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Pound Sterling (GBP) to US Dollar (USD) Trends Near 31-Year-Lows This Week

11 Jan 2017 at 11 AM - Written by Toni Johnson

The Pound to US Dollar exchange rate slipped from its best levels on Thursday afternoon and fell below the week’s opening levels once again. Sterling became jittery as it was confirmed that UK Prime Minister Theresa May would hold her major Brexit speech next Tuesday. Markets fear May will confirm that she will not be seeking single market access as part of the Brexit process. [Previously updated 10/01/2017] The Pound...

CATEGORIES: Currency Predictions Daily Currency Updates Pound Dollar Forecasts

Concerning UK Trade Data Sends GBP USD Reeling

11 Jan 2017 at 11 AM - Written by Ben Hughes

The Pound to US Dollar exchange rate fell from its best levels since Monday on Thursday afternoon as Sterling was weakened once more by the latest Brexit jitters. Investors became anxious and jittery on the Pound as it was finally confirmed when UK Prime Minister Theresa May would hold high highly anticipated Brexit speech. Though the speech is supposedly intended to offer clarity, markets fear it will be another nail in the...

CATEGORIES: Dollar Pound Forecasts

Conflicting UK Data Releases Leave Investors Wary of UK Currency, GBP NZD Exchange Rate Crashes

11 Jan 2017 at 10 AM - Written by Frank Davies

The Pound to New Zealand Dollar exchange rate continued to trend near the week’s worst levels on Thursday afternoon and is unlikely to recover by the end of the week due to a lack of incoming UK news. The anticipated decision date of the UK Supreme Court is expected to be made at least three working days before judgement is confirmed and will continue to be a focus of GBP traders for the coming week. [Previously updated...

CATEGORIES: Daily Currency Updates Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

Pound Euro Rate Remains Under Pressure as Odds of Hard Brexit Rise

10 Jan 2017 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Euro exchange rate continued to trend relatively tightly on Wednesday afternoon, but was largely unable to hold its best daily levels. Markets turned their attention to a press conference held by US President-elect Donald Trump, leaving the Pound and Euro even limper. The pair could fall again in the coming days if investors begin to increase their bets against the Pound again. [Previously updated 10/01/2017]...

CATEGORIES: Currency Predictions Euro Forecasts Euro Pound Forecasts

PM May Fails to Calm Panicked Markets, Pound US Dollar Suffers

10 Jan 2017 at 2 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

The Pound to US Dollar exchange rate plummeted on Wednesday afternoon, as US markets opened and traders became jittery as US President-elect Donald Trump held his first press conference since being elected. Investors are anxious ahead of the beginning of the Trump Presidency amid high uncertainty about the unorthodox President, but hopes are high that he will stimulate the economy and could even pressure the Fed to hike US...

CATEGORIES: Daily Currency Updates Dollar Pound Forecasts

GBP INR Exchange Rate Plummets as Theresa May Hints at ‘Hard Brexit'

9 Jan 2017 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

The Pound to Indian Rupee exchange rate climbed out of its worst weekly levels on Tuesday afternoon as the week’s Sterling bearishness faded, as did demand for risk-correlated currencies like the Rupee. Comments from the leader of the UK’s Labour party, Jeremy Corbyn, advocating for EU single market access boosted hopes from investors that Tory backbenchers would have enough support to vote for single market access to be a...

CATEGORIES: Currency Predictions Pound Rupee Forecasts

Pound Sterling (GBP) to Japanese Yen (JPY) Drops to Lowest Level Since November on Brexit Fears

9 Jan 2017 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Japanese Yen exchange rate continued to trend poorly throughout Tuesday’s European session but held above the week’s worst levels in the afternoon. This was partially due to the week’s GBP bearishness fading, but also hope from investors that the opposition Labour party would help the case for Tory backbenchers after Labour leader Corbyn came out in support for remaining in the market. [Previously updated...

CATEGORIES: Japanese Yen Forecasts Pound Sterling Forecasts

Pound Euro Exchange Rate Drops to 1.16 Today as Haldane Forecast Hits Home

6 Jan 2017 at 2 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

GBP EUR Exchange Rate Recap: Major Pound Losses Follow Haldane’s BoE Forecast The Pound has shed any gains recorded against the Euro on Thursday after the positive services PMI result, and has instead slumped by -0.3% against the Euro. The source of the waning demand for GBP has been Bank of England (BoE) official Andy Haldane, who in addition to apologising for ‘scaremongering’ BoE forecasts before the Referendum,...

CATEGORIES: Currency Predictions Euro Forecasts Euro Pound Forecasts

Narrowed Swiss Foreign Reserves Failed to Boost Pound Swiss Franc Exchange Rate

6 Jan 2017 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

A modest improvement in the Swiss Consumer Price Index weighed on the Pound Sterling Swiss Franc (GBP CHF) exchange rate, even though domestic inflationary pressure remains a long way short of the Swiss National Bank’s (SNB) target. Strong UK PMIs Failed to Prevent GBP CHF Downtrend Confidence in the resilience of the UK economy was boosted this week by the unexpectedly strong performance from December’s raft of PMIs,...

CATEGORIES: Currency Predictions Pound Swiss Franc Forecasts

Dovish BoE Commentary Saw Pound Euro Extend Slump

5 Jan 2017 at 3 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

The Pound to Euro exchange rate extended its weekly lows on Friday morning as markets maintained a bearish view on the British currency amid dire UK forecasts and Brexit jitters. Demand for the Euro remained sturdy even after the US Dollar began to strengthen on Friday afternoon, as the week’s Eurozone data had left investors more optimistic on the Eurozone economy. (Previously updated 05/01/2017) The rapid appointment...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts Euro Pound Forecasts