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Pound Sidelined As UK COVID-19 Deaths Rise and Boris Self-Isolates

The pound today traded sideways against the US dollar extending its sideways trading range for the third day in a row as investors took a break following its recent massive rally. The GBP/USD currency pair rangebound trading action was also affected by the surge in UK coronavirus deaths as deaths jumped 31% to 563, hitting a cumulative total of 2,352.

Japanese Yen Flat-to-Higher as Coronavirus Continues to Spread

The Japanese yen was trading either flat or higher against its most-traded rivals today as the coronavirus pandemic continued to spread across the world, causing panic and expectations of a global economic recession.

Pound Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment and Hawkish BoE Rate Decision

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar driven by the dominant risk-off market sentiment, which triggered a sell-off in the greenback. The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied higher as investors reacted to the Bank of England‘s latest monetary policy decisions.

Pound Rallies on Upbeat Sentiment Despite Mixed UK PMI Prints

The pound Sterling today posted gains against the US dollar ignoring the weak UK PMI data points released by Markit Economics in the early Londo session. The GBP/USD steadily inched higher from the new multi-year highs posted on Last week as the British government’s lockdown measures had a positive impact on investor sentiment.

Pound Remains Under Pressure Despite Bank of England Rate Cut

The Sterling pound today had a muted reaction to an emergency rate cut by the Bank of England after the close of the London markets. The GBP/USD spiked higher briefly before heading lower as the greenback posted gains due to high demand.

Pound Crashes as Investors Prepare for Worsening UK Conditions

The British pound today crashed to new lows against the US dollar as investors fled the pound amid widespread coronavirus fear in the United Kingdom. The GBP/USD currency pair’s woes were associated with investors’ adverse reaction to the British government’s delayed response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Pound Crashes Against Strong US Dollar as Global Equities Crash

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar driven by the risk-off market sentiment that dominated global markets amid a major equities sell-off. The GBP/USD extended its losing streak for the third consecutive day and printed new 2020 lows as investors shrugged off the stimulus package announced by the Bank of England yesterday.

Sterling Extremely Volatile After BoE Emergency Interest Rate Cut, Disappointing GDP

The Great Britain pound was extremely volatile today. The main reason for the currency’s sharp moves was an emergency interest rate cut from the Bank of England. The sterling sank immediately after the announcement, recovered quickly afterward but backed off a bit after a release of a bunch of disappointing macroeconomic reports, including GDP print.

Pound Falls on UK Politics and US Fiscal Stimulus Expectations

The British pound today fell against the much stronger US dollar as markets waited for a fiscal stimulus package to be announced by the US government. The GBP/USD currency pair was also weighed down by British politics as the government gave up its massive majority in a crunch vote on Huawei.

Japanese Yen Strong as Coronavirus Panic Persists

The Japanese yen was among the strongest currencies on the Forex market today, rising against almost all of its major peers, though not against the Swiss franc, another refuge currency, and the surprisingly strong New Zealand dollar. The worsening coronavirus pandemic was driving investors to safer assets, including the yen. Domestic macroeconomic reports were mixed, giving no reason for the currency to move in any particular direction.

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