Pound tops $1.30 for first time in eight months after UK retail sales smash forecasts, as FTSE 100 falls on US … – Telegraph.co.uk

Also on the agenda: 

Full-year results: Elektron, Investec, Royal Mail, National Grid, Land Securities, Booker Group, Burberry, Dairy Crest, Bloomsbury Publishing, 3i Group

Interim results: Marston’s, SSP Group, Euromoney Institutional Investor, Thomas Cook

Trading update: Rank Group, Hargreaves Lansdown, Balfour Beatty, Greggs, Cineworld, S&U

AGM: S&U, Learning Technologies Group, Prudential, Balfour Beatty, Safestyle UK

Economics: Retail sales m/m (UK), Philly Fed manufacturing index (US), unemployment calims (US), CB leading index m/m (US)

Pound tops $1.30 for first time in eight months after UK retail sales smash forecasts, as FTSE 100 falls on US … – Telegraph.co.uk