Pound US Dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD slips as dollar hits 29-month high

The US dollar remained steady as it climbed against a handful of currencies, hitting a 29-month high as markets priced in a lower chance of further Federal Reserve Rate cuts in the coming months. The US Markit manufacturing PMI also provided some support for the US Dollar, edging up to a five-month high in September. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

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Pound euro exchange rate eases, Brexit weighs on UK manufacturing in September

The pound euro exchange rate eased today, with the pairing currently trading around €1.122 after September’s UK Markit Manufacturing PMI failed to emerge from contraction territory at 48.3. Last month saw Brexit More...

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Universal Credit changes are coming into effect this month – how could it affect you?

UNIVERSAL CREDIT changes were announced by the Department for Work and Pensions last month. How may they affect claimants? Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

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State pension amount: Why thousands of pensioners in EU are being contacted this week

STATE PENSION payments increase in the UK and for expats living in some countries each year, under the triple lock policy. This week, the Department for Work and Pensions will send letters to thousands of pensioners More...

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Are Universal Credit payments taxable? Current tax-free & taxed state benefits – full list

UNIVERSAL CREDIT is a payment which may be able to be claimed by those who are on a low income or who are out of work, in order to help with their living costs. Are Universal Credit payments taxable? Daily Express More...

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Premium Bonds checker: How to check if you’re a winner in the October 2019 prize draw

PREMIUM BOND winners for the October 2019 prize draw were revealed yesterday. NS&I has explained how a person can check to see if they’re a winner in the prize draw – which includes a £1 million jackpot. Daily More...

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Inheritance Tax threshold ‘should be doubled’, poll shows – how Brits responded across UK

INHERITANCE TAX is a tax on the estate, such as the property, money and possessions, of a person who has died. A new poll has found that, overall, Brits feel the tax-free threshold should be raised. Daily Express More...

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State pension age: Who are WASPI and BackTo60? Campaigners await court case judgement

STATE PENSION age changes for women are the subject of campaigns by a number of groups such as WASPI and Back to 60. This week, a landmark High Court judgement is due to be delivered following a judicial review More...

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Inheritance tax could be scrapped after Sajid Javid makes hint ‘something on my mind’

INHERITANCE TAX: Chancellor of the Exchequer Sajid Javid has hinted he could scrap Inheritance Tax in the upcoming Budget at a Conservative conference event. Daily Express :: Finance Feed  More...

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Lord Sugar rejected Bill Gates’ Microsoft deal – but it was the best decision he ever made

LORD SUGAR initially rejected a deal from another famous entrepreneur – Microsoft’s Bill Gates – and delivered a priceless response in the process, unearthed comments reveal. Daily Express :: Finance More...