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A round up of the latest Dollar Pound forecast news items from the Currency News desk.

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USD/GBP Clings on to Minor Gains Ahead of FOMC Meeting Minutes Release

11 Oct 2017 at 3 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Gains against the British Pound are the exception for the US Dollar on a day of otherwise universal losses. The USD/GBP exchange rate has managed to hold just above opening levels at around 0.7575 thanks to fresh concerns around the type of Brexit the UK will end up undertaking in 2019. USD Wary Ahead of FOMC Minutes, but Holds above...

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Hawkish Statements from Fed’s Powell Push US Dollar to Pound Rate Higher

5 Oct 2017 at 3 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

On Wednesday, the US Dollar advanced slightly against the Pound, from a starting rate of 0.7539 to close at 0.7556. US Dollar Advances after Trio of Fed Speeches Three Federal Reserve officials have recently spoken, facilitating a clear US Dollar to Pound rise. The USD GBP exchange rate has risen by as much as 0.7%, thanks to general...

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GBP USD Tumbles as Bombardier Tariffs Hurt Hopes for Free Trade

27 Sep 2017 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound US Dollar exchange rate tumbled this morning following news that the US Department of Commerce ruled in favour of Boeing over Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier (levying a significant 219.63% export tariff) and that new orders for US manufactured durable goods smashed expectations. Bombardier Export Tariffs Hurt GBP...

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Daily USD GBP Update: US Dollar Picks Up on UK Trader Uncertainties

14 Sep 2017 at 11 AM - Written by David Woodsmith

Yesterday, the US Dollar advanced against the Pound from an opening exchange rate of 0.7524 to close in the region 0.7570. US Dollar Update: ‘Dreamers’ Deal Provides Temporary Respite The US Dollar has made a minor advance against the Pound today, although this is partly due to the Pound being a weak currency at the present...

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US Dollar to British Pound Exchange Rate Sturdy on US Non-Farm Payrolls

7 Aug 2017 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

Last week saw the US Dollar to British Pound exchange rate briefly hit its worst levels all year, but Sterling was unable to hold those gains due to the latest Bank of England (BoE) decision and US Non-Farm Payroll news. After beginning last week at around 0.7614, USD/GBP tumbled and hit a 2017 low of 0.7543. After that the pair recovered...

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USD GBP Exchange Rate Slumps to Weekly Low Following McCafferty Comments

13 Jul 2017 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

The US Dollar Pound (USD GBP) exchange rate plummeted this morning following hawkish comments by Bank of England (BoE) policy maker Ian McCafferty. Pound (GBP) Rallies on QE Comments Sterling sentiment soared this morning as a member of the BoE’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) suggested that the bank should begin winding down its...

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Speculation over Central Bank Rate Hike Odds Boosts GBP USD Exchange Rate

23 Jun 2017 at 12 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

Ahead of the weekend the Pound US Dollar exchange rate remained on a bullish run, in spite of the ongoing sense of political uncertainty hanging over the UK government. As the Conservatives have still not finalised a confidence and supply arrangement with the controversial Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) the strength of the minority...

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Muted UK Wage Growth Could Prompt GBP USD Exchange Rate Downtrend Ahead of BoE Meeting

13 Jun 2017 at 5 PM - Written by Frank Davies

As the Conservatives looked set to secure a confidence and supply arrangement with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) in order to shore up a minority government the Pound US Dollar exchange rate recovered some ground. With the sense of political uncertainty in the UK diminishing somewhat investors were encouraged to pile back into...

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USD GBP Exchange Rate Falls as Potentially Explosive Congress Hearing Approaches

13 Jun 2017 at 3 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

The US Dollar has fallen against the Pound today, ahead of the second high-stakes congressional hearing in two weeks. Following the non-event of former FBI Director James Comey last week, today’s testimony will be from Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Sessions is facing questions from key Democrat and Republican figures, who will be...

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Hung Parliament Continues to Weigh on GBP USD Exchange Rate as Political Uncertainty Persists

12 Jun 2017 at 5 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

The fallout from the snap general election continued to weigh on the Pound US Dollar exchange rate at the start of the new week, driving the pairing to a fresh eight-week low. News that the Queen’s speech will be postponed gave rise to fresh political jitters, signalling that the partnership between the Conservatives and the DUP is far...

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