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Pound Drops on Brexit and Political Jitters Amid BoE Speeches

The British pound today declined slightly against the US dollar even as Brexit jitters continued to weigh down the cable. The pound was further affected by the DUP’s resistance to the current Brexit deal given that Theresa May needs the 10 votes from DUP members led by Arlene Foster in order to have a majority in the House of Commons.

Pound Crashes as Two UK Ministers Resign Following Brexit Deal

The British pound today crashed to new 2-week lows after two UK Ministers and a junior minister led by former Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab resigned following yesterday’s draft Brexit deal. The Sterling was further weighed down by the disappointing retail sales data released earlier today, which pointed a grim picture of the UK economy.

US CPI Accelerates Within Expectations, US Dollar Index Falls Slightly

The US dollar gained on some of its major rivals, including the euro and the Great Britain pound, after consumer inflation in the United States accelerated in line with market expectations. Overall, though, the currency traded slightly lower.

Pound Falls on UK Political Uncertainty Amid Weak Inflation Data

The Sterling pound today traded lower against the US dollar as markets awaited the crucial meeting between the British PM Theresa May and her cabinet to approve the draft Brexit deal. The pound declined further following the release of weak UK consumer price index report in the early London session, which further soured investor sentiment towards the Sterling.

Pound Rallies on Brexit Hopes, Declines on Mixed UK Jobs Data

The British pound today rallied higher and recovered from a 3-day losing streak as investors hoped for a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations. However, the lack of any tangible progress in the Brexit proceedings and the mixed UK jobs report released today stalled the cable’s rally.

US Dollar Ends Week of FOMC Decision on Strong Footing

The US dollar performed decently over the past trading week but was outperformed by the Australian and New Zealand currencies, which were the strongest on the Forex market during the week.

British Pound Drops on Brexit Uncertainty Amid Latest UK GDP Data

The British pound today declined against the US dollar as investors remained cautious towards the cable given the looming uncertainty over Brexit negotiations. The GBP/USD currency pair’s performance was also affected by the strong greenback as the US Federal Reserve reiterated its resolve to hike rates in December.

Pound Rallies to New Weekly Highs on Brexit Rumors and BoE Rate Decision

The British pound today rallied to new highs against the US dollar following Brexit rumors that the British PM Theresa May had signed a deal with the EU on the financial services sector. The pound was further boosted by the Bank of England‘s monetary policy decision, which helped it rally against the greenback despite mixed US macro releases.

Pound Trades Sideways on BoE Credit Data Ahead of Budget Speech

The British pound today traded in a tight range against the US dollar on the latest BoE credit data even as investors await the autumn UK budget speech later today. The pound’s slight rally was supported by the improved risk sentiment among investors, which supported the cable and prevented it from falling further.

Sterling Falls on Monday on Brexit Headlines

The Great Britain pound sank on Monday against all other most-traded currencies, including the euro that was extremely weak itself, amid the negative Brexit headlines, which made the currency unappealing to investors.

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