Britain: How Long?

Once again, all good bankers have had to come to the aid of Britain's pound. After an emergency $3 billion international loan in 1964 (still not paid back), and another $1 billion res cue in 1965, the Bank for International Settlements and eleven countries last week had to renew the billion-dollar bundle for Britain. The pound, which two weeks ago had dropped to a 15-month low of $2.78 27/32, rallied to $2.79 2/32. But in the finance ministries and central banks of Europe and North America, money managers were asking: "How...

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