GBP/USD - 1.4868.. Cable also opened higher in tandem with euro in NZ, rising to 1.4894 as w/end news of coalition bewteen the Conservative party n the smaller Liberal Democrats to become U.K. new govt. has led to short-term spec buying of sterling as well as crosses. Stops are touted abv 1.4900 n buying interest has been raised to 1.4800-1.4790 area. Choppy trading is expected to continue until London opens.