Gbp/usd - 1.4972 ... The British pound fell sharply to 1.4957 in tandem with euro, however, cross buying in sterling versus the single currency (eur/gbp fell fm 0.8980 to 0.8951) limited cable's downside somewhat n some bids by st spec. are located at 1.4955/60 n 1.4930/35 with stops seen below 1.4920 n 1.4900. On the upside, offers are tipped at 1.4990/00, 1.5015/20 n 1.5035/40.