Sterling above 1.3 vs. dollar ahead of the weekend
2017-05-19 17:06:14 GMT (Economies.com)
Sterling above 1.3 vs. dollar ahead of the weekend

Sterling rose for the fifth session in a row against the dollar, settling above 1.3 following earlier data from Britain and lack thereof from America. 

 

As of 05:22 GMT, GBP/USD rose to 1.3020 from the opening of 1.2938, with an intraday high at 1.3036, and a low at 1.2927.

 

Earlier U.K. data showed the CBI Industrial Order Expectations index up to 9 in May from 4, as analysts expected no change. 

 

Now markets await Saint Louis Fed president James Bollard's speech later today about the U.S. economy and monetary policy, while San Francisco Fed president John Williams will talk about policymakers' vision in El Camino school in Saint Louis. 

 

 
 
 
  Symbol Last Change Chg.%
1.1948
0.0026
0.2147%
1.3496
-0.0069
0.5087%
16.985
-0.620
3.522%
50.645
0.800
1.605%
56.80
0.37
0.66%
1296.845
-23.595
1.787%
 
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