Hamas and Israel reportedly reach ceasefire after violent exchange near Gaza left 3 dead

Ariel Schalit Israel and Hamas reportedly reached an uneasy ceasefire after a fiery night of rockets and bombings left three people dead and several others injured in Israel and near Gaza.  A pregnant Palestinian woman and her 18-month-old child were killed in Israeli airstrikes, while seven Israelis were wounded by Gaza rocket fire. The United […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling ‘unlikely to recover losses’ today

The pound to euro exchange rate dropped slightly on Tuesday by around half a cent and the pound is unlikely to improve in the coming hours. Sterling could still improve before the weekend, however, with the next run of UK figures due out on Friday The pound is currently trading at €1.114 against the euro at […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Eurozone data to affect currency deals for your travel money

The pound to euro exchange rate ended last week with sterling trading fairly low in the region of €1.124. However, an expert has told Express.co.uk there may be a “lift” to the pound. Laura Parsons, currency analyst at TorFX, spoke to Express.co.uk regarding the latest exchange rate figures. She said: “The GBP/EUR exchange rate closed […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling ‘bounces back’ following Brexit 'developments'

The pound to euro exchange rate favoured the UK currency today thanks to Brexit progress. Pound sterling stood at €1.1254, according to Bloomberg Figures at 7:19am this morning. This represented a slight increase compared to yesterday, when it stood at €1.230. Laura Parsons, currency analyst at TorFX, explained what determined the pound’s recovery. She said: […]

Why countries like Argentina and Turkey fret about exchange rates

IMAGINE if Milton Friedman had been put in charge of a central bank, only to lose his job for expanding the money supply too quickly. Or if Robert Shiller, the Nobel-prizewinning author of “Irrational Exuberance”, were given a similar post, only to depart having allowed a stockmarket bubble to inflate. That is the kind of […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling ‘hits a low’ ahead of UK employment figures

The pound to euro has fallen in favour of the European currency today, Tuesday 12 June. Pound sterling is converting to €1.1351 according to Bloomberg figures correct at 7:20am this morning. This compared to yesterday when it converted to the higher value of €1.136. Laura Parsons, currency analyst at TorFX, told Express.co.uk negative employment data […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling at best rate this week – GBP reaches 1.142 EUR

The pound to euro exchange rate has climbed today thanks to good trading in the private sector. This was revealed by a good forecast for UK services Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI). These economic indicators survey private sector companies for performance. The sector is said to be recovering, reaching a three month high. Pound sterling has […]

The New York Stock Exchange Has Its First Woman President. Is She on a Glass Cliff?

In April, officials in New York City decided to move the “Fearless Girl,” the statue commissioned by a financial firm to stare down the Charging Bull of Wall Street, in what became a symbol of female grit, to a spot outside the New York Stock Exchange. Just over a month later, the NYSE announced that […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling ‘edges HIGHER’ amid record high UK employment levels

The pound to euro exchange rate has fallen in favour of the sterling currency today, Wednesday 16 May. Pound sterling is converting to €1.1418 according to Bloomberg figures correct at 7:20am this morning. This compares to yesterday, when it stood at the lower value of €1.1355. The day before, on Monday, it converted to the […]