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Easing of US-China Trade Tensions Causes Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate to Slide

30 Aug 2019 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Slides Ahead of ZA Trade Balance The Pound Sterling South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate slumped by around -0.6% on Friday morning. The pairing is currently trading at an inter-bank rate of R18.5618. The risk-sensitive Rand edged up thanks to China’s latest move which eased US-China trade tensions. On Thursday, China stated it was willing to resolve the trade...

CATEGORIES: Pound Rand Forecasts

Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Flat as China Will Not Immediately Retaliate Against US Tariffs

29 Aug 2019 at 3 PM - Written by John Cameron

September US-China Trade Talks Leaves Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Flat The Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate remained muted and the pairing is currently trading at an inter-bank rate of AU$1.8092. On Thursday, reports revealed that September face-to-face talks between the US and China are being discussed. Speaking to reporters, Chinese Ministry of Commerce spokesman Gao Feng...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

GBP to CAD Exchange Rate Slips amid Fresh Brexit and Bank of Canada (BoC) Speculation

29 Aug 2019 at 12 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

Despite uncertainty over the sort of stance the Bank of Canada (BoC) will take at its September policy decision next week, the British Pound to Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) exchange rate has failed to hold much of a recovery. The Canadian Dollar is benefitting from global risk-sentiment, as well as speculation that the BoC will have little reason to become more dovish, but upcoming Canadian growth data could prove highly...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

US Dollar South African Rand (USD/ZAR) Exchange Rate Rises as US House Prices Improve

27 Aug 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

USD/ZAR Exchange Rate Edges Higher despite US-China Trade Uncertainty The US Dollar South African Rand (USD/ZAR) exchange rate edged higher today, with the pairing fluctuating around 15.323R as US house prices rise in June. Today saw the US Housing Price Index for June rose by 0.2%, although these fell below the forecast 0.3% increase. Analysts at Reuters commented: ‘U.S. house prices rose solidly in June, but the...

CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts South African Rand Forecasts

Pound New Zealand (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Soars by 1.3% as UK-EU Brexit Negotiations Improve

22 Aug 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/NZD Exchange Rate Rises as EU Leaders Show Compromise on Withdrawal Agreement The Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate soared by 1.32%, leaving the pairing fluctuating around NZ$1.919. This follows Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s visit to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron, who agreed that the UK and the EU could compromise on the withdrawal agreement, allowing the UK to leave with a deal on...

CATEGORIES: New Zealand Dollar Forecasts Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

GBP to AUD Exchange Rate Volatile as UK and Australian Data Disappoint Investors

22 Aug 2019 at 12 PM - Written by James Fuller

Continuing the trend seen over the past couple of weeks, the British Pound to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate has been fluctuating broadly today as investors digest the latest ecostats and anticipate the possibility of major central bank news in the coming days. Currency war fears have also worsened over the past couple of days, which has worsened the overall pressure on the Australian Dollar. While GBP/AUD ultimately...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

Euro to Pound Sterling (EUR/GBP) Exchange Rate Improves as UK-EU Brexit Negotiations Breakdown

21 Aug 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Euro to Pound exchange rate rose on Wednesday 21st August, with the pairing fluctuating around £0.914 handle. Today saw Prime Minister Boris Johnson heads to Europe in an attempt to gain support to scrap the Irish backstop with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron. Ed Vaizey, Conservative MP and former minister, said that Mr Johnson was ‘just going through the motions’ with the EU,...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts Euro Pound Forecasts Pound Euro Forecasts

Pound Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Exchange Rate Defies Downtrend as Safe-Haven Demand Falters

21 Aug 2019 at 3 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Lack of Safe-Haven Demand Benefits Pound Sterling Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) Exchange Rate As general market sentiment improved this helped to keep the Pound Sterling to Swiss Franc (GBP/CHF) exchange rate on a positive footing. Weak levels of safe-haven demand dragged the Swiss Franc lower across the board on Wednesday, in spite of the latest signs of deterioration in the US-China trade relationship. With investors betting on...

CATEGORIES: Pound Swiss Franc Forecasts

US Dollar to Rand Exchange Rate Tumbles as Investors Anticipate Federal Reserve News

21 Aug 2019 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

Despite some weaker than expected South African inflation data today, the US Dollar to South African Rand exchange rate tumbled ahead of the publication of the Federal Reserve’s latest meeting minutes this evening, as well as other major central bank news expected later in the week. Due to broad weakness in the South African Rand, USD/ZAR was able to edge higher last week even despite rising US recession fears. USD/ZAR...

CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts South African Rand Forecasts

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Sinks as RBA Takes a Wait-and-See Stance on Monetary Policy

20 Aug 2019 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/AUD Exchange Rate Falls as US-China Trade Developments Remain in Focus The Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate fell by -0.5% today. This left the pairing fluctuating around AU$1.786 after the Reserve Bank of Australia’s board reiterated its wait-and-see on monetary policy going forward. The board’s minutes also suggested a neutral approach: ‘Having eased monetary policy at the previous two meetings,...

CATEGORIES: Australian Dollar Forecasts Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts Pound Sterling Forecasts