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Pound Rallies on Upbeat UK Retail Sales Data, Brexit Talks Progress

The British pound today surged higher against the US dollar boosted by the upbeat UK retail sales data, which beat analysts expectations by a wide margin. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally was also fueled by investor optimism regarding the post-Brexit trade talks ahead of the rapidly approaching December 31st deadline.

Sterling Pound Rallies Against Dollar on Upbeat UK Inflation Data

The Sterling pound today surged against the dollar boosted by the upbeat British inflation report released early in the morning and the positive investor mood. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally was also fueled by investor hopes that the UK and EU will reach a post-Brexit trade deal before the fast-approaching December 31 deadline.

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.

Sterling Weak as Britain Prepares for Lockdown

The Great Britain pound was soft today, though it managed to gain on the Swiss franc. The major source of the sterling’s weakness was the news that the country will enter a second lockdown this week.

Pound Falls to 10-Day Lows on UK COVID-19 Cases, Risk-Off Mood

The Sterling pound today fell to new 10-day lows against the US dollar driven by the risk-off market sentiment amid rising UK coronavirus cases and the ongoing Brexit talks. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was also fueled by the resurgent greenback, which benefitted as a safe-haven asset ahead of next week’s US Presidential election.

Great Britain Pound Flat Despite Worrying Brexit News

The Great Britain pound was mostly flat today despite concerning Brexit news headlines. While the sterling was trading either near the opening level or slightly higher against most of its rivals, it fell versus the Canadian dollar.

Pound Rallies on Brexit Extension Hopes Ahead of Crunch Meeting

The Sterling pound today launched a major rally against the US dollar on news that Boris Johnson was thinking of extending the Brexit talks deadline past tomorrow. The GBP/USD currency pair had initially sunk to new weekly lows before the announcement triggered a shift in investor sentiment to very bullish fueling the rally.

Sterling Pound Rallies Despite UK GDP Missing Estimates

The pound today edged higher against the US dollar despite the UK’s latest GDP print missing expectations boosted by the positive investor sentiment. The GBP/USD currency pair was also lifted by news that the Rishi Sunak would announce a new jobs support programme later today fueling Britain’s economic recovery.

Sterling Pound Rallies As UK Govt Prepares for No-Deal Brexit

The Sterling pound today rallied against the dollar on positive investor sentiment before falling on Brexit jitters after comments from the Irish government. The GBP/USD currency pair later rallied even after the UK said that it was actively preparing for a no-deal Brexit scenario as the October 15 deadline approaches.

Sterling Pound Rallies As Boris Johnson Acts to Save Brexit Talks

The Sterling pound today rallied against the dollar after the British Prime Minister intervened to try and save the Brexit talks, which seem to be falling apart. The GBP/USD today rallied higher despite the lack of macro releases from the UK docket as the positive Brexit developments boosted investor sentiment towards the pound.

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