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Pound Euro Exchange Rate News: GBP/EUR Wavers amid Rising Global Recession Fears

29 Jun 2022 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound (GBP) Fluctuates as Cost-of-Living Crisis Hints Further at Impending Recession The Pound (GBP) strengthened modestly overnight but was soon found wavering as recession and Brexit pressures continue to weigh on Sterling. Investors grew increasingly concerned about the fallout from the Northern Ireland protocol and the UK’s proposed change to the Brexit agreement. The bill has passed the first stages of parliamentary...

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Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Extends 6-Day Low

29 Jun 2022 at 10 AM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/USD Exchange Rate Wavers Ahead of Sintra Speech The Pound to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate is trending sideways today as both currencies await trading impetus from this afternoon’s closing speech at the Sintra Forum in Portugal. Both Bank of England (BoE) Governor Andrew Bailey and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will address the assembly, alongside European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine...

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Pound Euro Exchange Rate Trades Narrowly as UK-EU Tensions Grow

28 Jun 2022 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) Exchange Rate Rangebound amid Risk-On Mood The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate is trading within a narrow range today. UK-EU Brexit tensions are likely weighing on the currency pair, as well as reduced bets on hawkish action from the Bank of England (BoE). Hawkish comments from European Central Bank (ECB) President Christine Lagarde may also be pushing GBP/EUR lower today. A return of risk...

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Pound Australian Dollar Exchange Rate News: GBP/AUD Slides amid Brexit Risks

28 Jun 2022 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound (GBP) Under Pressure from Renewed Brexit Troubles The Pound (GBP) is softening against its rivals today as the Northern Ireland protocol bill passes its first parliamentary vote as the UK intends to scrap part of the deal. Plans to unilaterally alter the Northern Ireland protocol, a move that has drawn criticism from not only the EU, but from several oppositions across the world, has now edged closer to being...

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Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) Exchange Rate Rebounds from 4-Day Low, Wavers Post US-Data

27 Jun 2022 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/EUR Exchange Rate Weakens Following Rebound The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate is levelling this afternoon following a rebound as US data impressed. As the US economy is the world’s largest, positive American data buoys global risk sentiment and lent GBP tailwinds. At the time of writing, GBP/EUR is trading at €1.1607, down 0.2% from today’s opening levels. Pound (GBP) Firms on US Data, Subdued by...

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Pound Australian Dollar Exchange Rate News: GBP/AUD Fluctuates amid Recession Fears and UK Political Volatility

27 Jun 2022 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound (GBP) Wavers amid Social and Political Unrest The Pound (GBP) is trading in a narrow range against most of its peers today as the ongoing political and social unrest in the country is weighing heavily on Sterling. Adding to the social unrest caused by the escalating cost-of-living crisis, barristers are walking out and striking across the UK due to pay and working condition disputes. Following on from the UK’s...

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Pound US Dollar Exchange Rate News: GBP/USD Wavers as Political Uncertainty and Poor Retail Sales Weigh on the Pound

24 Jun 2022 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound (GBP) Subdued as Poor Retail Sales Compound Inflationary Pressures The Pound (GBP) is muted today as the Office for National Statistics (ONS) released the retail sales for the month of May, where the UK saw a drop of 0.5%, or 0.7% excluding fuel. As the cost-of-living rises, household budgets have been hit hard, with consumers reining in their spending. The biggest drop came in food stores which saw a fall of 1.6% MoM...

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Pound Australian Dollar Exchange Rate News: GBP/AUD Wavers amid Inflationary Pressures and Mixed Data

23 Jun 2022 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

Pound (GBP) Pressured by Political Instability and Recession Fears The Pound (GBP) saw a brief uptick against the Australian Dollar (AUD) in the overnight session before dropping this morning. Ongoing concerns over inflationary pressures and the impending byelection is weighing on the Pound today. After UK inflation hit 9.1% YoY in May, a 40-year high, concerns continue to grow about an impending global recession. Despite...

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Pound Euro Exchange Rate News: GBP/EUR Plummets as UK Inflation Creeps Up to 9.1%

22 Jun 2022 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

Pound (GBP) Drops Sharply as Inflation Hits New 40 Year Highs The Pound (GBP) took a nosedive today as soaring living costs and record high petrol prices fuel inflation propelling the UK’s consumer price index to its highest level since 1982. The CPI figures printed at 9.1% up from last month’s 9%. The latest rise in inflation exacerbates the UK’s cost-of-living crisis. The soaring prices of petrol and diesel were...

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Pound Euro Exchange Rate Ticks Lower as UK Food Inflation Hits 13-Year High

21 Jun 2022 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) Exchange Rate Edges Lower amid Hawkish ECB The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate is trending lower today. A downturn to UK manufacturing growth may be limiting gains for the currency pair, although expectations of further Bank of England (BoE) rate hikes could be underpinning the exchange rate. Additionally, hawkish comments from European Central Bank (ECB) policymakers could also be pulling GBP/EUR...

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