Posted by Allison on 19 September 2017
It has been a turbulent year on the currency markets, not helped by the hung parliament result of a few months back. So, how has the British pound fared when up against the euro this year?
Posted by Allison on 5 September 2017
It’s tempting to go into a head-to-head between the US dollar and one of the many significant European currencies. Yet there is much to be learned from the head-to-head going on much closer to home – namely that between the US dollar and its Canadian counterpart.
Posted by Allison on 31 July 2017
It is easy to focus on how the British currency is doing against the euro or the US dollar. But sometimes we see a more dramatic shift against another currency – here, the New Zealand dollar.
Posted by Allison on 13 June 2017
The General Election on 8th June looked set to produce a Conservative government with an increased majority. However, when the exit polls were released, it swiftly looked as though another result might be on the cards.
Posted by Allison on 5 June 2017
When we review the performance of the British pound against other currencies, such as the US dollar, for example, we never look too far back into the past. But what would happen if we did that? How much was the pound worth against the dollar 60-odd years ago?
Posted by Allison on 21 May 2017
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Posted by Allison on 21 April 2017
The British pound has been bumping along at around $1.24 to the US dollar for a while now, but surprise news this week of a General Election on 8th June has changed the picture dramatically.
Posted by Allison on 11 April 2017
Sometimes, it’s easy to get caught up in the headlines and to assume the British pound is struggling against a raft of major world currencies. So, let’s put it to the test against the US dollar to see how it did in March.
Posted by Allison on 7 April 2017
In case you didn’t know, Article 50 is the process whereby a country can trigger its desire to leave the European Union. So, now Britain has triggered this process, how will the British pound react to what happens next?
Posted by Allison on 24 February 2017
We are used to seeing erratic exchange rates between the British pound and the New Zealand dollar. So, how have things developed so far during this year?