February’s currency update: €/£ still above 1.30

It was a bad month for the euro but not the disastrous one it could have been.

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November currency update

The euro started well enough but finished badly. The net result was a loss of two and a quarter US cents to the week’s top performer and a cent and a quarter to sterling.

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July’s currency update

Despite the unfolding drama in Ukraine and Gaza it was another relatively uneventful week in the foreign exchange market.

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May’s currency update

The last three months have not made a great deal of difference to the value of euro.

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April currency update

Life has become more difficult for the euro. In the last week it was the worst-performing major currency, alongside the Swiss franc.

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February currency update

It was a funny old week for currencies.

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September currency update

The conversation that seems to crop up with increasing regularity is the one about sterling/euro (and sterling/dollar for that  matter) going nowhere.  After its decline from €1.20 in the first quarter of the year sterling has

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Confidence in sterling is on the up after the budget

If the advent of a coalition government has brought a sea of change for British politics it has also brought one for the pound.

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Sterling/Euro rate back to level of December 2008

Sterling appreciates against the euro to levels last seen in December 2008. Sterling’s appreciation against the euro continued last week

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An exceedingly well hung government

Sterling still in limbo after indecisive election.  US stock market volatility spreads to currencies.  Latest EU rescue package broadens the safety net beyond Greece and allegedly wins German support.

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