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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
1.2548
10
12.5480
50
62.7400
100
125.4800
500
627.4000
1,000
1,254.8000
Convert GBP:
To USD:
2,500
3,137.0000
5,000
6,274.0000
7,500
9,411.0000
10,000
12,548.0000
50,000
62,740.0000
1,00,000
125,480.0000

Exchange Rate History for GBP To USD: 2019

January - 2019

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.2737

Close: 1.2753

Mid: 1.2733

2

Open: 1.2751

Close: 1.2517

Mid: 1.2605

3

Open: 1.2515

Close: 1.2627

Mid: 1.2581

4

Open: 1.2628

Close: 1.2729

Mid: 1.2680

5

Open: 1.2729

Close: 1.2729

Mid: 1.2729

6

Open: 1.2729

Close: 1.2733

Mid: 1.2723

7

Open: 1.2731

Close: 1.2784

Mid: 1.2756

8

Open: 1.2785

Close: 1.2737

Mid: 1.2750

9

Open: 1.2737

Close: 1.2799

Mid: 1.2760

10

Open: 1.2797

Close: 1.2753

Mid: 1.2764

11

Open: 1.2754

Close: 1.2851

Mid: 1.2789

12

Open: 1.2851

Close: 1.2851

Mid: 1.2851

13

Open: 1.2851

Close: 1.2848

Mid: 1.2852

14

Open: 1.2848

Close: 1.2873

Mid: 1.2874

15

Open: 1.2874

Close: 1.2871

Mid: 1.2794

16

Open: 1.2871

Close: 1.2885

Mid: 1.2860

17

Open: 1.2886

Close: 1.2982

Mid: 1.2917

18

Open: 1.2983

Close: 1.2882

Mid: 1.2925

19
20

Open: 1.2890

Close: 1.2854

Mid: 1.2869

21

Open: 1.2851

Close: 1.2890

Mid: 1.2870

22

Open: 1.2891

Close: 1.2956

Mid: 1.2915

23

Open: 1.2955

Close: 1.3081

Mid: 1.3012

24

Open: 1.3080

Close: 1.3120

Mid: 1.3069

25

Open: 1.3117

Close: 1.3201

Mid: 1.3139

26

Open: 1.3198

Close: 1.3198

Mid: 1.3198

27

Open: 1.3181

Close: 1.3206

Mid: 1.3193

28

Open: 1.3206

Close: 1.3159

Mid: 1.3173

29

Open: 1.3160

Close: 1.3078

Mid: 1.3128

30

Open: 1.3079

Close: 1.3116

Mid: 1.3100

31

Open: 1.3115

Close: 1.3108

Mid: 1.3128

February - 2019

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3108

Close: 1.3090

Mid: 1.3079

2
3

Open: 1.3090

Close: 1.3075

Mid: 1.3078

4

Open: 1.3077

Close: 1.3027

Mid: 1.3064

5

Open: 1.3028

Close: 1.2956

Mid: 1.2988

6

Open: 1.2956

Close: 1.2933

Mid: 1.2952

7

Open: 1.2932

Close: 1.2947

Mid: 1.2925

8

Open: 1.2949

Close: 1.2943

Mid: 1.2948

9

Open: 1.2949

Close: 1.2949

Mid: 1.2949

10

Open: 1.2925

Close: 1.2936

Mid: 1.2936

11

Open: 1.2935

Close: 1.2863

Mid: 1.2892

12

Open: 1.2863

Close: 1.2891

Mid: 1.2871

13

Open: 1.2890

Close: 1.2853

Mid: 1.2900

14

Open: 1.2853

Close: 1.2796

Mid: 1.2825

15

Open: 1.2797

Close: 1.2895

Mid: 1.2840

16

Open: 1.2895

Close: 1.2895

Mid: 1.2895

17

Open: 1.2895

Close: 1.2905

Mid: 1.2913

18

Open: 1.2902

Close: 1.2923

Mid: 1.2915

19

Open: 1.2921

Close: 1.3058

Mid: 1.2984

20

Open: 1.3059

Close: 1.3044

Mid: 1.3059

21

Open: 1.3044

Close: 1.3039

Mid: 1.3060

22

Open: 1.3040

Close: 1.3052

Mid: 1.3024

23

Open: 1.3052

Close: 1.3052

Mid: 1.3052

24

Open: 1.3052

Close: 1.3063

Mid: 1.3064

25

Open: 1.3064

Close: 1.3126

Mid: 1.3098

26

Open: 1.3126

Close: 1.3255

Mid: 1.3204

27

Open: 1.3259

Close: 1.3317

Mid: 1.3291

28

Open: 1.3315

Close: 1.3263

Mid: 1.3286

March - 2019

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3264

Close: 1.3209

Mid: 1.3228

2

Open: 1.3209

Close: 1.3209

Mid: 1.3209

3

Open: 1.3209

Close: 1.3237

Mid: 1.3238

4

Open: 1.3237

Close: 1.3178

Mid: 1.3209

5

Open: 1.3177

Close: 1.3155

Mid: 1.3148

6

Open: 1.3154

Close: 1.3181

Mid: 1.3153

7

Open: 1.3179

Close: 1.3091

Mid: 1.3127

8

Open: 1.3090

Close: 1.3016

