Latest Articles by Frank Davies

The most recent currency news items written by author Frank Davies.

GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Fails to Hold Ground as Geopolitical Tensions Keep Safe Havens Appealing

20 Sep 2019 at 1 PM - Written by Frank Davies

GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Fails to Hold Ground as Geopolitical Tensions Keep Safe Havens Appealing
Despite today’s soft Brexit speculation and disappointing Japanese inflation rate stats, the British Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate has fallen back from weekly highs and could shed most of this week’s relatively volatile gains before markets close for the week. Continued market jitters amid geopolitical tensions are keeping...

CATEGORIES: Pound Yen Forecasts

Pound Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Exchange Rate Defies Downtrend as Safe-Haven Demand Falters

21 Aug 2019 at 3 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Exchange Rate Defies Downtrend as Safe-Haven Demand Falters
Lack of Safe-Haven Demand Benefits Pound Sterling Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Exchange Rate As general market sentiment improved this helped to keep the Pound Sterling to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate on a positive footing. Weak levels of safe-haven demand dragged the Swiss Franc lower across the board on Wednesday, in spite of the...

CATEGORIES: Pound Swiss Franc Forecasts

GBP to NZD Exchange Rate Struggles to Hold Gains amid Brexit Fears and Lack of Trade War News

20 Aug 2019 at 12 PM - Written by Frank Davies

GBP to NZD Exchange Rate Struggles to Hold Gains amid Brexit Fears and Lack of Trade War News
While the British Pound to New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate has sustained most of the gains seen last week, its advance appears to have come to an end and the pair is struggling to hold its best levels. The latest fears that a no-deal Brexit is possible, combined with investors taking a breather from US-China trade jitters, left the...

CATEGORIES: Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

GBP to NZD Exchange Rate Falls Back from Best Levels as Risk-Sentiment Calms

8 Aug 2019 at 5 PM - Written by Frank Davies

GBP to NZD Exchange Rate Falls Back from Best Levels as Risk-Sentiment Calms
Despite the Reserve Bank of New Zealand’s (RBNZ) shockingly deep interest rate cut yesterday, the British Pound to New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate has given up a good chunk of its weekly gains. Investors continue to sell the Pound on deepening uncertainties in Brexit and UK politics, while the New Zealand Dollar has rebounded...

CATEGORIES: Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Near Yearly Worst after Failing to Recover from No-Deal Brexit Inspired Plummet

30 Jul 2019 at 5 PM - Written by Frank Davies

GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Near Yearly Worst after Failing to Recover from No-Deal Brexit Inspired Plummet
Following months of controversy and a recently unveiled government bailout program for South Africa’s embattled energy firm Eskom, the company’s latest financials were published today and helped to keep pressure on the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate following yesterday’s board plummet. Sterling remains...

CATEGORIES: Pound Rand Forecasts

Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Extends Slide amid No-Deal Brexit Fears

17 Jul 2019 at 11 AM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Extends Slide amid No-Deal Brexit Fears
Rising Risk of No-Deal Brexit Drives Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Lower As market anxiety over the prospect of a potential no-deal Brexit intensified the Pound Sterling to New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate remained under pressure. With both candidates in the Conservative leadership contest pledging...

CATEGORIES: Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Stumbles as UK Productivity Extends Decline

5 Jul 2019 at 10 AM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Stumbles as UK Productivity Extends Decline
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Slips as UK Productivity Disappoints Ahead of the weekend the Pound Sterling to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate remained on the back foot thanks to another weak quarter of UK labour productivity. As productivity contracted -0.2% on the year in the first quarter of 2019...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Moves Lower as UK Borrowing Figures Disappoint

21 Jun 2019 at 11 AM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Moves Lower as UK Borrowing Figures Disappoint
Disappointing UK Borrowing Figures Dent Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate May’s UK public sector net borrowing data helped to drive the Pound Sterling to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate down ahead of the weekend. As borrowing clocked in at 5.1 billion, roughly a billion higher than forecast, this left...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Under Pressure as Conservative Leadership Race Intensifies

13 Jun 2019 at 1 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Under Pressure as Conservative Leadership Race Intensifies
Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Falters in Spite of Falling US Inflation The weaker-than-expected nature of May’s US consumer price index data failed to prevent the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate from trending lower. Although the inflation rate’s miss raises the odds of the Federal Reserve...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Recovers Ground on Solid UK Labour Market Data

11 Jun 2019 at 3 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Recovers Ground on Solid UK Labour Market Data
Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Strengths as UK Unemployment Maintains 44-Year Low A steady showing from April’s UK unemployment rate helped the Pound Sterling to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate recover further ground on Tuesday. As unemployment remained at a 44-year low of 3.8% this gave investors...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts