feb 18, 2022 (Jan) 03:00 1.9% 1.0% -4.0%
Jan 21, 2022 (Dec) 03:00 -3.7% -0.6% 1.0%
Dec 17, 2021 (Nov) 03:00 1.4% 0.8% 1.1%

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InstaForex Group
Pound Sterling Climbs Higher Amid Positive Macro Data By InstaForex Group - May 23, 2022

Although retail sales in the UK decreased by 4.9%, such data gave a boost to the pound sterling. The fact is that analysts had expected an 8.4% decline annually. So, the reading came out noticeably...

Kenny Fisher
Pound Yawns On Mixed Retail Sales By Kenny Fisher - May 20, 2022

The British pound is drifting on Friday, after showing unusually strong volatility this week. The pound rebounded on Thursday, racking up gains of 1.06% and briefly breaking above the symbolic 1.25...

Kenny Fisher
Pound Stems Bleeding, Retail Sales Next By Kenny Fisher - May 19, 2022

The British pound reversed directions on Thursday, after sliding 1.22% a day earlier. GBP/USD was trading at 1.2402 in the European session, up 0.50% on the day. The UK releases retail sales on...

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Sharif Hamawi
Sharif Hamawi Oct 23, 2020 2:15AM ET
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should  push the GBP
Vididy Mashiri
Vididy Mashiri Dec 19, 2018 7:41PM ET
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GBP continues to go down today
Sandip Patel
Sandip Patel Jan 19, 2018 12:26AM ET
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GBP today... UP or DOW?
paresh pagi
paresh pagi Jan 19, 2018 12:26AM ET
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up bro
Awais Raja
Awais Raja Jan 19, 2018 12:26AM ET
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paresh pagi   STrelling will be down till December because of Brexit ....-2018. end of December its will hughe   jump.
Ace Nafy
Ace Nafy Aug 17, 2017 4:12AM ET
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DOWN or UP?
Lokanathas .S
Lokanathas .S Oct 20, 2016 1:56AM ET
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GBP/USD will go up or down with this news??
LUIS GONZALEZ
LUIS GONZALEZ Feb 18, 2016 11:39AM ET
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Forecast 0.3%
paul anderson
paul anderson May 21, 2015 5:22AM ET
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It seems like GBp will hit 1.57000 I already made profit.
Mohamed Seoudy
Mohamed Seoudy Dec 18, 2014 1:37AM ET
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Will GBP go UP or Down in this Time, and what pairs in forex well be efected ?
shahzad ahmad
shahzad ahmad Dec 18, 2014 12:27AM ET
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Guys GBP spike will go DOWN..????
aziz ahmed
aziz ahmed Dec 18, 2014 12:27AM ET
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guys plz tell me today GBP UP or DOWN???
kiran. sg
kiran. sg Dec 18, 2014 12:27AM ET
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how will gbpusd go down when there is low inflation (good retail sales)
Robert Lehmann
Robert Lehmann Nov 20, 2014 4:37AM ET
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haha :D $2000 profit less than 2 minutes :D thanks UK
Craig Davis
dcav234 Nov 20, 2014 4:37AM ET
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Man that is what I make in a week. You need to share some tips
 
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