Convert 5 British Pound Sterling (GBP) to US Dollar (USD)
Exchange rates used for currency conversion updated on 19th May 2019 ( 19/05/2019 )
Below you will find the latest exchange rate for exchanging British Pound Sterling (GBP) to US Dollar (USD) , a table containing most common conversions and a chart with the pair's evolution.
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Monetary policies affecting the pound sterling (GBP) are dispersed amongst 8 separate central banks throughout the territories, dependencies, and countries of the United Kingdom. The Bank of England is the primary central bank and is responsible for monetary policy and currency issuance in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland. This floating currency is the third most widely held reserve currency in the world. The future of the GBP is dependent upon the political decision of whether or not to allow the GBP to be absorbed by the euro, effectively placing all of the United Kingdom into the eurozone.
About US Dollar (USD)
The privately owned and government sanctioned United States Federal Reserve Bank manages the monetary policy for the United States dollar (USD). The USD is the the worlds most widely held reserve currency and the most traded currency in world currency trading markets. The USD is official currency in 14 countries and the unofficial or de facto currency in 37 others. The US dollar is the second largest currency in circulation having been surpassed by the euro. The USD is a floating fiat currency.