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,...
Pound to Euro Exchange Rate Surges Higher on Brexit Optimism

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...
Pound Sterling Forecast – Will GBP continue to bounce back?

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...
Better Than Expected UK Data Supports Pound to Euro Exchange Rate

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...
Pound to Euro Surges to 3-Week High

Pound to Euro rate near 26-week high on low ‘No Deal’ Brexit risk

The pound to euro interbank exchange rate stands at 1.1624 today at the time of writing. This is just 0.21% below sterling’s recent 26-week high versus the Eurozone’s common currency, its strongest since May 8th. In part, this is because, although there’s still uncertainty over Brexit and the UK’s general election, the financial markets think that there’s a very low probability of a ‘No Deal’ Brexit. Meanwhile, looking to today, the Bank of England looks set to keep UK interest rates steady at 0.75%. That said,...
Pound to Euro Forecast: Euro Sees 4-Month Lows as European Commission Primes for Growth Forecast and EU Data

GBP to EUR exchange rate: 3 month Brexit extension granted by the EU

The Pound continued to trade within the 1.15-1.16 interbank range at the end of last week as the market looks for its next move amongst some stagnant Brexit conditions. Today however, we have had further clarity on the extension being offered by the EU following the assertion on Friday that they will offer an extension but failing to confirm how long this extension would be. There has been little reaction by the Pound to this news. EU grants UK Brexit extension French President Emanuel Macron in...
Pound Sterling Rates Rally on Month End Flows

Pound to Euro forecast: How could the latest Brexit extension affect Sterling exchange rates?

The pound to euro exchange rate had risen slightly late yesterday on the interbank market with rates currently sitting at 1.1561, at one point rates were as low as 1.1533, its weakest in over one week, or since Wednesday 17th October. Yesterday, the EU announced that it will extend the UK’s Brexit deadline, yet will only decide by how long early next week, once the UK Parliament has decided whether to hold a general election. Boris to call for election next week, will Corbyn support...
GBP to EUR Forecast: Will Sterling See Further Losses Against the Euro?

Pound to Euro exchange rate: Sterling slides against the Euro as Brexit extension looks...

The pound to euro exchange rate has slipped from its 1.16 pedestal this morning following further Brexit delays from the House of Commons. Holding steady around 1.1550 at the time of writing the pound is still holding above the key 1.15 support level but looking for direction amongst the Brexit smog. PM Boris Johnson pauses legislation for latest Withdrawal Agreement Boris Johnson’s government looked close to progress yesterday evening when his amended Withdrawal Agreement Bill received support in the Commons by a majority of 30 votes....
Pound Sterling Forecast – How will GBP perform in August?

Brexit Pound to Euro exchange rate: How will Sterling react to Brexit this week?

The pound to euro rate is trading on the interbank rate at 1.1579, very close to some of the best rates for buying euros with pounds since May of this year. Parliamentary drama as Letwin amendment passes When the Asian markets begin trading shortly, we could see increased volatility as the currency market struggles to digest the developments this weekend. The developments include the passing of the Letwin amendment, which seeks to ensure Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Bill has received parliamentary approval by the Lords before...