• When is the best time to buy foreign currency in 2018?

    Jonathan Watson examines some of the key events coming in the year ahead and offers some insight into what may shape Pound Sterling, Euro, US Dollar and Australian Dollar exchange rates during 2018.

  • Pound surges as Brexit agreement leads to trade talks

    The Pound has risen to a 6-month high against the Euro, along with many other currencies, following the announcement that a deal has been agreed and phase 2 of Brexit talks can begin.

  • US Dollar and Euro look to normality, for Sterling it is anything but

    Following Sterling’s boost late last week it’s a busy time for the Pound, the Euro and the US Dollar with some key events coming up, including the US interest rate decision, an important speech by Theresa May and the German election.

  • GBP/EUR, ECB Taper and Mario Draghi at Jackson Hole Symposium

    The biggest event this week looks likely to be the Jackson Hole Symposium which starts on Thursday and concludes on Saturday in Wyoming, USA. Does news from this meeting of central bankers have the potential to impact exchange rates?

  • Post-election exchange rates and Brexit talks

    With Brexit negotiations now underway and political uncertainty rife in the UK, the Pound has been struggling against many of the major currencies, especially the Euro and US Dollar. Expect significant exchange rate volatility around any Brexit announcements.

  • Will the General Election in June affect Pound exchange rates?

    How will the snap election in June impact the Pound and could it change the course of Brexit? If you have a currency transfer to perform this article will help you to make an informed decision.

  • How will the French elections affect Euro exchange rates?

    The French elections are fast approaching and markets remain on edge to the potential victory for Marine Le Pen. How could this affect Euro exchange rates?

  • How will Article 50 impact Pound to Euro exchange rates?

    The two year window for Article 50 has now commenced and the direction of the Pound now hinges on the negotiations that follow.

  • Foreign Currency Direct awarded Feefo Trusted Service Award

    At Foreign Currency Direct we pride ourselves on the high levels of service our currency brokers offer, and thanks to all the positive reviews we received from our clients we have been awarded the Feefo Gold Trusted Service award for 2017.

  • Best time to buy Euros in 2017

    The Pound reached its highest level against the Euro this year, as markets prepare themselves for a potential Marine Le Pen victory. These levels may not present themselves for long with the UK expected to begin its withdrawal from the EU in the coming weeks.

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