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The 'Bank of Mum and Dad' spends £995m per year of their children's gap years
Caxton FX comments on why the 'Bank of Mum and Dad' is funding gap years and what exactly they're paying for.
Parents spend millions funding their children's gap years
Cosmopolitan explores the positives and negatives of parents funding their children's gap years, according to research from Caxton FX.
Euro expats hurrying home
Is the crumbling Eurozone sending expats running back to Britain? Caxton FX comments in the Daily Express.
Profit by betting against the euro
The Sunday Times explores how currency fluctuations can work in your favour and when/where to buy and sell.
The best way to manage a gap year
Caxton FX's research features in MoneyWeeks article on 'financing your child's gap year', an overview and suggestions.
Londoners pay less for holiday cash...
How to avoid the other currency rip-offs holidaymakers face this summer, by using Caxton FX. Click here to find out more.
Lord Rothschild's £130m euro bet
Our Currency Analyst Richard Driver, comments on banking dynasty head Lord Rothschild's euro bet. Read more
Families jet away to cash in on weak euro
Planning a half-term getaway? The Sunday Times gives helpful hints for a cost-effective holiday, including why to carry a Caxton FX card.
Brits seize their chance to plot foreign escape
Caxton FX comments on recent property trends - why an increasing number of Brits are looking to buy property abroad and where they're moving.
'Gap year' decline due to rise in youth unemployment
The Telegraph explains how best to budget your gap year and why Caxton FX cards provide a great way to carry your currency.
One in 10 British parents contribute up to £5,000 towards their child's gap year
Can you put a price on the value of a gap year? British parents funding their children's gap year can - according to research from Caxton FX
Withdrawals at eurozone cash machines could be capped
Following news that EU officials are planning contingency measures in-case Greece drops out, James Hickman, MD, advises consumers not to panic before their holiday.
London markets to respond to Greek vote
Our MD, James Hickman, is quoted on ITV News' website with his thoughts prior to the Greek elections in June.
Experts expect Bank to launch more QE next month
Following June's Bank of England meeting, the Daily Mail replicates our currency anaylyst's thoughts on what the are implications of more QE.
Credit cards charge £160m to pay in pounds abroad
The Daily Telegraph prints Caxton FX's research on British holidaymakers' spending habits.
Making your holiday spending go further
The Daily Express uses Caxton FX's advice on how holiday makers can save money on their holiday budgets.
Euro holds great news for holidaymakers
AOL Money takes a look at how a weakening euro is an advantage for British holiday makers and features Caxton FX's thoughts on where we see the rate going.
Crucial steps to mind the gap-year obstacles
Want to know how to manage your money when travelling the world or taking a gap year? Read more here.
Britons cash in on euro woes
The Daily Express takes Caxton FX's advice about when is the best time to get your euros.
How a Greek euro exit could affect you
The BBC asks Caxton FX's MD, James Hickman, about the latest developmentsin Greece and its affect on the value of the euro.
Caxton FX tops euro and dollar card review
Which? recently carried out their yearly review of prepaid currency cards, with Caxton FX coming first for our euro and dollar cards
How trouble in the eurozone affects you
Our MD, James Hickman, provides advice to consumers who fear they will be stuck in Greece with worthless euros.
Greek unrest could put off travellers
Caxton FX's research on what factors influence British holiday-makers appears in the Daily Telegraph travel section
Travel money: When is the best time to buy?
Caxton FX's CEO, Rupert Lee-Browne, is asked by the BBC when is the best time for consumers to buy their holiday cash
UK service sector growth slows
Our currency analyst, Richard Driver, is quoted in an article by The Guardian following April's positive PMI figures.
Grab holiday cash as sun shines on pound
Caxton FX's Managing Director, James Hickman, sets out the advantages of using a prepaid currency card
'Holiday at home' campaign has not worked
The Daily Mail reports that the Government's £5m 'holiday at home' campaing has failed following research by Caxton FX
British shoppers pay 60% more than in Europe
Research conducted by Caxton FX shows that British British shoppers pay 60% more on clothes compared to their European neighbours.
The world's eight most distressed property markets
Caxton FX’s MD, James Hickman, is featured in an article looking at where to pick up an overseas property bargain
Greek euro exit: How would it hurt people in the UK?
The eurozone's financial turmoil rumbles on, seemingly with no resolution in sight for our CEO, Rupert Lee-Browne.
Hope for U.S. with 227,000
Following February's job figures in the USA, the Daily Mail quotes our analyst's positive sentiments about this news
Sunshine breaks set to costa lot
Caxton FX is recommended as one of the best places to find the cheapest online currency rates.
