As markets have responded to a combination of election results, the easing of lockdown restrictions and the continuation of vaccine rollout success, investors have welcomed the further alleviation of imminent risk. As a result, the pound has gained confidence, climbing close to 1.41 against the US dollar – the highest since February – and almost 1.16 against the euro.
With the UK economy set to reopen further in just a week’s time, hopes are high for additional economic progress in the coming months.
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