GBP/AUD Forecast - Is the pound likely to make a move back towards 1.85?

GBP to AUD Rate Spikes to 1.85 on Brexit Backstop Developments

The pound to Australian dollar exchange rate has risen further after a solid of week of gains largely driven by Brexit developments. Last night saw a further spike for the GBP to AUD rate on reports that the Democratic Unionist Party would support Theresa May’s deal if there is a time limit on the backstop. This is a big development as the Government rely on these votes to support votes in the House of Commons. However there is no sign from the EU that there...
A breakthrough in the Brexit negotiations?

Australian housing market a concern for Australian dollar sellers

It's been a tough week for the Australian dollar exchange rates as credit rating Fitch suggested further falls are on the horizon for house prices in Australia. Fitch is seen as one of the three big credit rating agencies that give forward guidance and they are predicting that another 5% fall for the housing market within the next 12 months. It's key to note that since the housing market started to decline in recent years we have seen a 6.7% fall across Australia. The decline...
GBP to AUD forecast: Is Sterling's advance against the Australian Dollar justified?

GBP to AUD Forecast: Will the Pound continue to improve against the Australian Dollar?

GBP to AUD Forecast: The Pound continues its fantastic run against the Australian Dollar The Pound has been performing very well against the Australian Dollar in recent weeks gaining by as much as 9 cents since the start of December. This is a difference of £5,850 on a currency transfer of AUD $200,000. This particular statistic highlights the importance of keeping up to date with what is happening to the foreign exchange markets and especially the GBP/AUD exchange rate which has moved a huge amount in...
GBP/AUD Rates Fall Back Towards 1.80 as UK Prepares for Crunch Brexit Vote

GBP/AUD Rates Fall Back Towards 1.80 as UK Prepares for Crunch Brexit Vote

GBP/AUD rates have fallen back towards 1.80, with the Pound's resistance around this threshold coming under pressure once again. Reports this morning from former Brexit Secretary David Davis suggest that UK Prime Minister Theresa May could once again delay the “meaningful vote” on January 14th, when MP’s will vote on her current Brexit deal with the EU, if she looks set to lose it. The PM has already delayed the vote once and Davis feels she may have to do the same again to avoid a...
Will GBPAUD levels drop back below 1.80?

GBP to AUD Forecast: How will GBP/AUD rates perform this January?

In this GBP to AUD forecast I discuss the expectations for the GBP/AUD exchange rate in January. Rates are likely to be largely dependent on the outcomes from the two biggest drivers on the currency markets at present, namely Brexit and also the Trade Wars. Trying to predict these factors is no easy feat and clients relying too much on one particular outcome, might be wise to consider all eventualities. The January 14th Parliamentary vote on Theresa May's Brexit will be a huge factor in...
Pound to Australian dollar rate rockets after RBA reverses its position on interest rates

Theresa May urged to consider alternative Brexit deal

May remains defiant Secretary of State for International Trade, Liam Fox and another senior Tory MP, Damian Hinds, both considered close allies of Theresa May, have called for a vote in the House of Commons on possible alternatives to the PM's current Brexit deal. The alternatives to be considered are wide ranging, from a Norway plus deal to a potential no deal. The PM is currently standing behind her own deal despite being stone walled by Brussels. Jean Claude Junker, European Commission President stated the following: "We don't...
GBP to AUD forecast: Australian Economy Continues to Show Improvement

GBP to AUD forecast: Australian Economy Continues to Show Improvement

The AUD has performed well against GBP of late, gaining approximately four cents during the past week. To put this in monetary terms, that is the equivalent of an additional £2,500 on a £200,000 AUD to GBP currency exchange. The reason for this fluctuation in GBP to AUD rates is likely to be linked more to a sell-off of GBP positions, than an influx into the AUD by investors. It seems investors are becoming increasingly concerned that UK MPs will vote down UK Prime Minister...
GBP to AUD forecast: Is Sterling's advance against the Australian Dollar justified?

GBP to AUD forecast: December 11th is the day to look out for if...

GBP to AUD forecast: The next 7 days could have a major influence on the future of GBP/AUD exchange rates as Theresa May is doing everything in her power to convince Conservative MPs to back her Brexit deal. Over the last 6 weeks GBP/AUD exchange rates have been dropping like a stone. Currently the currency pair has fallen 13 cents and the likelihood is further falls are on the horizon up until December 11th. December 11th is arguably the most important day for the UK economy...
GBP vs AUD: Australian Dollar drops after RBA comments signal a bearish outlook

GBP/AUD Forecast: Pound Strengthens on Reports of Brexit Deal

The pound is making gains against the Australian dollar once again with GBP/AUD rates having pushed back over 1.80. The strength in the price of sterling is largely coming from renewed confidence in the ongoing Brexit negotiations. The Sunday Times this weekend have reported that a deal is very much underway and there is a growing chance that an emergency EU summit will now take place later in November. Brexit news: EU to change stance on Irish border? It has been reported that the EU's chief...
GBP to AUD rates: Will Sterling get back to 1.80 against the Australian Dollar?

GBP/AUD exchange rates fairly stable – Will Trump be the key to the next...

Sterling has remained in a reasonably stable range against the Australian Dollar over the course of the trading week, seeing a drop off earlier in the week following the key resignation from Boris Johnson, only to then creep back up again a few days later when Donald Trump headed for more trade wars with China. Political uncertainty and further comments from Trump (this time regarding the U.K) over the past 24 hours have both knocked Sterling ever so slightly but all in all we have...