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British Pound Sterling – Tue May 31: GBP Up vs JPY and Down vs USD, EUR, CHF, AUD & NZD

Tuesday May 31st 9:04 BST – The British Pound Sterling this morning is down -0.08% against the United States Dollar, down -0.28% against the Euro, down -0.34% against the Swiss Franc, down -0.98% against the Australian Dollar, down -0.62% against the New Zealand Dollar, up 0.09% against the Japanese Yen and... View article >
Posted on 31 May 2016 | 8:04 am GMT
Author: BER Research

British Pound Sterling – Mon May 30: GBP Up vs AUD, NZD, JPY & INR and Down vs EUR

Monday May 30th 9:04 BST – The British Pound Sterling starts the week even against the United States Dollar, down -0.11% against the Euro, even against the Swiss Franc, up 0.18% against the Australian Dollar, up 0.25% against the New Zealand Dollar, up 0.84% against the Japanese Yen and up 0.59%... View article >
Posted on 30 May 2016 | 8:04 am GMT
Author: BER Research

British travellers in a rush to buy foreign currency

British travellers are in a rush to buy foreign currency before the approaching Brexit vote and their summer holidays. GBP/EUR 1 Year Chart The GBP/EUR exchange rate has reversed its yearly decline recently against a basket of currencies. It hit a low of 1.237 against the Euro in the first half of April and since then... View article >
Posted on 29 May 2016 | 1:40 pm GMT
Author: BER Admin

Anticipation of US Data and Fed’s Yellen Speech Dominates Market Sentiment

Rising Confidence and G7 ‘Brexit’ Warning Help Pound Sterling Recover Pound Sterling is recovering from yesterday’s slump today thanks to a combination of correctional trading and a better-than-expected domestic consumer confidence score. UK consumers are still pessimistic overall, with the index printing a -1, but this was better than the predicted drop from -3 to... View article >
Posted on 27 May 2016 | 9:10 am GMT
Author: TorFX

British Pound Sterling – Fri May 27: GBP Down vs USD, EUR, CHF, AUD, NZD, JPY & INR

Friday May 27th 9:04 BST – The British Pound Sterling is today down -0.42% against the United States Dollar, down -0.52% against the Euro, down -0.58% against the Swiss Franc, down -0.75% against the Australian Dollar, down -1.07% against the New Zealand Dollar, down -0.66% against the Japanese Yen and down... View article >
Posted on 27 May 2016 | 8:04 am GMT
Author: BER Research

How can I get the best possible foreign currency exchange rate?

There are lots of ways; most importantly you need up-to-date information on exchange rates and fees. When you use BestExchangeRates you can see clearly which currency vendor is offering the best deal for your needs, most importantly who is taking the smallest margin and fees to give you the largest possible converted amount. Below is... View article >

What makes sending money internationally so expensive?

There are a number of cost components to making and receiving international payments, most of which are far from transparent to customers: Currency fees Currency conversion rates : Banks charge huge margins for currency conversion to the majority of businesses and individuals. They tend to fix rates once a day and therefore need to incorporate... View article >

What is the International Mid-Market Rate?

All Vendor currency exchange rates on BestExchangeRates are compared to what we call the Mid-Market Rate for each currency pair. This mid-market rate (sometimes also called the interbank rate or spot rate) is used in global financial markets and what you normally see reported on the news. It is called the “mid-rate” because it is... View article >

When is the Foreign Exchange Market Open around the world?

Forex Market Hours: As one major forex market closes, another one opens. Using the GMT timezone, for instance, forex trading hours move around the world like this: available in New York between 01:00 pm – 10:00 pm GMT; at 10:00 pm GMT Sydney comes online; Tokyo opens at 00:00 am and closes at 9:00 am... View article >

BestExchangeRates wins Best International Money Transfer Comparison Provider 2016 – London Friday 19th February 2016: The judging panel are delighted to announce that we have chosen BestExchangeRates as the winner for the: “Best International Money Transfer Comparison Provider” award. We felt that the company takes a fresh approach to the currency transfer market with its simplicity and the clarity of information displayed on... View article >
Posted on 19 February 2016 | 12:22 pm GMT
Author: David Brown

BestExchangeRates on Sky News Money talking travel cards

Money Exchange TV’s Andrew Barnett interviews BER CEO, David Brown, for Sky News Money. David explains how to save money on your travels using a prepaid travel card, and why you should never exchange money at the airport departure gate.
Posted on 8 December 2015 | 10:43 am GMT
Author: David Brown

BestExchangeRates on UKTI trade mission to London Fintech week

In September BestExchangeRates was one of 10 Australian fintech startups selected from 70 applications by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI), a UK Government department, to take part in a trade mission to pitch at London Fintech Week. We were lavished with attention, events and presentations, made valuable connections with some of the industry’s most influential... View article >
Posted on 1 October 2015 | 10:59 am GMT
Author: David Brown
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