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British Pound Heads Lower on Barnier and Carney Brexit Warnings

The British pound today dropped to new daily lows following warning comments made by the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier regarding the latest Brexit deal. The pound’s decline was further weighed down by a warning from the BoE Governor Mark Carney that most UK businesses are ill-prepared for a no-deal Brexit scenario.

Pound Drops on Brexit and Political Jitters Amid BoE Speeches

The British pound today declined slightly against the US dollar even as Brexit jitters continued to weigh down the cable. The pound was further affected by the DUP’s resistance to the current Brexit deal given that Theresa May needs the 10 votes from DUP members led by Arlene Foster in order to have a majority in the House of Commons.

Pound Rallies to New Weekly Highs on Brexit Rumors and BoE Rate Decision

The British pound today rallied to new highs against the US dollar following Brexit rumors that the British PM Theresa May had signed a deal with the EU on the financial services sector. The pound was further boosted by the Bank of England‘s monetary policy decision, which helped it rally against the greenback despite mixed US macro releases.

Pound Trades Sideways on BoE Credit Data Ahead of Budget Speech

The British pound today traded in a tight range against the US dollar on the latest BoE credit data even as investors await the autumn UK budget speech later today. The pound’s slight rally was supported by the improved risk sentiment among investors, which supported the cable and prevented it from falling further.

British Pound Rallies on Brexit Progress Despite Weak UK Macro Data

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar from the early European session as it emerged that the European Union and the UK were about to reach a Brexit deal. The GBP/USD currency pair was further boosted by the fact that the US warned China against devaluing its currency, which did not favor the greenback.

Pound Rallies on Upbeat UK Inflation Data, Declines on Brexit News

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar following the release of the latest UK inflation data, which beat expectations by a huge margin. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to new six-week highs following the positive releases, but later dropped to new lows due to negative Brexit headlines.

British Pound Trades Sideways Near 6-Week Highs on Carney Speech

The British pound today managed to hold on to yesterday’s gains following the disappointing US inflation figures that triggered its rally. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied slightly higher to trade very close to its 6-week high and held on to its gains during the BoE Governor Mark Carney‘s speech today.

Sterling Pound Trades Sideways on BoE Rate Decision, Later Declines

The Sterling pound today traded sideways immediately after the Bank of England announced its interest rate decision, which was in line with expectations. The GBP/USD currency pair headed lower afterwards even as investors adjusted to the rate decision while looking forward to other fundamental triggers.

Chinese Yuan Strengthens Despite Banks Making Fewer Loans

The Chinese yuan is making gains against its US counterpart midweek, despite new economic numbers that show weaker corporate loan demand and a Bank of England (BOE) warning that China threatens the global economy. The yuan has strengthened over the last week, but it is still down 1% since August against the greenback.

British Pound Drops on UK Construction PMI, Later Rallies on Carney

The British pound today dropped to new lows extending yesterday’s decline following the release of disappointing UK construction data earlier today. The GBP/USD currency pair later rallied higher following the testimony by the Bank of England Governor before the UK parliament where he promised to help smooth the Brexit process.

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