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.


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Dollar retreats from 11-month peak; sterling firm after BOE meeting
Dollar retreats from 11-month peak; sterling firm after BOE meeting

The dollar fell from an 11-month high versus a basket of major peers on Friday as traders took profits after the currency’s recent rally, whi...

Dollar touches 11-month high on rate divergence between major central banks
Dollar touches 11-month high on rate divergence between major central banks

The dollar leaped to a 11-month top and the euro inched sown towards its 2018 lows on Thursday as traders considered an extended phase of monetary ...

Dollar firms as trade tensions linger
Dollar firms as trade tensions linger

The dollar was stable versus a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, as risks triggered by worries over a worsening trade relations between the ...

Pound extends decline on trade, Brexit worries
Pound extends decline on trade, Brexit worries

The pound dropped to a lowest level for 2018 on Tuesday, as global trade turmoil hit risk sentiment.

Dollar tumbles, U.S.-China trade row remains in focus
Dollar tumbles, U.S.-China trade row remains in focus

The dollar dropped versus the safe haven yen and Swiss franc on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump’s intentions to impose additional t...

Dollar steady near seven-month high, though trade worries cap gains
Dollar steady near seven-month high, though trade worries cap gains

The dollar climbed towards a seven-month top on Monday as traders bet the United States and China would avoid a full-fledged trade war, although te...

Pound wobbles at almost seven-month trough as dollar rises
Pound wobbles at almost seven-month trough as dollar rises

Sterling firmed on Friday above its weakest level since November, after impressive U.S. retail sales and a more hawkish Federal Reserve tone suppor...

Euro shows big reaction to ECB meeting, heading for worst week in 19 months
Euro shows big reaction to ECB meeting, heading for worst week in 19 months

The euro was on course for its worst weekly decline in 19 months following cautious European Central Bank's approach to roll back its easy-mone...

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Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 22.06.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDRUB, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has failed to fix below 1.1530; it has formed a new ascending impulse and may choose an alternative scenario to continue the correction....

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FxPro Forex Analysis: USD weakens as Supreme Court rules to Tax Internet Sales and Philly FED data disappoints

Markets have maintained the themes from yesterday overnight with the USD showing weakness on the back of poor Philly Fed data. The US Supreme Court ruled yesterday that US States can...

Trade war fears ease… but for how long?

Global stocks have bounced back to life after China’s central bank calmed markets by urging investors to “stay calm and rational”.While this move by the People&rsqu...

NZD and GBP under further pressure

The New Zealand dollar has been under intense pressure as of late and the upcoming GDP figures are expected to do it no favours. Market expectations are that we will see it drop from...

Pound wobbles ahead of Brexit showdown in House of Commons

It has been a terrible trading week thus far for the British Pound, as domestic political risk haunted investor attraction towards the currency.There was a sense of uncertainty after...

Euro plunges on dovish ECB twist

The European Central Bank has surprised financial markets by announcing that it will end its QE programme by the end of this year.Under plans revealed today, the central bank will ha...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 14.06.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDRUB, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD has failed to break 1.1726 downwards; the pair has been supported by the fundamental background and right now is still moving upwards. P...

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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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