The British currency ticked up further against its major counterparts in early Asian trading on Thursday. The pound climbed to a new multi-week high of 0.9147 against the euro by about 5:10 am ET, compared to yesterday's close of 0.9159.

The sterling advanced further against the US dollar and the Swiss franc in early Asian deals and climbed to new multi-day highs of 1.4485 and 1.6605, respectively today. The British pound also strengthened against its Japanese counterpart and hit a multi-day high of 142.83 by about 6:10 pm ET.

Currently, the pound is worth 142.76 against the yen, 0.9158 versus the euro, 1.6582 against the franc and 1.4461 versus the buck.

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