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Pound Crashes As Parliament Resumes Amid Brexit Uncertainty

The pound today crashed against the US dollar amid heightened Brexit uncertainty after the UK Parliament resumed its sessions following yesterday’s Supreme Court decision. The GBP/USD currency pair fell by over 130 pips as investors expressed their lack of confidence in the UK’s future by dumping the Sterling pound.

British Pound Falls on Election Rumors as Hard Brexit Weighs

The British pound today fell to new weekly lows after the Sun published a report saying that Boris Johson was planning an election immediately after a hard Brexit. Investors were shocked at the news, which seemed to confirm that the Johnson administration had abandoned all plans to negotiate a deal with the EU.

Pound Falls Against US Dollar on Brexit Uncertainty, Later Recovers

The British pound today fell against the US dollar driven by uncertainty regarding Theresa May‘s leadership amid rumors that she could face a leadership challenge. The GBP/USD currency pair later recovered after it emerged that the Prime Minister was safe from an internal leadership contest, which reassured investors.

Sterling Range Bound on Mixed UK Data Before Leadership Vote

The Sterling pound today traded in a range as investors recovered from yesterday’s crazy swings following the historic Brexit vote. The GBP/USD currency pair was largely immune to most of the data released from the UK docket as investors remained cautious ahead of a Parliamentary no-confidence vote against Theresa May.

British Pound Rallies as PM May Expected to Win Leadership Challenge

The British pound today rallied higher from the early European session as analysts predicted that the British Prime Minister will win the leadership challenge from within her party. Most analysts are predicting that Theresa May will win the no-confidence vote scheduled for later today despite 48 Tory MPs submitting letters that triggered the vote.

British Pound Hits New Yearly Lows on Brexit News and Political Uncertainty

The British pound today dropped to new yearly lows in the American session after European Union officials insisted that they would not reopen Brexit negotiations. The pound made an about-turn after rallying higher in the early European session on positive Brexit news from Ireland regarding the Irish backstop amid positive UK jobs data.

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