On the 2nd January 2019 the spot inter-bank market saw:

Open: 1 GBP = 1.2751 USD

Close: 1 GBP = 1.2517 USD

Average: 1 GBP = 1.2605 USD

Lowest: 1 GBP = 1.2437 USD

Highest: 1 GBP = 1.2773 USD

Today's Live British Pound into U.S. Dollar Exchange Rate

Spot: 1 GBP = 1.2476 USD

Independent Provider: 1 GBP = 1.2389

Avge. UK Bank International Payment: 1 GBP = 1.1987 USD

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GBP/USD Conversion Table History

See below quick comparision table showing how the most popular currency requirements for the British Pound / U.S. Dollar exchange rate conversions on the 2nd of January compared.

British Pounds into U.S. Dollars U.S. Dollars into British Pound Date
1 GBP = 1.2517 USD 0.7989 GBP = 1 USD on 02/01/2019
5 GBP = 6.2585 USD 3.9945 GBP = 5 USD on 02/01/2019
10 GBP = 12.5170 USD 7.9890 GBP = 10 USD on 02/01/2019
15 GBP = 18.7755 USD 11.9835 GBP = 15 USD on 02/01/2019
20 GBP = 25.0340 USD 15.9780 GBP = 20 USD on 02/01/2019
25 GBP = 31.2925 USD 19.9725 GBP = 25 USD on 02/01/2019
50 GBP = 62.5850 USD 39.9450 GBP = 50 USD on 02/01/2019
100 GBP = 125.1700 USD 79.8900 GBP = 100 USD on 02/01/2019
500 GBP = 625.8500 USD 399.4500 GBP = 500 USD on 02/01/2019
1000 GBP = 1,251.7000 USD 798.9000 GBP = 1000 USD on 02/01/2019
2500 GBP = 3,129.2500 USD 1,997.2500 GBP = 2500 USD on 02/01/2019
5000 GBP = 6,258.5000 USD 3,994.5000 GBP = 5000 USD on 02/01/2019
10000 GBP = 12,517.0000 USD 7,989.0000 GBP = 10000 USD on 02/01/2019
25000 GBP = 31,292.5000 USD 19,972.5000 GBP = 25000 USD on 02/01/2019
50000 GBP = 62,585.0000 USD 39,945.0000 GBP = 50000 USD on 02/01/2019
100000 GBP = 125,170.0000 USD 79,890.0000 GBP = 100000 USD on 02/01/2019
250000 GBP = 312,925.0000 USD 199,725.0000 GBP = 250000 USD on 02/01/2019
500000 GBP = 625,850.0000 USD 399,450.0000 GBP = 500000 USD on 02/01/2019
1000000 GBP = 1,251,700.0000 USD 798,900.0000 GBP = 1000000 USD on 02/01/2019

Latest British Pound News


Pound Sterling Jumps 1.0% against Euro and Dollar at Start of New Week but Forecasters Warn of Downside as Brexit Heat Rises

01 June, 2020 |

Sterling's advance early in the week is unlikely to persist over coming days given that we are entering another important week on the Brexit front and we expect negative headlines concerning the state of trade negotiations to weigh.


Pound Sterling Could Actually Rise if Bank of England Slashed Interest Rates to Below Zero says Analyst

29 May, 2020 |

Speculation has been growing over the course of May that the Bank of England could soon announce it will cut interest rates to below zero in its ongoing battle to stem the negative economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis.


Pound Sterling's Rise and Fall vs. Euro and Dollar on Brexit Headlines Confirms June will be a Rollercoaster

28 May, 2020 |

The British Pound is trading softer against the Euro, U.S. Dollar and other major currencies as foreign exchange market participants increase expectations that trade negotiations between the EU and UK will fail to result in a deal, following a briefing on the state of talks by the UK's chief negotiator.


Pound Sterling "Blown Off Course by Frosty Brexit Talks", Dips 0.5% against Euro and Dollar

27 May, 2020 |

The British Pound has suffered an abrupt shift in fortunes as it fell from top of the leaderboard amidst a fresh injection of nerves concerning the status of ongoing Brexit talks.


Pound Sterling advances against Euro and Dollar after EU Rows back on Fishing and Haldane Cools Negative Interest Rate Expectations

27 May, 2020 |

The British Pound advanced by over a percent against the U.S. Dollar and half a percent against the Euro as markets welcomed a bevvy of developments including rumours of progress on fishing in deadlocked EU-UK trade negotiations and a senior Bank of England policy maker quelled expectations for negative interest rates.


Lloyds Bank Warn of Next Potential Headwinds Facing the British Pound

26 May, 2020 |

With London markets returning to trade on Tuesday, investors will be met by a British Pound that has shown some resilience against the likes of the Euro and Dollar in their absence.


Pound Sterling Forecast: Morgan Stanley "Increasingly Bearish"

22 May, 2020 |

The British Pound enters the weekend almost unchanged against the Euro but 0.90% higher against the U.S. Dollar, however analysts at Wall Street investment bank Morgan Stanley say they expect further declines in the UK currency over coming days and weeks.


"Poor Old Sterling": Why Negative Interest Rates will Trigger Further Losses in the Pound's Value

21 May, 2020 |

The British Pound plumbed a fresh 7-week low against the Euro and underperformed the majority of its G10 rivals after the yield paid on government debt fell below 0% for the first time in history, While expectations continue to grow that the Bank of England would soon cut interest rates to below zero.


Pound Sterling's Tepid Recovery Stalls alongside Market Disappointment over Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine News

20 May, 2020 |

The British Pound's stock market-inspired recovery faded heading into the mid-week session, amidst ongoing analyst expectations that any strength in the UK currency is likely to be short lived.


Market Rebound Helps Sterling Recover, but Analysts say More Pressures Ahead

19 May, 2020 |

A strong rebound in global equity markets over the course of the past 24 hours has allowed the British Pound to stage a recovery against the Euro, U.S. Dollar and other major currencies, but analysts from investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, CBA and TD Securities are sceptical the recovery will last.


Haldane Signals Prospect of Negative Interest Rates at Bank of England, Move to Cap Sterling Upside

18 May, 2020 |

The British Pound rose by over a percent against the U.S Dollar and half a percent against the Euro at the start of the new week amidst a broad-based improvement in investor risk sentiment that swept global stock markets, commodities and risk-on currencies higher. However, concerns about negative interest rates at the Bank of England were raised by Andy Haldane over the weekend, and this could well limit upside impetus.


British Pound in 1.0% Drop News of Trade Negotiation Deadlock

15 May, 2020 |

The British Pound extended losses against the Euro, Dollar and other major currencies ahead of the weekend following confirmation that the EU and UK are at a deadlock in trade negotiations.