FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The Sterling (GBP) jumped higher as market sentiment improved and GBP/JPY surged back above 140.

Easy Forex Team said: UK Consumer Confidence (Mar) surge to -30 it's highest since May. Overall the GBP/USD traded with a low of 1.4243 and a high of 1.4375 before closing the day at 1.4350 in the New York session.