Euro decision: a guide to the 'jobs test.'
- Sterling Signs: Good & Bad. // Time;6/11/1965, Vol. 85 Issue 24, p101
The article reports on the six percent reduction in Bank of England's interest rate and the economic condition in 1965 in Great Britain. The government hoped that lower rate will attract international speculators to shift their money out of British banks and will stimulate the economy...
- Cheers in Paris, lamentations in London. Preece, Howard // Finweek;1/24/2008, p46
The article reports that the French economy is again larger than the British economy--for the first time since 1999. It informs that the debate on the relative sizes of the British and French economies relates to exchange rates. From January 1, 1999 France embraced the European Union's single...
- Sterling rally stalls. // Accountancy Ireland;Apr97, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p15
Reports on the decline in the value of the British pound sterling against the American dollar.
- Should the UK Join the Euro Zone? Evidence from a Synthetic OCA Assessment. Kang-Soek Lee; Saucier, Philippe // European Journal of Comparative Economics;2011, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p77
Based on optimal currency area theories, this paper applies the empirical methodology of structural VAR to revisit the question of whether UK should join or not the Euro zone. Correlations of effective exchange rates between UK and US on one side and between UK and its major European partners...
- Is sterling still relevant in the age of the euro? // Marketing (00253650);1/10/2002, p13
Focuses on the impact of the introduction of euro as replacement for the pound sterling in Great Britain. Debate on the adoption of euro from the European neighbors; Implications for the rejection of pounds; Retention of queen's head to the euro; Need for span of time for the total adoption of...
- The Sterling Devaluation of 1967, the International Economy and Post-War Social Democracy*. Newton, Scott // English Historical Review;Aug2010, Vol. 125 Issue 515, p912
The article explores the economic history of Great Britain under the government of prime minister Harold Wilson. Emphasis is given to the devaluation of the sterling in 1967 within the context of the international economy. The article examines the ways in which difficulties on the balance of...
- Strong pound not harming domestic economy. Smith, Richard // Credit Management;Jun98, p11
Reports on the effects of the strong pound on Great Britain's economy according to a survey conducted by Dun & Bradstreet company on business expectations in all sectors of industry. Information on confidence in exports; Proportion of companies expecting to increase exports; Confidence of...
- Sterling's strength hits factory exports. Smith, Richard // Credit Management;Aug98, p8
Reports on the impact of the strength of sterling on manufacturing industry in Great Britain. Comment from Sudhir Junankar, Confederation of British Industry's associate director of economic analysis; Outlook for output price inflation.
- Export. Posner, Martin // Credit Management;Dec97, p21
Views the needed steady value of the pound sterling as Great Britain joins the European Monetary Union and despite the turnaround trends in the international economy. Currency markets in South East Asia; Economic pressure in Hong Kong; Condition of London and New York stock exchanges.