Gbp/usd - 1.4312 ... Despite the brief rebound after falling to fresh year's low of 1.4239 in Asia, offers are tipped at 1.4330, 1.4360/65 n further out at 1.4400 as investors expected a selloff in European equities (FTSE, DAX n CAC 40 were set to fall sharply by more than 1%) after Germany's decision to ban risky bets on bonds, stocks n credit protection. On the downside, stops below 1.4280 n 1.4230 are in focus but mixture of bids n stops is located at 1.4200.