Pound Spikes Down Against Majors.
The British pound staged a sharp fall against its major counterparts at 2:00 am ET Thursday. The pound-dollar pair thus declined to a 2-day low of 1.6217, compared to 1.6336 hit late New York Wednesday. The next downside target level for the pair is seen around 1.621.
Meanwhile, the British currency is currently trading at 0.8885 against the euro and 1.6971 versus the franc, compared to today's early Asian session's new multi-week highs of 0.8854 and 1.7030 respectively. This may be compared to yesterday's closing values of 0.8898 against the European currency and 1.6970 versus the Swiss franc.
Against the Japanese yen, the pound is now quoted at 145.86, compared to Wednesday's closing value of 146.67.
News are provided by InstaForex.