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GBP to USD Exchange Rate Slips from Highs but Dollar Strength Limited

28 Nov 2019 at 3 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Due to a combination of lingering UK election uncertainty and yesterday’s strong US data, the British Pound to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate has struggled to hold its best weekly levels. However, the pair is still trending strongly overall thanks to the latest UK election polls, as well as fresh US-China trade uncertainties weighing on...

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Pound US Dollar Exchange Rate Rises, Markets React Positively to Tory Manifesto

25 Nov 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/USD Exchange Rate Edges Higher, Tories Maintain Lead in Opinion Polls The Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate rose by 0.5% today, with the pairing currently trading around $1.290 after markets reacted generally positively to the Conservative’s release of its long-awaited manifesto on Sunday. Josh Hardie, deputy director-general...

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Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Left Flat as Fed Pauses Easing Cycle

21 Nov 2019 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Muted as Fed in No Hurry to Reassess Interest Rate Paths The Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate was left muted, with the pairing currently trading at an inter-bank rate of $1.2947. The US Federal Reserve’s meeting minutes revealed that policymakers decided to pause its...

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Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Momentum Limited Thanks to UK Retail Sales Decline

14 Nov 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Underwhelming UK Retail Data Limits Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Upside October’s UK retail sales data failed to impress investors, leaving the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate on a weaker footing. As sales excluding auto fuel unexpectedly contracted -0.2% on the month this undermined confidence...

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Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Subdued as UK Inflation Disappoints Forecast

13 Nov 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Disappointing UK Inflation Sees Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Struggle A weaker-than-expected UK consumer price index kept the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate on a softer footing on Wednesday. While forecasts had pointed towards an easing in the headline inflation rate investors were still...

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Pound Sterling to Dollar Exchange Rate: Sterling Sheds Value vs Dollar Further Ground on Improved US Consumer Confidence

8 Nov 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

As the University of Michigan (UoM) consumer sentiment index showed a modest improvement on the month the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate shed further ground. With US consumer sentiment proving resilient in the face of ongoing trade tensions with China and the EU the risk of weaker economic growth appeared to...

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Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Crumbles as BoE Split Emerges

7 Nov 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Divided Bank of England Rate Vote Dents Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate A split in the Bank of England’s (BoE) latest interest rate decision caught markets off guard, leaving the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate on the back foot. Investors had anticipated another unanimous decision to leave interest...

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GBP to USD Exchange Rate Drops from Weekly Highs on US Non-Farm Payrolls

1 Nov 2019 at 1 PM - Written by Minesh Chaudhari

Despite a lack of highly optimistic UK news in the past week, the British Pound to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate has seen firm gains and has even recovered much of the previous week’s losses due to concerns about uncertainty in the Federal Reserve outlook. The Fed’s tone was mixed last week, as it indicated it may not cut rates again...

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Pound US Dollar Exchange Rate Rises, US Federal Reserve Cuts Interest Rates amid ‘Huge Geopolitical Risks’

31 Oct 2019 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/USD Exchange Rate Improves, US Markets Cautious Following Fed Rate Cut The Pound US Dollar exchange rate improved today, with the pairing currently trading around $1.2934 after last night saw the US Federal Reserve cut interest rates for the third time this year, with the Fed signalling that it would likely finish with easing for now....

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Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Steady, Jeremy Corbyn Backs Pre-Christmas General Election

29 Oct 2019 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/USD Exchange Rate Rangebound, Boris Johnson Pushes for December Election The Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate held steady at around $1.286 today after Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn announced that the party was now ready to back a pre-Christmas general election. Mr Corbyn said: ‘We have now heard from the EU that the...

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