GBP/USD News & Analysis

Recent GBP/USD Forex News

A Stubborn One

All signs are pointing to a lower USDJPY rate, despite the major pair's reluctance to to turn south.

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Great Expectations

We've seen some more follow through as the Pound does a great job making it's...

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Making the Case for Current Exposure

Here are some insights into price action in markets that are behind the ratio...

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US Back from Holiday Weekend

The US market returns after a long holiday weekend and we'll be looking for m...

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FX Positions Pointing in the Right Direction

Portfolio is waiting for follow through. The Friday closes set up an encourag...

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The Cushion for Trades

Here's a little bit about that out of the money zone and the psychology behin...

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Breaking Down the Pound

Monday's session was quite dull. I take the time in today's update to highlig...

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The British Pound with US Dollar (GBPUSD) currency pair is most active during European and North American hours. The GBPUSD rate is one of the four major currency pairs and is one of the most liquid markets in the world. This major pair is also known as ‘Cable.’

The nickname is rooted in history and, inspired by the transatlantic cable that stretched the Atlantic ocean so that the United States and Great Britain could communicate with one another. The US and UK economies are also amongst the strongest economies in the world, which makes this an attractive currency pair to trade.

The British Pound is actually the 4th most widely traded currency in the world behind the US Dollar, Euro and Japanese Yen.

The interactive live GBPUSD chart below shows the current price action. The recent GBPUSD analysis can be found below the chart.