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Pound Falls on Risk-Off Mood, Later Rallies on COVID-19 Vaccine Progress

The Sterling pound today fell against the dollar amid slow trading conditions occasioned by the lack of major releases from the UK and US dockets. The GBP/USD currency pair later recovered most of its losses as the pound rallied with US markets closed for Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.

Pound Falls Against Dollar As UK Lockdown Seen Lasting Up to Easter

The Sterling pound today fell against the dollar after initially inching higher when it became clear that the UK coronavirus lockdown could stretch up to Easter. The GBP/USD currency pair fell as market sentiment towards the pair shifted to bearish, causing a major selloff despite the relatively weak dollar.

Great Britain Pound Mixed as UK Enters New Lockdown

The Great Britain pound was mixed today after the United Kingdom has entered a new lockdown due to a surge of new coronavirus cases caused by the new strain of the COVID-19. The sterling fell against commodity currencies, gained on the US dollar, and was about flat versus other most-traded currencies.

Pound Rallies on Brexit Deal Vote, COVID-19 Vaccine and New Lockdown

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the dollar boosted by the UK Parliament’s vote to implement the post-Brexit trade deal agreed with the EU. The GBP/USD currency pair’s gains were limited by the rising coronavirus cases driven by the virus’s more virulent strain and new lockdown measures.

British Pound Rises As UK, EU Reach Post-Brexit Trade Agreement

The British pound sterling is rising on Christmas eve as it appears the United Kingdom and the European Union have reached a new post-Brexit trade agreement, averting chaos in the broader economy and financial markets. The deal comes as Great Britain was set to leave the 27-nation bloc’s economic structures at the end of the year.

Pound Falls on Brexit Uncertainty As Talks Reach Critical Phase

The Sterling pound today fell against the dollar buffeted by Brexit headlines with both sides are working on getting a deal but preparing for a no-deal Brexit scenario. The GBP/USD currency pair completely ignored the release of the upbeat UK retail sales report as Brexit news remained the dominant factor fueling the pair’s price.

Pound Crashes Against Dollar As No-Deal Brexit Appears Imminent

The Sterling pound today plunged against the dollar after both EU and UK leaders said that the possibility of a no-deal Brexit was quite high at the moment. The GBP/USD currency pair fell on the reports given that many investors were hoping that the EU and UK would agree to a compromise deal.

Pound Crashes Against Dollar on Brexit Talks Failure and Mixed UK Data

The Sterling pound today fell against the dollar fueled by news that there was no breakthrough in yesterday’s Brexit talks between the EU and UK leaders. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the mixed UK data released earlier today and the predominantly negative investor sentiment.

Pound Crashes As Brexit Talks Turn Sour Amid EU/UK Hardline Positions

The Sterling pound today crashed against the dollar amid a deluge of negative Brexit headlines as both the EU and UK reiterated hardline positions. The GBP/USD currency pair’s plunge today was driven by reports of new problems in the Brexit talks jeopardizing the likelihood of a deal before December 31.

Pound Falls Against Dollar on Weak UK GDP Data, Brexit Stalement

The Sterling pound today fell against the dollar following the release of weak UK GDP data as the country’s economy expanded less than expected in September. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was further fueled by the lack of progress in Brexit negotiations as the December 31st deadline draws near.

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