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UK Public Sector Net Borrowing Beats Expectations
The UK budget deficit dropped to 12.8 billion Pounds (excluding interventions) following the 13.5 billion Pound deficit from September 2011. The Public Sector Net Borrowing number, which is released by the UK Office for National Statistics, was better ...
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Scotland might be hostage to Alex Salmond's vanity, but it's best hope is to ...
Having previously described sterling as a �millstone round Scotland's neck�, Alex Salmond now wants a separate Scotland to keep the pound and have a foreign country set our interest rates, borrowing and spending limits. He asserts that the Bank of ...
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Simon says: Visitors to Nepal can bank on the pound
Most money changers are happy to accept British pounds (and indeed euros), and by shopping around you should find a good rate.
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The best currency for Bulgaria and how much to change a long-haul flight?
You will also be able to explore the fascinating hinterland without overheating. You could buy Bulgarian currency - the lev - in advance, but frankly it would be a waste of money; you will get a far better rate for Sterling once you arrive in the ...
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FOREX: Risk-Appetite Firm as Pound Surges on GDP, Kiwi on RBNZ
By these standards, the British economy would have otherwise stayed in its double-dip recession. Accordingly, the fourth quarter GDP print is very important: if growth contracts, another round of QE by the Bank of England can't be ruled out, which ...
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Banker 'recruited two girlfriends to make �1m from insider dealing'
He relied on property deals in his native Germany to boost his income from the London branch of Mizuho International investment bank.
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Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini need to punish racism - Des Kelly
Britain has changed. Football has changed. But the game picks and chooses its targets. The likes of Reading's Jason Roberts are now telling the game's authorities where to stick their publicity stunts and T-shirts in protest at the soft four-game ban ...
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How much money do you need? Britons 'require �1700 a month to survive and ...
Some may dream of country mansions and huge yachts, but for the average Briton the cost of luxury is somewhat cheaper. Most believe they could afford a life of luxury on �4,413 a month after tax and national insurance are deducted, a study found ...
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Four reasons Scotland might decline independence
Salmond's plan is for Scotland to retain the British pound, creating a sort of mini-euro, two-country "sterling zone." But that would keep the Scots passing around British cash and dependent on English financial institutions, both of which would ...
Alex Salmond attempts to head off SNP Nato rebellion
After three centuries of complaining, Scots get to decide their future  National Post
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Pound Gains 3rd Day Versus Euro After S&P Lowers Spain's Rating
Oct. 11 (Bloomberg) -- U.K. 10-year break-even rates widened the most in almost a month on increased demand for inflation-linked gilts as the nation sold 1.5 billion pounds ($2.4 billion) of the securities due in 2024. The pound strengthened for a ...
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