Posted by Allison on 29 July 2013, 09:26
We hear a lot in the news about the strength or weakness of particular currencies. This article explores how these strengths and weaknesses affect the amount a country can import and export.
Posted by Allison on 5 July 2013, 07:26
Every now and then we hear rumblings about one world currency and how much better the world would be with it. This article ponders over whether the problems in the Eurozone are a convincing reason for not focusing on a single world currency.
Posted by Allison on 24 May 2013, 12:25
Everyone knows the world’s leading reserve currency is the US dollar. This has been the case for some considerable time. However, things may be changing and we could soon be faced with a changing of the guard at the top.
Posted by Allison on 24 April 2013, 10:28
The UK has long been proud to hold onto its AAA rating as far as the credit ratings agencies have been concerned. However, the weekend was not a good time for the UK as it received a downgrade of that rating.
Posted by Allison on 3 April 2013, 17:38
Are things looking up for Cyprus? The Euro is certainly looking a little stronger thanks to news of a deal being reached with this country, so let's see how things progressed from there.
Posted by Allison on 18 October 2012, 16:46
Some currency pairings aren’t focused on too often, so this month we shall take a look at the Hong Kong dollar versus the Swiss franc. Which currency would have the better results over the course of the month?
Posted by Allison on 18 October 2012, 16:45
Despite the troubles in the Eurozone, the Euro is still thought of as one of Europe’s major currencies. Let’s see how well – or badly – the Euro did against the US dollar in September.
Posted by Allison on 18 September 2012, 11:34
We tend to favour the pattern between the British pound and the US dollar rather than looking too closely at the Canadian dollar. So how did things progress between the two currencies during August this year?
Posted by Allison on 18 September 2012, 11:33
You may think the likes of the British pound and the Swiss franc would stand together against the likes of the Euro. But how would these two currencies stand against each other during August?
Posted by Allison on 13 August 2012, 14:28
Few people view the Icelandic krona as one of the more important currencies for the pound to go up against. However this does not mean it isn’t worth looking at in more detail. Thus we shall do just that this month.