GBPUSD=X - GBP/USD

CCY - CCY Delayed Price. Currency in USD
1.2560
-0.0033 (-0.2612%)
As of 4:28PM BST. Market open.
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Previous Close1.259
Open1.259
Bid1.256
Day's Range1.255 - 1.26
52 Week Range1.2481 - 1.3360
Ask1.256
  • MarketWatch4 hours ago

    London markets flat as investors look to central banks

    LONDON MARKETS European markets were unusually calm Monday as investors contemplated whether central banks would save them from the impacts of the continuing U.S.-China trade battle. How did markets perform? The Stoxx 600 (XX:SXXP) was flat at 378.

  • Europe markets quiet as Fed meeting in focus
    MarketWatch5 hours ago

    Europe markets quiet as Fed meeting in focus

    EUROPE MARKETS European markets were unusually calm Monday as investors contemplated whether central banks would save them from the impacts of the continuing U.S.-China trade battle. How did markets perform? The Stoxx 600 (XX:SXXP) was flat at 378.

  • GBP/USD Price Forecast – British pound pulls back
    FX Empire3 days ago

    GBP/USD Price Forecast – British pound pulls back

    The British pound pulled back a bit during the trading session on Friday before bouncing slightly. At this point, it looks as if the market is trying to form some type of base, so approaching the market as such could be beneficial.

  • MarketWatch3 days ago

    London markets decline as China data stokes growth fears

    London markets fell into negative territory as China industrial production figures disappointed, fueling fears of a global economic slowdown

  • MarketWatch3 days ago

    China data whacks European markets

    Fears of a slowing global economy were stoked as China’s industrial production fell short of expectations

  • As the Aussie and Kiwi Sink Focus Shifts to U.S Retail Sales and the USD
    FX Empire3 days ago

    As the Aussie and Kiwi Sink Focus Shifts to U.S Retail Sales and the USD

    It’s a litmus test for the U.S economy today. Retail sales and consumer sentiment figures will give the FED an idea of how consumers really feel.

  • Investing.com3 days ago

    Dollar Mixed as Risk Appetite Ebbs Ahead of Weekend

    Investing.com -- The dollar was lower against the yen and euro early Friday in Europe but higher against risk proxies such as the Aussie dollar as traders shunned risk ahead of a weekend set to be marked by geopolitical tensions.

  • Forex Daily Recap – Aussie Pair Slipped over Disappointing Job Data
    FX Empire4 days ago

    Forex Daily Recap – Aussie Pair Slipped over Disappointing Job Data

    Oil prices rose around 3.8% in the early hours as two Saudi Oilers got attacked in the Gulf of Oman. Cable down as Brexit Hardliner Boris won the first ballot. Weak Jobless Claims strengthened rate cut hopes.

  • MarketWatch4 days ago

    London markets advance as major oil companies react to alleged attack

    London markets were led by major oil companies as benchmarks jumped on news of an incident involving two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. The pound (GBPUSD) ticked down 0.1% to $1.2674. Analysis in the FT suggested traders appear to be shrugging off potential stimulus by the European Central Bank, as neither the euro nor bond yields reacted as expected to last week’s dovish talk at the ECB meeting.

  • MarketWatch4 days ago

    Europe markets climb as oil prices rise on tanker incident

    Europe markets were lifted by rising oil prices sparked by news of an incident involving two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz. The U.K.’s FTSE 100 (UK:UKX) also edged up 0.2%, following Wednesday’s 0.4% decline.

  • Investing.com4 days ago

    U.S. Dollar Inches Up as Investors Eye Fed Cut

    The U.S. dollar was slightly higher on Thursday as traders increased expectations that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates in the coming months. Consumer inflation data on Wednesday helped support the case for a cut, as it slipped from the Fed's 2% target. Traders have been speculating on the possibility of the central bank changing its course on monetary policy due to slowing inflation and rising trade tensions.

  • Trade War Chatter and the UK Leadership Race Put the USD and GBP in Focus
    FX Empire4 days ago

    Trade War Chatter and the UK Leadership Race Put the USD and GBP in Focus

    The Greenback is on the back foot early as the Asian markets respond to softer inflation out of the U.S. Australian employment figures failed to impress this morning.

  • GBP/USD Price Forecast – British pound running into resistance
    FX Empire5 days ago

    GBP/USD Price Forecast – British pound running into resistance

    The British pound rallied a bit during the trading session early on Wednesday but ran into a significant amount of resistance in the form of the 1.2750 level. That’s an area that has been resistive more than once so don’t be surprised at all to see a pullback.

