Sterling

Grain price: In the green

Grain price: In the green

Grain markets were, for the most part, in the green this week. LIFFE, MATIF and Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT)...

March 21, 2020

Sterling strengthens considerably over the past month

Sterling strengthens considerably over the past month

The value of Sterling compared to the euro has strengthened considerably over the past month, figures from the European Central...

December 9, 2016

Almost 30,000 Northern Irish lambs slaughtered in the Republic in November

Almost 30,000 Northern Irish lambs slaughtered in the Republic in November

The number of Northern Irish lambs slaughtered in the Republic of Ireland almost hit 30,000 head during the month of...

November 28, 2016

Organic beef trade hit by sterling collapse

Organic beef trade hit by sterling collapse

The trade for Irish organic beef has come under pressure since the UK public decided to leave the European Union,...

October 27, 2016

Sterling/euro exchange rate edging closer to parity

Sterling/euro exchange rate edging closer to parity

The Sterling/euro exchange rate has taken another step towards parity as significant market movements in China overnight has seen the...

October 7, 2016

Parity between the Euro and Sterling cannot be ruled out

Parity between the Euro and Sterling cannot be ruled out

Exchange rate analysts are predicting that the value of the euro against Sterling could fluctuate between £0.75 and parity while...

October 5, 2016

Sterling weakens as Brexit draws closer

Sterling weakens as Brexit draws closer

Sterling has weakened further since the UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, announced that she would trigger Article 50, the first...

October 3, 2016

Euro reaches its strongest level against Sterling in three years

Euro reaches its strongest level against Sterling in three years

The euro has continued to strengthen against Sterling with an increase of 0.8% this week, figures from the European Central...

September 28, 2016

UK beef trade continues its upward trend

UK beef trade continues its upward trend

UK beef prices continued to climb last week as prime cattle prices increased by 1p/kg compared to the week before,...

September 24, 2016

McIlveen confirms short-term benefits of Brexit for North’s farmers

McIlveen confirms short-term benefits of Brexit for North’s farmers

The recent 15% devaluation of Sterling against the euro is evidence that the short-term impact of Brexit on agriculture north...

September 22, 2016

Sterling continues to fall against the euro

Sterling continues to fall against the euro

Sterling is continuing to fall against the euro on the back of a number of key announcements by the Bank of...

August 11, 2016

Sterling weakens again as Bank of England cuts interest rates

Sterling weakens again as Bank of England cuts interest rates

Sterling moved lower yesterday as the Bank of England cut interest rates in an attempt to counteract a looming recession...

August 5, 2016

First signs of stabilisation for UK market post Brexit

First signs of stabilisation for UK market post Brexit

The past week has seen some signs of stabilisation for the UK market, according to Daisy Higgins, of Bord Bia’s...

July 26, 2016

Sterling rallies on back of new UK Government

Sterling rallies on back of new UK Government

The pound has been given a welcome boost above the euro since news broke earlier this week that Theresa May...

July 15, 2016

Sterling continues to fall in value against the euro

Sterling continues to fall in value against the euro

The Pound has hit a fresh three-year low against the euro as Brexit concerns continue to see a major sell-off of the...

July 6, 2016

Brexit shock waves rock Sterling value further

Brexit shock waves rock Sterling value further

The value of Sterling has been rocked again in early trading today, as market sentiment continues to be negative towards...

June 27, 2016

Factories take ‘wait and see’ approach on beef price in the wake Brexit vote

Factories take ‘wait and see’ approach on beef price in the wake Brexit vote

Beef factories have taken a ‘wait and see’ approach on prices for next week following the UK’s decision to leave...

June 24, 2016

Brexit: 5 reasons farmers should keep a close eye on the euro/Sterling exchange rate

Brexit: 5 reasons farmers should keep a close eye on the euro/Sterling exchange rate

Today, the pound has fallen to its lowest level in 30 years after the UK defied market expectations to vote...

June 24, 2016