Sterling

Brexit: ‘Government must immediately take decisive steps to allay farming concerns’

Brexit: ‘Government must immediately take decisive steps to allay farming concerns’

The Irish Government has been called on to immediately take decisive steps to allay the concerns in farming and the agri-food...

June 24, 2016

Sterling hits lowest point in eight weeks as Brexit looms

Sterling hits lowest point in eight weeks as Brexit looms

Sterling fell sharply again yesterday (Monday) as currency markets remain volatile in the face of a looming UK vote on...

June 14, 2016

Sterling tumbles as ‘leave’ side gains ground in Brexit referendum

Sterling tumbles as ‘leave’ side gains ground in Brexit referendum

The Sterling/euro exchange rate has fallen sharply in early trading this morning on the back of two opinion polls this...

June 1, 2016

Sterling may depreciate sharply, warns Bank of England

Sterling may depreciate sharply, warns Bank of England

With the Brexit referendum just six weeks away, the Bank of England has voted unanimously to maintain its bank rate...

May 13, 2016

Sterling continues slide against the euro

Sterling continues slide against the euro

Sterling continues to fall in value against the euro over concerns that the Brexit referendum could spell trouble for the...

April 1, 2016

Sterling slide against the euro could hit Irish exports

Sterling slide against the euro could hit Irish exports

Sterling is on the slide against the euro as uncertainty over the UK’s referendum on membership of the EU impacts...

February 22, 2016

Sterling declined 3.8% against the Euro in January

Sterling declined 3.8% against the Euro in January

With a 3.8% decline in January and it concluded its worst two-month decline since 2008, last month was not a good...

February 3, 2016

Euro gains against the pound (worst possible time for the beef trade)

Euro gains against the pound (worst possible time for the beef trade)

The euro rose to its highest level in six months against the pound yesterday amid stock market turmoil around the...

August 25, 2015

Expectation that euro will remain weak for two years or more

Expectation that euro will remain weak for two years or more

Expectations are that the euro will remain weak through the duration of the ECB quantitative easing programme, according to Teagasc‘s...

July 31, 2015