Pound Flying High, but Covid-19 Impact Will Clip Wings, ING Says

GBP/USD rose 0.41% to $1.2309.

The pound has corrected from its excessively oversold levels and benefit from improved U.S. dollar liquidity, thanks to a coordinated effort from global central banks, but the currency faces pressure from "fragile" risk appetite due to coronavirus concerns, ING said in a note.

"We look for a range trade in the GBP/USD 1.2000-1.2500 area this week," ING added, while also noting that U.K. data points would continue to have a limited impact on sterling,

U.K. construction activity fell to its lowest level since 2009 last month, as measures to contain the virus has led to nationwide lockdown, halting production and economic activity.

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