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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# sterling

Last year
# truss policy backlash
UK Chancellor hopes to reassure investors by promising to work with Bank of England
The UK Treasury moved to settle the markets with the promise of a Budget next spring as the pound tumbled against the dollar.
# Interest Rates
Bank of England will change rates ‘as much as needed’ to control inflation
The pound crashed on Friday and Monday after the British Chancellor’s mini-budget.
# Kwasi Kwarteng
UK Government to push on with tax cuts as pound hits all-time low against dollar
Neither Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng nor Liz Truss are currently expected to publicly address the major market shift.
All time
# Currency
Why has the pound slumped and what has Boris Johnson got to do with it?
Talk of a no-deal Brexit has ramped up since Boris Johnson took over as prime minister.
# brexit claims
Factcheck: Can you buy a drink in Dublin with pounds?
David Davis thinks you can.
# Holidays
More Americans visiting Ireland but British tourists are keeping away
Tourism Ireland said the decline in sterling has made holidays and short breaks here more expensive for British visitors.
# Hung Parliament
Sterling tumbles in wake of UK election
The British pound saw its biggest daily fall since January.
# sterling work
Quarter of Irish adults plan to go to Northern Ireland or UK for Christmas shopping
Survey shows consumers planning to take advantage of fluctuations in sterling against the euro.
# blaming brexit
Ryanair cuts expected profit growth as value of pound drops further
The airline had campaigned for the UK to remain in the European Union.
# tank of england
Dizzying "flash crash" sees the pound plunge 6% in 10 minutes
The euro is now trading at more than 90p.
# Countdown
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
# Taking a pounding
The pound is taking a battering as Brexit fears set in
“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water”.
# tired argument
Bad management turns wonderkids into has-beens - Liverpool must be careful with Sterling
Ahead of Liverpool’s Champions League clash against Real Madrid, the England winger has been in the headlines after missing an England game due to being “tired”.
# Crime
Man charged after ecstasy, cocaine and €300,000 in cash found in garda raid
The 55-year-old was arrested in Kinsealy yesterday.
# Google
Google exec grilled in UK over 'devious' use of Ireland to reduce tax
MPs suggested that more sales activities are taking place in the UK than the company is willing to admit to.
# Inflation
Inflation drops in December across eurozone and UK
The fall in inflation has raised hopes that the European Central Bank may reduce interest rates.
# Counterfeit money
Heading North for some shopping? Watch out for fake banknotes...
Police have warned shoppers in several towns that fake £50 notes are in circulation.
Column: Why David Cameron made the right decision...
Those in the eurozone are facing a ‘lost decade’, writers former trader Nick Leeson – and who would want to hand over more policy-making power to the managers of that crisis?