What's cable?

i have a really simple question…
what’s cable…or cable pair…


cable is the british pound (GBP).

heres a link to currency nicknames:
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Actually, Cable is GBP/USD. It’s not just GBP. The term goes back to the days when currency transactions were done via cable.