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New Zealand Dollar Tanks as Labour Party Takes Power

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Economy, Finance, Politics | 0 comments

The New Zealand dollar tanked on Thursday against other currency majors, falling by around -1.50% against the pound (NZD/GBP), euro...

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GBP/EUR Higher as UK Inflation Hits Five-Year High, GBP/AUD, GBP/NZD in Tight Range

Posted by on Oct 17, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

The pound sterling exchange rate was trending higher against the euro (GBP/EUR) this morning after the highly-anticipated UK inflation...

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GBP, EUR, USD, AUD Exchange Rate Forecast: Inflation Data Ahead, Brexit Negotiations in ‘Deadlock’

Posted by on Oct 16, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

Last week -The pound experienced some adverse Brexit movement last week, mainly after Phillip Hammond reiterated the risks of Brexit, and...

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Pound (GBP) Recovers on Brexit Hopes Following Pessimistic Press Conference, GBP/AUD Softens

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

The pound managed to perform a U-turn against other currency majors at the end of the week; after falling substantially in...

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One in three have no home loan buffer

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Economy | 0 comments

ONE in three home loan customers are leaving themselves with little to no buffer on their repayments despite interest rates resting at...

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One in three have no home loan buffer

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Economy | 0 comments

ONE in three home loan customers are leaving themselves with little to no buffer on their repayments despite interest rates resting at...

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GBP, AUD, EUR, USD, NZD, CAD in focus: UK Cabinet Reshuffle, Catalonia, German and NZ Elections Impact Currencies

Posted by on Oct 10, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

Last week September had been an excellent month for sterling which climbed significantly against both the US dollar and euro, but October...

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S&P’s Weighs in on UK Interest Rates, UK Services Rise

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

Wednesday saw prestigious credit ratings agency Standard and Poor’s (S&P’s) wade into the interest rate debate. Bank of...

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Crisis in Catalonia Weakens Euro, US Dollar Strengthens, Aussie Muted

Posted by on Oct 3, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

Last week The pound managed to shake off some negative developments last week and remain rather resilient, breaking through the 1.34...

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China puts squeeze on North Korea

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Economy, World | 0 comments

CHINA says North Korean companies operating in the country will have to shut down by January as Beijing applies United Nation sanctions...

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GBP/AUD Almost 0.60% Higher as Investors Favour the Pound

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

The pound climbed against the Australian dollar (GBP/AUD) by around 0.58% on Thursday following cautious comments from the Reserve Bank of...

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GBP/AUD Almost 0.60% Higher as Investors Favour the Pound

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

The pound climbed against the Australian dollar (GBP/AUD) by around 0.58% on Thursday following cautious comments from the Reserve Bank of...

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What the hell do all these terms mean?

Posted by on Sep 28, 2017 in Economy | 0 comments

THE top-level showdown over gas supplies has left ordinary Australians baffled and not knowing their petajoule from their terajoule. This...

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GBP/EUR at 1.14 as Euro Suffers Political Uncertainty, AUD Drops as USD Strengthens

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

The euro has had a tough start to the week following the German election as political uncertainty shrouds the market. Monday saw the...

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Budget deficit down to $33.2b

Posted by on Sep 26, 2017 in Economy | 0 comments

TREASURER Scott Morrison has revealed Australia’s federal budget is $4.4 billion better off than forecast five months ago. This...

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GBP Rebounds after Moody’s Downgrade, NZD and EUR Shaky after Uncertain Elections

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

Last week It was a politically fuelled week last week as markets anticipated Theresa May’s speech in Florence on Friday and...

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China’s huge blow to North Korea

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Economy, World | 0 comments

CHINA has announced it will limit oil supplies to North Korea under tough UN sanctions, stepping up pressure on Pyongyang over its pursuit...

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GBP and NZD Climb on UK Retail Sales and New Zealand Election Poll

Posted by on Sep 21, 2017 in Economy, Finance | 0 comments

The pound received a boost in Wednesday’s session following the release of better-than-forecast UK retail sales numbers. On the...

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New $10 note fails on first day

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Economy | 0 comments

It feels crisp, looks flashy and contains plenty of new security features to stop counterfeiters but there are clearly some issues with...

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New $10 note fails on first day

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Economy | 0 comments

It feels crisp, looks flashy and contains plenty of new security features to stop counterfeiters but there are clearly some issues with...

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