Sterling slips on a banana skin versus the euro! The pound to euro exchange rate fell by -0.5 cents last week, to 1.1250. This is because it's thought that up to 200 Conservative MPs oppose prime minister Theresa May's planned deal, in which case negotiations may go back to the drawing board!
Sterling leaps versus the common currency! The pound to euro exchange rate rose by +0.25 cents last week, to 1.1275. The pound gained last week, first because UK prime minister Theresa May reached a deal for the UK's exit from the EU.
Sterling hits stormy waters! The pound to euro exchange rate jumped as much as +1 cent last week, up to 1.1504, its highest since April 18th, though it closed at 1.1412. This is because The Sunday Times reported that Theresa May's Brexit deal is on "life support".
The pound found its get up and go last week, because The Times newspaper reported that the UK has agreed a deal for its financial services sector with the EU for after Brexit. This would greatly boost the UK's GDP outlook after its exit.
Sterling loses its balance versus the common currency! The pound to euro exchange rate fell by -1 cent last week, to 1.1250. The pound weakened last week, because of continuing Brexit uncertainty.
Sterling flip-flops versus the common currency! The pound to euro interbank exchange rate wobbled between 1.1325 to 1.1425 last week. This is because the outlook for Brexit is unclear, as UK Brexit secretary Dominic Raab said that a deal is yet to be reached.
Sterling hits a speedbump! The pound to euro interbank exchange rate hit its highest in 4 months last week, at 1.1461, then fell back to 1.1340. The pound initially spread its wings last week, because the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said that he thinks a deal can be reached.
Sterling gains against the common currency! The pound to euro interbank exchange rate flew +1.5 cents last week, up to 1.1392, its highest in 14 weeks, or since June 22nd. The pound rose, chiefly because a Brexit deal now looks far likelier.
Sterling jumps versus the common currency! The pound to euro interbank exchange rate has risen +1.25 cents last week, to 1.1250. The pound has strengthened recently, because there's optimism that the UK and EU will agree a Brexit deal, by the November deadline.
The pound to US dollar interbank exchange rate jumps! Sterling climbed by +1.5 cents versus the greenback last week, to 1.3075. The US dollar lost out last week, first because America's inflation rose below forecasts.