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The New Year Begins Between the Pound and the US Dollar

Posted by Allison on 20 February 2012, 17:00

Unfortunately Friday 13th January wasn’t as promising as we hoped it might be. Throughout the week that led up to that date we could see that the pound was struggling to do anything worthwhile with the US dollar.

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Considering the Progress of the British Pound Versus the Euro

Posted by Allison on 20 February 2012, 16:58

On the last day of 2011 the British pound bagged a rate of 1.1971 against the Euro. But there was a whole New Year ahead to get started on, so when the traditional New Year’s Day break was done, there was work to do to try and gain a better rate against the Euro.

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An Active Tussle Against the Japanese Yen

Posted by Allison on 13 January 2012, 13:30

We haven’t taken a closer look at the battle between the British pound and the Japanese yen for a while, so perhaps we should focus our attentions on this pairing on the currency converter this month.

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The Pound Puts Up a Stirring Display Against the Icelandic Krona

Posted by Allison on 13 January 2012, 13:24

This is always an interesting currency pairing to look at on the currency converter. This is namely because the Icelandic currency is not one that immediately springs to mind when we think of major world currencies.

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Not Good News for the Pound Against the Hong Kong Dollar

Posted by Allison on 15 December 2011, 13:47

While the British pound was doing well against the troubled Euro during November, the same could not be said against the Hong Kong dollar. Here the pound was starting with an exchange rate of 12.453, but it would not hold that ground for very long.

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Can the British Pound Defend Itself Against the Weakening Euro?

Posted by Allison on 15 December 2011, 13:45

The first week ended on 1.1611 so while the rate dropped back a little it didn’t sink without trace. The pound kept up its strength throughout the second week too, rallying to 1.1674 as it began and then heading up to 1.1718 before dropping back to close out the week on 1.1671.

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Will Greece Imminently Leave the Euro and Return to the Drachma?

Posted by Allison on 17 November 2011, 09:54

There is a very real possibility that Greece may leave both the Euro and the EU before the end of 2011. Moreover, if Greece does retreat from the EU and Euro the ramifications will be felt throughout the world for some time to come.

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An Overview of the Pound’s Position Against the US Dollar

Posted by Allison on 14 November 2011, 14:55

The ups and downs of the currency markets have been quite difficult to keep track of in recent months. The global turmoil seems to be reaching fever pitch at times, and at the end of September the pound was worth 1.5580 against the US dollar.

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Two European Currencies Going Head to Head

Posted by Allison on 11 November 2011, 15:23

Not every European country is part of the Euro – a fact that some will probably be quite thankful for at this moment in time. But there are still exchange rates to be sorted out between other currencies, not least the British pound and the Swiss franc. How did these two perform against each other during October?

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Exploring the Benefits of a Money Converter

Posted by Allison on 20 October 2011, 14:41

What is a money converter? Basically speaking it is a widget that allows you to figure out how much one currency is worth in relation to another.

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