Sterling Digest, May 15 2012: safety status rules

50 British Pounds Sterling
Safety trumps economics

The safe haven sterling rallies on. After a dip in GBP on weak UK trade balance numbers, the $GBPAUD, $GBPCAD, $GBPNZD, and $EURGBP continued on in their strong sterling bull trend. The only currencies that gained on the safe sterling today are the almighty rulers of risk aversion: the greenback and yen.

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