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Pound Crashes on Weak UK Retail Sales Report and US-Iran Tensions

The Sterling pound today crashed against the US dollar in the early London session following the release of the disappointing latest UK retail sales report. The GBP/USD currency pair had been trading higher before the release boosted by upbeat investor sentiment before nosediving to its daily lows after the announcement.

Pound Falls on Disappointing UK Inflation Report and BoE Comments

The sterling pound today fell to new daily lows against the US dollar following the release of disappointing UK inflation data in the early London session. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by dovish comments from a Bank of England policymaker increasing the likelihood of future rate cuts.

Pound Rallies on Brexit Bill Passage, Later Falls on Dovish BoE Stance

The pound today rallied briefly against the US dollar during the Asian session after the UK Parliament approved the government’s Brexit withdrawal Bill last night. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally was short-lived as it later fell in the early London session as after the European Union announced a series of meetings to discuss Brexit.

Great Britain Pound Soft After BoE Governor Hints at Interest Rate Cut

The Great Britain pound dropped today, though by now it has managed to trim losses against some of its rivals. The main reason for the decline were comments from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney that suggested a possible interest rate cut. Continuing Brexit uncertainty was also hurting the currency.

Pound Falls Against the Dollar on US-Iran Tensions and Weak UK PMI

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar as tensions between the US and Iran escalated overnight and investors dumped riskier assets such as the pound. The GBP/USD currency pair has given up most of the gains made in December following Boris Johnson‘s landslide election win that saw the pair spike to multi-month highs.

Pound Rallies on Upbeat UK GDP Report, Falls Ahead of Brexit Vote

The Sterling pound today inched higher against the US dollar boosted by the release of the upbeat UK Q3 GDP data in the early London session. The GBP/USD currency pair barely reacted to the appointment of a new Bank of England Governor, which was expected by most analysts and investors.

Pound Rallies Then Falls on Weak PMIs and Profit Taking

The pound today rallied briefly against the US dollar before falling to its daily lows as traders continued to take profits from the post-election rally. The GBP/USD currency pair was also affected by the weak PMI data released by Markit Economics in the London session and Brexit optimism.

Pound Falls As Johnson Skips Climate Debate on YouGov Poll

The Sterling pound today traded near yesterday’s lows as the media criticised Prime Minister Boris Johnson for skipping a crucial debate on the climate crisis. The GBP/USD currency pair fell as investors sold the pound following Johnson’s recent moves that could see his popularity decline ahead of the December elections.

US Dollar Ends Week Mixed amid Geopolitical Uncertainty

The US dollar ended the week mixed amid confusing fundamentals. Uncertainty about the US-China trade negotiations, political turmoil in the United States, and other geopolitical factors were not helping the currency to find direction.

Sterling Mixed After Positive Data, Dovish Comments of BoE Member

The Great Britain pound was mixed today after the consumer confidence improved unexpectedly and a member of the central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee made dovish remarks.

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