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 euro exchange rate: GBP/EUR trading at 6-month high as German exports tumble

The GBP/EUR exchange rate is trading around €1.148 this morning, holding close to its opening rates but still trading at its best levels since April. The pound remains buoyed against the euro, with the pairing looking to build on Wednesday’s gains following the publication of the Germany’s latest trade balance. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Pound-euro exchange rate: Sterling reaches 4-month high as Macron calls for a “Euro army”

The pound is trading at a rate of €1.146 against the euro this morning, which is practically unchanged on the day, but remains close to the four-month high struck yesterday. With the Italian budget deadlock continuing to rumble on without a solution in sight, French President Emmanuel Macron has ruffled euro investors’ feathers by calling for the establishment of a “real European army.” 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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