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Latest Articles by James Fuller at Currency News UK

Latest Articles by James Fuller

The most recent currency news items written by author James Fuller.

GBP NZD Exchange Rate Update: Sterling Up 0.3% with NZ in ‘Productivity Recession’

14 Aug 2017 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP NZD Exchange Rate Update: Sterling Up 0.3% with NZ in ‘Productivity Recession’
The Pound’s gains against the New Zealand Dollar today are primarily due to the latter’s weakness, rather than any particularly good UK news. GBP Recap: Pound Advances despite Brexit Fears Ahead of a high-impact inflation rate announcement, the Pound has risen against the New Zealand Dollar. This comes on a week where UK...

CATEGORIES: Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

US Dollar to British Pound Exchange Rate Sturdy on US Non-Farm Payrolls

7 Aug 2017 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

US Dollar to British Pound Exchange Rate Sturdy on US Non-Farm Payrolls
Last week saw the US Dollar to British Pound exchange rate briefly hit its worst levels all year, but Sterling was unable to hold those gains due to the latest Bank of England (BoE) decision and US Non-Farm Payroll news. After beginning last week at around 0.7614, USD/GBP tumbled and hit a 2017 low of 0.7543. After that the pair recovered...

CATEGORIES: Dollar Pound Forecasts

Rip-roaring Canadian GDP Sends Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar (GBP CAD) Tumbling

28 Jul 2017 at 5 PM - Written by James Fuller

Rip-roaring Canadian GDP Sends Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar (GBP CAD) Tumbling
• Pound Sterling / Canadian Dollar Slips to 1.6279 – Canadian Dollar / Pound Sterling Hits 0.6136 • Canadian GDP Beats Expectations – Rate hike bets increase • Pound Bolstered by Talks of a Softer Brexit – Proposals of Transitionary Period Assuage Some Fears The Pound to Canadian Dollar exchange rate took a sharp tumble today...

CATEGORIES: Canadian Dollar Forecasts

GBP/CAD Climbs as BoE’s McCafferty Signals Change to QE

13 Jul 2017 at 3 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP/CAD Climbs as BoE’s McCafferty Signals Change to QE
The British Pound is rising sharply against the Canadian Dollar today on the back of hawkish signs from Bank of England (BoE) monetary policymaker Ian McCafferty. GBP/CAD has now risen 0.4% to 1.6500. McCafferty has caused a stir today after suggesting that the quantitative easing programme could be ended earlier than originally...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

GBP to CHF Exchange Rate Holds Near Highs on Central Bank News

16 Jun 2017 at 12 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to CHF Exchange Rate Holds Near Highs on Central Bank News
This week’s central bank news has proven to be the biggest influence on the British Pound to Swiss Franc exchange rate. Investors bought the Pound after a surprising Bank of England (BoE) meeting but the Swiss National Bank (SNB) meeting was predictably cautious. As a result the Pound has recovered from its worst levels. GBP/CHF briefly...

CATEGORIES: Pound Swiss Franc Forecasts

USD JPY Exchange Rate Tumbles as Markets Brace for Comey Testimony

7 Jun 2017 at 3 PM - Written by James Fuller

USD JPY Exchange Rate Tumbles as Markets Brace for Comey Testimony
The US Dollar Japanese Yen (USD JPY) exchange rate trended lower on Wednesday as investors become increasingly cautious ahead of former FBI Director, James Comey's testimony in front of Congress on Thursday. Mr Comey, who was fired by President Trump at the start of May, is expected to testify on allegations that Trump attempted to...

CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts

GBP NOK Exchange Rate Trades Tightly after Election Polls Show Falling Conservative Lead

1 Jun 2017 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP NOK Exchange Rate Trades Tightly after Election Polls Show Falling Conservative Lead
Over the current week, the Pound has steadily risen against the Krone, climbing from a starting rate of 10.7429 to a high of 10.9029 on Wednesday. Since this peak, however, the Pound has dropped off, trading around 10.8612 today. This recent slide follows an opinion poll that put the Conservatives just 3 percentage points ahead of Labour....

CATEGORIES: Norwegian Krone Forecasts Pound Sterling Forecasts

GBP ZAR Exchange Rate Surges on Surprise UK Unemployment Rate Drop

17 May 2017 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP ZAR Exchange Rate Surges on Surprise UK Unemployment Rate Drop
The Pound’s significant gains against the Rand come after a mixed UK data release, which brought historically positive and negative results. On the supportive side, UK unemployment in March dropped from 4.7% to 4.6%, bettering forecasts for no movement. This put unemployment at a historic low, while the percentage of employed persons has...

CATEGORIES: Daily Currency Updates Pound Rand Forecasts

EUR GBP Exchange Rate Tight ahead of High-Impact BoE Inflation Report

10 May 2017 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

EUR GBP Exchange Rate Tight ahead of High-Impact BoE Inflation Report
The Euro’s lacklustre performance against the Pound today follows a speech from ECB President Mario Draghi. Although Draghi was optimistic about Eurozone growth, he stressed that ‘it is too early to declare success’. This ‘wait and see’ attitude, along with a frosty reception from the Dutch MPs Draghi was speaking to, has...

CATEGORIES: Euro Pound Forecasts

GBP NOK Exchange Rate Holds onto Gains After Bullish Services PMI

4 May 2017 at 2 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP NOK Exchange Rate Holds onto Gains After Bullish Services PMI
A trio of better-than-expected UK PMIs offered support to the Pound Norwegian Krone exchange rate, suggesting that the economy is bouncing back from a weak first quarter. The manufacturing, construction and service sectors all demonstrated a solid level of growth on the month, even as price pressures continued to build thanks to the...

CATEGORIES: Pound Norwegian Krone Forecasts