Yep, it’s the opposite from gambling
Last weekend it became clear from news that the Uk asked for a Brexit extension - in fact it was possible to view the request on-line before Monday market open.
That was pound positive news so guess what happened the pound on Monday morning.
Then later in the week it became clear from news that an election would happen. Opinion polls have long been signalling that the ruling party have a huge lead and it happens that the same ruling party negotiated deal witn the EU (pound positive).
So guess what happened to the pound on news of the election.
Check out @Falstaff thought provoking thread on GBP and the effects of brexit:
F*** Boris March