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Will GBPCAD hit 1.70 again?

GBPCAD hit 1.70 ten days ago presenting some of the best rates to buy Canadian dollars with pounds since June.  This is great opportunity considering the outlook for the pound remains very uncertain, Stephen Poloz is the Governor of the Bank of Canada and whilst he has been gently weakening the Loonie lately, the currency […]

Could GBPCAD hit above 1.75?

Today is a crucial data for the GBPCAD exchange rate as we get closer to an understanding of the interest rate outlook for the UK which will be a key driver of the pound. Essentially the pound and currency pairings involving the pound have been largely driven by expectations on the interest rate rising for […]

GBPCAD hits 1.70!

The pound to Canadian dollar rate has risen to 1.70 as investors gently stepped back from a slightly less hawkish BoC (Bank of Canada) yesterday. With no further hike as expected and a less strong commentary around the pursuit of further hikes the Loonie slipped in afternoon trading. This process had already been given a […]

GBPCAD continues to slide!

GBPCAD rates have continues to slip from the very recent highs which saw the levels rise to near 1.70. Having spent much of the last few weeks in the lower 1.60’s and even less than 1.60, the recent spike presented a much improved fresh opportunity for clients looking to buy Canadian dollars with pounds. Overall […]

GBPCAD drops even further! Will we break 1.60?

Overnight the CAD dollar has strengthened against the pound as investors concerns over the likelihood of further US interest rate rises increase. The expectation of further hikes in 2017 is fading and this has seen the US dollar lose ground across the board. One beneficiary of this has been the Canadian dollar which has strengthened […]

Pound slides after latest Bank of England comments, will the GBP to CAD rate continue to drop this year? (Joseph Wright)

The Bank of England yesterday opted to keep interest rates on hold, and whilst this was expected it was the less bullish voting patterns and dovish comments from the BoE’s governor that caused the Pound to fall further. Due to the increasing inflation pressures after the Pound’s drop in value since the Brexit vote, there […]

Pound to Canadian Dollar rate hits a 3-month low after BoE member fails to mention rate hike, where to next for GBP/CAD?

Investors and clients hoping to change Pound into Canadian Dollars at higher rates have been left disappointed today. In this flat market many within the financial services has been awaiting the comments from Bank of England governor Ben Broadbent this lunchtime, as many had hoped that he would make a reference to his his option […]

Will this morning’s Inflation data push the Pound to Canadian Dollar lower? (Joseph Wright)

The Pound has lost some of the recent gains its seen against the commodity currencies recently, as the price of oil is recovering while the UK is facing some issues of it’s own. The rate of inflation is the UK has begun to outstrip the rate of wage growth, and with a general election next […]

Are GBP/CAD Rates Heading for 1.80? (Matthew Vassallo)

Sterling’s recent gains against the CAD have softened of late, with the Pound falling by over two cents in the past week. With the pair now trading around 1.7650 a move through 1.80 is now unlikely in the short-term, with pressure building on the UK economy. Brexit negotiation concerns and a poor run of economic […]

Pound to Canadian Dollar rate rises sharply, will the Pound continue to climb? (Joseph Wright)

Sterling exchange rates are continuing to climb as the year progresses, with last week being one of its strongest weeks against the commodity based currencies. Not only has the Pound been climbing due to a combination of impressive economic data coupled with the outcome from next months general election already looking like a forgone conclusion, […]