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Forex focus: highs and lows of the currency see-saw
As Charles Purdy, of Smart Currency Exchange, explains: �What happens in the eurozone has a significant effect on the UK economy, given the level of trade undertaken, and this has a knock-on effect on sterling.� Despite believing the long-term ...
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UK Industrial Production Shows Choppy Decline
The British Pound did not significantly react to the weak manufacturing numbers, but continued to trade slightly above 1.6010 against the US Dollar.
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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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Alex Salmond's Scottish independence now means rule from Brussels and ...
There is considerable excitement north of the border, as David Cameron and Alex Salmond get ready to sign the agreement which will mean a referendum in 2014 on the future of the UK. A friend in Edinburgh tells me that he is so stirred by these ...
Scottish independence vote deal finalised  Financial Times
Scotland countdown to secession poll  The Australian
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Devalue or Else - a new OurKingdom debate on the British currency
In his recent pamphlet, A Price That Matters, published by Civitas, John Mills makes the case for a substantial devaluation of sterling. Import prices would rise, export prices would fall, employment would rise and the ... With soaring exports ushered ...
Pound Strengthens Against Dollar After UK Retail Sales Data
�The GDP number was strong enough to rule out further monetary stimulus at the November BOE meeting and some of that is in the price for sterling already,� said Valentin Marinov, head of European Group-of-10 foreign-exchange strategy at Citigroup Inc ...
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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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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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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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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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