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1 GBP = 1.2798 USD

1 USD to GBP = 0.7814

Provider Best Rate Today Lowest Rate Today Notes
International Payment: Bank 1.2440 1.2350 Spreads Data from IMTI
International Payment: Independent 1.2683
1.2593 Only on Amounts over £2000
Cash/Travel: Airport Bureaux 1.2286 1.2138 Rather draw from an overseas
ATM in the local currency
Cash/Travel: Advance Booking 1.2606
1.2414 Home delivery, airport collection
Cash/Travel: High Street Providers 1.2286 1.2158
Cash/Travel: TravelFX 1.2683
1.2593 Online Exclusive

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Exchange Rate History For Converting British Pound (GBP) to US Dollar (USD)

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Exchange Rate Today for Converting GBP To USD

Convert GBP:
To USD:
1
1.2798
10
12.7980
50
63.9900
100
127.9800
500
639.9000
1,000
1,279.8000
Convert GBP:
To USD:
2,500
3,199.5000
5,000
6,399.0000
7,500
9,598.5000
10,000
12,798.0000
50,000
63,990.0000
1,00,000
127,980.0000

Exchange Rate History for GBP To USD: 2017

January - 2017

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.2258

Close: 1.2345

Mid: 1.2302

2

Open: 1.2341

Close: 1.2280

Mid: 1.2315

3

Open: 1.2279

Close: 1.2240

Mid: 1.2269

4

Open: 1.2237

Close: 1.2324

Mid: 1.2276

5

Open: 1.2324

Close: 1.2420

Mid: 1.2345

6

Open: 1.2417

Close: 1.2290

Mid: 1.2345

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Open: 1.2417

Close: 1.2290

Mid: 1.2345

8

Open: 1.2417

Close: 1.2290

Mid: 1.2345

9

Open: 1.2255

Close: 1.2165

Mid: 1.2206

10

Open: 1.2162

Close: 1.2178

Mid: 1.2152

11

Open: 1.2179

Close: 1.2211

Mid: 1.2147

12

Open: 1.2208

Close: 1.2164

Mid: 1.2215

13

Open: 1.2162

Close: 1.2187

Mid: 1.2180

14

Open: 1.2162

Close: 1.2187

Mid: 1.2180

15

Open: 1.2162

Close: 1.2187

Mid: 1.2180

16

Open: 1.1991

Close: 1.2050

Mid: 1.2045

17

Open: 1.2045

Close: 1.2411

Mid: 1.2220

18

Open: 1.2407

Close: 1.2263

Mid: 1.2314

19

Open: 1.2262

Close: 1.2344

Mid: 1.2302

20

Open: 1.2341

Close: 1.2375

Mid: 1.2331

21

Open: 1.2341

Close: 1.2375

Mid: 1.2331

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Open: 1.2341

Close: 1.2375

Mid: 1.2331

23

Open: 1.2384

Close: 1.2537

Mid: 1.2444

24

Open: 1.2535

Close: 1.2522

Mid: 1.2486

25

Open: 1.2518

Close: 1.2636

Mid: 1.2580

26

Open: 1.2636

Close: 1.2601

Mid: 1.2599

27

Open: 1.2599

Close: 1.2553

Mid: 1.2572

28

Open: 1.2599

Close: 1.2553

Mid: 1.2572

29

Open: 1.2599

Close: 1.2553

Mid: 1.2572

30

Open: 1.2593

Close: 1.2486

Mid: 1.2516

31

Open: 1.2484

Close: 1.2582

Mid: 1.2512

February - 2017

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.2582

Close: 1.2659

Mid: 1.2606

2

Open: 1.2660

Close: 1.2529

Mid: 1.2605

3

Open: 1.2527

Close: 1.2486

Mid: 1.2497

4

Open: 1.2527

Close: 1.2486

Mid: 1.2497

5

Open: 1.2527

Close: 1.2486

Mid: 1.2497

6

Open: 1.2494

Close: 1.2471

Mid: 1.2477

7

Open: 1.2480

Close: 1.2513

Mid: 1.2467

8

Open: 1.2510

Close: 1.2541

Mid: 1.2516

9

Open: 1.2544

Close: 1.2502

Mid: 1.2535

10

Open: 1.2499

Close: 1.2501

Mid: 1.2476

11

Open: 1.2499

Close: 1.2501

Mid: 1.2476

12

Open: 1.2499

Close: 1.2501

Mid: 1.2476

13

Open: 1.2498

