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#Currency

# currency - This year 2022

UK Government to push on with tax cuts as pound hits all-time low against dollar
# Kwasi Kwarteng
# Kwasi Kwarteng

UK Government to push on with tax cuts as pound hits all-time low against dollar

Updated Sep 26th 2022, 1:52 PM 39,734 Views 30 Comments

Neither Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng nor Liz Truss are currently expected to publicly address the major market shift.

Euro hits new 20-year low, fighting to stay above US dollar
# Run For Their Money
# Run For Their Money

Euro hits new 20-year low, fighting to stay above US dollar

Aug 23rd 2022, 7:33 PM 30,141 Views 27 Comments

Weak economic data have raised further fears of recession.

# currency - All time

Sterling value plummets following decision by Boris Johnson to seek suspension of UK parliament
# Brexit
# Brexit

Sterling value plummets following decision by Boris Johnson to seek suspension of UK parliament

Aug 28th 2019, 11:34 AM 57,262 Views 35 Comments

The currency’s value fell by almost 1% this morning.

'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator'
# Currency War
# Currency War

'This is a major violation': US officially labels China a 'currency manipulator'

Aug 6th 2019, 7:26 AM 24,864 Views 22 Comments

President Donald Trump accused China of deliberately and improperly weakening its currency.

Why has the pound slumped and what has Boris Johnson got to do with it?
# Currency
# Currency

Why has the pound slumped and what has Boris Johnson got to do with it?

Jul 30th 2019, 11:01 AM 42,093 Views 60 Comments

Talk of a no-deal Brexit has ramped up since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister.

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

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

Nov 15th 2018, 4:09 PM 35,615 Views 49 Comments

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

Central Bank expected to cease the printing of banknotes in Ireland
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Central Bank expected to cease the printing of banknotes in Ireland

Mar 26th 2018, 9:10 PM 66,728 Views 71 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 38,652 Views 34 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 1st 2017, 8:06 AM 13,453 Views 53 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 29th 2017, 8:40 AM 15,203 Views 83 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 20th 2017, 3:30 PM 13,345 Views 50 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 6th 2017, 12:00 PM 12,521 Views 104 Comments

On Thursday alone, it slumped nearly 15%.

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

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

May 1st 2017, 2:33 PM 20,845 Views 103 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 29th 2017, 2:45 PM 12,363 Views 23 Comments

Companies here will be hoping that there is minimal disruption.

Professional man flees country in fear of Kinahan gang
# All Out War
# All Out War

Professional man flees country in fear of Kinahan gang

Dec 23rd 2016, 6:10 AM 62,541 Views 23 Comments

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

Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar
# Stability
# Stability

Here's how Trump's victory affected the dollar

Nov 9th 2016, 5:01 PM 22,284 Views 9 Comments

One market analyst described it as “a bloodbath”.

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

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

Oct 3rd 2016, 3:22 PM 30,212 Views 71 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 23rd 2016, 6:51 PM 15,469 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 21st 2016, 6:50 AM 15,008 Views 19 Comments

The exchange rate is all over the place.

An Australian inventor has revealed himself as the creator of Bitcoin
# Outed
# Outed

An Australian inventor has revealed himself as the creator of Bitcoin

May 2nd 2016, 11:42 AM 26,971 Views 19 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 5th 2015, 9:15 AM 15,061 Views 11 Comments

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

We've found 73 MILLION old £20 notes behind the couch since the euro arrived
# Cash In The Attic
# Cash In The Attic

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

Oct 11th 2015, 8:45 AM 26,033 Views 27 Comments

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

What happens to currencies when they die?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What happens to currencies when they die?

Jul 9th 2015, 1:50 PM 242 Views 70 Comments

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

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw
# Opinion
# Opinion

Greece has offered Europe an opportunity to redress a fundamental flaw

Jul 6th 2015, 1:00 PM 94 Views 99 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 5th 2015, 6:00 PM 43,303 Views 37 Comments

Attention fast food enthusiasts…

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh
# Opinion
# Opinion

The End (of the Euro) is Nigh

Jun 14th 2015, 8:45 AM 74 Views 92 Comments

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.

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

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

Jun 12th 2015, 9:10 PM 27,887 Views 43 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 14th 2015, 7:30 PM 19,581 Views 35 Comments

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

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

So, the face on the new €20 note looks... familiar

Feb 25th 2015, 3:30 PM 8,158 Views 0 Comments

Hello old friend!

The money in your pocket is at its lowest value for ten years
# In Decline
# In Decline

The money in your pocket is at its lowest value for ten years

Jan 23rd 2015, 1:33 PM 21,653 Views 79 Comments

How low can it go?

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

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

Jan 22nd 2015, 7:09 PM 30,243 Views 23 Comments

Something big happened today…

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

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

Jan 1st 2015, 2:40 PM 31,165 Views 72 Comments

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

Another country is switching over to the euro currency tomorrow...
# Sign Me Up
# Sign Me Up

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

Dec 31st 2014, 2:35 PM 33,648 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Dec 16th 2014, 2:28 PM 12,035 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 14th 2014, 11:06 AM 11,214 Views 147 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 22nd 2014, 7:45 PM 15,755 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 26th 2014, 9:52 AM 5,072 Views 12 Comments

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

Imagine finding €87mn 'in an old wallet'. Bitcoin exchange MtGox did just that
# Back Of The Sofa
# Back Of The Sofa

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

Mar 21st 2014, 8:46 AM 13,176 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 18th 2014, 1:00 PM 216 Views 16 Comments

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.

So what's the next step for Bitcoin?
# Bit By Bit
# Bit By Bit

So what's the next step for Bitcoin?

Jan 26th 2014, 8:30 PM 23,288 Views 39 Comments

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

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