The surprising but dramatic recovery in the UK economy has pushed the pound up to new highs against the Dollar and Euro.
Bank of England governor Mark Carney has hinted that the base rate could rise before the end of the year.
The sharp drop in the UK unemployment rate and mounting expectations of a 2014 rate hike pushed sterling to a two-year high versus the US dollar in morning trading.
It pays to do a little exchange rate homework before you travel, writes Daniel Abrahams.
UK CPI inflation dropped to 2.2% in October, a larger-than-expected fall that sent sterling to a two-month low against the dollar.
Currency fluctuations are often overlooked by investors, but as Rob Morgan explains, they can sometimes lead to lower returns.
Markets opened broadly lower on Monday morning as improving data from Asia was offset by continuing concerns over tensions in Syria.
It has been a tough time for emerging market investors but panic selling may not be the best move.
More than 750,000 people in the UK already invest ethically. Here are 10 good reasons why you should be one of them.
The UK could be facing a "new sterling crisis" as concerns grow over the state of public finances.
Savvy holidaymakers are buying up euros and US dollars to protect themselves from further falls in the value of the pound.
Tracker funds are said to be one of the cheapest ways to invest in the stock market. We look at how they work.
On Friday the UK was stripped off its AAA rating - but just how does this affect the British consumer?
UK government bonds were climbing early this morning following the UK's downgrade, but stock market investors shrugged off the news to send markets higher.
Britain will 'take years' to get back AAA rating; RBS to offload US retail arm; Waitrose to launch drive-through service in car parks.
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