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  1. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Britain's housing prices stagnate

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... to an increase in supply of available property. Talking about investment risk in British properties, the property consultant said that another risk factor was currency. After falling from a 2007 high ...

  2. News - World - BRITAIN

    Jane Austen to be new face on British currency

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 12:00am by NYT

    ... McClatchy Tribune in London Bank of England bows to outcry over the lack of representation of famous women on currency Jane Austen to replace Darwin on the £10 note The Bank of England has ... would be represented on British currency. The beloved novelist probably will appear on bank notes starting in 2017, a year after the portrait of 19th-century prison reformer Elizabeth Fry ...

  3. News - World - BRITAIN

    Nuclear subs issue submerged ahead of Scotland’s independence poll

    Posted May 23rd 2014, 09:06pm by BLOOM

    ... by the British government as Prime Minister David Cameron focuses on the economic cost of independence and threats over the currency and pensions. But should the anti-nuclear nationalists overturn ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    London skyscraper The Gherkin goes into receivership

    Posted Apr 25th 2014, 08:57pm by GDN

    ... to currency issues, rather than any difficulties with the wider property market. Changing exchange rates had inflated the size of the original loan and the owners failed to make several debt payments. ...

  5. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Another wave of super-rich heading for London

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 04:29am by Reuters

    ... in rich private clients at law firm Withers. "If you invest in high-end London property you probably feel you have a degree of certainty- it's like a safe currency." The biggest ... in inquiries came from Argentina, in the midst of a currency crisis, and Ukraine, which is reeling from a wave of political unrest. Inquiries from both countries were up 67 per cent. Other members ...

  6. News - World - BRITAIN

    UK lets Scotland borrow money to woo voters before independence poll

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 08:38pm by Reuters

    ... currency, independence campaigners' preferred option. Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond responded that this was against Britain's own economic interests, and that an independent Scotland might refuse to take on its share of Britain's debt if it was not part of a formal currency union. Yesterday's announcement allows Scotland to issue a modest £2.2 billion ...

  7. News - World - BRITAIN

    British IT worker accidentally throws out HK$50m worth of bitcoin treasure

    Posted Nov 28th 2013, 09:16pm by GDN

    ... The Guardian in London IT worker created the virtual currency when it was almost worthless, then he accidentally threw away hard drive when cleaning up HK$50m bitcoin buried in dump Buried ... of virtual currency holding 7,500 bitcoins. He had created them for almost nothing in 2009 and the value of bitcoins has since soared. This week, the price rose above US$1,000. It has been rising ...

  8. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London luxury home gains defy predictions

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... month, saying the currency's weakness "helped to boost overseas interest and domestic demand has been aided by London's economic recovery". The pound fell about 6.8 per cent ...

  9. Property - International - BRITAIN

    Half of new homebuyers in London market are foreigners

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... to a shortfall of about 250,000 homes by 2020, the report said. The pound has lost about 12.7 per cent in the past five years against a trade-weighted basket of currencies, a Bank of England index shows. ...

  10. Property - International - BRITAIN

    London home prices rise as weak pound fuels foreign buying interest

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by BLOOM

    ... average prices rose 1.7 per cent this month from February. The pound has dropped against the euro and the greenback this year and is the second-worst-performing developed market currency ...




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