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Japanese Yen Rallies Despite Signs of Upcoming Monetary Easing from BoJ

The Japanese yen rose today despite a signal from the nation’s central bank that it may ease its already extremely accommodative monetary policy as soon as at October’s meeting. The currency likely got support from the market sentiment that was favorable to safe currencies.

Pound Recovers as BoE Maintains Its Monetary Policy Stance

The Sterling pound today rallied from its daily lows after the Bank of England maintained its current monetary policy stance by leaving interest rates unchanged. The GBP/USD currency pair had fallen to its daily lows following the release of the latest UK retail sales data early in the London session.

Pound Falls on Weak UK Inflation Data Amid Brexit Impasse

The British pound today fell against the US dollar following the release of the disappointing UK inflation data for August early in the UK session. The GBP/USD currency fell from 8-week highs reached yesterday as investors sold the pound ahead of the much-anticipated FOMC announcement.

Pound Rallies Despite Brexit Uncertainty and Upbeat US Data

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar breaking out of a 3-day trading range amid positive Brexit headlines. The GBP/USD currency pair rallied higher after it emerged that the EU was willing to grant an extension of the October 31st Brexit deadline.

Pound Rallies on Upbeat UK GDP and Positive Brexit Events

The Sterling pound today rallied to new 6-week highs following the release of upbeat monthly UK GDP estimate in the early London session. The GBP/USD currency pair recovered from Friday’s pullback amid renewed investor optimism that a hard Brexit could be avoided.

Japan’s Economic Growth Slows, Yen Retreats from Opening Levels

The Japanese yen opened above Friday’s close today, though by now the currency has retreated against most of its major rivals. Today’s macroeconomic data in Japan showed that economic growth slowed last quarter while other indicators missed expectations.

Japanese Yen Firm Despite Risk Appetite, Comments from BoJ’s Kuroda

The Japanese yen gained against most major currencies on Friday. That is despite comments of the central bank’s chief and risk appetite on markets, which limited appeal of safe currencies.

Pound Rallies to 6-Week Highs on Tory Resignations and Brexit News

The Sterling pound today rallied against the US dollar amid hope that British leaders would pass legislation to prevent a no-deal Brexit. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally was also boosted by other political developments like Jo Johnson‘s resignation, which lead to an early election.

Great Britain Pound Climbs After Vote in House of Commons

The Great Britain pound jumped today after the latest developments in British politics reduced chances for a no-deal Brexit. That was a huge relief for investors as cutting trading ties with the European Union will likely have a tremendous negative impact on Britain’s economy.

Pound Rallies as the British Parliament Debates the Benn Bill

The British pound today rallied from new multi-year lows during the London session amid hopes that British leaders would thwart the government’s attempt to force through a hard Brexit. The GBP/USD currency pair today recovered from multi-year lows below the crucial 1.2000 level as MPs worked hard to pass the Benn bill by Friday in order to stop a no-deal Brexit.

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