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


British pound about to record significant weekly rise
British pound about to record significant weekly rise

The UK pound added today, with worries of the emerging economies prospects allayed by a solid rates lift in Turkey, along with an upped growth pred...

Pound hovers at one-month peak ahead of BoE meeting
Pound hovers at one-month peak ahead of BoE meeting

The pound was firm on Thursday ahead of Bank of England monetary policy meeting due later in the day, as regulator is widely expected to hold inter...

Pound slips down as May faces ousting
Pound slips down as May faces ousting

The pound dropped on Wednesday after reports of a Conservative MPs open discussion on how to oust Prime Minister Theresa May amid uncertainty over ...

Dollar slides amid NAFTA talks
Dollar slides amid NAFTA talks

The dollar dropped on Wednesday as media reported Canada was ready to make a concession to the U.S. to find a solution in their negotiations over u...

Pound rises on Brexit optimism, yen slides
Pound rises on Brexit optimism, yen slides

The yen dipped on Tuesday on announcement a Japan-based chipmaker was purchasing a U.S. counterpart for $6.7 billion, while the pound firmed after ...

Pound recovers following largest weekly fall in a month
Pound recovers following largest weekly fall in a month

The pound ticked up on Monday following its largest weekly slump in a month last week versus a broadly stronger dollar as traders cut some large sh...

Pound recovers from day's trough, trade war fears persist
Pound recovers from day's trough, trade war fears persist

The pound rebounded from a two-week trough on Wednesday following solid services PMI data, though the British currency was on course for a fifth se...

Dollar rises for fifth session
Dollar rises for fifth session

The dollar leaped on Wednesday on rising worries that U.S. will slap tariffs on $200 bn of Chinese goods by the end of the week.

Brokers' Analytics


Tech Analysis 18.09.2018: EUR/USD, GBP/USD, USD/CHF, USD/JPY...

EURUSD The EURUSD is consolidating and may bounce off 1.1700 today to go further down, to reach 1.1660 first, and then, after breaking it out, the first target at 1.1604.GBPUSDThe GB...

Gold edges up, Dollar softens while Pound holds above $1.30

It has been a fairly cautious start to a busy trading week with movements observed across currency and stock markets somewhat muted as investors remained on the side-line.Reports tha...

Rand to remain volatile this week

Optimism that the moves from both the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT) and Central Bank of Russia (CBR) to raise respective interest rates late last week should provide ...

Forex Technical Analysis&Forecast 17.09.2018 EURUSD, GBPUSD

EURUSD The EUR reached $1.1620 against the USD, which was the downward wave local target. This may lead to a correction towards $1.1660, and then a fall till $1,1600, which is going ...

Murrey Level Analysis for EUR/USD and GBP/USD: Sep 17, 2018

17.09.2018EUR/USDOn H4, 7/8 breakout may lead to the EUR/USD price rising till 8/8.On H1, the price bounced off the support at 5/8, and now is likely to reach the 8/8 resistance.In c...

Stocks rise on trade optimism, Dollar limps into weekend

Global equity markets look set to conclude the week on a positive note as renewed hopes for fresh US-China trade negotiations support risk appetite.Market sentiment was also boosted ...

Murrey Math Lines 14.09.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD)

14.09.2018EURUSD, “Euro vs. US Dollar”In the H4 chart, EURUSD is expected to test the resistance at the 8/8 level, rebound from it, and then resume falling towards the su...

Forex Technical Analysis&Forecast 14.09.2018 EURUSD, GBPUSD

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has completed another ascending structure. Possibly, today the pair may be corrected to reach 1.1625 and then form a new ascending struc...

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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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