GBP/EUR - Pound to Euro forecasts

GBP EUR: Halifax Sees Signs of Housing Slowdown

GBP EUR: Halifax Sees Signs of Housing Slowdown

The GBP EUR exchange rate will look to bounce back from last week’s losses. Halifax released new data hinting that house prices may have peaked with a 0.1% slowdown. That comes after inflation and interest rates soared, putting pressure on the mortgage market. The Bank of England’s forecasts...
GBP EUR Advances Despite Better German Trade 

GBP EUR Advances Despite Better German Trade 

The GBP EUR exchange rate was back at the week’s highs despite a better trade balance from Germany. Europe’s largest economy saw a meagre trade surplus, but added an extra five billion euros in net trade.  The GBP to EUR traded at 1.1970; it is still shy of...
GBP EUR Holds Gains After House Price Data 

GBP EUR Holds Gains After House Price Data 

The GBP EUR exchange rate held gains above the 1.1900 level on Tuesday after Nationwide house price data came in near expectations. The 11% annual price increase was still a gain on the month; higher interest rates have not yet punctured the uptrend. Spanish unemployment made surprise...

GBP/USD - Pound to US Dollar forecasts

GBP USD Exchange Rate: The Week Ahead August 08th  

GBP USD Exchange Rate: The Week Ahead August 08th  

Two straight weeks of increases for GBP USD ended abruptly last week. The pair's steady decline against the dollar was punctuated by significant activity on both sides of the Atlantic.  On Thursday, the Bank of England (BoE) pushed interest rates up by 50 basis points (bps) – the most significant...
GBP USD Exchange Rate Nudges Higher Ahead of BoE Announcement 

GBP USD Exchange Rate Nudges Higher Ahead of BoE Announcement 

The pound was up on Wednesday against a weaker dollar ahead of the Bank of England’s monetary policy meeting. The central bank will likely hike borrowing costs again – this time at a quicker pace.  Money markets are currently pricing in more than a 90% chance of a...
GBP USD Exchange Rate Weakens as Investors Seek Safe-Haven Currencies 

GBP USD Exchange Rate Weakens as Investors Seek Safe-Haven Currencies 

The pound’s sharp rise versus the dollar was blunted on Tuesday by reduced risk appetite amid escalating US-China tensions over Taiwan.  Investors are focused on the Bank of England (BoE) policy meeting this week and a potential quickening of the central bank’s interest rate hiking cycle to rein...

GBP/AUD - Pound to Australian Dollar forecasts

GBP AUD at Pivotal Point as Tensions Rise between Australia and China 

GBP AUD at Pivotal Point as Tensions Rise between Australia and China 

The GBP AUD exchange rate fell for most of the week with weaker economic outlook for the UK and the Bank of England (BoE) forecasting a recession in Q4 2022. The BoE raised its inflation outlook to 13% for the British economy, which will continue to strain the economic outlook. Data...
GBP AUD Slips After Australian Retail Sales Rise 

GBP AUD Slips After Australian Retail Sales Rise 

The GBP AUD exchange rate was lower by -0.14% as Australia released new economic data and investors cut positions ahead of the Bank of England rate meeting on Thursday. Retail sales were up by 0.2% in June for Australia, while PMI figures showed expansion in services.  Markets now...
GBP AUD Surges After RBA Hikes Rates Again 

GBP AUD Surges After RBA Hikes Rates Again 

The GBP AUD exchange rate was higher by 1.0% on Tuesday after the Reserve Bank of Australia hiked by another 0.50%. The move took Australian interest rates to 1.85%, higher than the 1.25% in the UK. The BoE will have a turn on Thursday, but a maximum...

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