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#Currency

# currency - Thursday 15 November, 2018

Pound falls sharply after string of British MPs resign amid Brexit chaos

The UK currency was pummelled as a number of ministers quit earlier today.

# currency - Monday 26 March, 2018

Central Bank expected to cease the printing of banknotes in Ireland

Siptu said the recommendation to close the print works in Sandyford is “strategically flawed”.

# currency - Monday 1 January, 2018

Irish people warned they are being 'ripped off' by ATMs in foreign countries

People are advised not to withdraw money in their own currency rate as it is more expensive.

# currency - Friday 1 December, 2017

Volatile Bitcoin surpasses $11,000, before plummeting to $9,000 (and then rising again)

The CEO of JPMorgan Chase has called bitcoin a “fraud”.

# currency - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Online currency Bitcoin surges past the $10,000 mark for the first time

The unprecedented surge has worried analysts that the growth is a bubble.

# currency - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Bitcoin's future: 'Remember many people saw the early internet as a toy that would never take off'

Some of the most talented software developers in the world are working on Bitcoin, writes John Gleeson.

# currency - Sunday 6 August, 2017

Venezuela's currency is crumbling as unrest rages in the country

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

# currency - Monday 1 May, 2017

'If Le Pen wins, you'll be buying bread with francs this time next year'

The deputy head of the Front National party made the claim on radio today.

# currency - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Brexit Day – here's what Irish businesses need to know

Companies here will be hoping that there is minimal disruption.

# currency - Friday 23 December, 2016

Professional man flees country in fear of Kinahan gang

The man was told by gardai he was a target – and then reported being shot at near his home.

# currency - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar

One market analyst described it as “a bloodbath”.

# currency - Monday 3 October, 2016

Pound sterling drops to 3 year low as March deadline set on Brexit

Theresa May announced that Britain will trigger Brexit negotiations by the end of March

# currency - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Ramen noodles are replacing cigarettes as currency among prisoners in US jails

A study suggests noodles are “the most valuable US prison commodity.”

# currency - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Brexit speculation is sending the pound's value up and down

The exchange rate is all over the place.

# currency - Monday 2 May, 2016

An Australian inventor has revealed himself as the creator of Bitcoin

But Craig Wright says he doesn’t want fame or fortune – he just wants to be left alone.

# currency - Saturday 5 December, 2015

Have any unwanted Lego? Here's how it can pay for sick children to be cared for

The Jack & Jill Children’s Foundation plan on selling the Lego to fund care for children with severe to profound disabilities.

# currency - Sunday 11 October, 2015

We've found 73 MILLION old £20 notes behind the couch since the euro arrived

€4.1 billion in punts, overall. That’s a hell of a lot of Communion money.

# currency - Thursday 9 July, 2015

What happens to currencies when they die?

We pursue it, discuss it, count it and obsess over it… but do we ever really think about what ‘money’ is?

# currency - Monday 6 July, 2015

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

It is in all our interests to bind up the economic and political wounds of the past seven years.

# currency - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Interactive map: The price of a Big Mac all around the world

Attention fast food enthusiasts…

# currency - Sunday 14 June, 2015

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh

With Greece now just over a fortnight away from default, this could very well spell the beginning of the end for the Euro as we know it.

# currency - Friday 12 June, 2015

Zimbabwe is now exchanging 40 US cents for $100,000,000,000,000

“I used it as garden manure. Why would I have kept that dirt?”

# currency - Saturday 14 March, 2015

How many people want to bring Jeremy Clarkson back? It's the week in numbers

Plus: How many hours were drugs legal for in Ireland this week?

# currency - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge So, the face on the new €20 note looks... familiar Strange Currency

# currency - Friday 23 January, 2015

# currency - Thursday 22 January, 2015

It's not the best time to order stuff from America...

Something big happened today…

# currency - Thursday 1 January, 2015

You'll be seeing this new euro coin in your purse very soon...

The national coat of arms has appeared on Lithuanian currency since the 14th century.

# currency - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Another country is switching over to the euro currency tomorrow...

132 million individual banknotes have been brought in and euro coins have been minted.

# currency - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

No sympathy from central bank as Russians told to 'get used to it'

The Russian rouble lost 20% in value today, suffering its steepest drop in 16 years.

# currency - Friday 14 November, 2014

Gold, silver and copper: Islamic State group to begin minting its own currency

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi says Western economies have “enslaved Muslims”.

# currency - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

Man charged after ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid

The 55-year-old was arrested in Kinsealy yesterday.

# currency - Wednesday 26 March, 2014

US revenue service decides to treat Bitcoin as property, not currency

Under the new rules, US bitcoin owners will have to pay taxes on the income they gain as bitcoin increases in value.

# currency - Friday 21 March, 2014

Imagine finding €87mn 'in an old wallet'. Bitcoin exchange MtGox did just that

The Tokyo-based digital currency had previously lost 850,000 coins worth nearly €368 million.

# currency - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Column: The two sides of bitcoin – is this virtual currency a boon or a threat?

Despite being the darling of the tech frontier, surely we can now see that the red flags being waved around this “currency” are far from virtual, writes Peter Casey.

# currency - Sunday 26 January, 2014

So what's the next step for Bitcoin?

After what was an eventful year for Bitcoin, what needs to happen before it’s accepted as a legitimate currency?

# currency - Friday 24 January, 2014

Virtual insanity? Call for Central Bank to regulate BitCoin

The Irish Bitcoin Association says that recognising the currency would make it safer for consumers.

# currency - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Check behind the couch, there's still €231.3m worth of Punt hanging around

The Central Bank exchanged €1,600,000 worth of Irish pound in Euro between January 1 and December 17 this year.

# currency - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

Bitcoin falls in value after China bans new deposits

The price of one Bitcoin has fallen from €873 at the beginning of the month to €323 today.

# currency - Monday 16 December, 2013

Bitcoin suffers blow as Norwegian government says it's not real money

The country will treat Bitcoin as an asset as it doesn’t “fall under the usual definition of money or currency.”

# currency - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Man purchases €75,000 car using only bitcoin

The Tesla Model S Performance is believed to be the first car to be purchased using the digital currency.

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