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GBP USD Exchange Rate Slumps as New York Manufacturing Activity Surges

16 Oct 2017 at 3 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound US Dollar (GBP USD) exchange rate slipped by nearly half a cent this afternoon after the US released some impressive economic data. US Dollar Strengthened by Upbeat Manufacturing Figures The US Dollar struck higher in afternoon trade today as the Empire State Manufacturing Survey reported that New York factory activity saw a...

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Drops -0.7% as Brexit Worries Grow

12 Oct 2017 at 1 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

The Pound made only a small advance against the US Dollar yesterday, opening at an exchange rate of 1.3219 and closing around 1.3236. More recently, the Pound has lurched down in the pairing, trading in the region of 1.3144. Brexit Focus: Concerning Comments about Brexit Deadlock Drag on GBP Today’s Pound losses are a clear symptom...

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Pound US Dollar Exchange Rate Recovers Ground Despite Continued Political Risk

9 Oct 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

After seeing considerable weakness over the course of the last week the Pound US Dollar exchange rate was able to recover some of its losses on Monday. In large part this was thanks to a temporary easing in political uncertainty, with a leadership challenge to Theresa May still yet to properly materialise. As Viraj Patel, foreign...

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Under Pressure Ahead of US Payrolls Data

6 Oct 2017 at 10 AM - Written by Frank Davies

Although the Halifax house price index bettered expectations in September this was not enough to shore up the Pound US Dollar exchange rate ahead of the weekend. Confidence in Sterling has remained distinctly limited in the wake of Theresa May’s poorly received Conservative Party conference speech, with rumours of a leadership challenge...

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Rises as UK Services PMI Rises

4 Oct 2017 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound US Dollar (GBP USD) exchange rate rebounded from a week-week low today as investors became a little more upbeat following the release of the UK’s latest Service PMI. Sterling Strengthened by Service PMI The Pound stuck higher against the US Dollar this morning after two consecutive days of decline as markets welcomed an...

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Disappointing UK Data Leaves GBP USD Exchange Rate in Sharp Slump

29 Sep 2017 at 12 PM - Written by Frank Davies

The latest raft of UK data failed to inspire confidence amongst investors, prompting the Pound US Dollar exchange rate to extend its slump further. Markets were disappointed by an unexpected downwards revision to the second quarter UK gross domestic product, which was lowered from 1.7% to 1.5%. While the quarterly figure held steady...

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Slides Following Trump Tax Speech

28 Sep 2017 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound US Dollar (GBP USD) exchange rate continues to downtrend this week Trump’s tax proposals prompt latest uptick in the ‘Greenback’. US Dollar Strengthened by Trump Tax Speech and Upbeat Data The US Dollar was bolstered on Wednesday following a long awaited speech by US President Donald Trump on his tax reform plans and a...

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GBP USD Tumbles in the Wake of Theresa May’s Brexit Speech

22 Sep 2017 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

The Pound US Dollar exchange rate tumbled this afternoon in the wake of UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit speech, an event that failed to quell investor anxiety regarding Brexit negotiations. Theresa May’s Calls for two-year 'period of implementation’, GBP Continues to fall Sterling fell sharply at the end of this trading...

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UK Borrowing Deficit Leaves GBP USD Exchange Rate Tight

21 Sep 2017 at 12 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

Yesterday, the Pound saw a slight decline against the US Dollar, opening trading at 1.3519 and closing in the region of 1.3503. This was triggered by a US Dollar-boosting announcement from the Federal Reserve. Pound Flat against US Dollar as UK Drops into Borrowing Deficit Today’s close Pound to US Dollar trading has come due to UK...

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GBP USD under Pressure from Carney Comments and Brexit Woes

19 Sep 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

The Pound US Dollar exchange rate has come under pressure today in light of recent comments from Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carney and a perceived divide within the Conservative Party. BoE Carney Reigns in Rate Hike Excitement for GBP BoE Carney recently took to the stage in Washington DC to assert that all changes to interest...

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