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


Dollar's rally loses steam as Treasury yields slip
Dollar's rally loses steam as Treasury yields slip

The dollar failed to extend its recent rally on Tuesday as Treasury yields slumped after a broad rise in the currency boosted by easing U.S.-China ...

Dollar touches four-month peak vs. yen as U.S.-China trade war concerns ease
Dollar touches four-month peak vs. yen as U.S.-China trade war concerns ease

The dollar gained versus the yen on Monday, after comments of U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on U.S.-China trade relations triggered risk s...

U.S. dollar at the strongest level against yen, propped up by U.S. Treasury yields
U.S. dollar at the strongest level against yen, propped up by U.S. Treasury yields

The U.S. dollar inched up versus the yen today, attaining its highest in four months, as growth in U.S. Treasury yields, prompting better prospects...

U.S. dollar climbs to the top level since late December
U.S. dollar climbs to the top level since late December

The dollar index against a basket of 6 main currencies kept at 93.270 following preceding growth to 93.457, the top mark since December 22. This le...

Pound inches higher amid weaker dollar
Pound inches higher amid weaker dollar

The pound gained on Monday as the greenback slid versus major currencies and traders awaited economic figures that could underpin the currency afte...

Dollar under pressure from sagging Treasury yields
Dollar under pressure from sagging Treasury yields

The dollar’s recent rally lost its momentum on Monday with U.S. yields sliding as traders understood that the U.S. Federal Reserve is not goi...

Dollar drops most since March on weaker U.S. inflation
Dollar drops most since March on weaker U.S. inflation

The dollar wobbled below a 4-1/2-month peak versus a basket of main currencies on Friday after cool U.S. inflation figures prompted investors to cu...

Dollar steady at 4-1/2-month high ahead of U.S. consumer price data
Dollar steady at 4-1/2-month high ahead of U.S. consumer price data

The dollar was stable on Thursday after the 10-year U.S. bond yield surged above the key 3 percent level and traders awaited U.S. consumer price fi...

Brokers' Analytics


Pound finds a friend in BoE’s Vlieghe, Gold gains

The battered Pound was thrown a temporary lifeline on Tuesday, after hawkish remarks from MPC committee member Gertjan Vlieghe slightly stimulated UK rate hike expectations.Vleighe s...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 18.05.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDRUB, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is consolidating around 1.1818. If later the instrument breaks this range to the upside, the market may grow to reach 1.1876 and then fa...

Murrey Math Lines 18.05.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD)

18.05.2018EURUSD, “Euro vs. US Dollar”As we can see in the H4 chart, EURUSD may break the 1/8 level and later test the resistance at the 2/8 one.In the H1 chart, the pair...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 17.05.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDRUB, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is consolidating near the lows. Possibly, today the price may reach 1.1875, fall towards 1.1755, and then grow to return to 1.1875. If l...

FxPro Forex Analysis: Reports UK is Prepared to Stay Within EU Customs Union Send GBP Higher

British Media has reported that the UK is to inform the EU that they are willing to stay in the EU Customs Union beyond 2021. The Government agreed on a new “backstop” ea...

FxPro Forex Analysis: GBPUSD and USDJPY Analysis – May 16

The GBPUSD pair pulled back from resistance at 1.36000 this week and remains in a sideways consolidation pattern between 1.36500 and 1.34500, a 200-point range. USD strength yesterda...

Forex Technical Analysis & Forecast 16.05.2018 (EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDCHF, USDJPY, AUDUSD, USDRUB, GOLD, BRENT)

EURUSD, “Euro vs US Dollar”EURUSD is moving downwards. Possibly, today the price may reach 1.1812 and then grow towards 1.1875. Later, market may continue its decline wit...

FxPro Forex Analysis: USD Strength Leads Currencies to Break Key Levels

Japanese GDP fell to -0.2% from 0.0% expected for the quarterly Q1 figure and -0.6% from 0.0% expected for the yearly figure. This drop was forecasted, with an expectation for a reco...

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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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