A Tussle for Power Between the British Pound and the Swiss Franc

Posted by Allison on 16 June 2012, 06:31

The British pound was all set to take on the Swiss franc during May. With a reasonably good exchange rate to start things off, could it manage to get a good result by the time the month was over?

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Exploring the Historic Exchange Rate Calculator

Posted by Allison on 24 May 2012, 11:26

While there are many reasons to use an exchange rate calculator, one of the most fascinating ones has to do with looking at historic rates. It can provide an intriguing window onto history.

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Are We About to See the Return of the One Day Booze Cruise?

Posted by Allison on 23 May 2012, 10:17

Many people will remember the booze cruise heyday from before the advent of the Euro, when it was worth going to France for the day just to stock up on wine and beer. Could those times be back?

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Is it Safe to Download Online Currency Widgets for Your Website?

Posted by Allison on 21 May 2012, 13:37

Whenever you go online you have the potential to download lots of useful widgets and information on currency matters. But how safe is it to do so?

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Is the Prime Minister Right to Weigh in on the Euro Crisis?

Posted by Allison on 21 May 2012, 13:36

One thing we have seen a lot of in recent days is the Prime Minister David Cameron giving his opinions on the situation in Europe. But is he right to do so when Britain hasn’t adopted the Euro for itself?

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How Can You Get the Best Price Currency Online?

Posted by Allison on 17 May 2012, 10:26

If you want to exchange your own currency for another one – either for a business trip abroad or perhaps for a holiday – it makes sense that you would want to get the best possible exchange rate you can.

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Are You Nervous of Booking a European Holiday?

Posted by Allison on 16 May 2012, 14:34

There are plenty of European countries that are well worth a visit. But in the current climate how confident would you feel about going to any of them?

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What is the Value of Money?

Posted by Allison on 15 May 2012, 11:57

Money has value, but the value can be wildly different in different places and for different people. How valuable is it to you?

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Has the British Pound Capitalised on the Woes of the Euro?

Posted by Allison on 14 May 2012, 16:13

With the Euro going through all manner of troubles at the moment it is reasonable to assume other major currencies – including the British pound – would capitalise on it. But was this the actual reality of exchange rates in April?



The Pound Stands Up to the US Dollar

Posted by Allison on 14 May 2012, 16:13

We may speak of the mighty US dollar, but how mighty was it last month when going up against the British pound? Perhaps it wasn’t quite as mighty as you may have thought.



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