Dollar Extends an 8-Day Rally, Pound Battered by Data

GBPUSD Talking Points:

• Trade wars kicked off the new week as top systemic theme as negotiations continued against reports Trump intends to hold March 1st
• The DXY Dollar Index put in for a robust eighth consecutive session's rally against headlines signaling fading US considence
• A run of acutely disappointing UK data converged with the norm of disappointing Brexit headlines to drive GBPUSD lower

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