Current USD-GBP mid-market exchange rate

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Today's USD-GBP commentary

The current USD-GBP mid-market exchange rate is as we're writting quite close to its maximal level of the last 14 days. The strongest level we saw during this period was USD 1 = GBP 0.7521 (the current rate of USD 1 = GBP 0.7512 is only 0.13% less than that), reached. The high level of the USD-GBP is in stark contrast with the recent much lower value (USD 1 = GBP 0.735) observed , when a transfer of 4,000 USD converted into only 2,939.87 GBP (the exact same transfer converts to 3,004.67 GBP now).

USD Profile

Name: United States dollar

Symbol: $

Minor Unit: 1/100 Cent

Central Bank: Federal Reserve Bank

Country(ies): United States, American Samoa

Rank in the most traded currencies: #1

GBP Profile

Name: Pound sterling

Symbol: £

Minor Unit: 1/100 penny

Central Bank: Bank of England

Rank in the most traded currencies: #4

Key facts about USD - GBP

The US dollar and British Pound are two of the top four most traded currencies in the world. According to the Bank of International Settlements, an average of over five trillion USD and GBP are traded on a daily basis.

The US dollar is sometimes referred to as the greenback, while the British Pound is also referred to as the Pound Sterling or Sterling.

The USD is issued by the Federal Reserve Bank, which is the central bank of the United States of America. It is the official currency of the USA. The GBP is issued by the Bank of England, which is the central bank of England. It is the official currency of England.

The most commonly used denominations of USD that are issued are $1, $5, $10, $20, $50, while for the GBP they are £5, £10, £20, £50. The smallest unit of the US dollar is called a ‘cent’, while for the Pound, the smallest unit is called a ‘penny’.

Both the USD and GBP enjoy a low inflation rate of 0.10%.