British Pound

British Pound

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha. It is subdivided into 100 pence (singular: penny, abbreviated: p). A number of nations that do not use sterling also have currencies called the pound. At various times, the pound sterling was commodity money or bank notes backed by silver or gold, but it is currently fiat money, backed only by the economy in the areas where it is accepted. The pound sterling is the world's oldest currency still in use and which has been in continuous use since its inception.Sterling is the fourth most-traded currency in the foreign exchange market, after the United States dollar, the euro, and the Japanese yen. Together with those three currencies and the Chinese yuan it forms the basket of currencies which calculate the value of IMF special drawing rights. Sterling is also the third most-held reserve currency in global reserves (about 4%).The British Crown dependencies of Guernsey, Jersey and the Isle of Man produce their own local issues of sterling (the Guernsey pound, the Jersey pound and the Manx pound) which are considered fully equivalent to UK sterling in their respective regions. The pound sterling is also used in Gibraltar (alongside the Gibraltar pound), the Falkland Islands (alongside the Falkland Islands pound), Saint Helena and Ascension Island in Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (alongside the Saint Helena pound). The Bank of England is the central bank for the pound sterling, issuing its own coins and banknotes, and regulating issuance of banknotes by private banks in Scotland and Northern Ireland. Banknotes issued by other jurisdictions are not regulated by the Bank of England; local governments use Bank of England notes as backing for local issuance by allowing them to be exchanged 1:1 at face value.

Bitcoin

Bitcoin

Bitcoin (₿) is a cryptocurrency, a form of electronic cash. It is a decentralized digital currency without a central bank or single administrator that can be sent from user to user on the peer-to-peer bitcoin network without the need for intermediaries.Transactions are verified by network nodes through cryptography and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. Bitcoin was invented by an unknown person or group of people using the name Satoshi Nakamoto and released as open-source software in 2009. Bitcoins are created as a reward for a process known as mining. They can be exchanged for other currencies, products, and services. Research produced by the University of Cambridge estimates that in 2017, there were 2.9 to 5.8 million unique users using a cryptocurrency wallet, most of them using bitcoin.Bitcoin has been criticized for its use in illegal transactions, its high electricity consumption, price volatility, thefts from exchanges, and the possibility that bitcoin is an economic bubble. Bitcoin has also been used as an investment, although several regulatory agencies have issued investor alerts about bitcoin.

4901 British Pound to Bitcoin exchange rates chart

4901 GBP to BTC exchange rates graph
4901 GBP to BTC Spot rate – This is known more formally as the ‘interbank’ rate. It is the rate banks or large financial institutions charge each other when trading significant amounts of foreign currency. In the business, this is sometimes referred to as a ‘spot rate’. It is not the tourist rate and you cannot buy currency at this rate, as you are buying relatively small amounts of foreign currency. In everyday life it is the same as the difference between wholesale and retail prices. The rates shown in financial newspapers and in broadcast media are usually the interbank rates.

4901 GBP to BTC exchange rates table

Exchange GBP to BTC
4901 British Pound = 1.000 Bitcoin
9802 British Pound = 2.000 Bitcoin
24505 British Pound = 5.001 Bitcoin
49010 British Pound = 10.001 Bitcoin
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4901 British Pound to Bitcoin Cross rate – This is the rate we give to customers who want to exchange currencies that do not involve the local currency. For example, if you want to exchange Australian dollars into US dollars.

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Currency traders betting on a Brexit deal are having a rough time
Currency traders betting on a Brexit deal are having a rough time

A buoyant U.S. dollar, helped by uncertainties in the eurozone, is weighing on the British pound and making this Monday a painful start to the week for traders who believe a Brexit deal, which would likely give sterling a massive boost, could be near.

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Great British pound slides in value amid renewed Brexit worries
Great British pound slides in value amid renewed Brexit worries

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British Pound Jumps As Barnier Says Brexit Treaty Text "Almost Ready"

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Bitcoin ATMs About to Reach the 4,000 Milestone Worldwide
Bitcoin ATMs About to Reach the 4,000 Milestone Worldwide

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Twitter grapples with fake Elon Musk accounts promoting bitcoin scams

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CFTC Says Bitcoin Trader Who Lost $1.1M Will Serve 15 Months in Jail
CFTC Says Bitcoin Trader Who Lost $1.1M Will Serve 15 Months in Jail

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) revealed that a former employee of Consolidated Trading will serve 15 months in jail and pay $1.1 million The CFTC revealed that a former employee of Consolidated Trading will serve 15 months in jail and pay $1.1 million for Bitcoin fraud.

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Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Calm Before Another Storm?
Bitcoin (BTC) Price Analysis: Calm Before Another Storm?

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Bitcoin: The Calm Before The Storm

Bitcoin has been remarkably stable lately, trading in an atypically narrow range over the past few months. However, this is not the first time that such a pheno

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