GBPEUR: What to Expect from the Bank of England

Pound to Euro Under Pressure as BoE Consider Stimulus

Pound to euro and pound to dollar remain trading at 1.11 and 1.22 respectively but the pound fell to a new 7 week low against the euro during yesterday’s trading as the yield that is returned on UK government debt dropped below 0 percent for the first time ever and expectation for the Bank of England to cut interest rates below zero for the first time in history increased. On Wednesday the Debt Management Office auctioned £3.75 billion of government bonds for maturity in 2023...
GBPEUR Stuck in Familiar Territory Near 1.17

GBPEUR Rate: Could MP’s Bullish Stance Regarding Brexit Push the Pound to Euro Rate...

The pound has begun to tread lower against the euro today and also during yesterday afternoon, as the message from the UK MP’s is that the deadline for Brexit remains intact. No News of Brexit Extension Causes GBP Weakness Some had hoped that there would be a delay to Brexit, or at least an extended deadline date for negotiations and for the deal to be in place owing to the pause in business globally due to the coronavirus. These hopes have been dashed recently though after...
GBP to EUR Slumps Ahead of Budget

Sterling – Euro Exchange Rates Remain Range Bound on a Quiet Day for Economic...

Yesterday the sterling to euro interbank exchange rate remained in a tight range, with a difference between the high and low for the day merely being 0.41%. The high of the day posted at 1.1508 and the low 1.1461. The GBPEUR rate appears to be at level of resistance and a pivotal point at 1.15, with very little for the market to feed off of today we saw little deviation either side. As the week progresses the economic data does heat up a little...
Pound to Dollar Rate Slips to One-Month Low

Sterling Remains Firm Against the Greenback

Sterling has been one of the best performers against the US dollar over the past week, gaining almost 7.5% in value. After touching 1.1477 on the interbank market, the pound recovered strongly and is now trading around 1.2350 (interbank market). Following the 35 year low on March 20th, the USD has been pegged back by the Federal Reserve’s ‘do whatever it takes” moment. The Fed’s unlimited quantitative easing plan provided investors with some much-needed respite, allowing them to ditch the dollar. The coronavirus pandemic...
GBPCHF Exchange Rates Reach Highest Levels Since Mid-March

Telephone Post Brexit Talks, Helps the Pound Continues Its Climb Back up Against the...

The pound has continued its rival against the Swiss Franc after seeing a low at 1.1090, the pound has recovered to 1.1880. As the spread of Covid-19 has taken over the world and increasingly dominating headlines for the first part of 2020, it has been the first major topic to overshadow the Brexit story much talked about for the last 4 years in Europe but particularly the UK. With the coronavirus putting the world on lock down it had been feared that with...
Pound to Dollar Rate Slides to 1.38

The Pound Continues to Rebound From Its 35+ Year Lows Versus the USD of...

Sterling remains under pressure however, with a slip below 1.23 on the back of the latest consumer confidence figures released from GfK. Highlighting that more than 70pc of UK businesses have confirmed that they were or would be impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic, demonstrating the intense impact that Covid-19 was having at the beginning of March before the UK government put us in to virtual lockdown. The stats confirm a sharp decline in the willingness of consumers to make major purchases. Lloyds business sentiment survey...
GBPEUR Stuck in Familiar Territory Near 1.17

Pound to Euro Exchange Rate Outlook: What Could Move GBPEUR Rates This Week?

The pound to euro exchange rate finished last week in a strong position, finishing the week above 1.19 on the interbank rate of exchange. The pound benefitted from the lack of any interest rate cuts by the Bank of England at their latest interest rate decision meeting. Sterling also appeared to find some favour as the UK left the EU Friday night, as it underscored that yes, Brexit is happening and removed some of the uncertainty. The euro also lost some ground on Friday as...
Pound to Dollar Rate Recovers as Risk Sentiment Improves

Brexit Withdrawal Bill Signed: What Now for the UK-US Trade Relationship and GBP/USD Rates?

This week marked the signing of the Brexit withdrawal bill in the House of Lords, which was then further signed by the Queen, making Brexit UK law. The bill confirmed that the UK will leave the EU on January 31st with no exceptions. Many are now questioning what Brexit will mean for the UK going forward and how its relations will be with allies like the United States, particularly from a trade standpoint. What Has Already Happened Concerning Brexit, the UK and the US? The day...
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...
GBPEUR Lower After IFO Business Report

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...