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Great Britain Pound Gains on Positive Brexit News

The Great Britain pound gained today on news that Ireland backed the Brexit plans of Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May that would allow to avoid a border on the island. The currency was unable to outperform the very strong Japanese yen, though.

Great Britain Pound Up After Brexit News

The Great Britain pound gained on its most-traded rivals today on the reports that the United Kingdom is willing to compromise to reach a trade deal with the European Union. The currency has trimmed its gains by now but was trading above the opening level against most peers, though retreated to the opening level versus the US dollar.

British Pound Drops on UK Construction PMI, Later Rallies on Carney

The British pound today dropped to new lows extending yesterday’s decline following the release of disappointing UK construction data earlier today. The GBP/USD currency pair later rallied higher following the testimony by the Bank of England Governor before the UK parliament where he promised to help smooth the Brexit process.

Pound Falls on Weak UK Manufacturing Activity Amid Brexit Fears

The British pound today fell to new lows against the US dollar based on the uncertainty surrounding the Brexit negotiations as both the EU and the UK stick to their opposing positions. The GBP/USD currency also headed lower following the release of the latest UK manufacturing data, which revealed zero expansion in the sector.

Sterling Pound Crashes on Dovish Carney Speech After BoE Rate Hike

The Sterling pound today crashed to new lows during a speech by Bank of England Governor Mark Carney regarding the bank’s interest rate decision. The GBP/USD currency pair had traded in a consolidative phase following the release of UK construction industry data before the BoE rate decision.

British Pound Reverses Losses and Rallies on Positive Housing Data

The British pound today reversed its losses against the US dollar and rallied higher from the early European session following the release of positive UK housing data. The GBP/USD currency pair extended its rally into the mid-European session despite the release of disappointing UK Manufacturing PMI data by IHS Markit shortly thereafter.

British Pound Rallies Higher on Upbeat UK Construction PMI Data

The Sterling pound today rallied higher against the US dollar following the release of upbeat Markit/CIPS UK Construction PMI data in the early European session. The pound’s rally drove the GBP/USD currency pair higher even as uncertainty loomed over the Brexit negotiations.

Good Manufacturing PMI Unable to Prevent Sterling from Falling

The Great Britain pound fell today despite the manufacturing data that was above expectations. Traders were still concerned that the United Kingdom and the European Union may not reach a Brexit deal before the UK officially severs ties with the EU.

British Pound Rallies Higher on Upbeat UK Services PMI Data

The British pound today rallied higher after the release of the UK Services PMI for May by IHS Markit, which beat expectations by a significant margin. The positive PMI data served to raise expectations of a rate hike by the Bank of England in the near future as the country’s GDP growth rebounds in the current quarter.

Pound Rallies on Construction Data, Loses Gains Later

The Great Britain pound started the week strong, rallying on the back of favorable construction data. Yet by now, the currency has lost gains versus most of its major peers.

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