Close: 1.2527

Mid: 1.2519

14

Open: 1.2524

Close: 1.2475

Mid: 1.2479

15

Open: 1.2476

Close: 1.2462

Mid: 1.2439

16

Open: 1.2465

Close: 1.2492

Mid: 1.2483

17

Open: 1.2495

Close: 1.2410

Mid: 1.2438

18

Open: 1.2495

Close: 1.2410

Mid: 1.2438

19

Open: 1.2495

Close: 1.2410

Mid: 1.2438

20

Open: 1.2418

Close: 1.2462

Mid: 1.2444

21

Open: 1.2466

Close: 1.2473

Mid: 1.2468

22

Open: 1.2473

Close: 1.2448

Mid: 1.2471

23

Open: 1.2448

Close: 1.2557

Mid: 1.2494

24

Open: 1.2559

Close: 1.2468

Mid: 1.2520

25

Open: 1.2559

Close: 1.2468

Mid: 1.2520

26

Open: 1.2559

Close: 1.2468

Mid: 1.2520

27

Open: 1.2480

Close: 1.2442

Mid: 1.2459

28

Open: 1.2435

Close: 1.2381

Mid: 1.2432

March - 2017

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.2379

Close: 1.2300

Mid: 1.2343

2

Open: 1.2297

Close: 1.2269

Mid: 1.2281

3

Open: 1.2262

Close: 1.2302

Mid: 1.2283

4

Open: 1.2262

Close: 1.2302

Mid: 1.2283

5

Open: 1.2262

Close: 1.2302

Mid: 1.2283

6

Open: 1.2299

Close: 1.2236

Mid: 1.2270

7

Open: 1.2237

Close: 1.2202

Mid: 1.2216

8

Open: 1.2198

Close: 1.2168

Mid: 1.2168

9

Open: 1.2165

Close: 1.2166

Mid: 1.2168

10

Open: 1.2161

Close: 1.2171

Mid: 1.2173

11

Open: 1.2161

Close: 1.2171

Mid: 1.2173

12

Open: 1.2161

Close: 1.2171

Mid: 1.2173

13

Open: 1.2170

Close: 1.2221

Mid: 1.2213

14

Open: 1.2219

Close: 1.2154

Mid: 1.2151

15

Open: 1.2153

Close: 1.2292

Mid: 1.2265

16

Open: 1.2293

Close: 1.2361

Mid: 1.2323

17

Open: 1.2357

Close: 1.2397

Mid: 1.2365

18

Open: 1.2357

Close: 1.2397

Mid: 1.2365

19

Open: 1.2357

Close: 1.2397

Mid: 1.2365

20

Open: 1.2391

Close: 1.2359

Mid: 1.2382

21

Open: 1.2356

Close: 1.2480

Mid: 1.2396

22

Open: 1.2479

Close: 1.2483

Mid: 1.2456

23

Open: 1.2479

Close: 1.2522

Mid: 1.2500

24

Open: 1.2521

Close: 1.2472

Mid: 1.2495

25

Open: 1.2521

Close: 1.2472

Mid: 1.2495

26

Open: 1.2521

Close: 1.2472

Mid: 1.2495

27

Open: 1.2490

Close: 1.2561

Mid: 1.2558

28

Open: 1.2560

Close: 1.2452

Mid: 1.2523

29

Open: 1.2451

Close: 1.2435

Mid: 1.2424

30

Open: 1.2429

Close: 1.2469

Mid: 1.2453

31

Open: 1.2469

Close: 1.2555

Mid: 1.2503

April - 2017

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.2469

Close: 1.2555

Mid: 1.2503

2

Open: 1.2469

Close: 1.2555

Mid: 1.2503

3

Open: 1.2551

Close: 1.2488

Mid: 1.2508

4

Open: 1.2489

Close: 1.2443

Mid: 1.2447

5

Open: 1.2462

Close: 1.2485

Mid: 1.2455

6

Open: 1.2486

Close: 1.2470

Mid: 1.2480

7

Open: 1.2470

Close: 1.2382

Mid: 1.2418

8

Open: 1.2470

Close: 1.2382

Mid: 1.2418

9

Open: 1.2470

Close: 1.2382

Mid: 1.2418

10

Open: 1.2388

Close: 1.2414

Mid: 1.2401

11

Open: 1.2417

Close: 1.2492

Mid: 1.2450

12

Open: 1.2492

Close: 1.2543

Mid: 1.2516

13

Open: 1.2545

Close: 1.2503

Mid: 1.2535

14

Open: 1.2503

Close: 1.2527

Mid: 1.2522

15

Open: 1.2503

Close: 1.2527

Mid: 1.2522

16

Open: 1.2503

Close: 1.2527

Mid: 1.2522

17

Open: 1.2536

Close: 1.2568

Mid: 1.2550

18

Open: 1.2567

Close: 1.2842

Mid: 1.2698

19

Open: 1.2843

Close: 1.2782

Mid: 1.2816

20

Open: 1.2779

Close: 1.2816

Mid: 1.2810

21

Open: 1.2818

Close: 1.2813

Mid: 1.2797

