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GBP/USD Trades Sideways After Post-FOMC Slide

The GBP/USD currency pair today traded sideways after a major down slide occasioned by yesterday’s FOMC statement, which outlined a hawkish tone. The release of the public sector borrowing by the Office for National Statistics had minimal impact on the British pound even as the US dollar held on to gains made yesterday.

Pound Struggles to Keep Gains Caused by Retail Sales Data

The Great Britain pound climbed today after retail sales rose last month much more than was anticipated. The currency trimmed its gains by now, losing them against the Japanese yen completely.

Pound Starts Week Mixed as Traders Wait for Carney

The Great Britain retreated versus the euro today after six consecutive sessions of gains. The currency remained stable against the US dollar and continued to rally versus the Japanese yen.

Amazing Performance of Pound Caused by Interest Hike Speculations

The Great Britain pound surged during the past trading week, propelled by interest rate hike speculations. Meanwhile, safe currencies found little demand as risk appetite came to the market.

GBP/USD Rallies to New Highs on BoE’s Vlieghe Hawkish Comments

The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to new highs following hawkish comments by the Bank of England‘s MPC member Gertjan Vlieghe. The policy-maker’s comments were taken from his early morning speech on ‘real interest rates and risks‘ and published by Reuters.

British Pound Jumps as Policymakers Signal Interest Rate Hike

The British pound jumped against its major counterparts on Thursday after UK policymakers hinted that interest rates may be raised relatively soon.

Mixed Employment Data Leaves Sterling Without Direction

The Great Britain pound demonstrated mixed performance today, rising against some majors, while falling versus others. That could be explained by the Wednesday’s release of employment data, which had both good and bad parts.

British Pound Rallies Against US Dollar on Positive UK Inflation Data

The British pound today rallied to new yearly highs against the US dollar after the release of headline UK inflation data, which beat expectations, early in the European session. The stronger US dollar, as tracked by the US Dollar Index, could not derail the pound’s strong rally even as US treasury yields rallied higher.

GBP/USD Rallies to New Monthly Highs on Positive UK Data

The GBP/USD currency pair today rallied to new highs after the release of positive UK industrial production data by the Office for National Statistics early in the European session. The selling tone around the US dollar also contributed to the currency pair’s rally even as the US Dollar Index hit yearly lows earlier today.

Pound Gains on Vulnerable Dollar, Falls Against Other Rivals

The GBP/USD currency pair (also know as the Cable) rallied today on the back of the US dollar’s weakness. The Great Britain pound fell against other currencies, though. In fact, there were speculations that the sterling may reach parity with the euro.

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