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


UK pound at the least level against the dollar in 10 months
UK pound at the least level against the dollar in 10 months

The UK currency kept near $1.30 today, while traders summed up the past week, when low figures of economy and bigger vagueness relating to Brexit p...

Dollar firm after Powell confirms economy's health
Dollar firm after Powell confirms economy's health

The dollar was steady versus its major counterparts on Thursday, underpinned by bullish comments from the U.S. Federal Reserve head Jerome Powell, ...

Dollar cuts gains ahead of Powell's testimony
Dollar cuts gains ahead of Powell's testimony

The dollar cut gains versus its main counterparts on Tuesday, moving lower as traders eyed Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell’s first con...

Pound dips following Trump's comments
Pound dips following Trump's comments

The pound lost half a percent, edging to a 1-1/2 week trough on Friday, as a broadly strong dollar and comments by President Donald Trump that Ther...

Pound climbs ahead of Brexit white paper
Pound climbs ahead of Brexit white paper

Sterling gained on Thursday as investors believed that a long-awaited Brexit blueprint could help restart talks on trade relations between the Euro...

Dollar stable at 1 1/2-week peak, U.S. price data in focus
Dollar stable at 1 1/2-week peak, U.S. price data in focus

The dollar was steady near a nine-day peak on Thursday, underpinned by concern U.S. inflation pressures will accelerate, though worries about risin...

Pound inches lower, BoE comments in focus
Pound inches lower, BoE comments in focus

Sterling inched down from $1.33 on Wednesday as traders digested the latest resignations of two key ministers and the possible impact on Prime Mini...

New China tariffs hurt yuan, Australian dollar
New China tariffs hurt yuan, Australian dollar

China's yuan sank towards an 11-month trough and the Aussie dropped on Wednesday after the Trump administration expressed its intention to impo...

Brokers' Analytics


Pound hammered as U.K retail sales disappoint

The British Pound was immediately attacked by sellers on Thursday morning after retail sales tumbled -0.5% in June, well below the 0.2% market expectation.  With wage growth dis...

Earnings season push equities higher; Dollar remains the favorable currency

Asian equities followed Wall Street higher on Thursday, as investors cheered strong quarterly results from corporate America that have taken away the focus from trade jitters, for no...

Pound crumbles as UK inflation fails to rise, Gold dims

Repeated signs of easing inflationary pressures in the United Kingdom could plant a seed of doubt among investors about whether the Bank of England will be raising interest rates in ...

Dollar softens ahead of Powell testimony, Pound wobbles

Global equity markets were mostly mixed while the Dollar dipped ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s first Congressional testimony later today.Powell’s testimony could offe...

Stock markets recover, Pound Trumped while Gold melts

Investors were placed on an emotional rollercoaster ride this week as trade tensions between the United States and China intensified.The Trump administration’s latest threats t...

Global markets consolidate, but sentiment remains shaky

Global equity bulls fought back on Thursday as investors re-evaluated the possibility of Washington imposing 10% tariffs on another $200 billion worth of Chinese imports.Market specu...

Pound gripped by political uncertainty

Investors are likely to remain extremely wary of holding onto the Pound this week due to ongoing political uncertainty in the United Kingdom.The sudden resignations of Foreign Secret...

Appetite for risk returns as investors shift to market fundamentals

Global equities kicked off the week on a positive note led by Wall Street, where the Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied 1.31% and the S&P 500 rose 0.88%. The financial sector w...

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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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