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For full historical data please visit: GBP/USD exchange rate history pages for the past 365 days
For full historical data please visit: GBP/USD exchange rate history pages for the year 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012

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GBP LIVE TODAY

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21 April, 2017 |

The outlook for the Pound rests heavily on decision-making at the Bank of England where there is apparently little scope for a hawkish shift.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Upgrades to Pound Forecasts are Coming say Credit Suisse

20 April, 2017 |

Credit Suisse are the latest big-name in institutional research to say they are to revisit their forecasts for the British Pound.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound's Election-Announcement Rally a Mere Short-Squeeze

18 April, 2017 |

A prominent foreign exchange analyst we follow has written to his clients warning that the Pound’s hefty rally against the Euro and Dollar could be short-lived.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Tears Higher as May Seeks to Sideline Hard-Brexiteers with General Election Call

18 April, 2017 |

Pound Sterling shot to fresh mult-week highs against the Euro after Theresa May surprised markets and commentators with the call for a fresh general election.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Forecasts Upgraded at World’s Largest Investment Bank

13 April, 2017 |

Foreign exchange analysts at JP Morgan have upgraded their forecasts for the British Pound for the remainder of 2017 and the duration of 2018.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound's Gains at Risk if Geopolitical Risks Start to Fade

12 April, 2017 |

We are approaching the Easter break and as such the tempo of economic data releases starts to fade.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Defends Gains Against Euro & Dollar as UK Inflation for March Comes in on Target

11 April, 2017 |

Arguably more important from a currency angle is the core CPI release which is forecast to be at 1.9%, down from the previous month’s 2.0%.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Czech Koruna in big Jump Against the Pound as CNB Drops Euro Peg

06 April, 2017 |

The Czech Koruna was seen outperforming rivals after it was left to float freely on global foreign exchange markets.

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Pound Sterling Outlook Upgraded as Bank of England Tipped to Raise Interest Rates in Early 2018

06 April, 2017 |

An interest rate rise in the next 12 months has important implications for the British Pound which ultimately tracks the yield offered on debt in the UK.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling Always Rallies in April - but this Year will be Different Warn Analysts

05 April, 2017 |

The Pound typically outperforms its rivals in the month of April but there are suggestions that April 2017 might be different for a number of reasons.

GBP LIVE TODAY

BofA: British Pound to Face One More Dip Against the Euro and Dollar

04 April, 2017 |

Foreign exchange markets are likely to give the Pound one more dunk before it recovers to fairer levels.