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Pound Falls As Theresa May Set to Resign on June 7, Later Recovers

The British pound today fell from daily highs after the British Prime Minister Theresa May announced that she would step down on June 7 from her post as party leader. Her decision took investors by surprise given that she had stood her ground before in the face of fierce opposition from within her party and the opposition for a long time.

Pound Hits New 4-Month Lows As PM May Is Pressured to Resign

The British pound today hit new 4-month lows against the US dollar as U.K. leaders criticized Theresa May‘s new proposed Brexit deal, which she outlined yesterday. The GBP/USD currency pair hit new lows as news reports indicated that multiple factions within the Conservative Party were planning to force the Prime Minister to resign.

Pound Soft After Mixed Employment Data

The Great Britain pound was generally soft today, dragged down mostly by the market sentiment. Domestic employment data was mixed, providing both positive and negative surprises, and therefore giving no help for the currency in finding direction.

British Pound Trades Sideways Despite Upbeat UK GDP Data

The British pound today traded sideways against the US dollar despite the release of upbeat UK GDP data in the early London session. The GBP/USD currency pair kept trading in a tight range for the second straight session despite the release of multiple upbeat UK macro prints.

Pound Falls Despite Upbeat UK Retail Sales, Extends Losses on US Data

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar despite the release of upbeat UK retail sales data in the early London session. The GBP/USD currency pair extended its losses following the release of positive retail sales data from the US docket in the early American session.

British Pound Hits New Weekly Lows As UK Inflation Disappoints

The Sterling pound today fell against the US dollar as UK inflation missed expectations to extend the pound’s losses against the greenback. The GBP/USD currency pair was also weighed down by the deadlock in Brexit negotiations between Theresa May‘s government and the opposition party.

British Pound Falls on Rumors of Stalled Bi-Partisan Brexit Talks

The British pound today fell to new weekly lows against the US dollar driven by rumors of stalled talks between the UK government and the opposition party. The GBP/USD currency pair was stuck in range up to the mid-London session when the Labour Party leader stated that there was no agreement on a customs union yet.

Pound Rallies on Domestic Data, Brexit Optimism

The Great Britain pound preserved at the beginning of the Thursday’s trading session gains it has achieved on Wednesday. The currency’s good performance was a result of largely positive domestic macroeconomic data and the hopeful outlook for the Brexit.

Sterling Pound Drops on BoE Rate Decision and Brexit Headlines

The Sterling pound today fell to new lows against the US dollar as it was buffeted by negative Brexit headlines from the early London session. The GBP/USD currency pair later fell to new record lows on rumors that the EU will allow an extension of Article 50 up to May 22, which is quite short.

Pound Slumps on Short Brexit Extension Request, Mixed CPI Data

The British pound today fell to new 1-week lows against the US dollar after the UK Prime Minister confirmed that she had requested for a short Brexit extension from the EU. The GBP/USD currency pair had traded sideways before heading lower amid mostly neutral investor sentiment and a positive reaction to the latest UK inflation report.

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