Current USD-GBP mid-market exchange rate

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Today's USD-GBP commentary

The current USD-GBP rate is currently near its maximal level of the last fourteen days. The highest level during this timeframe was USD 1 = GBP 0.7851 (the current rate of USD 1 = GBP 0.7832 is only 0.25% less than that), reached last Thursday. The current high value of the USD-GBP rate differs considerably from the much lower level (USD 1 = GBP 0.7602) observed on November 7, when sending 4,000 USD converted into only 3,040.65 GBP (the same amount is equal to 3,132.85 GBP at the moment, which makes a difference of 92.2 GBP).


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%.