Could The British Pound Take On The Hong Kong Dollar And Win?

Posted by Allison on 16 January 2010, 15:22

It certainly kicked off the month in the right way as it managed to up its rate to 12.839 on the first day. And since the week as a whole finished off with an even better exchange rate of 12.906 on the currency converter, it was clearly going to be an interesting battle to watch.



A Head To Head Between The Indian Rupee And The British Pound

Posted by Allison on 15 December 2009, 14:08

Here’s another fascinating match to evaluate for November. Our starting rate for this one on the currency converter was 77.6976 Indian rupees to the pound. But where did we head from there?



Did The Chinese Yuan Get The Better Of The British Pound During November?

Posted by Allison on 15 December 2009, 14:07

We’re going from a standing exchange rate of 11.3059 on the last day of October here, so there is plenty to look at during the month of November. How did the pound fare against this particular currency?

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The Pound Goes Up Against The Swiss Franc

Posted by Allison on 15 December 2009, 14:06

These two currencies are among the few that are still left in Europe to go up against the Euro. As such it is interesting to see how they fare when they go up against each other as well. How did they do during November, for example?

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Could The Pound Take On The Swedish Krona And Win?

Posted by Allison on 16 November 2009, 11:37

It’s an intriguing question, and one that we are about to answer for the month of October. The Swedish currency is one that sometimes gets forgotten in the shuffle between the Euro and the more highbrow Swiss franc, so let’s see what the pound could do against it during October.

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How Did The Pound Do Against The Icelandic Krona Last Month?

Posted by Allison on 16 November 2009, 11:36

Now here is a currency pairing that we never seem to look at. The Icelandic krona is not a key player in the world of currency. But it is still worth considering now and again, particularly with regard to how it performs against some major currencies.

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Great British Pound Vs Canadian Dollar – Who Would Do Best?

Posted by Allison on 16 November 2009, 11:36

The pound has struggled against lots of different currencies over the past year or more, and that is why it is interesting to focus in on a few select ones from time to time to see whether that pattern has changed.



Has The UK Pound Had A Negative Effect On Ireland?

Posted by Allison on 16 October 2009, 15:21

As far as currency news is concerned, and how it affects economies in different countries, the British pound has been in the news a lot lately.



Say Goodbye To High UK Interest Rates

Posted by Allison on 16 October 2009, 15:19

Now obviously the Bank of England base rate has reached a historically low level since the recession first got underway. At the present time it is set at just 0.5%. If you glance through that list you will see that the highest rate was a whopping 17%, back in mid November 1979. Having a rate of just 0.5% must have seemed unthinkable to anyone trying to pay a mortgage and keep their house going back then.

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Could Sterling Be About To Make A Comeback Against The Euro?

Posted by Allison on 16 October 2009, 15:18

If you have been keeping an eye on the exchange rates between the Euro and the British pound lately, you will know that the pound has been having a tough time of things. The currency converters will show you that in actual fact there isn’t too much room between the two, with one pound equating to around 1.0714 Euros at the time of writing.

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