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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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The British Pound Has a Battle Against the Icelandic Krona

Posted by Allison on 14 October 2011, 14:15

The Icelandic currency isn’t one we typically look at very often. But the pattern during September was interesting enough to warrant a closer look on the currency converter to see how the exchange rate varied from the starting point of 185.060.

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Can the British Pound Take Advantage of a Euro on the Ropes?

Posted by Allison on 14 October 2011, 14:13

Unless you have been somewhere out of reach of the outside world in recent months, you cannot fail to have noticed that the Euro has never been in more trouble than it is at the moment. At the end of August the British pound was worth 1.1291 against the European single currency. But a lot happened during September.

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An Interesting Ride for the Pound Against the Swiss Franc

Posted by Allison on 15 September 2011, 09:57

The Swiss franc is often seen as quite a strong currency. It certainly has the air of standing its ground when the Euro seems to be approaching from all corners. But how did the British pound stand up to the Swiss franc on the currency converter last month?

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Could the British Pound Gain Against the Canadian Dollar Last Month?

Posted by Allison on 15 September 2011, 09:55

We often take a look at how the pound performs against the US dollar. But what about the Canadian dollar – could it do well against this neighbouring currency?

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Two Troubled Currencies – Which One is Healthier?

Posted by Allison on 15 August 2011, 14:02

Most people are aware that the British pound is lower in value than it has been against the Euro and the US dollar in recent times. This is to be expected since we have gone through a tough recession.

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The Reaction of the British Pound to the US Dollar at the Start of August

Posted by Allison on 15 August 2011, 14:01

One of the biggest financial news stories to break in recent weeks has been the announcement of the US having its credit rating downgraded. You would expect the British pound to try and capitalise on this news by increasing its value against the US dollar.

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