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


IMF warns of most dangerous risk to UK
IMF warns of most dangerous risk to UK

A withdrawal by the UK from the EU without reaching a clear deal to keep any economic integration is the largest risk to the British growth in the ...

Greenback ticks up, while pound remains afloat
Greenback ticks up, while pound remains afloat

The greenback can catch the breath on Thursday, being the leader among the key rivals, while the pound sterling remains at lounge zone after even M...

Euro, greenback and pound rally on Wednesday
Euro, greenback and pound rally on Wednesday

The decline in the euro’s value against the dollar in early Wednesday trading coincided with pounds’s rise, as investors had concerns a...

Pound jumps to seven-week peak before Brexit vote
Pound jumps to seven-week peak before Brexit vote

The pound soared to a fresh seven-week peak versus the dollar on Monday as investors digested Prime Minister Theresa May’s statement that fai...

Traders sentiment on major currencies on Monday
Traders sentiment on major currencies on Monday

Negative sentiment of the slowdown of China’s economy because of the export shortage influenced also the Australian dollar and kiwi. AUD and ...

Euro and pound heighten on Friday
Euro and pound heighten on Friday

The U.S. dollar eased on Friday against the several major currencies. The euro added 0.2 percent to $1.1519. The pound sterling in early trade show...

Stand-off time: euro vs dollar and pound
Stand-off time: euro vs dollar and pound

The dollar eased, so did sterling on Thursday when British PM Theresa May lost 2 votes pro Brexit in only two days. Unlike the euro, that builded u...

Brexit continues to weigh on pound
Brexit continues to weigh on pound

The Brexit remains the one of the major influencer of the financial world and the nearer the data of voting is, the more events are closely connect...

Brokers' Analytics


Theresa May survives no-confidence vote…what next?

Sterling offered a fairly muted reaction on Wednesday evening despite UK Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly surviving a vote of no-confidence in Parliament.The relatively subdued pr...

Forex Technical Analysis 17.01.2019 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar” After failing to continue the correction and updating the low instead, EURUSD is still trading downwards; it has completed another structure t...

Pound steady after May defeat; focus on no-confidence vote

Investors were thrown onto an emotional rollercoaster ride yesterday evening as Sterling rallied across the board despite Theresa May’s historic Brexit defeat in the House of C...

Sterling jittery ahead of Brexit vote

There was suspense was in the air today as anticipation mounted ahead of the “meaningful vote” on Theresa May’s Brexit deal later this evening.With speculation rife...

Forex Technical Analysis 16.01.2019 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has reached the target of the third descending wave; right now, it is forming the first correctional structure with the target at 1.1418...

Pound quivers ahead of Brexit “meaningful vote”

Sterling entered the trading week firmly gripped by caution as investors brace for a vote tomorrow on British Prime Minister May’s Brexit deal. Although market expectations rem...

Forex Technical Analysis 15.01.2019 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar” EURUSD is still consolidating around 1.1462; it has expanded the range towards 1.1484. Today, the pair may move downwards to reach 1.1442 and ...

A dovish Fed may not be enough to boost confidence after all

The first full trading week of 2019 may be characterized by improved investor sentiment, return of risk, and much less volatility in equity markets. Thanks to the U.S. FOMC minutes a...

GuruTrade users Blogs


Forex market review GBPUSD, December 4

The British pound advanced on Tuesday due to the broadly weaker dollar, which was affected by a fall in U.S. Treasury yields.

Forex Market Review EUR/USD, GBP/USD 22.11.2018

EUR/USD is expected to trade not far off 1.1400 mark. Some swings in price are likely as well as periodic attempts to drive the market out of a calm state. However, all these...

GBP/USD, EUR/USD. Forex Market Review 13-14.11.2018

Oil markets look more predictable than, for example, the British pound. Sterling fluctuates amid political news.

Most significant events for financial markets to watch this week – April 23-27

The highest number of financial reports of U.S. companies for the first quarter are due to be published this week. Such tech giants as Facebook, Amazon and Google are going to post...

Key events to watch in financial markets this week – April 16-20

This week, investors will remain cautious amid geopolitical uncertainty and trade tensions - traders will assess the situation in Syria and trade conflict between the U.S. and China.

How To Calculate Cryptocurrency Market Cap?

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How To Trade Bitcoin? Part 2

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How To Trade Bitcoin? Part 1

The foreign exchange market is the world’s biggest and most liquid market. And for today, the already intensive forex market expands to yet another direction, offering...

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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