Nearly half of Britons are reducing social contact for fear of getting alerted — or 'pinged' — by the NHS COVID-19 app, amid measures to curb the spread of the virus.
It’s a busy day ahead on the economic calendar, with manufacturing PMI and retail sales figures in focus. COVID-19 news updates will also influence, however.
Economic data and monetary policy will be in focus in the week ahead. Both the RBA and the BoE are in action. Expect FOMC member chatter to also draw attention.