Gbp/usd - 1.6252 ... The British pound rose to 1.6325 in early Asian trading b4 retreating fm there on cross selling vs yen. Traders' focus continues to fall on the BOE rate decision due out at 12:00GMT with the market widely expecting the central bank to maintain its 200 billion pound asset purchase program in an effort to encourage a sustainable economic recovery. On the upside, offers are noted at 1.6275/80 n 1.6300. Buying interest is building up at 1.6220/25 with mixture of bids n stops located at 1.6200.