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Exchange Rate History for GBP To USD: 2018

January - 2018

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3514

Close: 1.3509

Mid: 1.3491

2

Open: 1.3510

Close: 1.3595

Mid: 1.3553

3

Open: 1.3592

Close: 1.3510

Mid: 1.3555

4

Open: 1.3509

Close: 1.3550

Mid: 1.3532

5

Open: 1.3549

Close: 1.3568

Mid: 1.3553

6
7

Open: 1.3568

Close: 1.3575

Mid: 1.3566

8

Open: 1.3574

Close: 1.3569

Mid: 1.3554

9

Open: 1.3568

Close: 1.3532

Mid: 1.3545

10

Open: 1.3530

Close: 1.3512

Mid: 1.3522

11

Open: 1.3511

Close: 1.3540

Mid: 1.3506

12

Open: 1.3542

Close: 1.3728

Mid: 1.3641

13

Open: 1.3728

Close: 1.3732

Mid: 1.3730

14

Open: 1.3732

Close: 1.3730

Mid: 1.3733

15

Open: 1.3731

Close: 1.3794

Mid: 1.3773

16

Open: 1.3793

Close: 1.3796

Mid: 1.3774

17

Open: 1.3796

Close: 1.3826

Mid: 1.3848

18

Open: 1.3825

Close: 1.3892

Mid: 1.3859

19

Open: 1.3892

Close: 1.3858

Mid: 1.3888

20

Open: 1.3858

Close: 1.3858

Mid: 1.3858

21

Open: 1.3887

Close: 1.3891

Mid: 1.3885

22

Open: 1.3890

Close: 1.3983

Mid: 1.3923

23

Open: 1.3983

Close: 1.4012

Mid: 1.3972

24

Open: 1.4011

Close: 1.4218

Mid: 1.4127

25

Open: 1.4219

Close: 1.4150

Mid: 1.4213

26

Open: 1.4150

Close: 1.4169

Mid: 1.4208

27
28

Open: 1.4144

Close: 1.4148

Mid: 1.4139

29

Open: 1.4148

Close: 1.4073

Mid: 1.4092

30

Open: 1.4071

Close: 1.4155

Mid: 1.4073

31

Open: 1.4153

Close: 1.4197

Mid: 1.4177

February - 2018

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.4199

Close: 1.4266

Mid: 1.4218

2

Open: 1.4266

Close: 1.4122

Mid: 1.4189

3

Open: 1.4122

Close: 1.4122

Mid: 1.4122

4

Open: 1.4122

Close: 1.4109

Mid: 1.4102

5

Open: 1.4110

Close: 1.3943

Mid: 1.4046

6

Open: 1.3943

Close: 1.3956

Mid: 1.3918

7

Open: 1.3957

Close: 1.3876

Mid: 1.3920

8

Open: 1.3879

Close: 1.3933

Mid: 1.3955

9

Open: 1.3935

Close: 1.3829

Mid: 1.3876

10

Open: 1.3829

Close: 1.3829

Mid: 1.3829

11

Open: 1.3829

Close: 1.3824

Mid: 1.3817

12

Open: 1.3824

Close: 1.3849

Mid: 1.3836

13

Open: 1.3847

Close: 1.3884

Mid: 1.3877

14

Open: 1.3883

Close: 1.4014

Mid: 1.3909

15

Open: 1.4012

Close: 1.4103

Mid: 1.4053

16

Open: 1.4102

Close: 1.4027

Mid: 1.4070

17

Open: 1.4027

Close: 1.4027

Mid: 1.4027

18

Open: 1.4027

Close: 1.4030

Mid: 1.4021

19

Open: 1.4031

Close: 1.3991

Mid: 1.4004

20

Open: 1.3991

Close: 1.4000

Mid: 1.3978

21

Open: 1.3998

Close: 1.3910

Mid: 1.3956

22

Open: 1.3910

Close: 1.3950

Mid: 1.3919

23

Open: 1.3951

Close: 1.3967

Mid: 1.3956

24

Open: 1.3967

Close: 1.3966

Mid: 1.3967

25

Open: 1.3966

Close: 1.3967

Mid: 1.3976

26

Open: 1.3969

Close: 1.3965

Mid: 1.3999

27

Open: 1.3965

Close: 1.3903

Mid: 1.3928

28

Open: 1.3906

Close: 1.3754

Mid: 1.3831

March - 2018

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3755

Close: 1.3773

Mid: 1.3747

2

Open: 1.3773

Close: 1.3806

Mid: 1.3786

3

Open: 1.3806

Close: 1.3806

Mid: 1.3806

4

Open: 1.3806

Close: 1.3794

Mid: 1.3795

5

Open: 1.3795

Close: 1.3848

Mid: 1.3822

6

Open: 1.3848

Close: 1.3899

Mid: 1.3873

7

Open: 1.3898

Close: 1.3901

Mid: 1.3879

8

Open: 1.3904

Close: 1.3803

Mid: 1.3847

9

Open: 1.3803

Close: 1.3852

Mid: 1.3837

10
11

Open: 1.3853

Close: 1.3853

Mid: 1.3850

12

Open: 1.3855

Close: 1.3907

Mid: 1.3879

13

Open: 1.3904

Close: 1.3970

