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Did Tuesday’s result Trump your financial future?

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, November 11, 2016

Financial analysts were falling over themselves to predict a crash in the markets after Donald Trump’s victory. However, there has been what’s now being coined a ‘yuge’ market rally after… Read more…

The winners and losers of Brexit’s weak pound

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, October 28, 2016

How has sterling’s fall in value affected you? Do you blame it on Brexit or is that just scaremongering? Since the EU referendum vote at the end of June, the… Read more…

Falling pound boosts Gibraltar economy

By Angloinfo World Editor - Monday, October 24, 2016

Spaniards flock to the British territory to take advantage of favourable exchange rate.     Go into any Gibraltar supermarket and you’ll now find Spanish people going about their weekly… Read more…

Why some expats whoop and others weep over sterling’s fall

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 15, 2016

Sterling’s fall against the euro and dollar has some expats and UK residents reaching for their hankies, and others rubbing their hands with glee. What are you doing? Overheard in… Read more…

Post-Brexit: the case for locking the pound to euro exchange rate

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, July 8, 2016

Is it too late to lock in an exchange rate before heading off to Europe or returning to the UK for a holiday? Anyone based in the UK who is… Read more…

New £20 and $20 banknotes and end of the €500 bill

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 25, 2016

New designs from the Bank of England and the U.S. Treasury, while the European Central Bank says goodbye to the untrustworthy €500. The next new banknote to be issued by… Read more…

Your chance to nominate new face of £20 note

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, May 29, 2015

The Bank of England invites the public to take part in the nomination of a well-known person to feature on the UK’s new £20 note. Nominations must come from the… Read more…

Sterling climbs further against the euro and dollar

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Sterling climbed to a 16-month high against the euro today (14 May) to €1.2296. And this week there was an acceleration of sterling against the dollar to a four-and-a-half year… Read more…

The UK unveils a safer pound

By Angloinfo World editor - Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Today, the UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne (Finance Minister) announced the planned arrival of a new one pound coin for the UK. The current pound coin, which looks… Read more…

Bank of England Brings New Meaning to Plastic Money

By Angloinfo World editor - Friday, December 20, 2013

The Old Lady of Threadneedle Street in London announced this week that “she” will start printing new Churchill £5 and Austen £10 notes on plastic polymer. The first new plastic… Read more…

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