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The pound is heading for a big fall
The sterling index shows the effective value of the pound against a basket of currencies. As you can see, the banking crisis and the deep recession that followed saw the pound plummet in value during 2008. People sold the pound as Britain teetered on ...
Pence to Pounds: Know Your Way around British Cash
The image of Queen Elizabeth II is on all British pound sterling notes. Here, her image peeks out from behind stacks � Here in the United States, we're used to handling seven denominations of bills featuring likenesses of presidents as well as two ...
Forex News: Sterling Rises as UK Construction Activity Expands
Following two months of reduction, UK construction activity expanded in October according to Markit's Purchasing Managers' Index.
Financial action plan for expats when moving abroad
International current accounts also help if you continue to have an income in Britain, such as a pension. They mean you can run two current accounts side by side, one in euros for example and one in pounds sterling, transferring money between the two ...
Simon Calder's Holiday Helpdesk: Where should I get currency for Thailand
A Take sterling. As a rule of thumb, there are currently 50 Thai baht to �1 - but that is the rate that applies to very large transactions.
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Sterling faces up to risk of downgrade
Aston Martin, the British-based maker of classic sports cars, was warned on Friday that its debt could be downgraded. Could the UK - and the pound - soon suffer the same fate? In the foreign exchange markets, all eyes are on next week's Autumn ...
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300 pounds a week! Sterling is playing in the Liverpool first-team for buttons
Liverpool have yet to make a formal contract offer to Raheem Sterling, even though the teenager is able to sign a full professional deal a week on Saturday.
Liverpool's Raheem Sterling urged to put career before cash by Brendan ...
Liverpool 1 Southampton 0 match report: Daniel Agger heads winner at Anfield  Daily Mail
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One in three don't think the Scottish pound is acceptable in England� and two ...
Pounds Sterling notes issued by the crown dependency governments in the Isle of Man, Jersey, Guernsey (as well as Gibraltar and other British territories using pounds sterling) are not accepted in the UK. The reason is those notes are not issued within ...
Gloomy King warns of low UK growth
The bank governor dismissed prospects for a rapid recovery and warned that the economy �may be in for a period of persistently low growth�, adding that the pound's rise in the past year �was not a welcome development�. Sterling has risen 8 per cent ...
King Beaten by Pound Gains as Foreigners Buy Homes: Currencies  Businessweek
Ten golden quotes from Sir Mervyn King  Channel 4 News (blog)
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Pound surges after decent UK growth confirmed and 'hawk' Mark Carney gets ...
Confirmation that the UK economy expanded by 1 per cent over the summer has bumped up the pound against the euro. One pound now buys nearly �1.24 on the currency markets - up from �1.233 this morning. The surge in sterling to around 81p came as ...
Mark Carney: Canadian everyman takes top job at Bank of England
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