British pound extends gains amid Brexit developments

2019-02-27

Sterling added to gains on Wednesday as investors focused on Brexit developments that left the British pound once again one of the best performers. The U.K. currency GBPUSD, +0.5207% defended its gains from the past sessions, as the possibility of a delay to the March 29 Brexit deadline is becomingRead More →

British pound volatile as Brexit-vote day arrives

2019-01-15

The British pound bounced around Tuesday, briefly pushing to pushing to levels not seen since mid-November, hours ahead of a crucial vote on an exit plan for the U.K. to leave the European Union. Giving up most of an earlier lead, sterling GBPUSD, -0.0466% last bought $1.2874, slightly higher thanRead More →

British pound climbs as likelihood of Brexit delay rises

2019-01-11

The British pound strengthened against the U.S. dollar and the euro on Friday after U.K. newspaper The Evening Standard reported that a delay to the March 29 Brexit was becoming increasingly likely. While the idea of a Brexit delay was refuted by Prime Minister Theresa May’s government earlier this week,Read More →