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Coutts gives Pound Sterling the 'Royal Seal of approval' for 2018

Coutts gives Pound Sterling the 'Royal Seal of approval' for 2018


Coutts: Pound to rise as it looks "attractive by long-term standards".

Euro

Pound to Euro Latest

1.1332▼

-0.12%

Previous Close:

1.1345

Today's High:

1.1349

Today's Low:

1.1327

US Dollar

Pound to US Dollar Latest

1.3822▼

-0.03%

Previous Close:

1.3826

Today's High:

1.3837

Today's Low:

1.3812

Australian Dollar

Pound to Australian Dollar Latest

1.7357▲

0.08%

Previous Close:

1.7343

Today's High:

1.7395

Today's Low:

1.7293

New Zealand Dollar

Pound to New Zealand Dollar Latest

1.9021▲

0.04%

Previous Close:

1.9013

Today's High:

1.9069

Today's Low:

1.8987

South African Rand

Pound to South African Rand Latest

17.0167▼

-0.01%

Previous Close:

17.0177

Today's High:

17.0453

Today's Low:

16.9142

Canadian Dollar

Pound to Canadian Dollar Latest

1.7211▲

0.07%

Previous Close:

1.7199

Today's High:

1.7225

Today's Low:

1.7194

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GBP LIVE TODAY

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17 January, 2018 |

"I consider it likely that interest rates will need to rise further over time"

GBP LIVE TODAY

Coutts gives Pound Sterling the 'Royal Seal of approval' for 2018

17 January, 2018 |

Coutts: Pound to rise as it looks "attractive by long-term standards".

GBP LIVE TODAY

British Pound Shows Nerves as Political Heat Raised in Brussels Jawbone Offensive

16 January, 2018 |

A surge in soundbites from Brussels regarding their position on Brexit have emerged today - be aware that this could provide some volatility in Pound Sterling.

GBP LIVE TODAY

Pound Sterling Today: UK Inflation Data is a Win-Win for GBP

16 January, 2018 |

The Pound's current rally could halt or be spurred on by the result, says analyst.

GBP/EUR: News and Forecasts

EUR

Euro Exchange Rates Under Close Scrutiny at ECB

17 January, 2018 |

© Franz Johann Morgenbesser. Euro takes step back after trio of central bankers raise concerns over its recent rally.

EUR

Pound-to-Euro Outlook: Sterling to Hold its Ground but Remains a "Plaything of Brexit…

17 January, 2018 |

The Euro is unlikely to post large gains versus the British Pound in 2018 says German lender Commerzbank as they set out their forecasts for coming months.

EUR

Beware, More Euro Strength vs. Pound is Forecast as 'Stars Align'

16 January, 2018 |

"The stars have aligned for EUR but where do we go from here?" - Valentin Marinov, Crédit Agricole.

EUR

The Pound-to-Euro Rate's Week Ahead Forecast

14 January, 2018 |

Inflation data forms the main data event in the coming week for Sterling while the charts confirm the GBP/EUR exchange rate remains locked in a sideways range.

GBP/USD: News and Forecasts

USD

US Dollar Not Yet Ripe For a Reversal, Says Westpac

17 January, 2018 |

Historically the US Dollar is not as oversold as it looks.

USD

Pound Rises to Fresh post-Brexit High as Dollar Woes Continue

15 January, 2018 |

The British Pound faded against the Euro but rose against the US Dollar to fresh multi-year highs.

USD

GBP/USD seen at Risk of America's Trade Protectionism Agenda

15 January, 2018 |

The Pound-to-Dollar exchange rate may be on the rise but the risk of increased trade protectionism is a threat to the uptrend, say analysts at Morgan Stanley.

USD

The Pound-to-Dollar Rate: Week Ahead Forecast

14 January, 2018 |

Charts continue to indicate an upside bias as we begin the new trading week, with the Pound-to-Dollar exchange rate vaulting clear of a zone of resistance between  following its achievement of 1.3730, and now looking likely to continue rising.

EUR/USD: News and Forecasts

Euro to Dollar

Euro-to-Dollar Rate in Sudden Overnight Surge, Weidmann Makes the Case for Interest Rate R…

17 January, 2018 |

EUR/USD spikes higher in overnight trading before pulling back: Charts continue to suggest further upside over coming weeks and months, according to analysts.

Euro to Dollar

More Euro Upgrades in the Pipeline at JP Morgan After Stellar Start to 2018

16 January, 2018 |

The Euro has risen strongly and most analysts think this is just the beginning, but could its own increasing value become the very thing that limits its growth?

