The British pound came off vis-à-vis the U.S. dollar today as cable tested bids around the US$ 1.4635 level and was capped around the $1.4745 level. Data released in the U.K. today saw the March BRC shop price index climb 2.0% y/y from 1.9% y/y in February. Also, Nationwide March consumer confidence slid to 41 from 43 in February. Cable bids are cited around the US$ 1.4515 level. The euro came off vis-à-vis the British pound as the single currency tested offers around the ‚¤0.9050 level and was supported around the ‚¤0.8955 level.