Latest Articles by James Fuller

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

GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Near Two Month Best as South African Politics Weigh

12 Aug 2019 at 5 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Near Two Month Best as South African Politics Weigh
Despite deepening concerns of a possible no-deal Brexit, as well as continued speculation that Britain’s economy could see a recession in the coming months, the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate has surged today. The pair continues to climb on broad South African Rand weakness, as the Rand is throttled by South...

CATEGORIES: Pound Rand Forecasts

GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Rebounds from Post-2016 Worst as Safe Haven Demand Cools

6 Aug 2019 at 5 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to JPY Exchange Rate Rebounds from Post-2016 Worst as Safe Haven Demand Cools
Following Monday’s session, when the Pound was sold on rising no-deal Brexit fears and the Japanese Yen gained on safe haven demand, the British Pound to Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate rebounded and steadied today. Investors bought the pair back from its worst levels since 2016 in a bout of profit-taking, as fears of a full-blown...

CATEGORIES: Forecasts

GBP to AUD Exchange Rate Rebounds despite Brexit Fears, as Reserve Bank of Australia Rate Cut Bets Rise

24 Jul 2019 at 3 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to AUD Exchange Rate Rebounds despite Brexit Fears, as Reserve Bank of Australia Rate Cut Bets Rise
Despite persisting fears that Britain could be headed for a worst-case scenario no-deal Brexit outcome under a new government led by Brexiteer Boris Johnson, the British Pound to Australian Dollar exchange rate has seen a solid rebound this week so far. This has also been partially due to weakness in the Australian Dollar, which is falling on...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

GBP to CAD Exchange Rate Continues to Plummet Into Worst Levels since 2017

3 Jul 2019 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to CAD Exchange Rate Continues to Plummet Into Worst Levels since 2017
The Canadian Dollar remains one of the market’s most appealing major currencies, as Canadian data continues to beat forecasts and the currency climbs on global trade hopes, and as a result the currency has easily pushed a weaker British Pound to Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) exchange rate even lower. The Pound saw yet another day of weak...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Continues to Test Highs despite Weak Eurozone Confidence Stats

25 Jun 2019 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Continues to Test Highs despite Weak Eurozone Confidence Stats
Despite persistent signs of weakness in Eurozone economic activity since last week’s dovish shift from European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi, the Euro to British Pound (EUR/GBP) exchange rate has been able to avoid major losses this week so far. The Euro is benefitting from weakness in rivals as well as the dovish shift from...

CATEGORIES: Euro Pound Forecasts

GBP to USD Exchange Rate Climbs on Expectations of Weaker US Non-Farm Payroll Report

7 Jun 2019 at 12 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to USD Exchange Rate Climbs on Expectations of Weaker US Non-Farm Payroll Report
Despite a lack of particularly supportive UK news this week, the British Pound to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate is on track to sustain solid gains as investors sell the US Dollar. Rising bets of Federal Reserve interest rate cuts and expectations for weaker US data are keeping the US currency unappealing. Since opening this week at the...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Hits 3-Month-Worst despite US-China Trade Jitters

16 May 2019 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Hits 3-Month-Worst despite US-China Trade Jitters
Despite trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies continuing to worsen, the trade-correlated South African Rand has been surprisingly resilient and the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate has simply continued to fall. Market optimism about South Africa’s newly elected government is helping the...

CATEGORIES: Pound Rand Forecasts

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Recovers on Hopes of Eurozone Economic Rebound

7 May 2019 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Recovers on Hopes of Eurozone Economic Rebound
While not a significant recovery due to lingering Brexit hopes supporting the Pound, the Euro to British Pound (EUR/GBP) exchange rate has rebounded slightly from its worst levels this week so far. The Euro has been supported by fresh signs of strength in Eurozone economic data, buts its potential for gains is limited by some lingering...

CATEGORIES: Euro Pound Forecasts

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Struggles to Avoid Losses after Eurozone Confidence Disappointment

23 Apr 2019 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Struggles to Avoid Losses after Eurozone Confidence Disappointment
Despite poor Eurozone data last week, the Euro to British Pound (EUR/GBP) exchange rate briefly saw a jump in demand yesterday. A rebounding Pound combined with further weak Eurozone data meant the pair more or less shed those gains today, though. Investors are now looking ahead to further Eurozone data and potential Brexit news. After...

CATEGORIES: Euro Pound Forecasts

GBP to EUR Exchange Rate Jumps as Cross-Party Brexit Talks Bolster Hopes for Softer Outcome

3 Apr 2019 at 10 AM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to EUR Exchange Rate Jumps as Cross-Party Brexit Talks Bolster Hopes for Softer Outcome
After continued failure to point towards a single major solution for the Brexit process, and with the EU’s next formal Brexit date still set for next Friday, the British Pound to Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate jumped amid fresh hopes for some kind of cross-party compromise to be made to resolve the long-standing Brexit deadlock. Despite...

CATEGORIES: Pound Euro Forecasts