Currency Charts: GBP to PLN

Crossing the pound sterling and Polish zloty (GBP/PLN) is considered an exotic financial instrument in the Forex market. The pair has small liquidity, and therefore a very considerable spread level (at the level of 25-30 pips). If we talk about predictability, the GBP/PLN pair should be ranked as a class of predictable pairs at the average level. This is because the pound and zloty are the currencies of the EU countries and move in a similar direction, on the other hand, the system of the economy of England and Poland are very different from each other.

About the Main currency in the pair

GBP is the symbol for the pound of British sterling. Us dollar has a significant impact on the pound. According to this circumstance, when predicting the subsequent value process according to this economic instrument, it is necessary to take into account the main economic characteristics of the country. These include refinancing, gross product growth, the degree of unemployment, the number of new employees, and others. It should be noted that the pound sterling with varying speed responds to changes that occur in the US economy. Therefore, the GBP/PLN pair is an essential criterion of information on the monetary units of each currency.

Primarily seen as a regional currency, Polish zlotys have been the focus of the current debate over whether Poland will accept the Euro as its national currency instead of zlotys. In 2016 the Polish zloty remain. The currency code for the zloty, PLN, and PLN denotes it.

Zloty is a decimal currency, which means that each zloty consists of 100 minor units. Each of these secondary units is called a penny. Although zloty estimates vary depending on world currency markets, one Polish zloty is worth about one-quarter of the US (or 25 cents).

Each banknote depicts a historical figure of one of the Polish Royal families; on the reverse side are symbols of the time when this man lived. For example, note zł100 on the face depicts the portrait of king Ladislas II, and on the reverse the characters denoting his victory in 1410 in the battle of Grunwald.

Since its inception, the Polish zloty has taken many different forms and forms. The term “zloty “comes from the Polish word” zloty “and translates as”Golden.” This value is very instructive, because a large part of its history, the PLN operated as chasing or view since the middle ages zloty existed as a coin made of silver or gold and was an instrument for exchange in the Polish region.

Throughout its history, Poland has changed its currency in different ways to cope with inflationary problems and ensure price stability.

Factors that affect currencies in the pair

Poland has experienced many periods of increased volatility in terms of zlotys, caused by long-term inflation. To cope with the current inflation problems, the Polish government hires the Central Bank, which is entrusted with the management of zloty.

Narodowy Bank Polski (NBP) is the Central Bank of Poland, and it implements the monetary policy with the primary purpose of maintaining price stability. Since 1998, the institution has directly targeted inflation by setting an acceptable inflation target. Since 2004, the goal has been 2.5% with an acceptable variance of 1%.In addition to managing inflation in zlotys, the NBP has the exclusive right to issue currency and acts as a regulatory body for domestic banks.

In terms of gross domestic product (GDP), the Polish economy ranks eighth in the European Union. Nevertheless, GDP per capita remains below the EU average: 17% of the population lives below the poverty line. Poland’s GDP is mainly composed of services and industry, which account for 96% of total GDP.

Almost 55% of the workforce is employed in the services sector of the economy, followed by the industrial sector with 30%. 12.6% of the workforce can be attributed to the agricultural industry, producing only about 3% of Poland’s total GDP. The principal industries in Poland are coal mining, iron and steel production, shipbuilding, and chemical fertilizer production. Poland’s largest trading partner is Germany, followed by Russia and individual EU countries.

The Warsaw stock exchange is the largest financial platform in Poland and is the leading emerging market exchange in Europe (EME). The Warsaw stock exchange, which specializes in stocks and derivatives, is one of the fastest-growing exchanges in the Central and Eastern regions of Europe.

The governing body of financial markets in Poland is the Polish financial supervision Authority (KNF). In addition to monitoring trading operations on the Warsaw stock exchange, KNF monitors banking practices, insurance markets, savings and credit unions. The Polish financial supervision authority acts on the instructions of the Polish government.

How to trade GBP/PLN

Due to the low liquidity from time to time, significant volatility jumps appear unpredictably on the charts for the analyzed pair. They like to use professional scalpers, but inexperienced traders can also successfully work using this pair for trading.

But finding a suitable analysis for GBP/PLN is not very easy even on individual trading forums. Also, the data that are devoted to exotic pairs, since most investors trading in Polish zlotys prefer USD/PLN or EUR/PLN suggest a considerable Deposit.

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