Blog: Paying With British Pounds GBP USD Most Popular Since Around Brexit Vote – Bloomberg

Bank customers are the most enthusiastic about using the British pound for global payments since mid-2016, around the same time the UK voted to quit the European Union.

The proportion of global payments made using sterling has surged to 7.845% of the total in October, up almost 2 percentage points since June, according to data from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, known as SWIFT.

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