FXstreet.com (Jakarta) - The Sterling (GBP) shot higher not waiting for the ECB with Nationwide house prices gaining (+0.9%) for the first time in since 2007.

EUR/GBP slumped below 0.9100 whilst GBP/CHF shot to week highs on further Swiss National Bank franc selling, said Easy Forex Team.

Overall the GBP/USD traded with a low of 1.4459 and a high of 1.4747 before closing the day at 1.4710 in the New York session.