Chart of price change GBP/USD

Currency pair GBPUSD represents the relation of the British pound sterling against the American dollar. The quotes of this currency pair show how many US dollars it is necessary to pay for the purchase of one pound sterling. In this couple, the British pound is the base currency, and US dollar — quoted. The currency tool GBPUSD is the third of popularity currency pairs among all and concerns in the majors.


Economic news


Pound recovers as PM May stays on course
Pound recovers as PM May stays on course

Sterling reversed declines on Friday after Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed she would get the Brexit deal signed, despite a number of ministers...

Sterling jumps as Brexit deal is seen within touching distance
Sterling jumps as Brexit deal is seen within touching distance

The pound surged on Tuesday after David Lidington, the prime minister’s de-facto deputy, said a Brexit deal was possible within the next 48 h...

Pound dips as market grows more sceptical about Brexit
Pound dips as market grows more sceptical about Brexit

Sterling hovered at a 10-day weak point on Monday amid broadly stronger dollar and revived concerns over a Brexit deal.

Dollar touches 16-month peak; Fed's interest rate hike in focus
Dollar touches 16-month peak; Fed's interest rate hike in focus

The dollar jumped to a 16-month peak on Monday as traders awaited a Federal Reserve interest rate hike in December, while worries over political ri...

British pound down with Brexit deal less probable
British pound down with Brexit deal less probable

The UK pound slipped today following the dollar’s rise, while upbeat mood of late concerning a possible Brexit agreement started to disappear.

Pound gains as EU and UK were close to reach deal on Irish border
Pound gains as EU and UK were close to reach deal on Irish border

The pound climbed a quarter of a percent on Tuesday as hopes revived for a Brexit agreement breakthrough, boosting demand for the British currency ...

Sterling steady on prospects of favorable Brexit deal
Sterling steady on prospects of favorable Brexit deal

The pound briefly leaped to a two-week peak on Monday after media reported Theresa May has secured a number of concessions from Brussels, including...

Pound set for second best week of 2018 on comments from BoE
Pound set for second best week of 2018 on comments from BoE

The pound surged on Friday, on track for its second best week of 2018 on rising hopes for a Brexit agreements and comments from the Bank of England...

Brokers' Analytics


Sterling shows signs of life; Bitcoin crashes!

Sterling came back to life on Wednesday after Theresa May won cabinet support for her Brexit deal. GBPUSD rallied more 170 pips on the news, but gave up some of the initial gains to ...

Forex Technical Analysis&Forecast 16.11.2018 EURUSD, GBPUSD

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is still consolidating; it has finished another ascending structure towards the upside border and right now is trading downwards. Possib...

Pound falls as Brexit resignations rock UK government

Today's pressPound falls steeply as Brexit resignations rock UK government The pound has fallen steeply against major international currencies after Theresa May’s governmen...

Forex Technical Analysis&Forecast 15.11.2018 EURUSD, GBPUSD

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has reached the upside target and right now is consolidating around 1.1305. If later the instrument breaks this range to the upside, the...

Forex Technical Analysis&Forecast 14.11.2018 EURUSD, GBPUSD

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”After forming another consolidation range around 1.1240 and breaking it upwards, EURUSD has finished a new ascending correctional impulse and r...

Dollar drive to encourage renewed round of pressure for EM

The Dollar strength story has returned to the scene with a vengeance, and it represents a risk of crumbling its counterparts across the globe. The Dollar Index has advanced to i...

Forex Technical Analysis&Forecast 13.11.2018 EURUSD, GBPUSD

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is still forming the fifth descending wave; right now, it is consolidating around 1.1246. Possibly, today the price may grow towards 1.1...

Forex Technical Analysis&Forecast 12.11.2018 EURUSD, GBPUSD

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is forming the fifth descending wave; it has already reached the target of this wave’s first structure. Possibly, the price may be...

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How Does Interest Rate Affect Currency Rate and Forex Market

The interest rates issue often appears on the agenda of various media outlets and many people are already aware that this is closely related to the global economy and finance and...

Currency pair GBPUSD differs in high volatility. Acute short-term fluctuations on price charts of this currency pair are caused by its instability that also affects predictability. The price of this trading instrument can show the considerable fluctuations exceeding a mark in 100 pips.

The main activity of the couple is observed during the European session, the quietest period can be noticed during Asian trading session. Currency pair GBPUSD owing to the unpredictability isn't recommended for the traders taking the first steps in the exchange market. The difference between the interest rates established by the bank of England and Fed has an impact on pairs dynamics.

When forecasting price maneuvers of a currency pair GBPUSD it is worth turning attention to geopolitical events in Great Britain, the EU, and the USA, and also to consider the major fundamental factors. Couple possesses positive correlation with the EURUSD trading instrument.

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