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GBP AUD Rally Seen after Shock Slide in Australian Trade Balance

2 Mar 2017 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP Climbs against AUD despite Fears of Commons Bill Defeat The Pound has managed a 0.6% rise against the Australian Dollar today, which comes after the UK Government was ‘defeated’ over an Article 50 amendment in the House of Lords. Peers voted by a majority of over 100 to approve the amendment in question, which requires the Government to plan to secure the rights of EU citizens after Brexit begins. Despite this...

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Increase in Fed Rate Hike Bets Sends USD/GBP to Multi-Week Best

2 Mar 2017 at 11 AM - Written by Minesh Chaudhari

The US Dollar to Pound exchange rate continued to advance on Thursday morning as investors were unimpressed by this week’s UK data. The US Dollar was able to capitalise thanks to hawkish Fed official comments boosting Federal Reserve interest rate hike bets. USD/GBP began the week trading at the level of 0.8021 and has since gained over a pence in value. Thursday’s high of 0.8155 was the best USD/GBP level since the 16th of...

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GBP CHF Exchange Rate falls as UK Manufacturing Slows

1 Mar 2017 at 2 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

The British Pound to Swiss Franc exchange rate continued to trend near the week’s lowest levels on Thursday afternoon. Sterling’s attempts to recover were limited by solid demand for ‘safe haven’ currencies. With Federal Reserve interest rate hike bets soaring in the US, investors began to speculate that the world’s biggest economy could see higher interest rates sooner rather than later, which sparked demand for...

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Crashes as Near-Term Fed Rate Hike Odds Rise

1 Mar 2017 at 1 PM - Written by Frank Davies

The British Pound to US Dollar exchange rate remained near its worst levels since January on Thursday afternoon as the day’s UK construction data was not enough to make the Pound more appealing than the bullish US Dollar. Demand for the US Dollar was also improved by Thursday afternoon’s news that the number of new US jobless claims made last week was just 223k, the lowest number of new claims since March...

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EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Holds Ground Thanks to Solid Eurozone Ecostats

28 Feb 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

The Euro to British Pound exchange rate looked to extend its weekly highs on Wednesday afternoon and moved at a rate of over 0.3% towards the end of the European session. Investors continued to return to the Euro thanks to Germany’s better than expected February inflation projections, which unexpectedly improved from 1.9% to 2.2% and beat the forecast 2.1% year-on-year. [Previously updated 28/02/2017] The Euro to Pound...

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USD CAD Exchange Rate Trends Jumps with Trump Poised to Unveil Budget Plans

28 Feb 2017 at 4 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

The US Dollar to Canadian Dollar exchange rate continued to advance on Wednesday afternoon, hitting its highest levels since the beginning of January. Demand for the US Dollar improved in the afternoon as February’s US manufacturing PMI from ISM came in well above expectations, rising from 56 to 57.7. The Canadian Dollar was little influenced by the afternoon’s Bank of Canada (BOC) policy decision. The bank left policy...

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USD to CAD Exchange Rate Edges Higher as Investors Await Trump Address

27 Feb 2017 at 1 PM - Written by Frank Davies

The US Dollar to Canadian Dollar exchange rate shed all of last week’s gains on Friday as Canada’s latest inflation results impressed. USD/CAD opened this week edging higher on Fed rate hike bets. USD/CAD ultimately trended flatly last week, slipping from 1.3095 to 1.3091. When markets opened on Monday, USD/CAD edged higher to around 1.3113, where it trended at the time of writing. USD Struggles to Capitalise on Fed Rate...

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GBP AUD Exchange Rate Sinks as Second Scottish Referendum on the Cards

27 Feb 2017 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound dropped against the Australian Dollar at the start of trading this morning as Theresa May is reportedly bracing for calls from the Scottish government to hold a second independence referendum. Pound Australian Dollar (GBP AUD) Tumbles as SNP to Call for IndyRef 2 The Pound Australian Dollar (GBP AUD) exchange rate slid by over a cent this morning as reports suggest that the UK government will face a call in March...

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Minor Drop in GBP AUD Exchange Rate Follows Confident Comments from RBA Governor

24 Feb 2017 at 10 AM - Written by Minesh Chaudhari

GBP AUD Exchange Rate Worsens as Uncertainty Persists over Article 50 Debates UK data has been thin on the ground today, resulting in a slight drop for the Pound against the Australian Dollar. The only direct news has covered BBA mortgage approvals in January, which have risen from 43.23k to 44.7k. The ongoing Article 50 debates in the House of Lords have failed to cause much movement for the Pound today; the latest...

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USD CAD Exchange Rate Slides as Fed Appears to be in No Hurry to Hike Rates

23 Feb 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

The US Dollar to Canadian Dollar exchange rate trended flatly near the week’s opening levels on Friday afternoon after hitting a new weekly low of 1.3064. Demand for the Canadian Dollar improved following the publication of Canada’s impressive January Consumer Price Index (CPI) results. Year-on-year inflation rose from 1.2% to 2.1% while month-on-month inflation improved from -0.2% to 0.9%. Inflation comfortably beat...

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