Gbp/usd - 1.5605 ... Minutes of the BOE's August 4-5 meeting showed Bank of England policymakers considered the case for both easing n tightening policy this month, before voting eight to one to keep interest rates at a record low of 0.5%. Monetary Policy Committee member Andrew Sentance called for a 25 basis point rate hike for the third month running n argued that the recovery was already gathering momentum n there was a risk that inflation expectations could become de-anchored. The British pound jumped to 1.5623 after the minutes.