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Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Falls as Macron Pushes for 15 Day Delay

24 Oct 2019 at 3 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Slides as PM Braces for EU27’s Decision The Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate was left edged down on Thursday afternoon, and the pairing is currently trading at around AU$1.8809. The pairing was left flat as Brexit uncertainty crept back up on the Pound and investors awaited the decision of whether or not the European Union would allow a Brexit extension....

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate Drops as Eurozone Manufacturing Decline Worsens

24 Oct 2019 at 3 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Contracting Eurozone Manufacturing Sector Keeps Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate on Back Foot As the German and Eurozone manufacturing sectors remained trapped in contraction territory the Euro to US Dollar (EUR/USD) exchange rate shed fresh ground. Investors were particularly concerned by the latest signs of weakness from the Eurozone’s powerhouse economy, which looks increasingly at risk of recession. Commenting...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts

GBP to CAD Exchange Rate Sheds Almost Half of Last Week’s Gains despite Weak Canadian Data

24 Oct 2019 at 11 AM - Written by David Woodsmith

Despite recent Canadian data falling short of expectations, they haven’t done much to offset hopes that the Bank of Canada (BoC) will avoid interest rate cuts in the coming months and this combined with Brexit uncertainty has left the British Pound to Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) exchange rate weaker this week. The Pound’s fresh weakness on Brexit and UK election speculation has been the primary cause of losses. Last week saw...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Steady, US Downplays November US-China Trade Deal

23 Oct 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/NZD Exchange Rate Rangebound, US-China Trade Uncertainty Returns The Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate held steady today, with the pairing currently trading around NZ$2.011 after the US Commerce Chief, Wilbur Ross, downplayed the possibility of a November US-China trade deal and dampened risk appetite in the ‘Kiwi’. Mr Ross commented: ‘It has to be the right deal, and it doesn’t have to be in...

CATEGORIES: New Zealand Dollar Forecasts Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate Flat Ahead of Draghi’s Final ECB Meeting

23 Oct 2019 at 10 AM - Written by John Cameron

Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate Muted Ahead of ECB Rate Decision The Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) exchange rate was left flat and the pairing is currently trading at around $1.1111. The single currency edged lower on Wednesday and was left under pressure ahead of Thursday’s European Central Bank (ECB) meeting. This week’s monetary policy meeting is outgoing President Mario Draghi’s final meeting, and while no...

CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts Euro Forecasts

GBP to ZAR Exchange Rate Tumbles on Fresh General Election Jitters

22 Oct 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Despite a lack of strong support for the South African Rand, a combination of trade sentiment and Brexit developments left the British Pound to South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate much weaker this afternoon. Fresh speculation that the UK government’s Brexit plans could be blocked and lead to a relatively long Brexit delay, as well as a general election, threw fresh uncertainty into markets and hit the Pound. Has the...

CATEGORIES: Pound Rand Forecasts

Trudeau’s Narrow Election Win Sends Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) Exchange Rate Lower

22 Oct 2019 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) Exchange Rate Slides as Trudeau Clings to Power The Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) exchange rate slumped on Tuesday morning, and the pairing is currently trading at around CA$1.6925. The Canadian Dollar edged up against the Pound and held near a three-month high after Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party clung to power in a narrow election win. However, Trudeau will now be prime...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

GBP to CAD Exchange Rate Struggles as Canada Heads to the Polls for Federal Election

21 Oct 2019 at 5 PM - Written by Minesh Chaudhari

Following a strong week for the British Pound to Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) exchange rate, this week could be poised to be even more hectic with the fate of the Brexit process and Canada’s 2019 Federal Election taking place. Amid these uncertainties, investors were hesitant to move too much on either the Pound or the Canadian Dollar and the pair ultimately trended within a tight region on Monday afternoon. Last week saw...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

Euro Pound (EUR/GBP) Exchange Rate Rises, Eurozone’s Economic Woes Continue to Weigh on Single Currency

21 Oct 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

EUR/GBP Exchange Rate Dips, Improving German PPI Fails to Boost Market Sentiment in Euro The Euro Pound (EUR/GBP) exchange rate eased today, with the pairing currently trading around £0.859 following today’s release of September’s German producer price index which rose above forecast from -0.5% to 0.1%, although this was not enough to boost optimism in the Eurozone’s flagging economy. Today also saw the year-on-year...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts Euro Pound Forecasts Pound Euro Forecasts

Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Falls as PM Awaits Speaker’s Decision on ‘Meaningful Vote’

21 Oct 2019 at 10 AM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Slumps as PM Pushes for ‘Meaningful Vote’ The Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate slumped on Monday and the pairing is currently trading around AU$1.8872. Sterling slumped at the start of the week against the risk-sensitive ‘Aussie’ after Downing Street said the Prime Minister was going to push for a vote on his Brexit deal. Over the weekend,...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts