UK (GBP, Pound Sterling) Economic & Currency Analysis

United Kingdom (GBP, Pound) Currency FX Analysis

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United Kingdom SWOT Statistics

Strengths + Opportunities = 17

Threats + Weaknesses = 12

When strengths & opportunities substantially exceed threats & weaknesses an investment in the Pound has great long term potential.

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The United Kingdom is the sixth largest economy in the third largest economy in Europe. The Agricultural sector of the UK is highly efficient, producing about 60% of the UK’s food with less than 2% of the labor force. The UK has large coal, natural gas, and oil resources and is one of the world’s most globalised countries. The British economy was hit hard by the finical recession with growth rates of 0.3 per cent in Q1 of 2010 and 0.4 per cent growth in Q4 of 2009.


Pound Currency Analysis Update

The UK (GBP) has a highly productive, capitalist economy with a strong financial services industry. UK's Fundamental Currency Analysis (short term investment): The British Pound is undervalued on a global basis. The purchase price parity indicates that the British Pound should fall in value over time, but high investment flow potential means the currency will increase in value. UK's Value Investor Survey (short term investment): The UK’s economic environment is very favorable for long term economic growth due to high scores on economic freedom, government transparency, and economic diversity. UK's Currency Trading Strategy: An undervalued currency, moderate investment flow potential and very favorable business environment leads to a positive outlook for UK investments.


Factors That Positively Affect The Pound


Factors That Negatively Affect The Pound