Pound v US dollar exchange rate: Currency traders shrug off Congress gridlock

The pound is trading today against the dollar at a rate of €1.312, which is unmoved on the day and slightly down on yesterday’s rate. Markets generally shrugged off any fallout from the US midterm elections, which saw the House of Representatives pass to the Democrats, while the Republicans consolidated their grip on the Senate. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD reaches $1.31 as deadlock looms in Washington

At the time of writing the GBP/USD exchange rate has climbed to $ 1.315, up 0.3 percent from today’s opening rate, having risen roughly a cent in the last 24 hours. The US dollar has fallen across the board this morning, dropping to a three-week low against the pound as markets digest the result of Tuesday’s US midterm elections. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Pound-US dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD traders hold breath ahead of US midterms

The pound is trading at a rate of $ 1.306 against the US dollar this morning, which is down only slightly against its opening rate. Politics is most definitely in the driving seat today with traders waiting to see what happens in the US midterm elections. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Pound US dollar exchange rate: Brexit fuelled Sterling rockets above $1.30

The pound is trading against the dollar at a rate of $ 1.302 this morning after shooting up over 1.6 per cent yesterday and continuing the trend into today, showing a 0.2 per cent rise since opening. Yesterday’s sudden surge in the value of the pound was mostly caused by reports that Theresa May had agreed a deal with the EU that would permit financial services companies access to the EU market after Brexit – and vice versa. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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