London, England (BBN) – The British Pound (GBP) declined to 1.6683 against the US Dollar (USD). GBP fell as Bank of England expanded its program of bond purchases
Meanwhile, US stocks gained as employment, manufacturing and home sales data beat analysts’ estimates. The Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced to 9,370.07.
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