Pound to euro exchange rate ‘slides’ amid Brexit volatility – should you buy travel money?

The pound to euro exchange rate has decreased despite the odds of a no-deal Brexit slimming, experts have said. On Tuesday, after a day of debate concerning different amendments to the Withdrawal Agreement originally proposed by Prime Minister Theresa May, MPs supported a new approach to reopen the agreement and replace the backstop with “alternative […]

Google Slides automatically captions your presentations

If you want to caption a presentation for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, you typically have to do it yourself. Google might just save you that trouble — it’s launching an automatic closed captioning feature for Slides. Plug a microphone into your computer, hit a “CC” button and Slides will automatically caption […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling ‘SLIDES’ again after Bank of England rate hold news

The pound to euro exchange fell towards the European currency today, Monday 14 May. Pound sterling converted to €1.1332, according to figures accurate at 7:15am this morning. This is even less than ahead of the weekend, when the pound had dropped to €1.134. This followed a mid-week high for the sterling currency of €1.1424 last […]

Microsoft slides after earnings fail to impress Wall Street (MSFT)

Getty Images/Stephen Brashear Microsoft‘s stock fell on Thursday morning after the company reported modest quarterly earnings. Investors were concerned they did not see enough accelerated growth, and that profits would not be returned in the form of increased buybacks or dividends. Watch Microsoft’s stock move in real time here. Shares of Microsoft slipped after the […]

Facebook slides after saying it will shift its newsfeed function so it’s actually ‘good for people’ (FB)

Markets Insider Shares of Facebook are down 4.3% in trading Friday after the social network announced it would once again alter its news feed algorithm to prioritize content from users’ friends rather than brand or publisher pages. “We feel a responsibility to make sure our services aren’t just fun to use, but also good for […]

Target slides after disappointing holiday guidance (TGT)

Scott Olson/Getty Target reported earnings and sales that topped estimates in the third quarter. It raised its guidance for the full year, but issued a lower profit forecast for the holiday season. Target shares slide after the news. To see Target’s stock price, click here.   Target‘s shares slid in pre-market trading after the retailer issued an underwhelming […]

Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling SLIDES with BoE interest rate rise up in the air

The pound has fallen to €1.116 against the euro after it emerged interest rates may or may not rise next month.  Yesterday, the pound rose to €1.123 against the euro following a higher than predicted consumer confidence index.  Rising from -1.2 to 1.0, it had recovered after three quarters of decreasing. Laura Parsons, currency analyst […]

India Energy Exchange slides in its debut

Reuters/Shailesh Andrade Indian Energy Exchange fell as much as 8.5% in its trading debut amid valuation fears. The IPO was oversubscribed by just over two times.   (Reuters) – Shares of Indian Energy Exchange Ltd (IEX) fell as much as 8.5 percent on their market debut on Monday, hurt by worries about the power trading bourse’s valuation. IEX’s 10 billion […]