Currency News

Below you will find the latest headlines from a range of UK business resources such as the BBC and Telegraph. Each currency news headline will hyperlink to the relevant news article on their website. We hope you find this a useful currency news info portal

  • Shoppers stay home for Boxing Day sales

    26 Dec - 15:12 - » View » Fewer people went bargain hunting, following Black Friday discounts and smarter online shopping.
  • MP campaigns to end unpaid 'trial shifts'

    24 Dec - 00:07 - » View » Glasgow South MP Stewart McDonald is urging his colleagues to back a Private Members' Bill.
  • Bitcoin slump sees trades suspended on certain exchanges

    22 Dec - 21:43 - » View » The virtual currency's rollercoaster ride continues, sliding from almost $20,000 to $12,000 in a week.
  • Exporting Swaziland's hand-made candles

    22 Dec - 12:17 - » View » How hand-made candles from Swaziland are competing with mass-produced rivals from China.
  • Can Cyril Ramaphosa foster economic recovery?

    22 Dec - 11:56 - » View » If Cyril Ramaphosa, the new leader of the ANC becomes South Africa's president, he will need a robust economic strategy.
  • UK incomes see sluggish growth

    22 Dec - 11:04 - » View » Real disposable incomes in the UK grew just 0.2% in the third quarter of 2017.
  • How Coca-Cola became a million dollar idea

    22 Dec - 00:23 - » View » The BBC's Aaron Heslehurst explains how Coca-Cola became a million dollar idea.
  • Can a mobile device get the better of malaria?

    22 Dec - 00:22 - » View » An Oxford firm has developed a device to sequence the genome of malaria parasites to help doctors detect the strain they're dealing with.
  • Karaoke comes to China's shopping centres

    22 Dec - 00:22 - » View » In China, karaoke has become so popular that people can now sing inside booths in shopping centres.
  • Bitcoin: My 400 coin bet paid off, but is it too late for others?

    21 Dec - 17:23 - » View » An entrepreneur funded her business by speculating on the crypto-currency, but is it too late for others?
  • UK government borrowing falls in November

    21 Dec - 11:12 - » View » The public sector deficit narrows slightly thanks to higher-than-expected income tax receipts.
  • EU says Brexit transition to end by 31 December 2020

    20 Dec - 18:12 - » View » The EU sets out its stall for the next phase of Brexit talks - with a New Year's Eve end date.
  • IMF downgrades UK growth forecast on Brexit uncertainty

    20 Dec - 15:55 - » View » The IMF has cut its UK economic growth forecast, blaming Brexit uncertainty.
  • UK homes to get faster broadband by 2020

    20 Dec - 13:44 - » View » Homes and businesses to have a legal right to demand access to high-speed broadband by 2020.
  • Trump's tax bill: US Senate passes reform legislation

    20 Dec - 10:59 - » View » The biggest overhaul of the US tax system in a generation clears its last major hurdle.
  • Will Trump's plans trigger a tax war?

    19 Dec - 09:55 - » View » The US is poised for a dramatic rewrite of its tax code that changes the way it treats multinational companies.
  • Sri Lanka appeals to Russia to lift temporary tea ban

    18 Dec - 07:24 - » View » Moscow suspended Ceylon tea imports after an insect was found in one of Sri Lanka's tea consignments.
  • IPPR proposes creation of ‘shared market’ for UK and EU

    18 Dec - 00:02 - » View » The IPPR proposes a post-Brexit trade deal based on the UK and the EU sharing each other's markets.
  • A political Fed

    10 Dec - 20:30 - » View » As Jerome Powell prepares to take over the Federal Reserve, is the era of central bank independence ending?
  • Plastic fantastic

    04 Dec - 00:21 - » View » The growth of easily available credit profoundly altered our attitude to money.
  • Global leader

    28 Nov - 00:20 - » View » The interest rate set by America's central bank, the US Federal Reserve, is one of the key levers of the global economy.
  • Budget 2017: Hammond loosens his belt

