Historical British Pound Intraday Data (BPA)

Historical Intraday British Pound Futures Data (BPA)

Contract Specs:

British Pound (BPA)
Exchange: CME
Sector: Currency
Tick Size: 0.0001
Tick Value: 6.25 USD
BPV: 62500
Denomination: USD
Decimal Place: 4

Symbol Dates:

Data Type Start Date End Date Sample Data
Daily: 1975 Feb 13 Current Download
Intraday: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download
Tick – Trades Only: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download
Tick – Level 1: 1987 Sep 01 Current Download

British Pound Facts

British Pound futures allow traders to assess value against the U.S. dollar, as well as the opportunity to measure changes in other foreign exchange (forex) markets. The British Pound commonly refered to as the ‘pound sterling’ is the oldest currency still used today, it can be traced back to the middle 8th century during Anglo-Saxon England. The British Pound is the fourth-most-traded currency in the foreign exchange (forex) market. The British Pound is also the third most held reserve currency in all global reserves.

Source: Daniels Trading

British Pound Historical Futures Data – Format Details

Portara provides historical British Pound intraday futures for CTAs, hedge funds, portfolio managers, quants and traders and institutions.

British Pound futures data can be split into three main headings:

  • British Pound daily futures data – which includes either the last price or the settlement
  • British Pound intraday futures data – which includes trade volume
  • British Pound tick data – which can include the bid, ask and settle

You can purchase historical British Pound futures data as individual contracts or in a continuous form.

Continuous British Pound futures data can be formatted into back-adjusted, forward-adjusted, ratio adjusted and zero adjusted series. Portara can create bespoke rules for each British Pound futures contract based on volume, open interest, tick size and calendar date variations. Control delivery month combinations, timezone settings and timestamps that follow exchange or local time globally for any location.

Portara’s standard British Pound daily futures data is made up of five data points – open, high, low, last-price and settle. Simply choose to have the daily close based on the last price or the settle depending on whether you wish follow extended sessions or just the day session.

Portara’s historical british pound intraday data is supplied as default in 1-minute bar. However, you may also choose other bar granularities such as 2 minute bar, 3 minute bar, 5 minute bar, 10 minute bar, 15 minute bar, 30 minute bar, hourly bar etc. You can also have us extract British Pound daily data straight from the intraday database. In this case, you would choose the session (even if you need to cross midnight) and we can supply the custom British Pound daily futures data between only between the custom session markers you choose.

Portara provides British Pound tick data in ‘Trades Only’ form or as ‘Level 1’ tick data, which includes the bids and asks. Sample data can be downloaded above. Our default format timestamp is to the millisecond. British Pound tick data includes price, the trade volume, and other trade indicators such as bid, ask, trade and settle.

Remember to compare the file size of BPA trades only data to BPA level 1 tick data as they can vary by factors of 10 to 100 fold. If you have questions simply email us and one of our technicians will guide you.


All of our historical data is updated on a daily basis four times per day at the end of the Asian, European, Early US and Globex session. Portara’s enterprise software solution provides timely updates to your British Pound futures data, along with compression, roll and custom formatting features on CQG deep history databases. Historical British Pound data updates are usually ready around half an hour after markets close. No exchange fees or other CQG products are necessary.

You can view other intraday symbols from the Historical Intraday Data Download Table. If you are looking for other historical British Pound data types such as daily or tick, you can visit the other download tables here:

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