Exchange rates for pound

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exchange rates for poundExchange rates for pound is a daily publication of the Bank of England (BOE), the Central Bank of the United Kingdom. This report contains 26 currency middle market pound exchange rates as observed by the Bank’s Foreign Exchange Desk in the London interbank market. This publication is usually updated around 10.30am UK Time for every working day with one day delay, so effective publication is from Tuesday to Saturday.

The Bank of England does not publish any historical file, but missing historical exchange rates can be retrieved from the Calendar.

Economic relevance

The United Kingdom (UK) is the 7th largest economy in the world and the second largest in Europe after Germany. Now effectively gone from the European Union, the UK still is a member of the Commonwealth, the G7 and the G20, as well as other international organizations.

The City of London is the world’s largest financial centre. Heir to the British Empire, the UK has strong economic links with all english speaking countries and especially with the USA. As a result, the pound sterling (GBP) is the 4th most traded currency and the 3rd most held reserve currency in the world (after the US dollar and the euro).

foxer currency calculator includes the Bank of England (BOE) plugin by default, making it possible to bring you all the daily and historical official pound exchange rates.


Summary table

Base currencyGBP
UpdatedMonday to Friday
PublicationOne day delay
Time10:30 GMT
History fileBy month

Facts and figures

  • GDP Ranking#: 7th
  • GDP: 2,622 ( USD Billion )
  • Population: 67.5M
  • GDP per capita: $42,514

Currencies pegged to GBP

IsoCodeCurrency NameSymbolPegged ToRatio
GIPPound (Gibraltar)£GBP1
SHPPound (Saint Helena)£GBP1

On White Papers section you will find a complete list of the world’s pegged currencies.

List of published currencies

AUDDollar (Australia)
CADDollar (Canada)
CNYYuan (China)
CZKKoruna (Czech Republic)
DKKKrone (Denmark)
EUREuro (European Union)
HKDDollar (Hong Kong)
HUFForint (Hungary)
INRRupee (India)
ILSShekel (Israel)
JPYYen (Japan)
MYRRinggit (Malaysia)
NZDDollar (New Zealand)
NOKKrone (Norway)
PLNZloty (Poland)
RUBRuble (Rusia)
SARRiyal (Saudi Arabia)
SGDDollar (Singapore)
ZARRand (South Africa)
KRWWon (Korea  South)
SEKKronor (Sweden)
CHFFranc (Switzerland)
TWDNew Dollar (Taiwan)
THBBaht (Thailand)
TRYLira (Turkey)
USDDollar (United States of America)

See full comparative table of all currencies per Bank in the White Papers / List of currencies page.