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How Has the British Pound Fared Against the New Zealand Dollar this Year?

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.

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British Pound Plunges into Uncertain Territory with Hung Parliament Result

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.

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The 60-Year Performance of the British Pound Versus the US Dollar

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?

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Fast and Easy to Use Currency Converter App for Android or Apple iOS

Posted by Allison on 21 May 2017

Most of us need a currency converter occasionally, and when you do need one, you want one that makes life easy - and makes currency conversions even easier, too. We have a solution for both Android and Apple iOS.

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The Snap General Election Announcement Had a Dramatic Effect on the Pound

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.

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Is the British Pound Really Doing That Badly Against the US Dollar?

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.

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How Will the British Pound React to Article 50?

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?

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An Uncertain Performance from the British Pound against the New Zealand Dollar

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?

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Has the British Pound Made a Better Start to the 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?

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India Bans Widely-Used Banknotes

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.

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