Skip to main content
  • Register
  • Help
  • Contact us
  • Log out of your HL account

What moves exchange rates

What moves exchange rates?

What moves exchange rates

Download your guide

With trillions of pounds worth of currency traded every day, the currency markets are an important part of global trade. This guide is not personal advice.

Please correct the following errors before you continue:

    Existing client? Please log in to your account to automatically fill in the details below.

    Address not shown above? Enter your address manually
    This literature is for UK investors only. We are not authorised to send our literature to areas outside the jurisdiction of UK regulation and will be unable to send this literature to any address in the Channel Islands or outside the UK.




    Loading

    Your postcode ends:

    Not your postcode? Enter your full address.

    Loading
    The Hargreaves Lansdown Currency Service is a trading name of Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management Limited, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hargreaves Lansdown Plc, One College Square South, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5HL. Company Registered in England & Wales No. 1896481. It is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Payment Institution under the Payment Services Regulations 2017. The Firm Reference number is 115248. You can look this up on the FCA register website. The marketing of the service is not regulated by the FCA.

    Verified by VeriSign

    VeriSign has verified the rightful owner and operator of this web page. The seal verification also shows that this page has passed a daily malware scan.

    Discover the key drivers behind currency movements and why they're important.

    Whether you’re planning to send money abroad, or just have a general interest in the currency markets, understanding why exchange rates move is important.

    This short guide includes simple explanations of what’s behind currency movements, including:

    • Economics
    • Politics
    • Global trade and events
    • And more

    You’ll also find an easy way of sheltering yourself from fluctuating exchange rates when sending money abroad and how to stay up to date with market movements.

    The contents of this report should only be used for reference and does not constitute personal advice to buy or sell any of the currencies mentioned.

    The Hargreaves Lansdown Currency Service is a trading name of Hargreaves Lansdown Asset Management Limited, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hargreaves Lansdown Plc, One College Square South, Anchor Road, Bristol, BS1 5HL. Company Registered in England & Wales No. 1896481. It is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) as a Payment Institution under the Payment Services Regulations 2017. The Firm Reference number is 115248. You can look this up on the FCA register website. The marketing of the service is not regulated by the FCA.