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Pound Attempts to Rally on Positive Retail Sales, Remains Vulnerable

The Great Britain pound attempted to rally against some of its rivals today but was still hanging near the 14-month lows. While UK retail sales beat expectations and the general market sentiment improved, Brexit fears were still weighing on the currency.

British Pound Trades at 14-Month Lows Despite Higher UK Inflation

The British pound today hit new record lows against the US dollar in the Asian session due to the risk-off sentiment in the markets, which favored the greenback. The GBP/USD currency pair retraced some of its losses after the release of the latest UK CPI data, which was in line with expectations.

British Pound Rallies Then Drops on Mixed UK Jobs Data

The British pound today rallied briefly following the release of the UK labour market report for August, where the unemployment rate hit a new record low. The GBP/USD currency pair was weighed down by the higher than expected claimant count rate, which saw it drop from session highs back to its opening levels.

Sterling Pound Drops on UK GDP Data and US Inflation Report

The Sterling pound today was on a downtrend from the Asian session, but recovered slightly after the release of positive UK GDP data. The GBP/USD currency pair’s decline was further accelerated by the release of upbeat CPI data from the US docket.

British Pound Hits 10-Month Lows on Disappointing UK Retail Sales

The British pound today dropped to new 10-month lows following the release of disappointing UK retail sales data for June. The GBP/USD currency pair extended its losing streak for the third consecutive day even as investors ditched the pound on Brexit jitters amid recent weak economic releases.

British Pound Crashes as PM May Faces Rebellion in Parliament

The British pound today rallied slightly higher in the early European session following the release of positive UK jobs data. The pound later witnessed a massive drop following Brexit headlines indicating that some Tory MPs were planning to sabotage PM May’s Brexit negotiating plan.

Great Britain Pound Rallies After Positive Revision to GDP

The Great Britain pound rallied today thanks to positive macroeconomic reports released in the United Kingdom. The most notable of them was the positive revision to gross domestic product.

Sterling Pound Rallies Higher on BoE’s Hawkish Interest Rate Decision

The British pound today rallied higher against the US dollar after the Bank of England announced its monetary policy decision with more members than before voting for a rate hike. The pound had traded lower following the release of the disappointing UK public sector finances report for May early in the European session.

Pound Mixed amid Clashing Fundamentals

The Great Britain pound was ending the Thursday’s trading session mixed. The sterling rose against some rivals, propelled higher by very good retail sales data, but fell versus others, dragged down by the market’s risk-negative sentiment that followed the dovish policy statement from the European Central Bank.

Sterling Pound Trades Lower on UK Inflation Data, Later Recovers

The Sterling pound today traded lower against the US dollar following the release of the UK Consumer Price Index report for May in the early European session. The GBP/USD currency pair later rallied higher from the mid-European session into the North American session as the US dollar weakened against the pound.

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