Brexit talk has come back to the forefront of traders minds in recent weeks as UK politicians return from their summer recess and the pressure to reach an agreement with the EU for a new trade deal ramps up even further.
The Pound Sterling got a boost against the US Dollar
Theresa May, the UK's Prime Minister, downplayed the possible consequences of a “hard” Brexit withdrawal which pushed the Pound Sterling near to a 1-year trough versus the common currency Euro.
The latest fundamental data from Germany shows business morale improving finally this year.
The Pound Sterling edged higher in London trade, buoyed by unexpectedly upbeat data earlier this week and an overall weaker US Dollar.
By the end of the trading day, the Euro could record the first weekly gain in nearly seven weeks as concerns over a brewing political crisis in Italy seems finally to be fading.
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The Pound Sterling was steady during London trading and remained close to a 4-month trough as FX traders prepare themselves for the Bank of England’s monetary policy decision due to be released shortly.
The British Pound was trading close to a 4-month trough as FX traders await a policy decision from the Bank of England tomorrow.
The Pound Sterling edged lower ahead of this week’s policy meeting of the Bank of England.
The EUR/GBP pair has fallen initially during the month of April, but then turned around to show signs of support at the 0.86 level, bouncing over the last couple of weeks.
The Pound Sterling earlier hit a 4-day trough against the US Dollar after the unexpected release of inflation data which failed to meet analysts’ expectations.
Earlier during Tuesday trade in London, the Pound Sterling had hit a 22-month high.
The Pound Sterling edged higher against the US Dollar with FX traders focused on the latest data which could help raise expectations of another imminent rate hike from the Bank of England.
The Pound Sterling is now higher after an initial kneejerk reaction to the latest economic data which left some FX investors wondering about the Bank of England’s own reaction to the information.
The common currency Euro had earlier struck a fresh 5-week peak versus the US Dollar as concerns that a global trade war had been brewing now seem to be receding.
The Pound Sterling edged higher versus the US Dollar on a swing in sentiment in favor of a May rate hike from the Bank of England.
Investors continue to remain wary of the Brexit negotiations and as a result have sold off the Pound Sterling once again.
The Pound Sterling once again is under pressure as FX traders await the official release of the first draft
The Pound Sterling moved higher against the US Dollar as investors sit on the sidelines ahead of testimony from Jerome Powell, the newly appointed chief of the US Federal Reserve Bank.