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British Pound Rallies Higher on Mixed UK Jobs Data and Brexit Vote

The British pound today rallied higher following the release of the latest UK employment report, which had mixed results. The GBP/USD currency pair later gave up most of its gains, but rallied higher in the American session as the UK Parliament voted on a crucial Brexit bill.

British Pound Remains Depressed on Mixed UK Jobs Report

The British pound today remained depressed against the US dollar despite the release of the mostly positive UK labour market report for May. The increase in the 10-year US Treasury yields to levels above the crucial 3.00% level exerted downward pressure on the cable restricting any positive moves by the currency pair.

GBP/USD Declines on Mixed UK Jobs Report and Upbeat US Housing Data

The GBP/USD currency pair today traded lower after the release of mixed UK labour market report in the early European session. The currency pair cemented its losses during the early American session after the release of upbeat US housing data amid a resurgence in US dollar demand.

GBP/USD Rallies Higher on Positive UK Labour Market Report

The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to new highs following the release of the UK labour market report for March. The report indicated that wages for workers in the UK had improved greatly, which shifted investor sentiment towards the pound, and triggered the pair’s rally.

US Dollar Rallies Briefly Against Peers on Upbeat US Inflation Data

The US dollar today rallied briefly against a basket of its peers as tracked by the US Dollar Index, after the release of strong US inflation data. The greenback’s rally was negatively affected by the weak retail sales data for December released early in the American session.

GBP/USD Rallies to New Highs on Positive UK Jobs Report

The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to new highs above the 1.4100 level last witnessed before the historic Brexit vote. The pound rallied higher against the greenback buoyed by the positive UK labour market report released early in the European session.

EUR/USD Rallies Higher on US CPI Data Ahead of FOMC Decision

The EUR/USD currency pair today rallied to new highs during the early American session after the release of US CPI data by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The currency pair had earlier dropped to new daily lows after an increase in US Treasury bond yields, which increased demand for the greenback.

Pound Retreats from Daily Highs on Weak UK Labor Market Report

The British pound today retreated from daily highs set against the US dollar earlier in the European session after the release of the UK labour market report for December. The pound’s decline against the US dollar was triggered by the jobless claims count, which posted a surprising increase in November.

British Pound Declines Against US Dollar on UK Labour Report

The British pound today briefly rallied higher against the US dollar after the release of the UK employment data by the Office for National Statistics, which beat expectations. However, the rally was short-lived as the GBP/USD currency pair retraced all its gains within the same hour as markets reviewed the labor report.

US Dollar Gains Against Euro on Positive US CPI Data

The US dollar today gained slightly against the euro after the release of better than expected US CPI data in the American session. The empty European docket could not provide enough impetus to the single currency, which offered resistance and recovered after its initial decline.

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