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GBP to USD Exchange Rate Fluctuates on Rising UK Inflation

12 Dec 2017 at 1 PM - Written by James Fuller

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...

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Tumbles as London Fails to Reconcile Agreement with DUP

6 Dec 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

The Pound US Dollar (GBP USD) exchange rate continued its slide on Wednesday with markets anticipating a December rate hike from the US Federal Reserve and London failing to successfully reconcile a new deal with the Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Theresa May Fails to Agree on Deal with DUP, GBP USD Exchange Rate Tumbles UK...

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Continued Concerns about Brexit Progress Cause Pound US Dollar Losses

5 Dec 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

On Monday, the Pound opened trading against the US Dollar at a rate of 1.3489. While losses weren’t massive, the GBP/USD exchange rate still traded down at 1.3473 by the end of the day. Failure to Solve Irish Border Issues Leaves GBP/USD Trading Down The Pound has struggled to make any headway against the US Dollar today, owing to...

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GBP to USD Exchange Rate Surges on Hopes of Brexit Breakthrough

4 Dec 2017 at 2 PM - Written by James Fuller

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...

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Brexit Bites: GBP USD Exchange Rate Declines as OECD Cuts Growth Forecasts

28 Nov 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

On Monday’s trading session, the Pound made a minor decline against the US Dollar. It was a quiet data day in the UK, which ultimately led to the opening GBP/USD rate of 1.3324 falling to 1.3320 later on. GBP to USD Exchange Rate Plummets on OECD’s Forecasts Pound traders had mixed fortunes today, when they received good news...

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USD GBP Exchange Rate Struggles to Capitalise on UK Budget Worries

22 Nov 2017 at 10 AM - Written by Frank Davies

Anticipation for the latest UK Budget has kept the US Dollar Pound exchange rate on a narrow trend this week, with Chancellor Philip Hammond seen to have little room for manoeuver. As the Budget is unlikely to offer any particular economic stimulus, given the current sticky state of the UK’s finances, the mood towards the Pound is likely...

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Plummets on Fears of Further Government Disruption

13 Nov 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

Last week, the Pound saw a slight advance against the US Dollar. The pairing exchange rate opened in the region of 1.3067 on Monday, later closing higher around 1.3190 late on Friday. Pound Slumps on Fresh Political Fears The GBP USD exchange rate has been in a sharp decline today, owing to growing concerns about the future of the...

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Pound US Dollar Exchange Rate Recovers Ground on Positive UK Trade Data

10 Nov 2017 at 12 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

A generally better-than-expected raft of UK trade and production data offered the Pound US Dollar exchange rate support ahead of the weekend. Markets were pleasantly surprised to find that September’s visible trade deficit had narrowed to -11.2 billion, rather than the -12.8 billion that had been forecast. While a significant degree...

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GBP USD Exchange Rate Tumbles as Government Instability Prompts Brexit Concerns

9 Nov 2017 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound US Dollar (GBP USD) exchange rate tumbled this morning as investors fear that the recent chaos in the UK government will hamper Brexit negotiations Sterling Weakened by Apparent Political Instability/ The Pound beat a hasty retreat against the US Dollar earlier this morning as markets became increasingly downbeat on the...

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GBP to USD Exchange Rate Falls to Near Week’s Opening Levels on UK Political Uncertainty

8 Nov 2017 at 5 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

A lack of strong UK economic data as well as fresh UK political uncertainties caused the British Pound to US Dollar exchange rate to fall back from its weekly highs on Wednesday. The US Dollar struggled to capitalise due to tax reform uncertainty. After trending near a high of 1.3175 for most of the week so far, the GBP/USD exchange rate...

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