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"I Initially Doubted What I Saw On My Screen" - Wall Street Responds To The Historic "Pounding"

Today's biggest story was supposed to be the September payrolls; instead courtesy of a few wild algos, a fat finger, or a deliberate attack on sterling during the most illiquid time in the day, it was the 6% "pounding", as sterling tumbled dramatically in chaotic trading that included a flash, 2 minute drop in early Asian hours and sustained falls in London. By morning it had managed to recoup much of its losses however the selling pressure has continued and the currency appears unable to regain all of its losses as would have been the case if this was a mere "fat finger.
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