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Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) Exchange Rate Up Nearly 1% on Eskom Crisis

19 Feb 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/ZAR Exchange Rate Soars on South African Economic Concerns The Pound South African Rand (GBP/ZAR) exchange rate soared 0.9% higher today, and is currently trading in the region of R18.3906. The South African Rand is coming under considerable pressure today as the South African government continues to provide financial support to South Africa’s major private electricity supplier, Eskom, which is currently facing a major...

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GBP to USD Exchange Rate Benefits from UK Job Market Report and Lasting Risk-Sentiment

19 Feb 2019 at 4 PM - Written by James Fuller

Mixed UK data and Brexit uncertainties didn’t prevent the British Pound to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate from extending its recovery attempts today, as Pound investors reacted with optimism to some stats while the US Dollar’s strength was limited by optimism surrounding US-China trade developments. Last week saw GBP/USD trending largely with a downside bias. The pair opened the week at the level of 1.2935 before...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

Pound Euro Exchange Rate News: GBP/EUR Steady as UK Wage Growth Misses

19 Feb 2019 at 1 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound (GBP) Exchange Rates Flat as UK Wage Growth Stalls The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate traded in a narrow range on Tuesday morning after the UK’s latest labour figures failed to elicit much of a response from GBP investors. This likely comes as a result of UK wage growth undershooting expectations at the end of last year. According to data published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) UK wage growth...

CATEGORIES: Pound Euro Forecasts

GBP to NZD Exchange Rate Limp as Investors Digest Last Week?s News

18 Feb 2019 at 5 PM - Written by David Woodsmith

After a plummet last week on Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) and Brexit news, the British Pound to New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate’s movement has steadied this week. Investors were hesitant to keep buying the New Zealand Dollar higher and sold it slightly from its best levels in profit-taking. Last week saw GBP/NZD open at the level of 1.9187, before spending most of the week plunging. After touching a fresh...

CATEGORIES: Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate Recovers from 3-Month Low

18 Feb 2019 at 5 PM - Written by John Cameron

Rising Risk Appetite Supports Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) Exchange Rate The Euro US Dollar (EUR/USD) exchange rate rose to $1.1322 on Monday. The pairing edged ever so slightly higher despite the lack of data from Eurozone and US markets being closed for President’s day. The Euro was able to gain on the US Dollar as risk appetite improved on the back of hopes for a US/China trade deal. Adam Cole, a Currency...

CATEGORIES: Euro Forecasts

Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) Exchange Rate Holds Ground in spite of Weak Household Confidence

18 Feb 2019 at 4 PM - Written by Frank Davies

Weakening UK Household Confidence Fails to Dent Pound Sterling Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) Exchange Rate The Pound Sterling to Canadian Dollar (GBP/CAD) exchange rate remained on a steady footing on Monday, even as Markit’s household finance index fell to an eleven-month low. Although confidence among UK households continued to sour this was not enough to drag the Pound down against its rivals, even though sentiment looks...

CATEGORIES: Pound Canadian Dollar Forecasts

Pound Sterling New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Slips despite ?Happy-go-Lucky? UK Consumers

15 Feb 2019 at 4 PM - Written by John Cameron

Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) Exchange Rate Slides despite UK Retail Sales Bouncing Back in January The Pound New Zealand Dollar (GBP/NZD) exchange rate has slumped over the course of the morning, and is currently down 0.3%, trading at an inter-bank rate of NZ$1.8680. This morning, UK retail sales exceeded expectations, bouncing back sharply in January and boasting the largest year-on-year rise since December 2016....

CATEGORIES: Pound New Zealand Dollar Forecasts

Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Recovers from One-Month Low as UK Retail Sales Strengthen

15 Feb 2019 at 12 PM - Written by Frank Davies

UK Retail Sales Boost Lifts Pound Sterling US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate A better-than-expected uptick in January’s UK retail sales data helped to lift the Pound Sterling to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate from its one-month low. As sales picked up 1.2% on the month this gave investors cause for confidence, suggesting that consumers remain unfazed by Brexit jitters. Analysts at TD Securities...

CATEGORIES: Pound Dollar Forecasts

Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) Exchange Rate Rises as Spanish General Election Called

15 Feb 2019 at 12 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/EUR Exchange Rate Rises as Spanish CPI Figures Fall The Pound Euro (GBP/EUR) exchange rate is up today and is trading around €1.1361 on the inter bank market. The Euro struggled against the Pound today following the publication of Spanish CPI figures for January, which fell by 1.3%. These were followed by disappointing Italian EU trade balance figures for December, which fell to € 0.613bn. Meanwhile the Spanish...

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Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) Exchange Rate Falls despite Worst US Retail Sales in Almost a Decade

14 Feb 2019 at 3 PM - Written by John Cameron

GBP/USD Exchange Rate Falls as US Retail Sales Plummet The Pound US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate is down today and is currently trading around $1.2817 on the inter-bank market. The US Dollar (USD) gained against the Pound (GBP) today despite US retail sales figures for December falling considerably below expectation by -1.2%. The monthly US retail sales excluding autos figure for December also fell unexpectedly by...

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