Live GBP to USD conversion showing the most competitive exchange rates on the currency market.

1 GBP = 1.2559 USD

1 USD to GBP = 0.7962

Provider Best Rate Today Lowest Rate Today Notes
International Payment: Bank 1.2207 1.2119 Spreads Data from IMTI
International Payment: Independent 1.2446
1.2358 Only on Amounts over £2000
Cash/Travel: Airport Bureaux 1.2057 1.1911 Rather draw from an overseas
ATM in the local currency
Cash/Travel: Advance Booking 1.2371
1.2182 Home delivery, airport collection
Cash/Travel: High Street Providers 1.2057 1.1931
Cash/Travel: TravelFX 1.2446
1.2358 Online Exclusive

GBP/USD Live Chart and Data

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
1.2559
10
12.5590
50
62.7950
100
125.5900
500
627.9500
1,000
1,255.9000
Convert GBP:
To USD:
2,500
3,139.7500
5,000
6,279.5000
7,500
9,419.2500
10,000
12,559.0000
50,000
62,795.0000
1,00,000
125,590.0000

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

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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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Latest British Pound News

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling is a Buy this Week Argue Credit Agricole

27 March, 2017 |

Strategists at France’s Credit Agricole reckon a punt on the Pound could be one of the better bets to be had this week.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling to Move Higher say Morgan Stanley as Sentiment and Positioning Reach Extremes

24 March, 2017 |

Sterling traders should keep hold of their bullish bets despite the currency going through the eye of the storm, advises head of strategy Hans Redeker at investment bank Morgan Stanley. 

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Forecast to Rally Against Dollar and Euro Following Article 50 Trigger say Barclays

24 March, 2017 |

The countdown to the triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is finally upon us and on Wednesday, March 29 the UK enters one of its most important negotiations of recent history.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Current British Pound Strength an 'Aberration' Warn Standard Chartered

23 March, 2017 |

Analysts at Standard Chartered have observed with interest the Pound's recent advance against both the Euro and Dollar saying there is a risk that the strength is overstated by markets.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling Jumps Against Euro, Dollar on Surge in Retail Sale Spending

23 March, 2017 |

Markets reacted favourably to the latest release of UK retail sales data with the Pound rising strongly against all its major competitors.

GBP LIVE TODAY

The Great British Pound Recovery

22 March, 2017 |

Expectations for Pound Sterling’s walk out of its Brexit-shaped hole continue to grow - just as the shape of that hole is about to be revealed.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Jumps Against Euro and Dollar as UK Inflation Surges Above 2% Target

21 March, 2017 |

The ONS has reported that UK inflation is running well ahead of analyst expectations which could well put pressure on the Bank of England to look at raising interest rates over coming months.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Shrugs off Article 50 Announcement

20 March, 2017 |

The government has confirmed that Article 50 will be triggered on Wednesday 29th March, just before Theresa May’s self-imposed deadline of the end of Q1.

GBP LIVE TODAY

5 Reasons why Pound Sterling Will Soon Rally against the Euro and Dollar

20 March, 2017 |

The British Pound remains near multi-year lows against the Dollar, Euro and a host of other major currencies.

GBP LIVE TODAY

It's a Mistake to Believe the British Pound has seen the Worst Pass

17 March, 2017 |

Analysts at Commonwealth Bank Australia have shot-down the view that Pound Sterling has absorbed all the bad news surrounding Brexit.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Jumps Against Euro + Dollar on Bank of England Policy Statement

16 March, 2017 |

The Bank of England’s March policy meeting forms the key event for the Pound Sterling complex on Thursday, March 16.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling Unfazed by Sturgeon's IndeyRef2 Call, May Tipped to Deny Request for 2nd Vote

13 March, 2017 |

Markets may have interpreted Scottish developments only as “a slow-moving drag for the Pound”.