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GBP/USD - British Pound US Dollar

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1.6614 -0.0003    (-0.02%)
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Type: Currency
Group: Major
Base: British Pound
Second: US Dollar

  • Prev. Close: 1.6617
  • Bid/Ask: 1.6613 / 1.6615
  • Day's Range: 1.6602 - 1.6624
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GBP/USD Overview

Prev. Close1.6617
Day's Range1.6602 - 1.6624
52 wk Range1.5429 - 1.7192
1-Year Return6.22%

GBP/USD News & Analysis


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Time: Aug 20, 2014 02:49AM (GMT -5:00, DST On)

Economic Calendar

Time Cur. Imp. Event Actual Forecast Previous
Wednesday, August 20
04:30   GBP BoE MPC vote cut   0 0  
04:30   GBP BoE MPC vote hike   0 0  
04:30   GBP BoE MPC vote unchanged   9 9  
04:30   GBP MPC Meeting Minutes        
06:00   GBP CBI Industrial Trends Orders   4 2  
07:00   USD MBA 30-Year Mortgage Rate     4.35%  
07:00   USD MBA Mortgage Applications (WoW)     -2.7%  
10:30   USD Crude Oil Inventories   -1.163M 1.401M  
10:30   USD EIA Weekly Distillates Stocks   -0.550M -2.421M  
10:30   USD Gasoline Inventories   -1.588M -1.160M  
14:00   USD FOMC Meeting Minutes        
Thursday, August 21
04:30   GBP Core Retail Sales (MoM)   0.4% -0.1%  
04:30   GBP Core Retail Sales (YoY)   3.4% 4.0%  
04:30   GBP Public Sector Net Borrowing   -2.00B 9.51B  
04:30   GBP Retail Sales (MoM)   0.4% 0.1%  
04:30   GBP Retail Sales (YoY)   3.0% 3.6%  
05:35   GBP 10-Year Treasury Gilt Auction     2.700%  
08:30   USD Continuing Jobless Claims   2,518K 2,544K  
08:30   USD Initial Jobless Claims   300K 311K  
08:30   USD Jobless Claims 4-Week Avg.     295.75K  
09:45   USD Bloomberg Consumer Confidence     36.8  
09:45   USD Manufacturing PMI     55.7 55.8  
10:00   USD CB Leading Index (MoM)   0.6% 0.3%  
10:00   USD Existing Home Sales (MoM)   -0.4% 2.6%  
10:00   USD Existing Home Sales   5.02M 5.04M  
10:00   USD Philadelphia Fed Manufacturing Index   19.2 23.9  
10:00   USD Philly Fed Business Conditions     58.1  
10:00   USD Philly Fed Employment     12.2  
10:30   USD Natural Gas Storage     78B  
13:00   USD 5-Year TIPS Auction     -0.213%  

Central Banks

Bank of England (BOE)
Current Rate 0.50%
Chairman Mark Carney
Federal Reserve (FED)
Current Rate 0.00%-0.25%
Chairman Janet L. Yellen

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GBP USD will keep going down at the opening today? what you think?
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Daniel Lüchinger Aug 20, 2014 06:20AM GMT
i think gbp meeting is going to be bullish, and later usd meeting will be berish for USD, so i am strong bullish for GBPUSD target 1.6750 - 1.6880, what do you think? ..
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hamed halimi Aug 20, 2014 06:34AM GMT
on what basis?
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