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Jan 14, 2013, 04:00 ET

Euro Area Inflation Rate to Stay at 2.2%, Reports Currencies Direct

Latest figures shows euro zone inflation rate will remain unchanged at 2.2% - the same as in November The Euro area inflation rate is expected to...

Dec 20, 2012, 06:39 ET

Yachting Partners International (YPI) Links up With International Payments Specialist: Currencies Direct

In a first for the yachting industry, Yachting Partners International (YPI) has announced a partnership with Currencies Direct, a company...

Oct 26, 2012, 03:00 ET

Iran Set to Introduce Second Official Currency

Currencies Direct look at why Iran wants to introduce a second currency exchange rate for imports, and what this means for the country. The...

Sep 28, 2012, 08:36 ET

Currencies Direct: Latvia and the Euro, a Marriage Made in Heaven?

Austerity has saved Latvia from the pitfalls of recession and boosted economic growth, but is all that good work about to come undone? At a time...

Sep 28, 2012, 07:26 ET

Tuition Fee Hike has Some British Students Seeking Greener Pastures and a Better Value Abroad

As universities across the UK welcome back students for the 2012-2013 academic year, some are finding fewer students enrolled in courses than...

Sep 24, 2012, 07:43 ET

Obama Launches Trade Complaint Against China, says Currencies Direct

President accuses China of subsidising exports of automobile parts Barack Obama has issued a formal trade complaint to the World Trade...

Aug 03, 2012, 03:03 ET

How has Germany Benefited From the Euro Crisis?

While many nations have struggled with the Euro-zone crisis, Currencies Direct believe that the German economy has greatly benefited. While...

Jul 27, 2012, 03:44 ET

Tips to Save You Money on Holiday This Summer

A big holiday abroad can be the experience of a lifetime, and often people save up for years to afford one great trip away. After so much...

Mar 14, 2012, 06:40 ET

Save Money This Holiday Season With Currencies Direct

Currencies Direct expert foreign exchange services aim to save you money on your summer holiday As sponsors of the France Show that took place at...

Mar 07, 2012, 05:44 ET

Currencies Direct Offers Expert Insight on How the Iranian Embargo Will Affect Global Currencies and Oil Prices

Currencies Direct hails the Dollar as a financial safe haven during times of oil uncertainty Prices of crude oil have rocketed throughout Europe...

Feb 06, 2012, 06:23 ET

Current Exchange Rates Could Prompt Brits to Purchase Spanish Property, Says Currencies Direct

The euro's depreciation against the pound, coupled with the Spanish property crash, means 2012 could provide numerous opportunities for Brits to...

Jan 24, 2012, 07:15 ET

Currencies Direct: South Africa to Benefit From Forex and Payment Pioneers

Currencies Direct have always been market leading innovators in the global payments industry. From small beginnings in the UK in 1996, chairman...

Nov 03, 2011, 19:23 ET

European Markets Tremble as Greek Referendum Shakes Confidence

After the Greek Prime Minister suggested a referendum on the new bailout package on Monday, exchange rates swing as European markets hit...

Oct 26, 2011, 06:41 ET

France Retains Popularity With UK Holiday-Home Buyers; Spain Loses out, Reports Currencies Direct

The foreign Currency Exchange Experts Note Lack of Market Confidence has Contributed to Spanish Property Lull A survey conducted by Savills...

Sep 14, 2011, 11:40 ET

Spanish Immigration to the UK up 85%: What This Means for Payments Abroad

Spanish Labour Rushes the UK Jobs Market; Currencies Direct Notices Large Increase in Registrations The British government has confirmed a large...

Apr 13, 2010, 08:20 ET

New Market Leading Prepaid Euro Mastercard(R) Launched by Currencies Direct

Taking your euros abroad has been made easier and more secure with the release of the new prepaid Euro MasterCard from Currencies Direct. The new...

Jan 23, 2008, 00:00 ET

Universal VAT Services Acquired by Currencies Direct

ATLANTA, Georgia, January 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal VAT Services (UVS), a global provider of foreign tax reclaim services for corporations...

Jul 10, 2007, 01:00 ET

Currencies Direct Joins Forces With Satyam to Launch "Aurora Enterprise" - Integrated FX and Payment Management System

LONDON, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Currencies Direct today announced the deployment of Aurora Enterprise, an in-house, client/server payment suite...