Gbp/usd - 1.4710...Stops at 1.4695/00 have been taken out in Asia on buying fm st specs (who also bought gbp/jpy) with some appetite for risk returning on the back of the firmness in regional equities. Offers are noted at 1.4740/50 with stops likely to emerge abv 1.4770/75. On the downside, buying interest fm various accounts (incl. European names) are reported at 1.4640/50 n further out at 1.4600/10...