Mid: 1.3934

14

Open: 1.3970

Close: 1.3969

Mid: 1.3961

15

Open: 1.3969

Close: 1.3936

Mid: 1.3956

16

Open: 1.3936

Close: 1.3942

Mid: 1.3934

17
18

Open: 1.3934

Close: 1.3942

Mid: 1.3941

19

Open: 1.3942

Close: 1.4023

Mid: 1.4000

20

Open: 1.4023

Close: 1.4005

Mid: 1.4025

21

Open: 1.4003

Close: 1.4143

Mid: 1.4076

22

Open: 1.4143

Close: 1.4113

Mid: 1.4143

23

Open: 1.4112

Close: 1.4136

Mid: 1.4128

24

Open: 1.4135

Close: 1.4136

Mid: 1.4136

25

Open: 1.4136

Close: 1.4147

Mid: 1.4141

26

Open: 1.4135

Close: 1.4237

Mid: 1.4189

27

Open: 1.4235

Close: 1.4177

Mid: 1.4155

28

Open: 1.4174

Close: 1.4079

Mid: 1.4135

29

Open: 1.4080

Close: 1.4025

Mid: 1.4053

30

Open: 1.4023

Close: 1.4015

Mid: 1.4034

31

Open: 1.4015

Close: 1.4015

Mid: 1.4015

April - 2018

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.4015

Close: 1.4037

Mid: 1.4024

2

Open: 1.4015

Close: 1.4046

Mid: 1.4046

3

Open: 1.4046

Close: 1.4067

Mid: 1.4055

4

Open: 1.4069

Close: 1.4087

Mid: 1.4056

5

Open: 1.4086

Close: 1.4007

Mid: 1.4031

6

Open: 1.4005

Close: 1.4086

Mid: 1.4043

7

Open: 1.4086

Close: 1.4086

Mid: 1.4086

8

Open: 1.4086

Close: 1.4089

Mid: 1.4090

9

Open: 1.4091

Close: 1.4133

Mid: 1.4121

10

Open: 1.4132

Close: 1.4182

Mid: 1.4153

11

Open: 1.4182

Close: 1.4187

Mid: 1.4191

12

Open: 1.4186

Close: 1.4238

Mid: 1.4196

13

Open: 1.4237

Close: 1.4241

Mid: 1.4258

14
15

Open: 1.4241

Close: 1.4245

Mid: 1.4239

16

Open: 1.4245

Close: 1.4341

Mid: 1.4290

17

Open: 1.4340

Close: 1.4296

Mid: 1.4329

18

Open: 1.4296

Close: 1.4202

Mid: 1.4244

19

Open: 1.4202

Close: 1.4084

Mid: 1.4158

20

Open: 1.4083

Close: 1.4003

Mid: 1.4039

21

Open: 1.4003

Close: 1.4003

Mid: 1.4003

22

Open: 1.4003

Close: 1.4001

Mid: 1.4000

23

Open: 1.4003

Close: 1.3937

Mid: 1.3977

24

Open: 1.3938

Close: 1.3995

Mid: 1.3957

25

Open: 1.3991

Close: 1.3936

Mid: 1.3956

26

Open: 1.3934

Close: 1.3918

Mid: 1.3946

27

Open: 1.3917

Close: 1.3779

Mid: 1.3841

28
29

Open: 1.3779

Close: 1.3770

Mid: 1.3772

30

Open: 1.3781

Close: 1.3771

Mid: 1.3753

May - 2018

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3771

Close: 1.3609

Mid: 1.3681

2

Open: 1.3609

Close: 1.3572

Mid: 1.3610

3

Open: 1.3572

Close: 1.3571

Mid: 1.3584

4

Open: 1.3571

Close: 1.3528

Mid: 1.3537

5

Open: 1.3534

Close: 1.3534

Mid: 1.3534

6

Open: 1.3526

Close: 1.3531

Mid: 1.3533

7

Open: 1.3534

Close: 1.3569

Mid: 1.3545

8

Open: 1.3568

Close: 1.3552

Mid: 1.3538

9

Open: 1.3551

Close: 1.3543

Mid: 1.3552

10

Open: 1.3545

Close: 1.3521

Mid: 1.3539

11

Open: 1.3521

Close: 1.3545

Mid: 1.3548

12

Open: 1.3545

Close: 1.3545

Mid: 1.3545

13

Open: 1.3539

Close: 1.3550

Mid: 1.3545

14

Open: 1.3541

Close: 1.3561

Mid: 1.3574

15

Open: 1.3559

Close: 1.3498

Mid: 1.3512

16

Open: 1.3500

Close: 1.3546

Mid: 1.3503

17

Open: 1.3545

Close: 1.3510

Mid: 1.3522

18

Open: 1.3510

Close: 1.3470

Mid: 1.3491

19

Open: 1.3467

Close: 1.3470

Mid: 1.3469

20

Open: 1.3470

Close: 1.3477

Mid: 1.3471

21

Open: 1.3475

Close: 1.3431

Mid: 1.3432

22

Open: 1.3430

Close: 1.3440

Mid: 1.3451

23

Open: 1.3441

Close: 1.3369

Mid: 1.3374

24

Open: 1.3369

Close: 1.3382

Mid: 1.3385

25

Open: 1.3381

Close: 1.3307

Mid: 1.3339

26

Open: 1.3307

Close: 1.3307

Mid: 1.3307

27

Open: 1.3307

Close: 1.3307

