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?
Posted by Allison on 30 January 2017
Brexit triggered an immediate fall in the British pound versus the US dollar, something we were perhaps expecting at the time. However, in the months since then, it has had a rocky journey to navigate. So, would the first month in 2017 see the British currency faring better to start the year?
Posted by Allison on 29 November 2016
Banning banknotes doesn’t happen often. Usually, it involves taking infrequently-used notes out of the monetary system. But this isn’t what’s happened in India.
Posted by Allison on 28 October 2016
Three words reverberated around the currency markets about three weeks ago – sterling flash crash. But what was it, how did it happen and what happened next?