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Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Sinks as US Housing Price Figures Improve

25 Jun 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/USD Exchange Rate Falls as US-China Trade Talk Optimism Rises The Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate eased today and is currently trading around $1.2724 on the interbank market. The US Dollar (USD) edged higher against the Pound (GBP) following the publication of the US Housing Price Index figures for April, which rose above the expected 0.2% to 0.4%. However, these were followed by the annual S&P/Case-Shiller...

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Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Slips as Conservative Leadership Contest Continues

25 Jun 2019 at 3 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Falls as Johnson ‘Serious’ About Leaving the EU The Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate slumped, and the pairing is currently trading at an inter-bank rate of AU$1.8240. On Tuesday, front-runner Boris Johnson revealed that getting the UK out of the EU was a ‘do or die’ commitment. In an earlier interview with the BBC, Johnson said he was...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

EUR to GBP Exchange Rate Avoids Losses despite Concerning German Business Sentiment

24 Jun 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Tim Boyer

Last week saw European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi took a dovish shift in tone, but despite this the Euro to British Pound (EUR/GBP) exchange rate ultimately climbed throughout the week due to concerns about UK politics and Brexit causing broad weakness in the Pound. The Euro continued to edge higher today despite the latest Eurozone data coming in mixed. After opening last week at the level of 0.8925, EUR/GBP...

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Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Sinks as NZ Credit Card Spending Increases

24 Jun 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/NZD Exchange Rate Fell as NZ Traders Brace for Trade Balance Figures The Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate fell today and is currently trading around NZ$1.9269 on the interbank market. The New Zealand Dollar (NZD) rose against the Pound (GBP) following the release of the annual NZ credit card spending figures for May, which rose above consensus 5.4% to 6.6%. NZD traders will, however, be awaiting the...

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Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Slips as Chance of RBA Rate Cut Edges Lower

24 Jun 2019 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Falls on an Upbeat RBA The Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate fell and the pairing is currently trading at an inter-bank rate of AU$1.8310. On Monday an upbeat speech from the Reserve Bank of Australia’s (RBA) Governor Philip Lowe likely provided an upswing of support for the ‘Aussie’. Despite speaking of risks to global growth, the RBA Governor...

CATEGORIES: Pound Australian Dollar Forecasts

Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate Flat as Eurozone Flash PMI Composite Hits Seven-Month High

21 Jun 2019 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate Muted as Eurozone Optimism Slumps to Four-and-a-Half Year Low The Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) exchange rate remained muted and the pairing is currently trading at an inter-bank rate of $1.1299. On Friday data showed that the Eurozone’s flash PMI composite hit a seven-month high of 52.1 in June. Growth was largely driven by the service sector, which offset the ongoing downturn in the...

CATEGORIES: American Dollar Forecasts Euro Forecasts

Pound Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate Moves Lower as UK Borrowing Figures Disappoint

21 Jun 2019 at 11 AM - Written by Frank Davies

Disappointing UK Borrowing Figures Dent Pound Sterling Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) Exchange Rate May’s UK public sector net borrowing data helped to drive the Pound Sterling to Australian Dollar (GBP/AUD) exchange rate down ahead of the weekend. As borrowing clocked in at 5.1 billion, roughly a billion higher than forecast, this left investors with little incentive to buy into the Pound on Friday. With the Conservative...

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Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Sinks despite Five-Year Low NZ Growth Figures

20 Jun 2019 at 2 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/NZD Exchange Rate Falls despite Rising RBNZ Rate Cut Fears The Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate fell today and is currently trading around NZ$1.9295 on the interbank market. The New Zealand Dollar (NZD) exchange rate rose following last night’s publication of the NZ GDP figures for the first quarter, with the quarterly figures increasing by 0.6%. Annual GDP figures, however, rose above the forecast...

CATEGORIES: New Zealand Dollar Forecasts Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

Pound US Dollar Exchange Rate News: GBP/USD Breaches $1.27 as Fed Signals Potential Rate Cuts ahead

20 Jun 2019 at 11 AM - Written by John Cameron

US Dollar (USD) Exchange Rates Sink on Dovish Fed Signals The US Dollar (USD) remains in retreat against the Pound (GBP) and the majority of its other peers this morning following the Federal Reserve’s policy decision on Wednesday. While the Fed kept rates on hold this month as expected the US Dollar was driven lower as the US central bank signalled that is prepared to reserve some of last year’s rate hikes. After...

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USD to JPY Exchange Rate Tumbles as Markets Bet on July Interest Rate Cut from Federal Reserve

20 Jun 2019 at 11 AM - Written by David Woodsmith

Despite the Bank of Japan (BoJ) also warning of mounting global risks, the US Dollar to Japanese Yen (USD/JPY) exchange rate has tumbled to its worst levels since January this week due largely to Central Bank speculation. Rising bets that the Federal Reserve will cut US interest rates next month are keeping the pair under pressure, despite speculation that the Bank of Japan could also loosen Japan’s monetary policy over the next...

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