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    Best GBP to JPY Exchange Rates Compared Live

    The best GBP to JPY exchange rate is 190.09. Compare foreign transfer and currency exchange rates, find better rates & deals.

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    Comparing GBP-JPY exchange rates

    Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare Pound Sterling (GBP) to Japanese yen (JPY) rates from different sources before making a conversion.

    The above Sterling to Yen comparison table makes it easy to compare the Total Fees (both variable and fixed) you are being charged vs the latest GBP-JPY mid-rate (see below) and the possible savings of using another provider.

     
    @bestfxrates : Bearish GBP/JPY outlook as FX analysts eye GBP drop to $1.20 (HSBC) & $1.15 (RBC). BoE's rate cuts & UK's political woes add pressure. JPY weak, yet market stable at 191.8, above 3-mo avg. Oil price volatility to watch. #GBPJPY #ForexMarket #CurrencyTrading [11 Apr 2024]

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    GBP to JPY Market Data

    Pound Sterling (GBP) to Japanese yen (JPY) market data - latest interbank exchange rate, trend, chart & historic rates.

     
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    GBP to JPY at 192.3 is 1.5% above its 3-month average of 189.4, having traded in a quite stable 4.8% range from 184.6 to 193.4
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    DateGBP/JPYChangePeriod
    28 Mar 2024
    191.14
    0.6% 2 Week
    12 Jan 2024
    184.64
    4.2% 3 Month
    12 Apr 2023
    166.25
    15.7% 1 Year
    13 Apr 2019
    146.51
    31.3% 5 Year
    14 Apr 2014
    170.30
    13% 10 Year
    16 Apr 2004
    193.73
    0.7% 20 Year
    GBP/JPY historic rates & change to 11-Apr-2024
     

    What are equivalent amounts of GBP and JPY?

    Here are some popular conversion amounts for GBP to JPY (Pound Sterling to Japanese yen)*.

    GBP JPY
    £ 1 ¥ 190.09
    £ 5 ¥ 950.45
    £ 10 ¥ 1,901
    £ 20 ¥ 3,802
    £ 50 ¥ 9,505
    £ 100 ¥ 19,009
    £ 250 ¥ 47,523
    £ 500 ¥ 95,045
    £ 1,000 ¥ 190,090
    £ 2,000 ¥ 380,180
    £ 5,000 ¥ 950,450
    £ 10,000 ¥ 1,900,900
    £ 20,000 ¥ 3,801,800
    £ 50,000 ¥ 9,504,500
    £ 100,000 ¥ 19,009,000
    GBP JPY
    £ 0.0053 ¥ 1
    £ 0.0263 ¥ 5
    £ 0.0526 ¥ 10
    £ 0.1052 ¥ 20
    £ 0.2631 ¥ 50
    £ 0.5261 ¥ 100
    £ 1.3153 ¥ 250
    £ 2.6305 ¥ 500
    £ 5.2610 ¥ 1,000
    £ 10.52 ¥ 2,000
    £ 26.31 ¥ 5,000
    £ 52.61 ¥ 10,000
    £ 105.22 ¥ 20,000
    £ 263.05 ¥ 50,000
    £ 526.10 ¥ 100,000

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    *Converted at the current GBPJPY interbank exchange rate. Calculate actual payout amounts for Send Money and Travel Money exchange rates.

     
     

    Forecasts for GBP to JPY

     

    The GBP to JPY exchange rate has been showing stability recently, trading at around 192.3, which is 1.5% above its 3-month average of 189.4. The pair has been moving within a relatively moderate range of 4.8%, from 184.6 to 193.4. Despite this stability, FX analysts forecast potential downward pressure on the pound against the yen. HSBC anticipates the pound falling to $US1.20 in the second half of the year, while RBC predicts a decline towards $US1.15 in the same period. This outlook is influenced by factors such as political uncertainty in the UK, potential stagflationary conditions, and expectations of dovish monetary policy moves by the Bank of England.

    Read our full review of recent GBP to JPY forecasts.

     

    How to get a good GBP to JPY exchange rate

    There are several ways to save on exchange rates when converting Pound Sterling to Japanese yen:

    1. Shop around for the best GBP/JPY exchange rate: Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare rates from different sources before making a conversion.
    2. Timing is important: Keep an eye on the GBP/JPY rate on currency markets, as exchange rates can fluctuate frequently. Try to make your transactions when the exchange rate is in your favor. You can do this easily with our BER Smart Rate Tracker.
    3. Use a credit/debit or travel card that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees: Some credit cards charge additional fees for transactions made in a foreign currency, so it's important to check with your card issuer to see if they charge these fees and what their exchange rate is.
    4. Use a multi-currency account: Having a multi-currency account allows you to hold and transfer money in both GBP and JPY at close to the interbank rate. It also allows you to make payments or withdrawals in the local currency while avoiding high conversion fees.
    5. Buy currency in advance: If you know that you will need foreign currency in the future, consider buying it in advance when the exchange rate is favorable.

    The key is reducing excessive costs and fees

    Generally speaking, if you are buying Japanese yen with Pound Sterling, then it's better for the GBP/JPY exchange rate to be higher.

    However working against you are the fees all foreign exchange providers charge for providing their service. These fees is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

    The transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

    Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

    It's worth noting that while these tips can help you save on exchange rates, it's important to be aware that no single method is guaranteed to provide the best exchange rate in every situation, and it may require some research and comparison-shopping to find the best option for your specific needs.

    Will the Pound Sterling rise against the Japanese yen?

    It is almost impossible to predict what an exchange rate will do in the future, the best approach is to monitor the currency markets and transact when an exchange rate moves in your favour.

    To help with this you can add GBP/JPY to your personalised Rate Tracker to track and benefit from currency movements.

     
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    Read our Currency guide to Japan - a practical currency and money guide to travel, living and doing business in Japan with the Japanese yen.

     
     
     

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    The cost of living in Japan can vary depending on location, lifestyle, and individual needs. However, generally speaking, Japan is known to be one of the more expensive countries in the world, especially in terms of accommodation and transportation.

    Accommodation costs, particularly in the big cities such as Tokyo and Osaka, can be quite high. Rent for apartments can be very expensive, and purchasing a home can be out of reach for many.

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