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GBP USD (British Pound / US Dollar)

GBPUSD, often referred to as “The Cable”, a foreign exchange term used to describe the British pound vs the US dollar, is one of the oldest traded currency pairs. In July of 1866, after an earlier failed attempt, the first reliable exchange rate between the British pound and the US dollar was transmitted between the London and New York Exchanges. Optic fibre cables accompanied by satellites handle the Transatlantic communications today.

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USDGBP
U.S. Dollar / Pound Sterling
 
   
B61!
British Pound Futures
 
   
BXY
British Pound Currency Index
 
   
QBP1!
BRITISH POUND FUTURES (CONTINUOUS: CURRENT CONTRACT IN FRONT)
 
   
PD1!
$-BASED B-POUND/US$FUTURES (CONTINUOUS: CURRENT CONTRACT IN FRONT)
 
   

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