    22 Nov - 16:54 - » View » The chancellor loosens the public finances envelope as the economy stutters.
  • Change makers

    07 Nov - 02:34 - » View » How people fleeing South Sudan have managed to create work – for themselves and others – in their new home of Uganda.
  • Unlocking trillions

    06 Nov - 00:22 - » View » One leading economist says it could release trillions of dollars of so-called "dead capital".
  • Managing the managers

    30 Oct - 01:58 - » View » Why hire a manager and then hire someone else to tell them how to do their job?
  • Crowded island

    27 Oct - 21:49 - » View » An explosion in tourism has saved Iceland's economy. But in a country of just 300,000 people, how much tourism is too much?
  • Balancing the books

    23 Oct - 00:02 - » View » The father of double-entry bookkeeping wrote the definitive guide in 1494.
  • Wine on the edge

    18 Oct - 00:41 - » View » How Canadian winemaker Norman Hardie is able to make award-winning wines, despite winter temperatures so cold it can kill his vines.
  • Health risks

    18 Oct - 00:24 - » View » Health risks and job losses are among the harms many in China face in the push for economic change.
  • No-belle prize

    13 Oct - 00:06 - » View » Just 13% of US academic economists are women - and only one has won the Nobel Prize in economics. Why are women so under-represented in the profession?
  • Have you been nudged?

    09 Oct - 16:27 - » View » Five ways the theory behind this year's Nobel prize for economics may have influenced your behaviour.
  • What do we want?

    02 Oct - 00:34 - » View » Asking customers what they wanted profoundly changed how retailers sold their goods.
  • Brass in pocket?

    29 Sep - 15:23 - » View » A rise in interest rates would be good news for savers, but bad for borrowers. How would a rise of 0.25% affect you?
  • UK trade

    28 Sep - 00:29 - » View » Theresa May says trade should continue as it is for two years post-Brexit – but what do the UK’s trading relationships look like at the moment?
  • Not so fantastic?

    25 Sep - 00:02 - » View » Cheap plastic has become ubiquitous, but we need to get better at recycling it.
  • Success story

    18 Sep - 00:15 - » View » Without it, companies in the sharing economy might not have grown as successfully as they have.
  • Northern Rock

    12 Sep - 00:22 - » View » The collapse of Northern Rock: Ten years on
  • Creative currency

    11 Sep - 00:41 - » View » The value of modern currency comes not from what it's made of, but what we all agree it's worth.
  • Money machines

    08 Sep - 00:03 - » View » Could low-cost automated financial advice help close the massive retirement savings gap?
  • Cheers to that

    06 Sep - 00:10 - » View » The English wine making industry is growing, but could it ever threaten the dominant European producers?
  • Limiting liability

    04 Sep - 00:06 - » View » The limited liability company has been described as "the greatest single discovery of modern times”.
  • Sterling sense

    31 Aug - 13:35 - » View » Buying foreign currency is both easier and more challenging than in the past.
  • Banking bonanza

    29 Aug - 00:16 - » View » Many of Europe's largest banks have already announced their intention to relocate jobs to Frankfurt as Brexit talks go on.
  • Poisonous progress

    28 Aug - 00:16 - » View » The arguments nearly a century ago over the use of leaded petrol.
  • Mixed picture

    28 Aug - 00:14 - » View » More than half of the 160 BHS stores that closed after it went into administration a year ago are still empty, says new research.
  • Selling citizenship

    23 Aug - 00:20 - » View » Amar Al-Sadi and her family escaped war-torn Yemen and are among thousands who have bought Maltese passports.
  • The devil's rope

    07 Aug - 00:36 - » View » How the spread of barbed wire helped redraw the map of the USA.
  • The tax trick

    31 Jul - 00:17 - » View » The chunk of global wealth illegally stashed in tax havens is a big feature of the modern economy.
  • Five food fights

    27 Jul - 12:12 - » View » Chlorine chicken isn't the only food that has got politicians in a flap
  • Inside US/UK trade deal

    25 Jul - 18:06 - » View » How would the UK benefit from a trade deal with the US and is it likely to happen?