Tuesday morning in Asia, the UK's sterling reversed yesterday's uptrend against most of its major opponents and reached a 5-day low of 1.4642 against the US dollar and 1.666 versus the Swiss franc by 8:00 pm ET. The pound also fell to a 4-day low of 146.89 against the Japanese currency by this time. The pound that closed Monday's North American trading at 1.4772 against the greenback, 1.6787 against the Swiss franc and 149.21 versus the Japanese yen is currently quoted at 1.466, 1.6685 and 147.29, respectively.

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