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GBP CAD Climbs Following Poor Canadian Inflation Print

25 Sep 2017 at 3 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

The Pound to Canadian Dollar exchange rate soared on Monday as markets continued to digest last week’s disappointing Canadian inflation figures and this week’s tenuous win for Angela Merkel. Canadian Data Disappoints, GBP CAD Capitalises Last week’s Canadian data prints proved somewhat disappointing for investors as the core inflation figure remained steady at 0.9% year-on-year in August – the same as the previous...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

GBP to NZD Exchange Rate Surges as NZ Election Result Causes Uncertainty

25 Sep 2017 at 1 PM - Written by Toni Johnson

Last week’s Brexit news caused the British Pound to New Zealand Dollar exchange rate to plummet, but when markets opened on Monday it was the New Zealand Dollar being sold due to political uncertainties. Markets digested the mixed results of New Zealand’s 2017 general election. After days of volatile trade, GBP/NZD fell from near the week’s opening levels of 1.8630 to 1.8400 last Friday due to a disappointing Brexit...

CATEGORIES: Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

GBP ZAR Exchange Rate Volatile Following BoE’s Credit Report

25 Sep 2017 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound South African Rand (GBP ZAR) exchange rate has fluctuated this morning as the Bank of England (BoE) released its latest consumer credit report. Pound (GBP) Stumbles on FPC Stability Report Sterling found its attempts to rally from its losses at the end of last week cut short this morning as the BoE’s Financial Policy Committee (FPC) released its latest financial stability report. The Pound was weakened by the...

CATEGORIES: South African Rand Forecasts

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 week as May’s Brexit speech in Florence, Italy, failed to give markets fresh information...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

Concerns about Next US-North Korea Clash Pushes EUR/USD Exchange Rate Higher

22 Sep 2017 at 2 PM - Written by Frank Davies

On Thursday’s trading session, the Euro steadily gained on the US Dollar. It initially opened at 1.1867 and closed at a higher rate of 1.1941. Euro Boosted by Forecast-Beating Economic Activity On the home front, the Euro has been supported against the US Dollar by initial PMI figures for September. On the month, Eurozone, French and German activity measures all showed growth against expectations. This was especially...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Advances Ahead of Key Brexit Speech

22 Sep 2017 at 1 PM - Written by Frank Davies

As investors anticipated a key Brexit speech from UK Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday morning, the Euro to British Pound exchange rate edged higher thanks to some strong Eurozone PMI projections. The pair could fall if the afternoon’s Brexit speech impresses markets however. The pair has seen mixed movement over the past week. EUR/GBP opened the week at the level of 0.8790 and briefly hit a high of 0.8891 before slipping...

CATEGORIES: Euro Pound Forecasts

EUR USD Climbs as Eurozone Consumer Confidence Beats Expectations

21 Sep 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

The Euro US Dollar exchange rate climbed today in the build-up to European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi’s welcoming address at the ESRB Annual Conference in Frankfurt and on the back of better-than-anticipated consumer confidence figures from the Eurozone. USD Initially Bolstered by Hawkish Policy Meeting EUR USD initially fell yesterday on a particularly hawkish shift in sentiment from the US Federal Reserve...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts

GBP CAD Exchange Rate Stable in Wake of Fed Policy Meeting

21 Sep 2017 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

The Pound Canadian Dollar (GBP CAD) exchange rate is trading in a narrow range this morning in the wake of a key monetary policy decision by the Federal Reserve. Canadian Dollar (CAD) Struggles to Advance following Fed Announcement The Canadian Dollar is struggling to advance in today’s session largely due to the strength of the US Dollar (USD) in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s latest monetary policy...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

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 trader uncertainty about national debt. The headline news has been that the previous...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

GBP CAD Fluctuates as Oil Prices Surge

20 Sep 2017 at 4 PM - Written by Minesh Chaudhari

The Pound Canadian Dollar exchange rate fluctuated today with the Pound bolstered by positive UK retail sales figures and the Canadian Dollar boosted by a surge in oil prices. UK Retail Sales Smash Expectations, Pound Gains The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed today that retail sales in the UK grew by 1% month-on-month in August, beating the 0.2% growth estimate, July’s print of 0.7% and proving the highest...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts