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GBPUSD is also known as Cable amongst Forex traders is the ticker symbol in FX markets that represents how many US dollars you can buy with one British Pound. The price of the pair is affected by changes in both economies and could be affected by changes in monetary policy from Bank of England and or the US central bank, the Federal Reserve (FED). GBPUSD is one of the major currency pairs, and offers high liquidity in the markets and low spreads.  Since the 2016 Brexit referendum, the pair has entered a high volatility era as investors try to evaluate what the price of GBP will be after the official divorce from the EU.

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Forex Focus on UK Retail Sales and Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index

European trading session starts with Switzerland September trade balance data 6:00GMT. UK September retail sales data will be released at 8:30GMT. The Eurozone August construction output data is due at 9:00GMT. In American calendar the Housing Starts, Building Permits, Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index and Initial Jobless Claims all to be [...]

GBPUSD Soars Amid Rumours of Brexit Deal Breakthrough

The GBPUSD is trading well above 1.2800 in the New York session as rumors of a major breakthrough in the latest Brexit deal negotiations hit the markets. The GBPUSD added to its gains after reports claim that the UK’s proposals on the Irish backstop have been accepted by the Democratic [...]
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GBPUSD Consolidates Below 1.2700 On Conflicting Brexit Headlines

The GBPUSD continues to trade below 1.2700 in consolidation as a flood of Brexit headlines continue to hit the newswires. Optimistic Brexit headlines from the British side of things allowed the GBPUSD to recover slightly in late New York trading yesterday. However, the cautiousness of the headlines from the EU [...]

Forex Focus on UK Unemployment Data

European calendar starts with the Switzerland September producer and import prices due at 6:30GMT. The France September final CPI figures will be released at 6:45GMT. Pound traders await the UK August average weekly earnings at 8:30GMT, along with UK August ILO unemployment rate and the UK September jobless claims change, [...]
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GBPUSD Trades Lower as UK-EU Brexit Backstop Talks Near End

After flirting with 1.2700 last week, the GBPUSD finds itself under pressure once more as renewed Brexit-related uncertainties have reappeared. A round of optimism hit the markets last week on some key concessions on both sides. However, negotiators from the UK and EU have failed to come up with a [...]

GBPUSD Jumps to Daily High after Comments from Donald Tusk

GBPUSD is trading close to daily highs amid high volatility as news from Brexit developments cross the wires.  European Council President Tusk said that UK has not come with a realistic and workable proposal but PM Johnson has promised to come forward with a solution that works for all by [...]

Brexit: GBPUSD Jumps After Johnson – Varadkar Joint Statement

GBPUSD is trading 1.12% higher at 1.2342 making fresh daily highs after Johnson and Varadkar joint statement spread optimist around the markets as they agreed to continue their discussions. Tomorrow Taoiseach will consult with the EU Task Force and the UK Brexit Secretary will meet Michel Barnier tomorrow. GBPUSD adds [...]