Triple boosts eases pressure on BoE to prop up economy
Caxton FX's analyst, Richard Driver, fappears in the Scotsman following comments made after the release of March's PMI data.
Power to te people, give alternative lending a chance
Specialist SME website, http://www.inspiresme.co.uk, publishes an article by Caxton FX's CEO, Rupert Lee-Browne, about alternative ways of raising finance
The first double dip for 37 years
As news was announced that Britain had entered into a double dip recession, the Daily Mail asks Caxton FX what impact the news had on sterling
ECB leaves euro rates unchanged
Our analyst, Richard Driver, is quoted on the BBC following ECB’s announcement that they were going to keep interest rates at 1%.
Can China avoid a hard landing?
Richard Driver’s is asked his opinion on China’s growth prospects for the American CNN Money website.
My 2012: Caxton Fx's Rupert Lee-Browne
Rupert Lee-Browne, CEO of Caxton FX, talks about what he expects to happen in 2012 and non-bank financing for the Realbusiness website.
Krona and krone won’t be safe-haven kings
City AM looks at the Scandinavian currencies and Caxton FX's analyst is quoted saying the US dollar will remain the safe-haven currency of choice in 2012.
FTSE 100 falls as UK banks feel pinch of reforms
Caxton FX analyst’s views on the South Korean markets following the news of Kim Jong-ill’s death is featured in a Reuters article.
Exchanging a career for entrepreneurial success
Our CEO, Rupert Lee-Browne, is interviewed by City AM on his thoughts about what it means to be an entrepreneur.
Consumer rights: 'I changed my mind about a bike, but the shop won't return my deposit'
The Independent looks at how prepaid currency cards can help parents manage their childrens' gap year budgets.
Caxton FX takes home the gold
Caxton FX took home the gold at the Moneyfacts Consumer Awards after being named best prepaid currency card of the year.
Firms ready for the return of the drachma
The Daily Express turns to Caxton FX to see how we are preparing for a Greek default and the return of the drachma.
Sterling inches up after BOE report
Our analyst, Ricahrd Driver, is asked for his thoughts on currency movements following the Bank of England's February inflation report.
Helping handset: Money in your old phone
The Sun looks at how prepaid currency cards can help people save on their holiday budgets.
What does the Chinese giveaway add up to?
Caxton FX is quoted in an Independent article looking at the news that London is set to become a trade for Chinese currency – the first outside China and Hong Kong.
Overseas charges 'cost businesses £356 million per year'
The Telegraph prints our findings on the 'British Black Hole' - money British businesses are losing on foreign transaction fees.
Greece turmoil fails to deter UK holidaymakers
James Hickman appears in the Guardian looking at what would happen to holiday-makers and mortgage holders should Greece default on their debts,
Hickman sees euro at $1.25
Caxton FX’s MD, James Hickman, appears live on Bloomberg’s early morning show ‘Countdown’ on Tuesday, 24 January, talking Greece and the outlook for the single currency.
Shopping around (retail bonds)
Our CEO, Rupert Lee-Browne, talks to the FT’s publication Money Matters on why retail bonds make for attractive investments.
The greek bail-out only buys time
Our currency analyst, Richard Driver, is quoted in the Telegraph saying that struggling eurozone nations would do no harm by following Ireland’s example if the region is to survive.
Unexpected retail upturn this January is welcome
The Huffington Post prints the thoughts of our currency analyst Richard Driver following positive retail figures in January
New horizons for young émigrés
In an article looking at where young people are buying property overseas, James Hickman is quoted in the European section.
Manufacturing upturn eases fears of double-dip recession hitting UK
The Scotsman quotes Philip Hoey after January's PMI figures were released.
Pound at 1.20 euros for tourists
Caxton FX appears on the BBC after news that the euro had plummeted following the anti-austerity elections in France and Greece
Hope for U.S. with 227,000 new jobs in February
Caxton FX's analyst, Richard Driver, appears in the Daily Mail talking about the USA's employment data and the impact on the global economy.
Old favourites still rule when buying a second home abroad
Following research conducted by Diffusion and Caxton FX on where Brits are buying their holiday homes, the results are printed in The Independent
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May EUR/SEK Report: Euro to pay the price for weak eurozone fundamentals
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Neither of these two currencies is particularly high up the market’s wish list at present. The eurozone is languishing in recession and the ECB is easing monetary policy, while Sweden is dealing with an economic soft-patch and staring down the barrel of an interest rate cut of its own. The euro has held up remarkably well amid robust reserve manager interest but we do see this giving way to a...
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