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GBP/USD bounces off 1.6000

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The selling interest keeps hovering over the sterling on Thursday, with GBP/USD trading in the 1.6000/10 band so far. Spot dropped more than 50 pips in the wake of poor UK retail sales during September, surprising markets to the downside. The decline, however, seems to have found decent support...

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