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Monthly Archives: October 2016

GBP/USD

Yearly Since 1983


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Yearly Since 1953


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Posted on 2016/10/07.


UK Bank-notes in Circulation YoY Since 2005


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Posted on 2016/08/04.


Daily % Moves in GBP/USD Since 1862


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The move on June 24, 2016 is -7.64%.

The bigger moves (with brief reasons for those within the last century) are 1) 19 Sep 1949: (-30.41%) Pound devalued under Bretton Woods due to economic concerns; 2) 21 Sep 1931: (-23.57%) Gold Standard abandoned in the Depression; 3) 30 Sep 1869: (-18.75%); 4) 20 Nov 1967: (-13.02%) Harold Wilson’s famous ‘pound in your pocket’ devaluation to battle the UK’s economic problems; 5) 25 Mar 1863: (-10.90%); 6) 10 May 1940: (-9.79%) War related deviation from the dollar peg; 7) 25 Sep 1931: (-7.89%) A few days after the Gold Standard was abandoned, the pound continued to depreciate although it did jump by 7.14% next day. 8) 19 June 1866: (-7.76%).

Posted on 2016/06/28.


Stirling Crisis and Bank of England Base Interest Rate


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Posted on 2016/06/21.

GBP Drops to Near 30-year low


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Breaking 30-year Support

Posted on 2016/02/26.