  • FTSE 100 retreats as crude oil slump weighs on commodity-heavy benchmark
    MarketWatch5 days ago

    FTSE 100 retreats as crude oil slump weighs on commodity-heavy benchmark

    London’s main stock benchmark head lower Wednesday as renewed doubts over a U.S.-Sino trade deal and slumping crude-oil prices undercut global risk appetite.

  • Investing.com5 days ago

    U.S. Dollar Flat as Inflation Supports Fed Rate Cut

    The U.S. dollar pared back earlier gains after tame inflation data supported the case for the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates. The U.S. dollar index, which measures the greenback’s strength against a basket of six major currencies, was up 0.05% to 96.690 by 10:15 AM ET (14:15 GMT), after reaching an earlier high of 96.757. Consumer inflation edged up 0.1% in May and was up 1.8% on the year, slipping from the Federal Reserve's 2% target.

  • GBP/USD Daily Forecast – Pound Gunning For Highs Ahead of US CPI
    FX Empire5 days ago

    GBP/USD Daily Forecast – Pound Gunning For Highs Ahead of US CPI

    GBP/USD has carved out a bottom in the early week and is rallying towards an important resistance level. US inflation data released later today can potentially offer a catalyst for a break higher.

  • The UK Leadership Race: The First Ballot and Who’s On the Way Out
    FX Empire5 days ago

    The UK Leadership Race: The First Ballot and Who’s On the Way Out

    Boris Johnson continues to be favorite, while Michael Gove will need to get lucky to make it into next week… The 1st ballot is tomorrow.

  • Forex Daily Recap – Cable Expedited as UK Wages Data Beat Estimates
    FX Empire6 days ago

    Forex Daily Recap – Cable Expedited as UK Wages Data Beat Estimates

    The GBP/USD pair stood higher after the release of positive UK Average Earnings data. Overnight New Zealand Q1 Manufacturing Sales data impacted the NZD/USD movements in the initial hours.

  • Gold Sinks to Fresh Weekly Lows as Dollar Bites Back
    FX Empire6 days ago

    Gold Sinks to Fresh Weekly Lows as Dollar Bites Back

    Gold stumbled to a fresh one-week low on Tuesday as cautious optimism over global trade developments boosted risk sentiment and dampened appetite for safe-haven assets.

  • GBP/USD Daily Forecast – Sterling Regains 1.27 Handle
    FX Empire6 days ago

    GBP/USD Daily Forecast – Sterling Regains 1.27 Handle

    After a sharp fall yesterday on disappointing data, GBP/USD is recovering above 1.27 in early European trading.

  • MarketWatch6 days ago

    Europe markets climb on signs of China stimulus

    EUROPE MARKETS European markets rode a wave of optimism as China appeared to authorize measures to stimulate local economies. How did markets perform? The Stoxx 600 (XX:SXXP) climbed 0.9% to 381.5. On Monday, it edged up 0.

  • Investing.com6 days ago

    U.S. Dollar Flat as PPI Data Give Fed More Room to Cut

    The U.S. dollar was flat on Tuesday, after the Federal Reserve came in for another barrage of criticism from President Donald Trump for allegedly keeping interest rates too high. In contrast to the Fed, the European Central Bank has been explicit about being ready to cut interest rates and, if need be, resume its bond-buying program to support the economy. The messsage articulated last week by President Mario Draghi was repeated Tuesday by both Bank of Finland Governor Olli Rehn and his Slovak counterpart Peter Kazimir.

  • Forex Daily Recap – Yuan Pair Oscillating Near Three-Month Top
    FX Empire7 days ago

    Forex Daily Recap – Yuan Pair Oscillating Near Three-Month Top

    US JOLTS Job Openings data came out as 7.449 million over 7.240 million expectations. Mexican Peso soared more than 2% over US-Mexico trade deal. Investors seemed to lose interest over Cable, Euro, and Yen.

  • GBP/USD Price Forecast – British pound falls to open week
    FX Empire7 days ago

    GBP/USD Price Forecast – British pound falls to open week

    The British pound fell during open up the week on Monday, as we have seen a lot of bearish pressure in Sterling. Beyond that, it’s not a huge surprise simply because we have so much in the way of drama when it comes with the Brexit.