The Pound is trading higher this morning after Boris Johnson announced plans to lift Covid restrictions in England on “freedom day” which is projected to be 19th July. A final decision will be made a week before on July 12th.
The stronger Pound is weighing a little on the FTSE 100 this morning but energy stocks have received a boost from a higher oil price after talks between members of the OPEC+ oil-producing alliance broke down.
Investors will be watching Wall Street when trading resumes in the US after yesterday’s Independence Day holiday.
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