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Sterling Pound Spikes to 3-Day Highs on Hawkish BoE Rate Decision

The sterling pound today spiked to its daily highs following the announcement of the Bank of England‘s interest rate decision, which was as expected. The GBP/USD currency pair rallied from its daily lows as investors interpreted the BoE’s decision as being hawkish.

Pound Rallies on Brexit Bill Passage, Later Falls on Dovish BoE Stance

The pound today rallied briefly against the US dollar during the Asian session after the UK Parliament approved the government’s Brexit withdrawal Bill last night. The GBP/USD currency pair’s rally was short-lived as it later fell in the early London session as after the European Union announced a series of meetings to discuss Brexit.

Great Britain Pound Soft After BoE Governor Hints at Interest Rate Cut

The Great Britain pound dropped today, though by now it has managed to trim losses against some of its rivals. The main reason for the decline were comments from Bank of England Governor Mark Carney that suggested a possible interest rate cut. Continuing Brexit uncertainty was also hurting the currency.

Pound Rallies on Positive Brexit Meeting Between Johnson and Varadkar

The British pound today rallied to new 5-day highs against the US dollar after a positive meeting between Boris Johnson and the Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar. The GBP/USD currency pair had attempted to rally early in the London session, but was derailed by mostly negative UK macro releases and fell back to its opening lows.

US Dollar Rallies As Investors Renew Risk Appetite

The US dollar is rallying against a handful of competing currencies on Tuesday as investors have renewed their appetite for risk. With the US-China trade situation deescalating in recent days, traders have resuscitated their interest in the greenback, though financial markets remain in the red. Modest gains in housing data also lifted the buck.

Pound Falls to 2.5-Year Lows, Ignores BoE and Rallies on USD Weakness

The British pound today fell to 2.5-year lows against the much stronger US dollar, which was boosted by yesterday’s FOMC rate decision. The GBP/USD currency pair was barely affected by the Bank of England‘s interest rate decision before rallying higher later driven by the weak greenback.

Sterling Crashes to New 27-Month Lows on Hard Brexit Fears

The Sterling pound today fell to new 27-month lows against the US dollar as markets reacted to a poor UK jobs report and the uncertain British political environment. The GBP/USD currency pair was also adversely affected by comments from the two remaining Conservative Party candidates saying that the Irish backstop was dead.

British Pound Extends Gains Following Carney’s Upbeat Speech

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar following Mark Carney‘s speech at a press conference following the release of the UK’s financial stability report for July. The GBP/USD currency pair rallied higher driven by the greenback’s overall weakness as markets continue to price-in future rate cuts by the US Federal Reserve.

Pound Soft on Contracting Construction, Carney’s Comments

The Great Britain pound was one of the weakest currencies on the Forex market during Tuesday’s trading session. The likely reasons for that were poor domestic macroeconomic data and comments from the central bank’s chief.

Sterling Rallies on USD Weakness, Falls on Dovish BoE Decision

The British pound today fell from its daily highs in the mid-London session following the dovish outlook painted by the Bank of England following its rate decision. The GBP/USD currency pair had rallied to its daily highs earlier in the session by riding on the wave of broad US dollar weakness following yesterday’s dovish FOMC statement.

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