GBP vs USD Exchange Rates

Daily exchange rate chart for GBP vs USD

Daily exchange rate chart for the Pound vs US Dollar

GBPUSD was trading on the currency markets at 1.420192 on Tuesday 27th March 2018 at 7:34 AM.
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GBP vs USD currency overview for 27th March 2018

The Pound to US Dollar has been edging higher throughout the week so far, but mixed trade news and risk-sentiment is limiting GBP/USD gains.

Demand for the US Dollar has been limited by concerns about clashes on trade between the US and China. The US introduced fresh tariffs on Chinese goods overnight and China has already announced a retaliation of tariffs on US products.

US non-manufacturing PMI data will be published during Wednesday’s American session, but investors may be hesitant to make big moves on the US Dollar amid trade uncertainty and ahead of Friday’s US Non-Farm Payroll report.

GBP vs USD trend analysis chart

GBP vs USD trend analysis chart

GBP vs USD trend analysis for 1st May

Although GBP-USD has been in an uptrend for some time, the fact that the recent trend (blue line on the chart) is now pointing downwards indicates that a trend change may be forming that is likely to send the Pound lower against the US Dollar.

If you want to buy US Dollars, it might be prudent to do so soon, as it looks your Pound will buy less US Dollars in the near future.

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