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Will We See a Grexit and the Return of the Drachma?

Posted by Allison on 23 February 2015, 14:26

If you’ve been reading the news recently you will almost certainly be familiar with the word Grexit. This is the word coined to describe the prospect of a Greek exit from the Eurozone – and the euro. But will it happen?

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The Best Sites For Finding Historical Exchange Rates

Posted by Allison on 10 February 2015, 14:38

There are plenty of websites online that are able to give you a quick and easy conversion from one currency to another, but sometimes that doesn't meet your needs. It is fine if you want to know what the exchange rate is today, but supposing you want to find out what the exchange rate was between the Algerian dinar and the Indian rupee on the 15th May two years ago?

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Is the Euro in Trouble?

Posted by Allison on 20 January 2015, 13:52

Some would say the euro was always headed for disaster: it is just a matter of how long it takes to get there. But last week’s shock exchange rates against the Swiss franc have made many sit up and take notice.

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Trouble in Russia as the Ruble Struggles

Posted by Allison on 16 December 2014, 15:55

The Russian ruble is hitting headlines all over the world as the ruble is struggling to hold a decent exchange rate. How will Russia’s latest move affect the currency and the country as a whole?

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Russian Currency Sailing Through Troubled Waters

Posted by Allison on 20 November 2014, 13:07

Few people will be unaware of the troubles that Russia has encountered over recent months. Now its situation within Europe (and to an extent the world) are overshadowing its currency too.

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Could the Eurozone Be in for Another Recession?

Posted by Allison on 24 October 2014, 16:50

The recession that laid low many countries a few years ago is now fading into memory. However nothing could be further from the truth according to recent reports about the Eurozone.

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The British Pound Stumbles at the Thought of Scottish Independence

Posted by Allison on 12 September 2014, 17:05

You can hardly avoid the topic in the news at the moment. The British pound is certainly struggling as a result of the uncertainty, which means it is not doing so well against a variety of other currencies.

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Scottish Independence and the Potential Bluff on the Pound

Posted by Allison on 18 August 2014, 17:30

The first debate between SNP leader Alex Salmond and the leader of the Better Together group Mr Darling took place a few days ago. And it showed that the issue of the currency was still at the forefront of independence.

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Why Are Some Countries More Cashless Than Others?

Posted by Allison on 28 July 2014, 13:58

In the UK we’re used to using cards to make payment for things. Cash is becoming less popular than it was in the past. However this isn’t the case in every country in the world.

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How Much Foreign Currency Do You Have?

Posted by Allison on 20 June 2014, 12:17

An interesting news item hit the internet recently regarding un-exchanged currency. Are you one of the many Brits that has some cash tucked away that you’d forgotten about?

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