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Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Steadies as May Gives the Go Ahead for Tomorrow?s Vote

11 Mar 2019 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/NZD Exchange Rate Rangebound as May Heads to Strasbourg The Pound New Zealand (GBP/NZD) exchange rate steadied today and is currently trading around NZ$1.9076 on the inter-bank market. Sterling (GBP) held steady against the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) today following Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that the ‘meaningful vote’ will go ahead tomorrow. The Pound has benefited from reports that May is likely to...

CATEGORIES: Currency Predictions Daily Currency Updates New Zealand Dollar Forecasts Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) Exchange Rate Slides following Strong Canadian Job Market Figures

8 Mar 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) Exchange Rate Falls as Canadian Job Creation Surges The Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) exchange rate has fallen and the pairing is currently trading at an inter-bank rate of CA$1.7549. This afternoon, data showed that Canadian unemployment remained steady at 5.8%, and net change in employment rose higher than was forecast. Canada saw a surge of 55,900 new jobs created in...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

Pound to Australian Dollar Exchange Rate Today - GBP/AUD Falls as UK-EU Tensions Rise on Irish Backstop

8 Mar 2019 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate is down today and is currently trading around AU$1.8619 on the inter-bank market. Sterling (GBP) fell against the Australian Dollar (AUD) today as the UK is coming under increasing pressure to remedy the Irish backstop issue, and with a the lack of developments forthcoming from recent negotiations, this has left many Pound traders feeling jittery. Prime Minister...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

Dollar to Pound Sterling Exchange Rates Steady in Anticipation of Major US Non-Farm Payroll Report

8 Mar 2019 at 11 AM - Written by James Fuller

As investors sold the Pound since yesterday on fresh Brexit jitters, the sturdy US Dollar has been able to take advantage of this and as a result the US Dollar to Pound (USD/GBP) exchange rate is trending higher towards the end of the week. Demand for the US Dollar cooled a little as investors anticipated this afternoon’s influential US Non-Farm Payroll report. Since opening this week at the level of 0.7571, USD/GBP has seen...

CATEGORIES: Dollar Pound Forecasts

Pound to Yen Exchange Rate: GBP/JPY Slides on Dovish BoE Comments

7 Mar 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) Exchange Rate Falls as Brexit Negotiations Hit an Impasse The Pound Sterling Japanese Yen (GBP/JPY) exchange rate plummeted over the course of Thursday morning. The pairing is currently trading at an inter-bank rate of ¥146.5070. Sterling slipped following reports that said both British and European Union sources said Brexit negotiations had hit an impasse. There is nothing to suggest...

CATEGORIES: Pound Yen Forecasts

The Pound to Euro Exchange Rate: GBP/EUR Edges Higher as Dovish Draghi Outlines Threats to Eurozone

7 Mar 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound to Euro exchange rate edged higher today and with GBP to EUR currently trading around €1.1670 on the inter-bank market. The Euro (EUR) fell considerably against most of its competitors today following the announcement from the European Central Bank today that it would cut its growth outlook from 1.7% to 1.1%. The Governor of the ECB, Mario Draghi, struck a dovish tone today, saying: ‘The persistence of...

CATEGORIES: Pound Euro Forecasts

Euro-Swiss Franc Exchange Rate Steadies with European Central Bank (ECB) Policy Decision Imminent

7 Mar 2019 at 12 PM - Written by Ben Hughes

As Eurozone data comes in slightly better than forecast this week, higher demand for safe haven currencies like the Swiss Franc has done little to push the Euro to Swiss Franc (EUR/CHF) exchange rate lower. Investors have been too hesitant to make major moves on the pairing ahead of today’s anticipated European Central Bank (ECB) policy decision. Since opening this week at the level of 1.1358, EUR/CHF has fluctuated fairly...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts Swiss Franc Forecasts

Euro to US Dollar Exchange Rate Today - EUR/USD Rises as US Trade Deficit Jumps to a 10-Year High

6 Mar 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) exchange rate rose over the course of Wednesday's session (06.03.2019), with the pairing currently trading at an inter-bank rate of $1.1317. This afternoon the US trade deficit hit a 10-year high, as the figure hit -$59.8B. Data showed that exports of US goods rose by $148.9B, while imports rose by $217.7B. This is the widest gap since 2008 when the US fell into a recession as a result of the...

CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts Euro Forecasts

New Best GBP to Australian Dollar Exchange Rate Since Brexit Referendum on Weak Australian Growth Stats

6 Mar 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Despite fresh Brexit uncertainties in the past few days, the British Pound to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate saw a surge in demand today that saw it trending near its best levels since 2016’s EU Referendum. This was largely due to an Australian Dollar selloff, as investors reacted to a disappointing slowdown in Australian growth. After last week’s impressive surge from 1.8315 to 1.8660, GBP/AUD has been able to...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Fails to Capitalise as US Trade Deficit Hits 10-Year High

6 Mar 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Widened US Trade Deficit Limits Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Downside An unexpectedly sharp widening of the US trade deficit helped to put a floor under the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate on Wednesday. As the deficit continued to swell in December, propelled by a decline in US export volumes, the mood towards the US Dollar soured. With the US trade gap now at a ten-year high this...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts