GBP/USD soaring into 1.24, set for its best trading day since March

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The GBP/USD is climbing into the 1.2400 handle to cap off a trading week that saw the pair mostly flounder around the averages.

After US Nonfarm Payrolls (NFP) came in well below expectations the Pound Sterling (GBP) climbed 1.6% from Friday's opening bids near 1.2190, and the GPB/USD is up almost 2.5% from the week's lows of 1.2095. Read More…

The Pound Sterling (GBP) advances swiftly as improved market sentiment outperforms a stagnant growth outlook for the UK economy. The market mood has turned extremely upbeat after the United States labor demand slowed in October and the Unemployment Rate rose beyond expectations. Read More…
The GBP/USD pair holds positive ground for the second consecutive day during the early European session on Friday. As widely expected, the Bank of England (BoE) decided to maintain the interest rate unchanged at 5.25% on Thursday. During the press conference, BoE Governor Andrew Bailey stated that an additional rate hike could be appropriate, but Bailey disregarded rate cuts. The major pair currently trades around 1.2208, gaining 0.08% on the day. Read More…

 



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