Foreign currency

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UK fintech firm Wise accused of stifling competition by rival startup
Atlantic Money writes to CMA to raise concerns about being blocked from Wise price comparison sites

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Homeowners warned of ‘significant’ rise in UK interest rates
Bank of England’s chief economist speaks out after mini-budget, with financial markets expecting rates to reach up to 6%

Larry Elliott, Zoe Wood and Rowena Mason

27, Sep, 2022 @6:14 PM

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Ukraine needs ‘radical’ reform to sustain war effort, warn economists
Anti-corruption measures and progressive taxes among actions recommended by leading academics

Phillip Inman

09, Sep, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Money transfer business that was part of exchange rate-fixing cartel fined $1m
Cartel members given jail sentences in Australian first after colluding to fix dollar and Vietnamese dong exchange rate

Ben Butler

09, Jun, 2022 @8:36 AM

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Travel money: how to get the best deals on cash, cards, mobiles and more
As the summer holiday season nears, we look at ways to get more bang for your buck abroad

Rupert Jones

09, May, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Russia near to defaulting on overseas debts, says rating agency
Attempts by Moscow to pay creditors in roubles as a result of being cut off from foreign currency reserves could breach loan terms

Phillip Inman

15, Apr, 2022 @12:42 PM

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Kremlin will take legal action if Russia pushed into default, minister threatens
Sanctions are designed to make it difficult for Russia to make sovereign debt payments to foreign investors

Richard Partington Economics correspondent

11, Apr, 2022 @5:12 PM

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Dirty dollars: how tattered US notes became the latest street hustle in Zimbabwe
In country hit by hyperinflation, a shortage of dollars means those struggling to survive can make a profit dealing torn notes

Nyasha Chingono in Harare

17, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Assad regime ‘siphons millions in aid’ by manipulating Syria’s currency
Government pocketed half of donations in 2020 as central bank forced UN agencies to use lower exchange rate

Tessa Fox in Beirut

21, Oct, 2021 @5:28 PM

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Post Office resumes selling travel currency as UK lockdown eases
Next-day delivery or collection from 11,500 branches on offer for those going on holiday

Hilary Osborne

26, Jun, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Travelex owner at risk as £81m of undisclosed cheques emerge
Finablr chief steps down as board scrambles for clear view of company’s finances

Kalyeena Makortoff

16, Mar, 2020 @6:15 PM

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What does coronavirus mean for holidays, travel insurance and gigs?
What you can do to get a refund if your flight, sports match or festival is cancelled

Patrick Collinson

07, Mar, 2020 @7:00 AM

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