Euro to Pound Exchange Rate News

December 2nd 2022 12:30

Euro to Pound Exchange rate today is at £0.8582

Pound to Euro Exchange rate today is at €1.1657

€1 EURis worth£0.8582 Pounds
£1 GBPis worth€1.1657 Euro
€10,000 EUROis worth£8582 Pounds
£10,000 GBPis worth€11,657 Euro
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Will the Pound Get Stronger Against the Euro ?

The British Pound was the best-performing major currency at the start of December and could deliver further gains, provided global investor sentiment remains upbeat into Christmas

In 2022 so far, the pound has been worth as little as €1.08 and as much as €1.21 against the Euro.

The Pound came under significant pressure in late September amidst a collapse in UK bonds – which sent bond yields surging higher – following the UK government’s ‘mini budget’. The pound fell to around €1.11 on Sept 26th

The Bank of England raised interest rates to 3 per cent on 3rd Nov – from 2.25 per cent. The Pound fell almost 2% after the interest rate decision. However – The Pound eventually recovered against the Euro and ended November broadly unchanged.

Stephen Gallo, Head of European FX Strategy at BMO Capital Markets said this week that he expects the Pound will continue to outperform the Euro on a relative basis and that a test of 0.8500 in EUR/GBP is possible. (In Pound to Euro exchange rate terms this would be 1.1765).

The Pound has followed global stocks lower through 2022 as the weight of Fed rate hikes weighed on sentiment and diminished the value of stocks. This is because the UK runs a large current account deficit, meaning the Pound’s value is sensitive to global investor flows and struggles when investors are nervous. But when investors are confident more money finds its way into the UK, plugging the current account deficit and supporting Sterling.

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