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Pound Trades Sideways Against the Dollar, Later Edges Higher

The British pound today traded sideways against the dollar alternating between losses and gains before rallying higher to post gains amid hopes for further UK stimulus measures. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to its daily highs after the Chancellor of the Exchequer unveiled measures to directly support British workers.

Pound Falls Against Dollar on Brexit and New UK COVID-19 Rules

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar as investors remained wary of the current state of post-Brexit trade talks with the rising chances of a no-deal scenario. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the increasing coronavirus cases in the UK, which saw the government impose new restrictions to curb its spread.

Pound Rallies on Brexit Deal Hopes and Upbeat UK Retail Sales

The Sterling pound today fell then rallied against the US dollar to trade at breakeven amid investor optimism that the EU and UK could sign a post-Brexit deal soon. The GBP/USD currency pair today attempted to extend its 4-day rally boosted by the upbeat UK retail sales data and the positive investor sentiment that favoured risk assets.

Pound Rallies on Brexit Optimism, Later Falls on FOMC Decision

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar amid optimism that the UK would not crash out of the EU after Boris Johnson toned down his rhetoric. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally was also driven by the dollar’s selloff coupled with the upbeat UK inflation data released earlier today, which boosted the pound.

Sterling Pound Rallies on Upbeat Risk Appetite, Falls on Brexit Fears

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar driven by market optimism about progress in the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally did not last as it headed lower in the mid-London session amid market fears of a hard Brexit and a recovery by the US dollar.

Pound Sinks as Threat of No-Deal Brexit Rises

The Great Britain pound fell against all other most-traded currencies today as the no-deal Brexit looks more and more likely. Better-than-expected housing data released in Britain on Monday did nothing to help the currency.

Sterling Range-Bound Despite Upbeat UK Retail Sales and PMI Data

The Sterling pound today traded sideways against the US dollar despite the release of multiple positive macro prints from the UK docket in the London session. The GBP/USD currency pair traded in a tight range as investors worried about the prospect of a no-deal Brexit and the high chance of the second wave of coronavirus infections.

Sterling Pound Falls on Brexit Jitters, Later Rallies on Reassurances

The sterling pound today alternated between losses and gains against the US dollar driven mostly by market sentiment given the empty UK dockets. The GBP/USD currency pair later rallied after the British government confirmed that it was committed to sealing a post-Brexit trade deal with the EU.

Sterling Rallies Despite the UK’s Deteriorating Relations With China

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the much weaker US dollar after finding support at a critical support level that has held for the past two weeks. The GBP/USD currency pair seemed immune to the rising political tensions between the UK and China regarding the Hong Kong extradition treaty.

Sterling Falls on Rising COVID-19 Cases as Johnson Reopens UK Economy

The Sterling pound today failed to capitalise on the dollar’s overall weakness like other major currencies amid rising coronavirus cases in the UK that scared investors. The GBP/USD currency pair fell for half of today’s session before recovering during the American market on mixed US housing data to trade flat for the day.

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