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 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-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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