Breaking News

U.S. Said to Limit Visitors From Ebola Nations to Five Airports
Tweet TWEET

U.K. Pound Rises Versus Euro, Dollar as Central Bank Boosts Bond Program

The pound strengthened against the euro and the dollar after the Bank of England said it would raise its bond-buying program by 50 billion pounds ($79 billion) to 325 billion pounds.

The U.K. currency appreciated 0.3 percent to 83.59 pence per euro at 12:05 p.m. London time. It climbed 0.2 percent to $1.5854.

To contact the reporter on this story: Paul Dobson in London at pdobson2@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Daniel Tilles at dtilles@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.