Gbp/usd - 1.6198 ... U.K. PSNCR n PS net borrowing for November were 20.32 n 14.67 billion pounds respectively, hitting record highs. However, Bank of England survey showed lending to U.K. business fell for the ninth straight month in Oct. as firms continued to pay down debt. The British pound retreated after intra-day strg rebound to 1.6250 on short-covering, however, renewed buying interest by various accounts (position adjustments ahead of the weekend) is located at 1.6180, 1.6160/65 n further out at 1.6140.