Gbp/usd - 1.5507 ... The British pound rallied to a 2-month high of 1.5523 due to active cross buying in sterling (gbp/jpy rose fm 144.21 to 145.04 whilst eur/gbp fell fm 0.8830 to 0.8789). U.K. election polls showed opposition Conservatives have extended lead over ruling Labour but wud still fall short of an outright parliamentary majority. Some bids are located at 1.5480/85 n 1.5460 with stops seen below 1.5450. On the upside, offers are tipped at 1.5520, 1.5540/50. Investors are also focusing on the first televised debate between Prime Minister Brown, Tory leader Cameron n LibDem leader Clegg.