Mid: 1.3049

9

Open: 1.3016

Close: 1.3016

Mid: 1.3016

10

Open: 1.3016

Close: 1.2987

Mid: 1.2985

11

Open: 1.2984

Close: 1.3245

Mid: 1.3122

12

Open: 1.3245

Close: 1.3063

Mid: 1.3126

13

Open: 1.3064

Close: 1.3283

Mid: 1.3221

14

Open: 1.3287

Close: 1.3257

Mid: 1.3269

15

Open: 1.3257

Close: 1.3317

Mid: 1.3263

16
17

Open: 1.3296

Close: 1.3296

Mid: 1.3295

18

Open: 1.3296

Close: 1.3263

Mid: 1.3242

19

Open: 1.3262

Close: 1.3268

Mid: 1.3275

20

Open: 1.3268

Close: 1.3205

Mid: 1.3208

21

Open: 1.3204

Close: 1.3129

Mid: 1.3117

22

Open: 1.3129

Close: 1.3210

Mid: 1.3152

23

Open: 1.3215

Close: 1.3215

Mid: 1.3215

24

Open: 1.3214

Close: 1.3204

Mid: 1.3209

25

Open: 1.3205

Close: 1.3213

Mid: 1.3202

26

Open: 1.3211

Close: 1.3211

Mid: 1.3210

27

Open: 1.3208

Close: 1.3152

Mid: 1.3205

28

Open: 1.3149

Close: 1.3053

Mid: 1.3117

29

Open: 1.3053

Close: 1.3043

Mid: 1.3056

30

Open: 1.3043

Close: 1.3043

Mid: 1.3043

31

Open: 1.3043

Close: 1.3021

Mid: 1.3030

April - 2019

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3019

Close: 1.3067

Mid: 1.3079

2

Open: 1.3065

Close: 1.3126

Mid: 1.3080

3

Open: 1.3126

Close: 1.3175

Mid: 1.3159

4

Open: 1.3174

Close: 1.3073

Mid: 1.3125

5

Open: 1.3072

Close: 1.3037

Mid: 1.3053

6
7

Open: 1.3028

Close: 1.3037

Mid: 1.3033

8

Open: 1.3037

Close: 1.3061

Mid: 1.3056

9

Open: 1.3061

Close: 1.3056

Mid: 1.3074

10

Open: 1.3054

Close: 1.3096

Mid: 1.3084

11

Open: 1.3095

Close: 1.3055

Mid: 1.3078

12

Open: 1.3054

Close: 1.3082

Mid: 1.3090

13

Open: 1.3079

Close: 1.3079

Mid: 1.3081

14

Open: 1.3079

Close: 1.3083

Mid: 1.3076

15

Open: 1.3083

Close: 1.3098

Mid: 1.3099

16

Open: 1.3099

Close: 1.3042

Mid: 1.3070

17

Open: 1.3043

Close: 1.3038

Mid: 1.3048

18

Open: 1.3037

Close: 1.2991

Mid: 1.3016

19

Open: 1.2991

Close: 1.2995

Mid: 1.2996

20
21

Open: 1.2993

Close: 1.2992

Mid: 1.2991

22

Open: 1.2989

Close: 1.2980

Mid: 1.2987

23

Open: 1.2989

Close: 1.2937

Mid: 1.2973

24

Open: 1.2936

Close: 1.2901

Mid: 1.2926

25

Open: 1.2902

Close: 1.2895

Mid: 1.2891

26

Open: 1.2894

Close: 1.2916

Mid: 1.2911

27

Open: 1.2914

Close: 1.2914

Mid: 1.2914

28

Open: 1.2916

Close: 1.2919

Mid: 1.2920

29

Open: 1.2914

Close: 1.2931

Mid: 1.2925

30

Open: 1.2931

Close: 1.3038

Mid: 1.2986

May - 2019

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3039

Close: 1.3052

Mid: 1.3067

2

Open: 1.3041

Close: 1.3032

Mid: 1.3048

3

Open: 1.3031

Close: 1.3172

Mid: 1.3084

4
5

Open: 1.3135

Close: 1.3150

Mid: 1.3152

6

Open: 1.3150

Close: 1.3097

Mid: 1.3115

7

Open: 1.3097

Close: 1.3066

Mid: 1.3085

8

Open: 1.3067

Close: 1.3011

Mid: 1.3034

9

Open: 1.3008

Close: 1.3008

Mid: 1.3001

10

Open: 1.3008

Close: 1.2995

Mid: 1.3019

11
12

Open: 1.2999

Close: 1.3008

Mid: 1.3001

13

Open: 1.3006

Close: 1.2962

Mid: 1.2991

14

Open: 1.2963

Close: 1.2906

Mid: 1.2936

15

Open: 1.2906

Close: 1.2846

Mid: 1.2874

16

Open: 1.2846

Close: 1.2796

Mid: 1.2820

17

Open: 1.2797

Close: 1.2717

Mid: 1.2755

18
19

Open: 1.2732

Close: 1.2730

Mid: 1.2731

20

Open: 1.2729

Close: 1.2728

Mid: 1.2735

21

Open: 1.2727

Close: 1.2707

Mid: 1.2747

22

Open: 1.2706

Close: 1.2663

Mid: 1.2672

23

Open: 1.2662

Close: 1.2663

Mid: 1.2644

24

Open: 1.2663

Close: 1.2712

Mid: 1.2688

25

Open: 1.2713

Close: 1.2713

Mid: 1.2713

26

Open: 1.2713

Close: 1.2724

Mid: 1.2731