Mid: 1.3307

28

Open: 1.3299

Close: 1.3310

Mid: 1.3318

29

Open: 1.3312

Close: 1.3253

Mid: 1.3265

30

Open: 1.3253

Close: 1.3284

Mid: 1.3274

31

Open: 1.3284

Close: 1.3289

Mid: 1.3312

June - 2018

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3289

Close: 1.3348

Mid: 1.3308

2

Open: 1.3345

Close: 1.3345

Mid: 1.3345

3

Open: 1.3345

Close: 1.3354

Mid: 1.3345

4

Open: 1.3345

Close: 1.3316

Mid: 1.3347

5

Open: 1.3315

Close: 1.3406

Mid: 1.3358

6

Open: 1.3408

Close: 1.3422

Mid: 1.3420

7

Open: 1.3420

Close: 1.3415

Mid: 1.3422

8

Open: 1.3416

Close: 1.3394

Mid: 1.3395

9

Open: 1.3410

Close: 1.3410

Mid: 1.3410

10

Open: 1.3410

Close: 1.3413

Mid: 1.3404

11

Open: 1.3412

Close: 1.3371

Mid: 1.3393

12

Open: 1.3372

Close: 1.3372

Mid: 1.3384

13

Open: 1.3373

Close: 1.3380

Mid: 1.3350

14

Open: 1.3381

Close: 1.3256

Mid: 1.3349

15

Open: 1.3255

Close: 1.3278

Mid: 1.3254

16
17

Open: 1.3278

Close: 1.3273

Mid: 1.3255

18

Open: 1.3275

Close: 1.3257

Mid: 1.3251

19

Open: 1.3254

Close: 1.3172

Mid: 1.3211

20

Open: 1.3173

Close: 1.3172

Mid: 1.3181

21

Open: 1.3172

Close: 1.3247

Mid: 1.3186

22

Open: 1.3246

Close: 1.3267

Mid: 1.3279

23
24

Open: 1.3251

Close: 1.3261

Mid: 1.3261

25

Open: 1.3259

Close: 1.3277

Mid: 1.3255

26

Open: 1.3277

Close: 1.3220

Mid: 1.3243

27

Open: 1.3220

Close: 1.3119

Mid: 1.3170

28

Open: 1.3119

Close: 1.3074

Mid: 1.3085

29

Open: 1.3076

Close: 1.3208

Mid: 1.3141

30

Open: 1.3208

Close: 1.3208

Mid: 1.3208

July - 2018

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1

Open: 1.3208

Close: 1.3206

Mid: 1.3185

2

Open: 1.3206

Close: 1.3141

Mid: 1.3151

3

Open: 1.3140

Close: 1.3194

Mid: 1.3160

4

Open: 1.3193

Close: 1.3227

Mid: 1.3210

5

Open: 1.3229

Close: 1.3221

Mid: 1.3239

6

Open: 1.3221

Close: 1.3287

Mid: 1.3247

7

Open: 1.3287

Close: 1.3284

Mid: 1.3286

8

Open: 1.3284

Close: 1.3294

Mid: 1.3304

9

Open: 1.3293

Close: 1.3254

Mid: 1.3276

10

Open: 1.3253

Close: 1.3257

Mid: 1.3261

11

Open: 1.3257

Close: 1.3207

Mid: 1.3242

12

Open: 1.3206

Close: 1.3178

Mid: 1.3206

13

Open: 1.3177

Close: 1.3229

Mid: 1.3170

14

Open: 1.3229

Close: 1.3229

Mid: 1.3229

15

Open: 1.3229

Close: 1.3227

Mid: 1.3228

16

Open: 1.3226

Close: 1.3236

Mid: 1.3255

17

Open: 1.3235

Close: 1.3104

Mid: 1.3172

18

Open: 1.3105

Close: 1.3078

Mid: 1.3064

19

Open: 1.3078

Close: 1.3024

Mid: 1.3020

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For full historical data please visit: GBP/USD exchange rate history pages for the past 365 days
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GBP LIVE TODAY

Temporary Relief for Pound Sterling as Barnier Hints he is Ready to Work on Irish Border Compromise

20 July, 2018 |

The British Pound perked up somewhat ahead of the weekend, coming off recent lows against the Euro and surging above 1.31 against the Dollar following the closing of Brexit-related talks in Brussels.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling Slides after Surprise Fall in UK Retail Sales during June

19 July, 2018 |

The Pound weakened further against the US Dollar and Euro Thursday after official data revealed a surprise contraction in UK retail sales during the June month.

GBP LIVE TODAY

HSBC: British Pound Might Just be Testing "Fair Value" against the Euro and US Dollar

19 July, 2018 |

