The Aussie reaches for the stars versus sterling! The Australian dollar to pound exchange rate has hit 0.5616 today, its highest since August 29th, or 7 weeks. This is because Australia created lots of new jobs in October, said official data today.
Sterling enters poll position versus the greenback! The pound to US dollar exchange rate has reached 1.3053 in the past day, its highest in near 1 week, or since November 9th. This is because UK prime minister Theresa May has won support for her Brexit deal with her Cabinet of ministers.
Sterling jumps for joy versus the common currency! The pound to euro exchange rate has hit its highest in 7 months in the past day, or since April 18th, at 1.1548. This is because the UK and EU have reached a Brexit deal, it was announced yesterday.
The kiwi rockets versus sterling! The New Zealand dollar to pound exchange rate has hit 0.5244 today, its highest in 21 weeks, or since June 15th. This is because New Zealand's economy has been flying high recently.
The greenback remains on top versus sterling! The US dollar to pound exchange rate has hit 0.7793 today, close to its highest since June 23rd, or 20 weeks. This is because yesterday UK prime minister Theresa May said that Brexit talks are "immensely difficult".
The common currency jumps for joy versus sterling! The euro to pound exchange rate has reached its highest in over 1 week today, or since November 4th, at 0.8770. This is because there are fresh doubts over whether the UK and EU will agree a Brexit deal.
Sterling stays strong versus the common currency! The pound to euro exchange rate has hit 1.1504 today, its highest since April 18th, or 29 weeks, and its 2nd strongest this year so far. This is because it's thought that Germany's economy slowed sharply over the Summer.
The greenback bounces back versus sterling! The US dollar to pound exchange rate has hit its highest in 5 days today, or since November 5th, at 0.7683. This is because yesterday the European Commission (EC) downgraded its forecasts for UK GDP for coming years.
Sterling continues to shoot up versus the Eurozone's common currency! The pound to euro exchange rate has reached its strongest in 28 weeks today, or since April 27th, at 1.1490. This is because Eurozone retail sales stagnated in September, said official data yesterday.
Sterling goes for gold versus the loonie! The pound to Canadian dollar exchange rate has hit 1.7246 today, very close to its highest in 15 weeks, or since July 25th. This is because the price of oil, Canada's biggest export, has fallen sharply.