Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD rises as UK services PMI beats expectations

This morning the pound is up against the US dollar, and the pairing is currently trading at around $ 1.317. The UK services PMI showed that while business activity in the sector picked up in February, employment fell at its fastest pace since November 2011. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Pound euro exchange rate: GBP/EUR in tug of war as UK services plummet & Eurozone suffers

The pound euro exchange rate is steady today and is trading around €1.140, despite dismal UK Markit services PMI figures for January, which fell well below expectation to 50.1. This has caused some concern for pound traders, with the UK services sector drawing increasingly closer to contraction. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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GBP/USD exchange: Rate rises despite services PMI slump

The pound is trading near to a two-week high against the US dollar today, which puts the GBP/USD exchange rate at around $ 1.298. This appreciation comes at the start of a week of potential turbulence for the currency pairing, with the latest UK news revealing a slowdown in services sector activity. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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Pound-euro exchange rate: Traders ignore lacklustre UK services PMI and focus on Italy

Today, the pound is trading up around 0.3 percent against the euro at a rate of €1.143 as investors digest the news that momentum in the UK services sector slowed in October. Figures released this morning by statistics company Markit revealed that growth in the UK services sector fell to a seven-month low in October, with the main reason cited being uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Daily Express :: Finance Feed

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