HSBC say the Pound is around fair value reducing chances of further devaluation but any "slam dunk" news on Brexit to allow Pound to "burst through" current familiar ranges. GBP could rise versus EUR in very short-term as outlook for later deteriorates.

GBP LIVE TODAY

The Pound vs. Dollar and Euro Today: Raab and Barnier in Focus

19 July, 2018 |

The tone adopted by Dominic Raab and Michel Barnier following their meeting to discuss ongoing Brexit negotiations could trigger moves in the Pound over coming hours and days. 

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound on Back-Foot as Inflation Disappointment Places Question Mark over Bank of England Rate Hike

18 July, 2018 |

The Pound slumped against the US Dollar and Euro Wednesday after official data showed UK inflation surprising on the donwside in June, prompting fresh questions about whether the Bank of England will be able to raise its interest rate in August.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Risk is "Skewed" to Downside vs. Euro and Dollar with Market's Gaze Turning to Outcome of Brexit Negotiations

18 July, 2018 |

"Risks remain skewed" to the downside for Sterling we are told by analysts and we believe comments from EU negotiators Barnier and Raab present the next key hurdle for the UK currency.

GBP LIVE TODAY

When it Comes to the Pound, Gilt Yield Curves Don't Flatter

17 July, 2018 |

The UK government bond yield curve is at its flattest since 2016 amid growing expectations the Bank of England (BOE) will raise interest rates and increasing Brexit uncertainty.

GBP LIVE TODAY

UK Labour Market in Rude Health with Record Numbers Now in Work

17 July, 2018 |

Official data shows the UK economy continues to create jobs at a robust pace with May seeing a record proportion of the population participating in the labour market. 

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Tipped to Benefit if Rees-Mogg Fails in Attempt to Force Government to Change Brexit Policy

16 July, 2018 |

Sterling may catch a bid if Prime Minister Theresa May gets legislation through parliament in the face of opposition to her agenda by Jacob Rees-Mogg and other Conservative MPs who see her plans as a betrayal to Brexit voters.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Options Market is Fretting about Further Losses in Pound Sterling

13 July, 2018 |

The Pound rose broadly on Friday as currency markets shrugged off fears over the trajectory of the Brexit negotiations but, according to strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch, this price action belies the true scale of mounting downside risks for the British currency.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling Outlook: A Positive EU Response to Whitepaper will Trigger Gains Against Euro and Dollar

12 July, 2018 |

Sterling continues to recover as UK White Paper detailing aims for future EU-UK trade is released, but detailed response from EU to shape the outlook with a positive response to push gains.

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound to "Climb Wall of Worry" against Dollar, Stay Sidelined vs. Euro

12 July, 2018 |

Analysts say the Pound is cheap and therefore selling pressure is abating while Prime Minister Theresa May should be safe until summer 2019. But we could see GBP/USD fall sharply below the 1.30 level if Bank of England swerves on August rate rise.