UK debt and STIR futures on the up into data raft

Little sign of Gilts or Short Sterling contracts biding time ahead of the 9.30GMT multiple macro releases and latest headlines intimating that Britain and the EU are inching closer towards a deal (95%+ issues now settled apparently). Instead, the core bond and 3 month strip have resumed Liffe in positive mood as risk aversion in wider markets returns, with the former tracking Bunds and US Treasuries higher after a brief wobble to 121.54 at best so far (+36 ticks) and the latter 2-3 ticks ahead at one stage. Back to Friday’s domestic agenda, preliminary Q3 GDP is accompanied by the latest monthly ONS growth report, ip, manufacturing/construction output and trade.