27

Open: 1.2722

Close: 1.2680

Mid: 1.2706

28

Open: 1.2680

Close: 1.2657

Mid: 1.2675

29

Open: 1.2658

Close: 1.2628

Mid: 1.2640

30

Open: 1.2628

Close: 1.2608

Mid: 1.2610

31

Open: 1.2605

Close: 1.2637

Mid: 1.2602

June - 2019

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1
2

Open: 1.2634

Close: 1.2638

Mid: 1.2632

3

Open: 1.2639

Close: 1.2663

Mid: 1.2642

4

Open: 1.2663

Close: 1.2701

Mid: 1.2678

5

Open: 1.2702

Close: 1.2687

Mid: 1.2711

6

Open: 1.2687

Close: 1.2695

Mid: 1.2704

7

Open: 1.2694

Close: 1.2739

Mid: 1.2725

8
9

Open: 1.2735

Close: 1.2722

Mid: 1.2727

10

Open: 1.2721

Close: 1.2690

Mid: 1.2691

11

Open: 1.2690

Close: 1.2724

Mid: 1.2700

12

Open: 1.2721

Close: 1.2692

Mid: 1.2720

13

Open: 1.2692

Close: 1.2677

Mid: 1.2685

14

Open: 1.2679

Close: 1.2588

Mid: 1.2630

15

Open: 1.2592

Close: 1.2592

Mid: 1.2592

16

Open: 1.2588

Close: 1.2594

Mid: 1.2585

17

Open: 1.2594

Close: 1.2541

Mid: 1.2568

18

Open: 1.2541

Close: 1.2566

Mid: 1.2537

19

Open: 1.2565

Close: 1.2653

Mid: 1.2608

20

Open: 1.2652

Close: 1.2707

Mid: 1.2689

21

Open: 1.2706

Close: 1.2741

Mid: 1.2695

22
23

Open: 1.2733

Close: 1.2750

Mid: 1.2740

24

Open: 1.2750

Close: 1.2737

Mid: 1.2737

25

Open: 1.2738

Close: 1.2688

Mid: 1.2727

26

Open: 1.2689

Close: 1.2694

Mid: 1.2684

27

Open: 1.2695

Close: 1.2673

Mid: 1.2693

28

Open: 1.2673

Close: 1.2694

Mid: 1.2699

29
30

Open: 1.2696

Close: 1.2691

Mid: 1.2696

July - 2019

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.2693

Close: 1.2644

Mid: 1.2669

2

Open: 1.2644

Close: 1.2597

Mid: 1.2615

3

Open: 1.2597

Close: 1.2582

Mid: 1.2579

4

Open: 1.2582

Close: 1.2581

Mid: 1.2580

5

Open: 1.2582

Close: 1.2521

Mid: 1.2534

6

Open: 1.2521

Close: 1.2521

Mid: 1.2521

7

Open: 1.2521

Close: 1.2524

Mid: 1.2525

8

Open: 1.2524

Close: 1.2514

Mid: 1.2520

9

Open: 1.2515

Close: 1.2456

Mid: 1.2479

10

Open: 1.2457

Close: 1.2507

Mid: 1.2482

11

Open: 1.2506

Close: 1.2521

Mid: 1.2538

12

Open: 1.2519

Close: 1.2571

Mid: 1.2549

13
14

Open: 1.2571

Close: 1.2569

Mid: 1.2570

15

Open: 1.2571

Close: 1.2517

Mid: 1.2542

16

Open: 1.2516

Close: 1.2410

Mid: 1.2458

17

Open: 1.2409

Close: 1.2431

Mid: 1.2419

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August - 2019

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September - 2019

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GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling Live: Barnier, Varadkar Comments on Irish Border Triggers Recovery

18 July, 2019 |

Finally, some relief for the British Pound which is rallying against the Euro, Dollar and a host of other currencies as some potentially positive comments from the European Union's Chief Brexit negotiator come through.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling to Fall Another 10-15% Against Euro & Dollar Once New Prime Minister is Installed: Royal London's Greetham

18 July, 2019 |

Should the tough rhetoric of the Conservative Party's leadership campaign actually translate into a 'no deal' Brexit, then Sterling could slump another 10-15% says a leading fund manager at the UK's largest mutual insurer.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound: Renewed Talk of General Election adds Fresh Downside Pressures vs. Euro and Dollar

17 July, 2019 |

