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 slips in runup to Brexit symbolic voting
British pound slips in runup to Brexit symbolic voting

The British currency fell to its 4-week low in a runup to parliamentary symbolic debate on Brexit on Thursdays to get the sense how the opinion was...

Pound jumps in thin tradings and Brexit delay prospect
Pound jumps in thin tradings and Brexit delay prospect

The British currency dipped in early trading on Wednesday below $1.29 on recent inflation data, which sank to a 2-year low in the previous month am...

Pound slips again, reaping rewards from UK economy weak data
Pound slips again, reaping rewards from UK economy weak data

The British pound eased on Tuesday to a new 3-week low on doubts that Theresa May will succeed in convincing the EU to pass changes to Brexit deal.

Pound dips, GDP data holds upper hand
Pound dips, GDP data holds upper hand

The British currency dropped versus the U.S. dollar, causing it to trade at a rate of $1.29 on Monday because the traders have shortened the positi...

BoE points at UK weak outlook, pound recovers
BoE points at UK weak outlook, pound recovers

The Bank of England voted to preserve the 0.75 percent Bank Rate during its first policy meeting this year and confirmed its plans to smooth and li...

British pound slips on softening service sector report
British pound slips on softening service sector report

The British currency slips to around 2-week lows on weak job data in services sector. The service industry is the dominant one in UK hasn’t r...

British currency slips as Brexit agiotage in deadlock
British currency slips as Brexit agiotage in deadlock

British sterling exhibited more than a half percent drop against the euro in the runup to the weekend at 1.1377, having been recently as high as 1....

British pound firms on pivotal Brexit meeting in February
British pound firms on pivotal Brexit meeting in February

The British currency remained firm on Thursday as Britain expressed its readiness to discuss with EU the variants of resolving the Ireland’s ...

Brokers' Analytics


Forex Technical Analysis 18.02.2019 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has completed the descending structure at 1.1240 along with the correction. Possibly, today the pair may grow with the short-term target...

Murrey Math Lines 18.02.2019 (EURUSD, GBPUSD)

18.02.2019EURUSD, “Euro vs. US Dollar”As we can see in the H4 chart, last Friday EURUSD rebounded from the support the 0/8 level and may later resume growing towards the ...

EM currencies wait on trade talks; Yuan weakens

Emerging market currencies held steady near the end of the week as cautious optimism over the progress of US-China trade talks supported appetite for riskier assets.

Forex Technical Analysis 15.02.2019 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD may choose an alternative scenario and form one more ascending structure to continue the correction towards 1.1320. 

Murrey Math Lines 15.02.2019 (EURUSD, GBPUSD)

15.02.2019EURUSD, “Euro vs. US Dollar”As we can see in the H4 chart, EURUSD is still trading below the 3/8 level and may continue falling towards the support at the 0/8 o...

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Forex Technical Analysis 14.02.2019 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”After finishing another descending structure at 1.1300, EURUSD has formed the downside continuation pattern and broken 1.1290 downwards to star...

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The Pound was clearly disinterested this afternoon after Prime Minister Theresa May asked Members of Parliament to grant her more time for Brexit talks.Investors who were hoping for ...

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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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