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Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Forecast: Retreat from 3-Month Best

14 Jun 2024 at 9 AM - Written by David Woodsmith

Pound Sterling took advantage of dollar losses after the latest US inflation data with the Pound to Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate jumping to 3-month highs at 1.2860. The dollar recovered after a relatively hawkish Federal Reserve policy decision and GBP/USD retreated to 1.2775 on Thursday with no major impact from UK data...

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US Dollar Under Pressure Despite a Relatively Hawkish FOMC Meeting

13 Jun 2024 at 9 AM - Written by John Cameron

The US dollar dropped sharply on Wednesday and is trading near the April/May lows. The FOMC meeting was relatively hawkish but was overshadowed by the CPI report which showed slowing inflation. Only one Fed rate cuts is projected this year and the neutral rate has been revised higher. It isn’t at all obvious on Wednesday’s...

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Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Forecast: Markets Expect Labour Landslide

9 Jun 2024 at 1 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

SocGen forecasts that the Pound to Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate will slide to 1.18 at the end of 2024 amid persistent dollar strength and a vulnerable Pound. MUFG, however, expects gains to just above 1.30 as the US currency loses ground. US data for most of the week was mixed with further evidence of a weaker labour market while...

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ECB Decision: Pound to Dollar Rate Needs Hawkish Guidance to Break Above 1.28

7 Jun 2024 at 8 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Dollar exchange rate (GBP/USD) has again been unable to hold above the 1.2800 level and traded around 1.2780 on Thursday. Domestic developments have remained limited with the 80th anniversary of D-Day commemorations taking immediate heat out of the General Election campaign. Global developments are again likely to...

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Pound Sterling Unable to Hold 11-Week Best Rate Against US Dollar

5 Jun 2024 at 7 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Dollar exchange rate (GBP/USD) briefly hit 11-week highs just below 1.2820 around Tuesday’s European open as the dollar index (DXY) retreated to 8-week lows and touched the 104.00 level. The Pound failed to hold the gains and retreated to around 1.2780 as the dollar recovered ground against European currencies with DXY...

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Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Forecast: USD Tipped to Dominate Cable

2 Jun 2024 at 5 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

Morgan Stanley currency strategists expect the dollar will continue to dominate markets with the Pound to Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate retreating to 1.24 at the end of 2024. Bank of America, however, expects that GBP/USD will strengthen to 1.33 at the end of 2024. The Pound to Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate hit 1.2800 during the...

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Pound Sterling Outlook Today: Interest Rate Expectations Dominate GBP vs EUR, USD

28 May 2024 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Dollar exchange rate (GBP/USD) has made further headway and traded around 1.2765 on Tuesday, close to 2-month highs near 1.2785. The Pound has continued to gain net support from an unwinding of expectations that the Bank of England will be in a position to cut interest rates at the June policy meeting. The dollar has...

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Pound to Dollar Exchange Rate Forecast: 1.25 by End 2024 say Credit Agricole

26 May 2024 at 2 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Standard Chartered forecasts that the Pound to Dollar exchange rate (GBP/USD) will weaken to 1.21 in three months with only a marginal recovery to 1.22 on a 12-month view. Credit Agricole expects GBP/USD to trade at 1.25 at the end of 2024 before a gain to 1.35 at the end of next year. GBP/USD hit 2-month highs above 1.2750 after...

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Dollar Drifts Against European Currencies, Pound Sterling Holds Above 1.27

22 May 2024 at 7 AM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate held firm on Monday and traded above the 1.2700 level on Tuesday, close to 2-month highs, as low volatility limited support for the dollar. If dollar moves remain limited, GBP/USD moves will tend to be dominated by the UK inflation data and Bank of England (BoE) interest rate...

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Pound to US Dollar Exchange Rate Forecast: UK CPI This Week

19 May 2024 at 1 PM - Written by Frank Davies

The Pound to Dollar exchange rate GBP/USD jumped after the latest US inflation data and, after a correction, there was a fresh advance to 5-week highs just above the 1.27 level. Danske Bank expects GBP/USD will weaken to 1.17 on a 12-month view while ING expects the pair will be held to 1.25 as the Pound loses ground in global...

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