Brexit GBP to EUR Update: Withdrawal Bill Approved and the UK Will Leave the EU at the End of the Month

Brexit GBP to EUR Update: Withdrawal Bill Approved and the UK Will Leave the...

This week saw the UK’s Brexit Withdrawal Bill signed and approved by the Queen, making the bill UK law and has ensured that the UK will leave the EU on January 31st. With the original bill being passed by the House of Commons back on January 9th, the bill landed in the House of Lords earlier this week. With the UK confirmed to leave the EU at the end of the month, an EU chief thanked the UK MEP’s in their final meeting on...
Key Week Ahead for Pound to Euro Exchange Rate as Boris Johnson Delivers Coronavirus Speech

Sterling Euro Forecast: Brexit Talks and Upcoming GBP Economic Data to Influence GBP/EUR Exchange...

In this piece we look we look at what has happened in the mega-saga of the Brexit deal this week, and what to look out for in the coming week. The UK met with the President of the EU Commission earlier in the week to set their Brexit talks underway. Both parties appeared positive about the talks and looked keen to get to work and resolve a trade deal. Both currencies did little to shift despite the positive beginning to the talks and encouragement...
Pound to Euro Exchange Rate Outlook: Busy Week Ahead for GBP to EUR Rates

GBP to EUR: Sterling off to a Good Start for 2020

The pound has had a good start to 2020 as it seems poised for further gains, particularly against the euro. This is despite a drop over the Christmas period, and at the time of writing, it is at 1.1794. It did reach 1.20 ahead of Boris Johnson’s large majority in the December election, and grew a whopping 5% in 2019. Over the next month, we could see the pound react more to the publication of economic data, as well as reactions to Brexit developments. Sterling...
GBP to USD Rate Breaks Through 1.35 Barrier

GBP to USD Rate Breaks Through 1.35 Barrier

The results are in and the Conservative party has achieved what it set out to do six weeks ago, by winning a huge majority that gives Boris Johnson the platform he needs to “get Brexit done”. Our faith in opinion polls has taken a battering in recent years, following a series of wayward predictions. This time around, however, the political surveys were consistently accurate, giving the pound v dollar rate some much-needed support during the campaign period. The pair subsequently hit seven-month highs (around...
Key Week Ahead for Pound to Euro Exchange Rate as Boris Johnson Delivers Coronavirus Speech

GBP to EUR Rate Rockets Following Huge Conservative Election Majority

Hopes that the Conservatives could win the majority they needed “to get Brexit done” caused the pound to strengthen by about 2% during the six-week campaign period. Having edged over €1.19 against the euro during election week, for the first time since May 2017, the pound’s upward march has gathered pace in the wake of the Conservatives huge victory. Sterling Reacts Positively to Conservative Majority Government In the immediate aftermath of his triumph, Mr Johnson stated that the result meant the Conservative government "has been given...
GBP to EUR Forecast: Will Sterling See Further Losses Against the Euro?

Sterling Declines Against the Euro as Concerns Grow over Hung Parliament

The pound to euro exchange rate stands at 1.1632, at the time of writing. This is 0.75 cents or 0.65% below sterling’s six-month high versus the Eurozone’s common currency, reached last Monday 18th November, at 1.1725. In part, the sterling vs euro interbank exchange rate has weakened this week, because the financial markets are increasingly uncertain that next month’s UK general election will deliver a stable, majority government. Also, sterling has weakened, because the UK’s manufacturing and services PMIs (Purchasing Managers Indices) for November...
GBP to EUR: Warning From Bank of England Chief on UK Economy Causes Sterling Volatility

Pound to Euro Exchange Rates: How Could a Conservative Majority Help Boost Sterling?

The pound to euro exchange rate has continued to trade over 1.16 on the interbank level since 11th October and is now consolidating it’s moves within a 1.16-.1.17 broad range. The market’s assumption at this stage is that a Conservative majority will be the outcome of December 12th general election and that a swift and orderly Brexit will follow. A general analysis of the Polls by Business Matters magazine shows that 42% of voters currently favour the Conservatives, compared to just 29% for Labour,...
Sterling - Euro Exchange Rates Remain Range Bound on a Quiet Day for Economic Data

Pound and Brexit Election Special: How Will the Pound React to the Winter Election?

This Christmas sees an extra dimension to the usual seasonal spirit, with December 12th the first British Winter election since 1923. Dubbed the ‘Brexit Election’, the ongoing saga over the UK Referendum result and ensuing political uncertainty is featuring highly. Historically, elections have seen the pound losing steam in the run up to the events, as the markets prepare for the various outcomes. Sterling has however been stronger as we approach the vote, why is this and what can we expect ahead? A Brexit Election One reason...
GBP to USD Rate: Sterling Rallies as Boris Johnson Returns to Office

Sterling rises 0.6% against the Euro as Brexit Party boost Conservative majority government probability

Pound to Euro exchange rates have risen across the board of major currency pairs today, and in the process GBP/EUR hit a 6-month high making the prospect of converting Pounds into Euros a more attractive proposition. Nigel Farage to target 317 Labour seats in UK general election The reason for the gains can be put down to Nigel Farage's Brexit Party deciding not to contest previously Conservative held seats in the UK's upcoming general election. The election is scheduled for the 12th of December which is...
Pound Remains Strong Against the Euro as Eurozone Debt Builds

Pound to Euro exchange rate: Could Sterling make further gains against the Euro next...

The pound to euro exchange rate stands at 1.1629 today, just 0.17% below its recent 26-week interbank rate high, reached on October 21st, of 1.1649. In part, this is because markets think that there’s a low chance of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit. This is because all the UK’s main political parties, except for Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party, are campaigning on the basis of the UK exiting Europe with an agreement. Shifting polls: GBP to EUR rate might be affected by UK election campaign shifting polls Next...