Euro to Dollar

Euro-to-Dollar Rate Still Undervalued Despite Hitting Three-Year Highs

16 January, 2018 |

EUR/USD is returning to "normal levels" but low inflation could become a stumbling block later in 2018 while the pace of Euro gains is more important for the ECB than the overall size of them.

Euro to Dollar

Euro-to-Dollar Rate: Week Ahead Forecast

14 January, 2018 |

The Euro-to-US Dollar is in a strong uptrend sparked by greater optimism about the economic outlook from Europe's central bankers, we expect this to continue in the coming week.

GBP/AUD: News and Forecasts

AUD

Australian Dollar Firm Ahead of Key Employment Data Release: Can the Aussie Jobs Rally Con…

17 January, 2018 |

Wednesday's data will show if Australia's jobs market remained buoyant into year-end. Chinese GDP is also on the radar. All of this is important for AUD interest rate expectations.

AUD

Australian Dollar in Strong Start to Week as Markets Anticipate Robust Chinese Growth Data…

15 January, 2018 |

Faster than expected Chinese GDP growth would lift commodity prices and boost the Dollar in the short term but bank forecasts show a double digit loss could be in store for the AUD in 2018.

AUD

The Pound-to-Australian Dollar Rate Week Ahead Forecast

14 January, 2018 |

Jobs data is the highlight of the calendar in the week ahead for the Australian Dollar, whilst inflation and retail sales data dominate the outlook for the Pound - the charts show the pair at a crossroads with the potential to rotate higher.

AUD

The Australian Dollar's Rally Probably Won't Last Longer-Term, Says NAB

12 January, 2018 |

The underpinnings of the current uptrend are likely to be eroded as 2018 progresses leading NAB to keep their forecasts for the Aussie Dollar bearish.

GBP/NZD: News and Forecasts

NZD

New Zealand Economy Shakes Off Post-election Jitters but Kiwi Dollar Still Faces Headwinds…

16 January, 2018 |

New Zealand's economy faces a choppy few quarters but will ultimately shake off its post-election jitters. However, the same cannot be said for the Kiwi Dollar.

NZD

The Pound-to-New Zealand Dollar Rate's Week Ahead Forecast

14 January, 2018 |

New Zealand's largest type of export - dairy products, will have their price fixed at auction this week, with a higher figure supporting the NZD; meanwhile, Sterling traders will be watching inflation data, and the charts point to more downside.

NZD

New Zealand Dollar to Forge Ahead in 2018 as Darkest Days Are Behind It Say MUFG

10 January, 2018 |

Economic fallout from New Zealand's 2017 election has been limited to a slump in confidence, while estimates of past GDP growth have been revised higher.

NZD

Pound-to-New Zealand Dollar Rate: Week Ahead Forecast

07 January, 2018 |

In a thin week on the data front housing data is the most important release for the New Zealand Dollar whilst Trade and GDP estimates dominate UK data, and for the charts the indicators continue to point south.

GBP/CAD: News and Forecasts

CAD

It’s a Hike: Canadian Dollar Reacts to BoC Decision, Analysts Give Views on Way Forward Fr…

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CAD

Sombre Canadian Dollar Heads into BoC Day with Analysts Expecting Little Help from Poloz a…

16 January, 2018 |

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CAD

The Pound-to-Canadian Dollar Rate Week Ahead Forecast

14 January, 2018 |

The Bank of Canada will this week meet to decide whether to increase interest rates and may help provide some much-needed clarity on the future direction of the GBP/CAD exchange rate.

CAD

Canadian Dollar Will Weaken on Mounting Fears Over US Protectionism Say Morgan Stanley

12 January, 2018 |

The Canadian Dollar is at risk of weakening because of Canada's disproportionate reliance on exports, which are under threat from US protectionism.

GBP/ZAR: News and Forecasts

ZAR

South African Rand: SARB Looms

17 January, 2018 |

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ZAR

Pound-to-Rand Rate's Week Ahead Forecast

15 January, 2018 |

The Pound-to-Rand is expected to continue struggling higher in the coming week, according to the charts.

ZAR

South African Rand Will Weaken Before February Budget and See Double-digit Loss in 2018 sa…

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High interest rates and falling inflation mean that “real yields” have risen in recent months, supporting the Rand, but this could change in 2018. 

ZAR

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The Rand's 2018 fortune rests on whether Cyril Ramaphosa can get to grips with the ANC and wield enough influence to drive change in South Africa.