Gbp/usd - 1.6065 ... The British pound extended its rally fm this week's 4-1/2 month low at 1.5708 (Tue) to as high as 1.6070 in Asia this morning as risk appetite increased after DJI closed abv 10,000 lvl y'day. No major data is out fm Britain today n traders are awaiting the opening of European market. Offers for profit-taking are reported at 1.6070-80 with option-related selling interest (to protect stops abv 1.6100) is building ahead of 1.6100 barrier. On the downside, bids fm various account (including st spec.) are placed at 1.6050, 1.6020/30 n 1.6000 with stops only emerging further out around 1.5950 n 1.5920.