Pound Sterling-US Dollar Exchange Rate: 1.3982 (0.01%) Charts
US Dollar-Pound Sterling Exchange Rate: 0.7156 Charts

Pound Spikes against Dollar on U.S. Labour Market Surprise

Pound Spikes against Dollar on U.S. Labour Market Surprise

The U.S. Dollar fell sharply across the board after data showed the U.S. grew less jobs than the market was expecting in April.

Key Statistics
Live GBP/USD Exchange Rate: 1.3982
Daily Change: 0.0107%
Opening Rate: 1.398
Today's Low: 1.398
Today's High: 1.398
Low of the Past Year: 1.2085 (18-05-2020)
High of the Past Year : 1.4143 (25-02-2021)
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* 1 Week = past 5 trading days, 1 Month = past 20 trading days, This Year = 2021, Past Year = Past 365 Days

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Quick Views on Sterling and the BoE

  • Written by Gary Howes

Bank of England

"We expect the overall messaging from the meeting will have a distinctly hawkish tilt," says Elsa Lignos, Global Head of FX Strategy at RBC Capital Markets. 

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Pound-Dollar Rate Higher in Wake of Fed Meeting

  • Written by James Skinner, Additional Editing by Gary Howes

Fed's Powell

The U.S. Dollar deflated in broad overnight losses, enabling the Pound-to-Dollar exchange rate to decisively reclaim 1.39 before looking toward the landmark 1.40 handle after the Federal Reserve stayed a steady and stable monetary policy course in April.

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