Today sees more important economic figures released with UK retail sales the main point of interest which is released at 9:30. Retail sales highlight the performance of the UK high street and gives an insight into how the retail sector is performing and with the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures looming this could again give us insight into whether we will fall back into recession or with positive figures could avoid the double dip recession. Any positive figures today could give a further boost to Sterling Euro exchange rates which are currently close to a 20 month high however the negative is also true so if you need to transfer money abroad contact one of our experienced currency brokers who will be able to discuss all the options available to you. These options include a forward contract where, for a small deposit, you can secure your rate of exchange at todays highs for a period in the future meaning you know exactly how much the currency will cost you giving you some peace of mind and certainty in what is a volatile market. For more information about forward contracts and other options available to you call us today on 0800 328 5884 or email us on