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Pound Hits 7-Day High on Santa Claus Rally and USD Weakness

The Sterling pound today rallied against the US dollar as the Santa Claus rally kicked into full effect in the absence of any significant fundamental releases. The GBP/USD rallied to new 7-day highs as the greenback fell against most of its peers as investor risk appetite soared.

Pound Crashes as Johnson’s Government Pushes for Hard Brexit

The Sterling pound today crashed against the US dollar amid fears that Boris Johnson‘s government was pushing for a hard Brexit despite his parliamentary majority. The GBP/USD currency pair today fell to its pre-election lows as investors sold the pair following the release of a mixed UK jobs report ahead of Friday’s Brexit bill tabling.

Pound Hits 7-Month High as Conservatives Remain Election Favorites

The Sterling pound today rallied to a new 7-month high against the US dollar before retreating as the London session progressed and the American session began. The GBP/USD kept its bullish bias as the Conservative Party maintained a comfortable lead against the opposition Labour Party ahead of Thursday’s snap general election.

Pound Hits 7-Week High on Opinion Polls and UK Construction PMI

The pound today rallied to new multi-week highs against the US dollar buoyed by positive sentiment as the latest opinion polls revealed that Boris Johnson is still leading Labour’s Jeremy Corbyn. The GBP/USD’s rally was further fueled by the positive UK construction PMI released by Markit Economics showing that the country’s construction industry was improving.

Pound Falls As Johnson Skips Climate Debate on YouGov Poll

The Sterling pound today traded near yesterday’s lows as the media criticised Prime Minister Boris Johnson for skipping a crucial debate on the climate crisis. The GBP/USD currency pair fell as investors sold the pound following Johnson’s recent moves that could see his popularity decline ahead of the December elections.

Pound Rallies as Boris Johnson Maintains Lead in Elections Race

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the weaker US dollar as Boris Johnson held on to his lead in opinion polls ahead of the December elections. The GBP/USD currency pair rallied higher despite Johnson backtracking on his initial election pledge to cut corporate taxes.

Pound Whipsaws on UK and US Releases as General Election Looms

The Sterling pound today traded sideways against the US dollar as UK political parties started campaigning in readiness for the UK December 12 elections. The GBP/USD currency pair had a muted reaction to the upbeat Markit/CIPS UK manufacturing PMI data but fell on the robust US non-farm payrolls report before rallying higher after later US releases.

Pound Falls Then Recovers as Brexit Deal Debate Is Paused

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar during the Asian session as investors digested the mixed results of yesterday’s crucial Brexit vote. The GBP/USD currency pair later rallied to trade at break-even in the London and New York sessions as investors waited for the EU’s response to the UK’s extension request.

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.

Pound Crashes, Later Rallies After the Queen Adjourns Parliament

The British pound today fell to new weekly lows on rumours that the British government had initiated plans to prorogue the UK Parliament in order to facilitate a hard Brexit. The GBP/USD currency pair recouped some of its losses later in the session despite the Queen’s decision to suspend the British Parliament.

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