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British Pound Sterling: UK currency loses ground to US dollar as GPB gets ...
The pound sterling (Currency:GBP) is looking strong on the global FX space today - a sell-off on the equity markets has boosted demand for safe-haven assets such as UK gilts which in turn boosts demand for the pound.
A history of South Africa's currency
Prior to its establishment as legal tender, South Africa, as a British colony, operated under the British tender of pence, pounds and shillings. When the rand debuted, it traded at R2 to the pound, or 10 shillings to the rand. Coming off of the strong ...
Money To India Forecast: GBP INR Exchange Rate Gains Predicted; Indian Rupee ...
The Indian Rupee has closed weaker for a second straight session today, after hitting its highest level in over a week earlier in the day.
From the Brixton to the Bristol pound, how towns have turned to printing their ...
But in Britain, a refusal to wait for the authorities to kick-start local economies is matched by impatience at the likely length of time before official initiatives such as last year's review of Britain's ailing High Streets by retail guru Mary Portas ...
Sterling: Euro crisis lends weight to pound
But with a worsening outlook for the UK economy, this could prove a threat to the UK's triple A rating and experts question how long the pound's strong performance can last, especially as it has already fallen slightly against the euro in the past month.
is4profit Weekly Currency Roundup (21st September 2012)  is4profit
The �20 notes worth �200 at auction
Some are likely to fetch hundreds of pounds at auction next week. One �50 has a guide price of up to �400. [See the item].
Black Wednesday: The day that Britain went over the edge
For the country, though, it was a release. Britain was in control of its monetary policy once more; the pound was devalued, helping to pull the economy out of recession and heralding a period of growth that lasted until the credit crunch in 2008.
Bristol launches city's local currency
British Pounds are spent just like sterling, with �B1 equal in value to �1 sterling and businesses can accept paper Bristol Pounds in payment as they would for sterling.
The Bristol Pound is launched to help independent retailers  The Independent
Bristol mayor launches city's pound  Financial Times
Bank of England to auction �50 note for �400
However, due to their condition and serial numbers, they will be sold for hundreds of pounds. One �50 note ... The notes up for auction are special because they have not been in circulation and have matching, low serial numbers, thisismoney.
Labour MP 'falls asleep' in House of Commons during discussion about deaths of ...
An MP was last night accused of insensitivity after he appeared to fall asleep while parliament discussed the deaths of two British soldiers in Afghanistan. Stephen Pound, the Labour MP for Ealing North, appeared to doze off as the House of Commons ...
MP caught napping: Labour shadow minister has 'no recollection of dozing ...
Stephen Pound MP Admits 'I Did Fall Asleep' During War Debate  Huffington Post UK