GBPUSD Rate: Sterling Exchange Rates ahead of UK Unemployment Data

Potential for another US interest rate hike and the impact of the UK’s meaningful...

The US Dollar has continued to fight back against the Pound this week and has already moved by 2 cents during the last few days or the difference of £2,400 on a currency transfer of USD $200,000. This movement demonstrates how volatile the currency markets are and highlights the importance of being kept up to date with a currency broker. After seeing some indifferent economic figures Stateside the data published yesterday showed an improvement in the services sector of 59.7 from 56.7 compared to the previous...
GBP to AUD Rate Weakens as the Aussie Strengthens on Positive Economic Data

GBP to AUD forecast: Further problems for the Australian dollar against sterling

The Australian dollar has lost further momentum against sterling as the latest Australian Growth numbers disappointed overnight. GDP for the quarter was released at 0.2% down 0.1% and GDP for the year fell by 0.2% to 2.3%. This data release puts further pressure on an economy that is already struggling. The slowdown in China due to the ongoing trade war with the US is causing investment to slow in Australia. The housing market in particular is under severe pressure and the Reserve Bank of Australia...
GBPCAD Rates: Lack of Faith in the Pound Highlighted by Oil Crisis?

GBP to CAD rate over 1.75 as Brexit withdrawal approaches on 29th March

The pound to Canadian dollar exchange rate is trading at the highest levels since June of last year creating a good opportunity for those looking to buy Canadian dollars. There has been a good move higher for GBP to CAD rates on optimism that a deal will be reached between Britain and the EU over Brexit. UK Attorney Geoffrey Cox was in Brussels yesterday with Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay meeting the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier. The markets have been poised for a breakthrough...
Pound to Canadian Dollar Rate Remains Towards the Top of Its Range Despite Fears of Brexit Negotiation Delay

Will GBP/CAD break 1.76 and could the BoC interest rate decision influence CAD exchange...

After a slight sell-off yesterday the Pound to Canadian Dollar exchange rate has started the day well, with the pair lodged just below 1.76 at the time of writing. The GBP/CAD rate has recently found resistance around this benchmark, although throughout the past year we have seen the pair climb as high as the 1.84's so I believe that we could see the GBP/CAD rate break 1.76 and test 1.80 again should we see a boost to Sterling or CAD weakness. Brexit still key driver for...
Pound to US Dollar forecast Will Brexit happen this month and the impact on GBPUSD exchange rates?

Pound US Dollar Forecast: With Brexit less than 4 weeks away what will happen...

Over the last few days it appears as though the talks between the US and China are improving and this could mean an agreement is reached in the near future. Part of the new agreement means that China will have to buy US based agricultural goods as well as reducing costs for American companies based in China. The US Dollar marginally strengthened against the Pound towards the end of last week and if the talks conclude this could provide the Dollar with further strength against the...
Pound to Australian Dollar Forecast: RBA Meeting Minutes Predict a Bleak Future Ahead

GBP to AUD forecast: GBP/AUD exchange rate breaches 1.87

In today's GBP to AUD forecast we look at how the rates are being affected by the high probability of a Brexit extension. The GBP/AUD exchange rate will still largely be dictated by Brexit. The next key event is due to take place before 12th March, but is likely to be on the day itself. Theresa May's Brexit deal is due to be voted on by Parliament and in it's present form I believe there is little chance the deal will be voted through. If we...
GBP to AUD Forecast - Brexit Leads to Constitutional Crisis

GBP to AUD Forecast: Australia’s Coal Exports put in Jeopardy

Australian Dollar suffers due to heavy reliance on China The Australian Dollar has lost ground of late due to coal trade between China and Australia. Last week we witnessed China put a ban on coal imports from Australia which caused a drop in investor confidence as coal is one of Australia's primary exports along with iron ore. It has been reported that five harbours in China will no longer allow coal to be cleared. The Australian PM, Scott Morrison has attempted to quell the situation stating that...
Gbp to Cad Exchange Rate Hits a 1-Month High as Risk Appetite Returns to Global Markets

Pound to CAD forecast: Could Canadian Dollar value fall?

Canada's fall in exports could affect Pound to CAD forecast Even with the lack of clarity surrounding Brexit Sterling has made moderate gains against the Canadian Dollar since August of last year. This has certainly not been without setbacks for those looking to purchase the Canadian Dollar with Pounds. The probability of a no deal scenario rising and falling has caused volatility on the exchange. We have also seen the chances of a rate hike fluctuating and the same can be said on oil price, Canada's...
GBPUSD Exchange Rate Volatility Following Trump’s Press Conference

Pound to Dollar Exchange Rates Push Back Over 1.30

Pound to dollar exchange rates has moved higher with good gains of over 1% seen yesterday for the GBP to USD pair taking rates above 1.30. The move higher comes ahead of an important meeting today between UK Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker. Optimism has been growing that there may be some sort of compromise or adjustment on the controversial Irish backstop, which has made the negotiations more difficult. There are two parts to this. It is believed...
GBP to USD Rate Breaks Through 1.35 Barrier

GBP/USD drops as UK data disappoints, will the pair remain below 1.30?

The Pound to US Dollar (GBP/USD) exchange rate has just hit its intra-day low as a raft of UK economic data releases have disappointed the markets this morning. Disappointing UK economic data Retail Sales figures in the UK disappointed for the month of January after being released at 2.5%, when the consensus was for 2.6% which was already a drop from the previous figure. At the same time the Consumer Price Index figures, which reflect UK inflation levels have now dropped below the Bank of England's...