GBPUSD Forex Pair

GBPUSD Trading

The British Sterling against the US Dollar. GBPUSD is a very liquid Forex pair. The most active hours of GBP/USD are between 8:00 am (EST) and 12:00 noon (EST), as both the US and the European Markets are open for trading.

 

EUROUSD STATISTICS

GBPUSD STATISTICS

GBPUSD as in the case of EURUSD is a highly-liquid asset but not a very volatile one.

GBPUSD Exchange Rate: The GBPUSD exchange rate is above the value of the year 2000 (1.4927)

GBPUSD Volatility: GBPUSD average daily volatility at 0.956% and intraday at 0.957% (check computations below)

GBPUSD Average Volume: Average daily volume at about 330 billion USD.

 

GBPUSD TABLE

Here are all important statistics regarding GBPUSD.

Table: GBPUSD statistics for 13.5 years 

GBPUSD Ending Quote Yearly Change % DAILY VOLATILITY Δ% Daily-Volatility INTRADAY VOLATILITY Δ% Intraday-Volatility AVERAGE VOLUME Δ% Volume
2000 1.4927 -7.5% 0.84%   0.87%   93,228  
2001 1.4541 -2.59% 0.79% -5.8% 0.80% -8.0% 101,546 9%
2002 1.6102 10.74% 0.73% -7.3% 0.69% -13.5% 109,856 8%
2003 1.7848 10.84% 0.97% 32.8% 0.93% 34.4% 92,839 -15%
2004 1.9181 7.47% 1.07% 10.4% 1.04% 12.3% 82,394 -11%
2005 1.7227 -10.19% 0.82% -23.5% 0.86% -17.3% 520,892 532%
2006 1.9634 13.97% 0.87% 5.7% 0.82% -5.3% 1,365,904 162%
2007 1.9873 1.21% 0.73% -16.4% 0.72% -11.8% 906,474 -34%
2008 1.4729 -25.88% 1.33% 83.4% 1.46% 101.9% 324,798 -64%
2009 1.6168 9.77% 1.66% 24.4% 1.61% 10.5% 315,566 -3%
2010 1.5609 -3.46% 1.14% -31.1% 1.15% -28.2% 229,536 -27%
2011 1.5501 -0.69% 0.95% -16.5% 0.96% -17.2% 182,638 -20%
2012 1.6250 4.83% 0.69% -27.7% 0.67% -29.9% 153,458 -16%
2013 1.5497 -4.64% 0.79% 14.7% 0.82% 22.0% 135,078 -12%
                 
Average Value 1.6649 0.3% 0.956%   0.957%   329,586  

  Computations:

(1) GBPUSD Ending Quote = GBPUSD 31 of December Close - GBPUSD 1st of January Close

(2) GBPUSD Daily Volatility = (One Day High - Previous Day Low) % -And after computation of the year GBPUSD average

(3) GBPUSD Intraday Volatility = [(Daily High - Daily Low) / Daily Low] % -And after computation of the year GBPUSD average

(4) GBPUSD Average Volume = The average yearly value of GBPUSD daily volume

 

GBPUSD Trading Conditions

TRADING GBPUSD

The basic trading conditions of GBPUSD and other info.

GBPUSD TRADING IC MARKETS FXTM LQDFX
GBPUSD SPREAD 0.4 pip 2.7 pip 1.8 pip
COMMISSIONS $7.0 / ROUNDED LOT NO NO
PLATFORMS MT4 / MT5 / cTrader MT4 / MT5 MT4
AUTOMATED TRADING YES (FIX/API) YES YES
TRADE LEVERAGE 500:1 30:1 500:1
EXECUTION MODEL ECN ECN STP
MINIMUM DEPOSIT

$200 FOR MT4/MT5

$1,000 for cTrader

$10 $20
REGULATION

ASIC (Australia)

CySEC, FCA UK, FSC Mauritius

NO

PROMOTION FREE VPS

NO

100% Cash Bonus
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