The British pound weakened vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as cable tested bids around the US$ 1.4110 level and was capped around the $1.4295 level. Data released in the United Kingdom overnight saw February net lending to individuals increase to ‚¤1.3 billion and February mortgage approvals reached their highest level in nine months, up to 38,000 from 32,000 in January. Overall mortgage lending activity expanded to ‚¤1.5 billion in February from ‚¤1.1 billion in January. Additionally, M4 money supply growth rose 18.7% in February. Cable bids are cited around the US$ 1.4085 level. The euro rallied vis-à-vis the British pound as the single currency tested offers round the ‚¤0.9340 level and was supported around the ‚¤0.9275 level.