GBPEUR Above 1.15 and Looking for Guidance

Pound to Euro rate hits a 1-month high as Euro weakens due to Italian...

The Euro fell another half a percent against the Pound yesterday, after news broke over the weekend that the expected Italian coalition government is no longer looking likely to form. There were expectations that the five star movement and League would form the coalition over the weekend, but the Italian President Sergio Mattarella cancelled talks after the coalition put forward Eurosceptic, Paolo Savona for finance minister. The markets were already weary of the unfolding's in Italy due to the populist and Eurosceptic leanings, along with...
Euro Stages Comeback Against the Pound at the End of This Week's Trading

Pound to Euro forecast: 5 month high to sell Euros for pounds

The pound to euro exchange rate has this week hit 1.1194 on the interbank exchange rate, presenting the best time in 5 months to buy pounds with euros. Why is the pound weak against the euro? This is the combination of increasing uncertainties surrounding Brexit, combined with the European outlook not being quite as bad as expected. With the pound likely to struggle in the coming weeks with the Conservative leadership challenge looming, there could be more opportunities for euro sellers. This week saw some rather worrying...
GBPEUR Supported by Boris Johnson Reopening Update

GBP/EUR Forecast – Sterling Finds Some Support After Last Week’s Heavy Losses (Matthew Vassallo)

The Pound has found a level of support against the Euro this week, following a poor run over the past couple of weeks. GBP/EUR rates are now trading back above 1.14, which will be welcomed by any clients looking to execute a GBP/EUR currency exchange over the coming days. It’s been well documented that the Pound has been under pressure of late. Investors quickly sold off their GBP currency position, when it became clear that the Bank of England (BoE) would not be raising interest rates...
GBPEUR Exchange Rate: The Week Ahead May 9th

Andy Haldane’s comments knock Stirling back

GBP/EUR took a knock after Sterling's resurgence today. I think there is a strong possibilty this may have been caused by the BOE's (Bank of England) Andy Haldane. He  suggested theMPC (Monetary Policy Commitee) still has options including QE and rate cuts and that risks to inflation in UK and overseas may be skewed to the downside. He also stated  he does not see an immediate case to change interest rates and chances of a rate cut or rise are evenly balanced. He indictaed thatpolicy...
GBPEUR Lower for a Second Week as Bulls Shy Away

Best time to sell Euros into Sterling in 3 years as Article 50 will...

Sterling has continued to struggle against the Euro causing GBPEUR exchange rates to hit their lowest level to buy Euros in 3 years. The announcement made by Prime Minister Theresa May that Article 50 will be triggered by March 2017 has caused confidence in the Pound to drop against the Euro, US Dollar and other major currencies. The good news is that if you've been holding on to your Euros and waiting to buy Sterling this has gained you a huge amount extra in your...

Euro Rate Drops After Portugal And Interest Rate Decision

The Euro has lost a little ground against the Dollar and the Pound from yesterday following portugal leeting us in on the worst kept secret and finally requesting the need for financial assistance from the EU. Trichet didnt dissapoint markets and announced a 0.25 point interest rate rise for the Eurozone but didnt give strong commitments to a series of rate rises which some were looking for to ensure further gains for the Euro.
GBPEUR Lower After IFO Business Report

Pound close to 4 months lows vs the euro owing to political landscape

The pound to euro rate is now trading close to its lowest level in four months. British politics and the impact on the pound to euro rate There are a number of reasons for the pound's recent demise against the euro. The European elections have highlighted a problem with British politics and this has negatively impacted sterling exchange rates. It appears that the voting public are divided on the subject of Brexit and as of yet neither the Tories nor Labour have offered a clear path....
Pound to Euro Exchange Rate with UK Election Heating Up

Best rates for buying and selling Euros (Ben Amrany)

The pound was rocking and rolling against the Euro this morning spiking up to a level breaching over 1.22. Then at 10.00 am the Euro zone released their inflation figures which came out better than what the markets were expecting and the Euro strengthened to 1.2090. Disinflation has been one of the biggest concerns for the region as low inflation will hinder growth for the whole region. The figures this morning meant that it has given the European Central Bank some room for maneuver in...
GBPEUR Forecast – Internal Market Bill Drives GBP Lower

Is the trend of a strong April for the Pound about to end?

The seasonal trend of the Pound gaining throughout the month of April looks set to end this month, which is coincidentally the 13th month unlikely when the Pound is compared with the US Dollar. The Pound tends to perform well against most major currency pairs including the Euro during April, with the trend being attributed to the new tax year and a lot of dividend payments being made around this time in GBP denominated equities. It looks like 13th time unlikely as the Pound is trading...
GBPEUR Heads Lower After Data, BoE Comments

GBP/EUR stuck at pivotal point of 1.15 – Will rates break above or...

Sterling is currently sat around the 1.15 mark against the Euro and appears to be fairly range bound as we head towards the end of the trading week. Yesterday saw the most volatility for the pairing that we have seen this week following the European Central Bank interest rate decision and press conference, this led to a little Euro weakness and Sterling moving back up through 1.15. This rise was short lived however, as profit taking knocked the pound back below 1.15 and now we...