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1 GBP = 1.2837 USD

1 USD to GBP = 0.7790

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International Payment: Bank 1.2478 1.2388 Spreads Data from IMTI
International Payment: Independent 1.2721
1.2632 Only on Amounts over £2000
Cash/Travel: Airport Bureaux 1.2324 1.2175 Rather draw from an overseas
ATM in the local currency
Cash/Travel: Advance Booking 1.2644
1.2452 Home delivery, airport collection
Cash/Travel: High Street Providers 1.2324 1.2195
Cash/Travel: TravelFX 1.2721
1.2632 Online Exclusive

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Convert GBP:
To USD:
1
1.2837
10
12.8370
50
64.1850
100
128.3700
500
641.8500
1,000
1,283.7000
Convert GBP:
To USD:
2,500
3,209.2500
5,000
6,418.5000
7,500
9,627.7500
10,000
12,837.0000
50,000
64,185.0000
1,00,000
128,370.0000

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

7

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

22

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

22

Open: 1.2818

Close: 1.2813

Mid: 1.2797

23

Open: 1.2818

Close: 1.2813

Mid: 1.2797

24

Open: 1.2831

Close: 1.2796

Mid: 1.2826

25

Open: 1.2795

Close: 1.2842

Mid: 1.2819

26

Open: 1.2850

Close: 1.2849

Mid: 1.2837

27

Open: 1.2848

Close: 1.2905

Mid: 1.2883

28

Open: 1.2905

Close: 1.2954

Mid: 1.2928

29

Open: 1.2905

Close: 1.2954

Mid: 1.2928

30

Open: 1.2905

Close: 1.2954

Mid: 1.2928

May - 2017

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.2946

Close: 1.2882

Mid: 1.2920

2

Open: 1.2882

Close: 1.2940

Mid: 1.2907

3

Open: 1.2939

Close: 1.2870

Mid: 1.2901

4

Open: 1.2868

Close: 1.2923

Mid: 1.2894

5

Open: 1.2923

Close: 1.2983

Mid: 1.2932

6

Open: 1.2923

Close: 1.2983

Mid: 1.2932

7

Open: 1.2923

Close: 1.2983

Mid: 1.2932

8

Open: 1.2980

Close: 1.2943

Mid: 1.2965

9

Open: 1.2943

Close: 1.2936

Mid: 1.2938

10

Open: 1.2938

Close: 1.2938

Mid: 1.2948

11

Open: 1.2938

Close: 1.2888

Mid: 1.2900

12

Open: 1.2887

Close: 1.2898

Mid: 1.2883

13

Open: 1.2887

Close: 1.2898

Mid: 1.2883

14

Open: 1.2887

Close: 1.2898

Mid: 1.2883

15

Open: 1.2887

Close: 1.2900

Mid: 1.2911

16

Open: 1.2899

Close: 1.2921

Mid: 1.2908

17

Open: 1.2921

Close: 1.2972

Mid: 1.2951

18

Open: 1.2972

Close: 1.2941

Mid: 1.2985

19

Open: 1.2942

Close: 1.3040

Mid: 1.2992

20

Open: 1.2942

Close: 1.3040

Mid: 1.2992

21

Open: 1.2942

Close: 1.3040

Mid: 1.2992

22

Open: 1.3014

Close: 1.3003

Mid: 1.2999

23

Open: 1.3004

Close: 1.2963

Mid: 1.2978

24

Open: 1.2965

Close: 1.2975

Mid: 1.2973

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26 May, 2017 |

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GBP LIVE TODAY

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17 May, 2017 |

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16 May, 2017 |

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15 May, 2017 |

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11 May, 2017 |

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10 May, 2017 |

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10 May, 2017 |

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