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Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2009, 3:17 pm
Replies: 41
Views: 3,293
Posted By greghal

Re: Not to worry anyone but...... 1.78

waiting 6 months might not help!!
Forum: Australia
Oct 6th 2009, 3:07 pm
Replies: 2,577
Views: 315,923
Posted By greghal

Re: 1.93's A$ to the Pound!!!

below 1.79, a key level is AUDUSD at 0.90, currently 0.8898
Forum: Australia
Oct 1st 2009, 5:52 pm
Replies: 2,577
Views: 315,923
Posted By greghal

Forum: Australia
Sep 23rd 2009, 9:23 am
Replies: 2,577
Views: 315,923
Posted By greghal

Re: 1.93's A$ to the Pound!!!

I think what happened last october when Lehman went bust, the carry trade unwound and pount hit 2.70 (onl for a matter of hours) is one of the wosrt tngs for most migrants. This was a freak occurance...
Forum: Spain
Sep 23rd 2009, 9:16 am
Replies: 334
Views: 27,325
Posted By greghal

Re: Its looking up for a better exchange rate.

How can you say 1.50 is overvalued when we sat in a range of 1.43-1.52 for about 3 years! and from the conception of the Euro up into 18months back we had never been below 1.38!
The exchangerate is...
Forum: Canada
Sep 23rd 2009, 9:12 am
Replies: 2,672
Views: 285,168
Posted By greghal

Re: Exchange rate

The Bo of E is supposed to set interest rates solely to keep inflation at a target of 2% (with a margin of 1% either side) However in the US the Fed are targetted on growth and inflation. It could be...
Forum: Canada
Sep 22nd 2009, 8:13 am
Replies: 2,672
Views: 285,168
Posted By greghal

Re: Exchange rate

Interest rates arent determined by the government, thay are set by the Bank of England which is an 'independant' body, although how independant is difficult to say!!
Forum: Spain
Sep 16th 2009, 8:54 am
Replies: 334
Views: 27,325
Posted By greghal

Re: Its looking up for a better exchange rate.

Mervyn king again causing sterling to tumble
Forum: New Zealand
Sep 14th 2009, 8:31 am
Replies: 13
Views: 1,326
Posted By greghal

Re: HiFx, Halo and the like!

none of them can give you advice, they arent regulated to do so. They can only let yuo know what is happening in the market
Forum: Australia
Sep 10th 2009, 5:07 pm
Replies: 7
Views: 665
Posted By greghal

Re: Advice on exchanging $ to £

couldnt agree more, you want to get it done asap!! just speak to a currency broker, there are plenty recommended on the site
Forum: Australia
Sep 9th 2009, 5:10 pm
Replies: 18
Views: 1,644
Posted By greghal

Re: Don't want $'s!!!

spot on, just settle the balance then wire the AUD to another broker, but make sure you book the rate with them before you wire funds to make sure that you are getting the best deal. If you send them...
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 9th 2009, 5:00 pm
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By greghal

Re: Currency UK - any good?

I'm afraid i havent used them myself anddont think they are very well known, if you do the usual checks about the compnay using trust account you should be ok.
Forum: The Barbie
Sep 1st 2009, 8:30 am
Replies: 30
Views: 2,396
Posted By greghal

Re: Exchange Rate

I'm sorry but saying that you "lost" £35,000 of house value fomr the peak isnt realistic, in truth most peple have actually gained a fortune on their property fomr twhen they originally bought it....
Forum: Spain
Aug 27th 2009, 4:41 pm
Replies: 334
Views: 27,325
Posted By greghal

Re: Its looking up for a better exchange rate.

The key issue is thta spain doesnt realy metter for the Euro, ats all about france and Germany
Forum: New Zealand
Aug 27th 2009, 8:43 am
Replies: 40
Views: 2,747
Posted By greghal

Re: The dollar again.

The issue is that you are looking at the GBPNZD rate, they dont export to much to the UK, so the NZDUSD is key to exports.

It is a tough one, i think lots of people were lookig at 2.40 as a...
Forum: Spain
Aug 26th 2009, 4:30 pm
Replies: 334
Views: 27,325
Posted By greghal

Re: Its looking up for a better exchange rate.

what a shocker, not many expected this!
Forum: Spain
Aug 21st 2009, 8:26 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,817
Posted By greghal

Re: Money transfers to Spain

I agree to a point that the realtime trading rate has a direct correlation, everyone is buying at the same rate. I think what JLFS means is that you cant compare the spreads that gambling sites...
Forum: France
Aug 11th 2009, 2:25 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,412
Posted By greghal

Re: Money transfers?

Hawthorn have you had any joy so far, if you want a recommendation i use Cornhill FX www.cornhillfx.com always give me a tight rates and funds usually arrive same day. I buy EUR and AUD so now have...
Forum: Australia
Aug 11th 2009, 8:50 am
Replies: 79
Views: 6,892
Posted By greghal

Re: Pound - AUD exchange rates

a combination of that and increase in risk appetite globally
Forum: Spain
Aug 11th 2009, 8:47 am
Replies: 40
Views: 3,817
Posted By greghal

Re: Money transfers to Spain

jynecol. Forgive me for being cynical, but the issue with mystery shoppers is that the Brokers will probaly have an idea whi they are when they never actually trade!!

Brian 2dean In terms of being...
Forum: Middle East
Aug 10th 2009, 1:03 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By greghal

Re: Forex Trading

I would agree with Meow. Whilst forex trading looks attractive, if your dont know what you are doing you WLL lose a fortune. 90% of those that spreadbet on currency end up losing money.

As another...
Aug 10th 2009, 9:01 am
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By greghal

Re: Transfering Aus to UK

ozziedream i would say that where rates are tathe moment is a 15 year higher as far as the ozzie is concerned, if you are going to be moving back it is a great time to be securing your exchange rate.
Forum: France
Aug 6th 2009, 1:02 pm
Replies: 36
Views: 3,412
Posted By greghal

Re: Money transfers?

Hawthord, that is a cery big gap, 1.12 is errible. For a fair comparison yu will need to login to your HIFX site, as that .118 displayed on frontpage is the interbank rate, where the market trades...
Forum: Australia
Aug 5th 2009, 5:17 pm
Replies: 79
Views: 6,892
Posted By greghal

Re: Pound - AUD exchange rates

I use Cornhill FX www.cornhillfx.com they always give a really tight rate, about 1 cent from the interbank on about £10k and closer for larger amounts. I also have my own broker that i can always get...
Forum: Australia
Aug 5th 2009, 8:53 am
Replies: 79
Views: 6,892
Posted By greghal

Re: Pound - AUD exchange rates

JC if you are transferring a large amount then you should speak to them directly rather than do it online, you will be able to get a better spread, as over 2cents is a very big chunk. I used to use...
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