The UK economy contracted slightly more than initially expected in the first quarter due to the reintroduction of restrictions, revised data from the Office for National Statistics released on Wednesday.
This week the main attention of traders will be directed to the US dollar, which at the end of last week, against the leading world currencies, nevertheless regained the losses incurred earlier and reached the level of 90.50.
On Friday, oil prices are showing a steady decline. Market participants fear an increase in the supply of raw materials from Iran amid statements by the United States to lift sanctions on some individuals and companies trading in Iranian oil.
US equities hovered around all-time highs as investors continue to consider the impact of rebounding inflation on monetary policy, and the S&P 500 was able to recover on Tuesday and hovered around its May 10 highs.