The British Pound remains fragile in mid-week trade with foreign exchange markets digesting the latest political headlines that suggest a General Election is being considered by Boris Johnson, who is likely to replace Prime Minister Theresa May new Tuesday.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Solid Wage Growth Fails to Support Sterling amid Gloomy BoE Outlook

16 July, 2019 |

The Pound hit the ropes again Tuesday as the market responded to official employment figures for the month of May, with subsequent price action suggesting investors have all but given hope of seeing the Bank of England (BoE) lift its interest rate anytime soon. 

GBP LIVE TODAY

Sterling in Sharp Slump on Johnson and Hunt Irish Backstop Rejection

16 July, 2019 |

Today's wage numbers should be an all-out positive for Sterling, but instead we see the Pound-Euro exchange rate hitting a fresh seven-month low while the Pound-Dollar exchange rate is hitting fresh two-year lows.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Can Fall Another 4%: MUFG

15 July, 2019 |

The Pound was bottom of the developed world barrel for July this last week but is in danger of a further four percent decline over the coming months if the outcome of the ongoing Conservative Party leadership election leads to adverse Brexit headlines, according to analysts at MUFG.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Vlieghe: Interest Rates Could hit 0% or Go Higher to Defend Pound Sterling in 'No Deal' Brexit Outcome

12 July, 2019 |

The Bank of England continued prepare the UK for a potential interest rate cut on Friday, July 12, with Monetary Policy Committee member Gertjan Vlieghe saying Threadneedle Street could potentially cut interest rates to boost demand if Britain faces repeatedly extended Brexit deadlines and a slowing global economy.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Puts in Gains, but Tenreyro Adds to Rate Cut Expectations

11 July, 2019 |

Comments from Bank of England MPC member Tenreyro add to expectations for an interest rate cut, which should weigh on Sterling going forward.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling Live: GDP Numbers Aid Shallow Recovery

10 July, 2019 |

The release of GDP and other economic data mid-week are being tipped as a potential catalyst for a short-term relief rally in Pound Sterling.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Sell-Off Breaks Key Levels

09 July, 2019 |

The British Pound has come under more concerted selling pressure in the London session on Tuesday with a fall below 1.25 against the U.S. Dollar looking to be a catalyst to the broader sell off in the Sterling family.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Treads Near Multi-Month Lows vs. Euro and Dollar Amidst Fresh Political Intrigue

08 July, 2019 |

The British Pound is trading towards the lower end of multi-month ranges against both the Euro and U.S. Dollar as a new week of trade that should be dominated by ongoing political intrigue commences.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Turkish Lira at Risk of Dramatic Losses again as Fears Over Central Bank Independence Resurface

08 July, 2019 |

The Turkish Lira fell sharply Monday as markets responded to a Saturday decision by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to fire Murat Cetinkaya, governor of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey (CBRT), although the currency remains at risk of dramatic losses against Pound Sterling and the Dollar in the months ahead.