Latest Articles by James Fuller

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

GBP USD Exchange Rate Sees Muted Gains Despite Hopes of Post-Brexit UK Access to Single Market

20 Feb 2018 at 12 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP USD Exchange Rate Sees Muted Gains Despite Hopes of Post-Brexit UK Access to Single Market
Although the Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate staged something of a rally on Tuesday morning, benefitting from an easing in Brexit jitters, it was unable to hold onto this positive momentum for long. Investors were initially encouraged by a report in Business Insider which suggested that the European Parliament is drawing up plans...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

GBP to AUD Exchange Rate Slips as Investors Anticipate Australian Confidence Data

12 Feb 2018 at 5 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to AUD Exchange Rate Slips as Investors Anticipate Australian Confidence Data
As Brexit uncertainties and disagreements between the UK and EU weigh on Sterling, the British Pound to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate slipped on Monday. The Australian Dollar benefitted from higher risk-sentiment and market anticipation for upcoming Australian ecostats. Despite a lack of supportive Australian data in recent...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

GBP EUR Exchange Rate Movement Limited as UK House Prices Dip

8 Jan 2018 at 10 AM - Written by James Fuller

GBP EUR Exchange Rate Movement Limited as UK House Prices Dip
As the Halifax house price index showed a surprise contraction on the month in December the Pound Euro (GBP EUR) exchange rate struggled to find any particular momentum. This latest sign of softness within the UK housing market weighed on the appeal of the Pound, adding to worries over the domestic outlook. With Halifax also warning...

CATEGORIES: Pound Euro Forecasts

Pound to Canadian Dollar Exchange Rate Ticks Higher after UK Services Sector Growth

4 Jan 2018 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

Pound to Canadian Dollar Exchange Rate Ticks Higher after UK Services Sector Growth
On 3rd January, the Pound to Canadian Dollar exchange rate made a marginal decline over the course of trading. The GBP/CAD exchange rate opened trading in the area of 1.6997, but later fell to close at 1.6952. Services Sector Growth Triggers Pound to Canadian Dollar Exchange Rate Rise A better-than-expected printing for the UK...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

EUR USD Exchange Rate Trends Higher as ECB Releases Positive 2018 Forecast

28 Dec 2017 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

EUR USD Exchange Rate Trends Higher as ECB Releases Positive 2018 Forecast
A poor run of US data helped the Euro US Dollar exchange rate to make strong gains on Thursday, with the world’s largest economy showing some signs of weakness. Another disappointing set of jobless claims figures undermined confidence in the robustness of the US labour market, giving investors fresh incentive to sell out of the US...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts

GBP to USD Exchange Rate Remains Near Weekly Highs Despite Tax Bill Passage

20 Dec 2017 at 11 AM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to USD Exchange Rate Remains Near Weekly Highs Despite Tax Bill Passage
Despite a lack of supportive factors in Pound trade, the British Pound to US Dollar exchange rate has advanced from its recent lows this week. Amid uncertainty about the 2018 US economic outlook, the US Dollar was unable to benefit from news that the US tax bill had passed major obstacles in Congress. After slipping from 1.3385 to 1.3321...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

GBP to USD Exchange Rate Fluctuates on Rising UK Inflation

12 Dec 2017 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to USD Exchange Rate Fluctuates on Rising UK Inflation
A higher than expected UK Consumer Price Index (CPI) report had little effect on the British Pound to US Dollar exchange rate on Tuesday. Investors of both currencies are anticipating key data and central bank news coming later in the week. Following last week’s slip from 1.3475 to 1.3385, GBP/USD has continued to trend lower. On Tuesday...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

GBP to USD Exchange Rate Surges on Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough

4 Dec 2017 at 2 PM - Written by James Fuller

GBP to USD Exchange Rate Surges on Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough
Could the Pound to US Dollar exchange rate be in for another week of gains? That could be the case if major breakthroughs are made in UK EU Brexit negotiations in the coming sessions. On Monday, it emerged that EU negotiators were optimistic about a deal being reached, boosting Sterling. Despite improving demand for the US Dollar, last...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Edges Higher as Brexit Border Concerns Dent Sterling

28 Nov 2017 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Edges Higher as Brexit Border Concerns Dent Sterling
The latest concerns about the ongoing Brexit process have once again gripped Euro to British Pound exchange rate traders, with investors now increasingly concerned about disagreements about the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. The Euro has largely held its ground. After advancing slightly from 0.8922 to 0.8946 last week, EUR...

CATEGORIES: Euro Pound Forecasts

Pound to Euro Rate Rise Triggered by Cautious Optimism about Brexit

7 Nov 2017 at 12 PM - Written by James Fuller

Pound to Euro Rate Rise Triggered by Cautious Optimism about Brexit
On Monday’s trading session, the Pound to Euro rate rose from an opening range of 1.1261 to close higher at 1.1343. Today, GBP/EUR has been trading in the region of 1.1366. This has been part of a continuing rise in the pairing, but is not as good as last week’s high of 1.1446. Pound Appreciates after Government Reassures on...

CATEGORIES: Pound Euro Forecasts