FXB - CurrencyShares British Pound Ster ETF

NYSEArca - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
135.93
-0.25 (-0.18%)
As of 3:39PM EST. Market open.
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Previous Close136.18
Open136.08
Bid134.29 x 2000
Ask134.56 x 2000
Day's Range135.86 - 136.25
52 Week Range118.33 - 139.08
Volume24,008
Avg. Volume84,714
Net Assets193.46M
NAV138.19
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield0.00%
YTD Return5.16%
Beta (3y)-29.37
Expense Ratio (net)0.40%
Inception Date2006-06-21
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  • Why the British Pound Rose despite Poor Economic Data
    Market Realist8 hours ago

    Why the British Pound Rose despite Poor Economic Data

    Is Volatility Set to Drop Further after Stock Market Rebound? The British pound (FXB) appreciated 1.5% against the US dollar (UUP) for the week ending February 16. Economic data reported from the UK in the previous week indicated that inflation remained higher at 3% in January and retail sales growth dropped to 0.1% as compared to the market expectation of 0.5%.

  • Equity Market Rout Stalled: Will US Dollar Resume Its Slide?
    Market Realist8 hours ago

    Equity Market Rout Stalled: Will US Dollar Resume Its Slide?

    Is Volatility Set to Drop Further after Stock Market Rebound? The US Dollar Index, whose slide had been stalled in the past two weeks, saw losses as markets recovered last week. Better-than-expected inflation growth should have increased the demand for the US dollar, but the surprise reaction of equity markets was also seen in the forex markets with the US dollar sliding against the major currencies.

  • What Prompted the British Pound’s Fall
    Market Realist6 days ago

    What Prompted the British Pound’s Fall

    The British pound (FXB) depreciated by 2.0% against the US dollar (UUP) in the week ended February 9. This fall comes as a surprise because the Bank of England, in its monetary policy statement and quarterly inflation report, sounded hawkish about the economy. The reason for the tepid performance of the British pound was weaker-than-expected economic data indicating lower industrial production and trade activity, and risk-off trading boosting demand for the US dollar.

  • What’s Boosted the US Dollar
    Market Realist7 days ago

    What’s Boosted the US Dollar

    How Did Smart Money Position Last Week?

  • How British Pound Speculator Positions Changed Last Week
    Market Realist14 days ago

    How British Pound Speculator Positions Changed Last Week

    Hedge Funds and Large Speculator Positions: Week Ended February 2

  • Have We Seen a Short-Term Bottom for the Dollar?
    Market Realist15 days ago

    Have We Seen a Short-Term Bottom for the Dollar?

    Hedge Funds and Large Speculator Positions: Week Ended February 2

  • Reasons for the 2.3% Appreciation of the British Pound
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Reasons for the 2.3% Appreciation of the British Pound

    This Week: Fed Meeting, Tech Biggies, and the Drowning Dollar

  • Here’s What Drove the US Dollar to a Multiyear Low Last Week
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Here’s What Drove the US Dollar to a Multiyear Low Last Week

    This Week: Fed Meeting, Tech Biggies, and the Drowning Dollar

  • Factors that Drove the British Pound over 1.38 against the Dollar
    Market Realist29 days ago

    Factors that Drove the British Pound over 1.38 against the Dollar

    The British pound (FXB) posted its fifth consecutive weekly gain against the US dollar. For the week ended January 19, the British pound (GBB) closed against the US dollar (UUP) at 1.3852, appreciating by 0.90%. British equity markets (BWX) were supported by the prospect of a soft Brexit.

  • How the US Dollar Could React to a US Government Shutdown
    Market Realist29 days ago

    How the US Dollar Could React to a US Government Shutdown

    The Week Ahead: The US Government Shutdown, ECB, and BOJ

  • Why a Soft Brexit Possibility Is Driving the British Pound Higher
    Market Realistlast month

    Why a Soft Brexit Possibility Is Driving the British Pound Higher

    The British pound (FXB) had another positive week as it reached an 18-month high against the US dollar. For the week ended January 12, the British pound (GBB) closed against the US dollar (UUP) at 1.3729, appreciating by ~1.2%. The gains in the British pound were driven by the higher chances of a soft Brexit deal, which could see economic relations between the UK and the EU remain mostly unchanged.

  • Why the US Dollar Is Losing Its Appeal
    Market Realistlast month

    Why the US Dollar Is Losing Its Appeal

    Macro Movers for the Week Ahead

  • ETF Databaselast month

    Lessons From 2017

    2017 was a roller coaster year for the global financial markets, as equities surged, alternative assets emerged and geopolitics carried even new implications with President Trump in the White House. For investors, 2017 saw no shortage of opportunities ranging from equities to currencies and all the way up to bitcoin. Many of these trends will remain relevant in the new year, giving investors another opportunity to capitalize. Although 2017 had many lessons, the following six were the most compelling ones from a financial market perspective.

  • Will the Pound Gain with Signs of a Soft Brexit?
    Market Realistlast month

    Will the Pound Gain with Signs of a Soft Brexit?

    The British pound (FXB) (GBB) continued to appreciate against the US dollar in the first week of 2018, rising 0.41% against the dollar (UUP). Comments from UK Chancellor Philip Hammond about the possibility of keeping the Customs Union with the European Union drove investors to increase the probability of a soft Brexit. With most of the bad news surrounding a Brexit being priced in, any positive development could continue to help the British pound appreciate further.

  • Why the US Dollar Began 2018 with Losses
    Market Realistlast month

    Why the US Dollar Began 2018 with Losses

    How the Markets Fared in the 1st Week of 2018

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    How Could the US Dollar Fare in 2018?

    The US dollar's long-term outlook looks marginally better in 2018 than in 2017.

  • How Currency ETFs Fared in 2017
    Motley Fool2 months ago

    How Currency ETFs Fared in 2017

    The dollar's losses were these funds' gains. Find out what's behind the greenback's poor performance.

  • Investopedia2 months ago

    Top 3 British Pound ETFs

    If you're betting on a recovery after Brexit, you might want to consider these British pound ETFs.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Can the US Dollar Gain Back Lost Ground This Week?

    The US Dollar index (UUP) failed to capitalize last week on the optimism from Congress passing the US tax reform bill.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Why the US Dollar Resisted the Fed’s Latest Rate Hike

    According to Reuters, the US dollar (USDU) net short positions increased to ~-$7.8 billion during the week ended December 15 compared to ~-$4.3 billion in the previous week.

  • Market Realist2 months ago

    Will the US Dollar Surge Higher after FOMC Meeting?

    The US Dollar Index (UUP) continued its ascent against the other major currencies as investors positioned for a rate hike from the Fed and reacted to the increased possibility of tax reforms by the end ...

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    Will the US Dollar Surge on Tax Reform News?

    The US Dollar Index (UUP) managed to close the week ending December 1 in positive territory with a gain of 0.14%.

  • ETF Database3 months ago

    ETF Scorecard: December 1 Edition

    To help investors keep up with the markets, we present our ETF Scorecard. The Scorecard takes a step back and looks at how various asset classes across the globe are performing. The weekly performance is from last Friday’s open to this week’s Thursday close.

  • Market Realist3 months ago

    Reasons behind a 3rd Weekly Loss for the US Dollar

    The US Dollar Index (UUP) had another bad week as traders offloaded long dollar positions amid tax reform uncertainty last week.

  • Investopedia3 months ago

    Top 3 British Pound ETFs

    If you're betting on a recovery after Brexit, you might want to consider these British pound ETFs.