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Peter Lavelle is an economist at foreign exchange broker Pure FX. For a free no-obligation quote regarding changing currencies, get in touch at foreign exchange specialist Pure FX.

US dollar to euro hits 2-month high, as US spending cuts kick in

The US dollar has hit its highest rate against the euro since early January, as investors seek refuge from US spending cuts in the greenback, and Italy flounders following its election.

March 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Expats | Read More »

Euro wobbles as ECB hints at intervention to curb its strength

Last week, following the euro’s stellar gains in January, I asked the question, how high will the euro rise? Well, this week it seems we have an answer, as the euro not only stabilises but actually falls against the pound and US dollar.

February 9th, 2013 | Posted in Expats, Spain News | Read More »

How high will the euro climb?

Well, isn’t 2013 turning out interesting? Far from the continuation of the debt crisis that some people feared, we’re seeing confidence return to the Eurozone in waves, with a corresponding surge in the value of the euro.

February 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Expats | Read More »

Mario Draghi: the closest thing the Eurozone has to a leader?

Who leads the Eurozone? Having “saved” the euro last year, I think that title belongs to Mario Draghi, head of the ECB. This article looks at why that is, and why it’s less than ideal.

January 11th, 2013 | Posted in Expats, Spain News | Read More »

What does 2013 hold in store for the euro?

With a turbulent year behind it, the euro looks stronger now than at any point in the last 12 months. So what will 2013 mean for the common currency?

December 21st, 2012 | Posted in Expats, Spain News | Read More »

Euro climbs as Eurozone banking supervisor agreed

The euro gained against the pound and US dollar this week, reversing all of last week’s losses, as Eurozone leaders agreed a single banking supervisor for the currency zone.

December 14th, 2012 | Posted in Expats, Spain News | Read More »

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