Pound to Canadian dollar exchange rate

Find the best GBP/CAD exchange rate for 16 May 2021.

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= $ 1.7074

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Updated: 16 May 2021 12:55:14 UTC

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British pound

The British pound is the official currency of the United Kingdom and a handful of British territories. The British pound is the oldest independent currency in the world that’s still used today. Some nicknames for the British pound include pound sterling, quid and even just sterling.
Currency: British pound
Currency Symbol: £
Sub unit: penny
Bank notes: £5, £10, £20, £50, £100
Coins: £1, £2, 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p

Canadian dollar

The Canadian dollar is the official currency of Canada. In 2011, the Bank of Canada replaced the traditional cotton-and-paper notes with synthetic polymer, plastic-based notes. The most common nickname for the Canadian dollar is the loonie, though buck, huard and piastre are also used.
Currency: Canadian dollar
Currency Symbol: $
Sub unit: cent
Bank notes: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100, $1, $2, $500, $1000
Coins: $1, $2, 5¢, 10¢, 25¢, 1¢, 50¢

Is the Canadian dollar getting stronger?

Compared to a month ago, the Canadian dollar is getting weaker against the British pound. Currently 100 British pounds is equivalent to 177.01 Canadian dollars. A month ago, 100 British pounds was worth 172.77 Canadian dollars. This means we've seen an increase of $4.24 (2.45%) over the past month.

Today's market rate for common transfer amounts GBP to CAD

British pound (GBP)Canadian dollar (CAD)

Past 10 days: GBP to CAD

May 06 May 07 May 08 May 09 May 10 May 11 May 12 May 13 May 14 May 15
1 GBP = 1.6891 Inverse: 0.5920 1.6965 Inverse: 0.5894 1.6972 Inverse: 0.5892 1.7012 Inverse: 0.5878 1.7090 Inverse: 0.5851 1.7100 Inverse: 0.5848 1.7045 Inverse: 0.5867 1.7096 Inverse: 0.5849 1.7074 Inverse: 0.5857 1.7074 Inverse: 0.5857

Past 10 months: GBP to CAD

Jul 2020 Aug 2020 Sep 2020 Oct 2020 Nov 2020 Dec 2020 Jan 2021 Feb 2021 Mar 2021 Apr 2021
1 GBP = 1.7046 Inverse: 0.5867 1.7363 Inverse: 0.5760 1.6931 Inverse: 0.5906 1.7112 Inverse: 0.5844 1.7326 Inverse: 0.5772 1.6980 Inverse: 0.5889 1.7368 Inverse: 0.5758 1.7541 Inverse: 0.5701 1.7366 Inverse: 0.5758 1.7280 Inverse: 0.5787

Past 10 years: GBP to CAD

May 2011 May 2012 May 2013 May 2014 May 2015 May 2016 May 2017 May 2018 May 2019 May 2020
1 GBP = 1.5820 Inverse: 0.6321 1.6081 Inverse: 0.6219 1.5544 Inverse: 0.6433 1.8268 Inverse: 0.5474 1.8892 Inverse: 0.5293 1.8591 Inverse: 0.5379 1.7587 Inverse: 0.5686 1.7380 Inverse: 0.5754 1.7270 Inverse: 0.5791 1.7169 Inverse: 0.5824

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