Chris Nye

Christopher Nye has been writing about finance and currency for 15 years, following a career in the international hotel and cruise ship industries. He has been a copywriter for Barclays Bank and the NHS, freelance business and property writer, editor of the UK government’s Act on CO2 website and author of several travel and business books.

Articles by Chris Nye

Just a few days to save your rate?

Just a few days to save your rate?

The weakness of the pound was a feature of the past three years, running at around 18% below the pre-referendum level. That was a bonus for anyone buying in the UK from abroad and significant extra cost for Brits buying abroad. Much has changed in the past few weeks,...


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The General Election and your currency

The General Election and your currency

Well, this is exciting! In the three and a half years since the Referendum you might have got used to not much happening. Suddenly we have an election coming on 12th December, from which we could go in all sorts of directions. For anyone planning to move abroad, buy a...


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Where will the pound be by Christmas?

Where will the pound be by Christmas?

Where will the pound be by Christmas? While no-one can predict with any certainty how any currency pair will trade in the future – not without a crystal ball – that doesn’t stop the major banks from having a go. There is something to be said for the wisdom of...


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Currency for your viewing trip

Currency for your viewing trip

We’re approaching one of the busiest times of the year for buying property. If you’re ready to see some overseas homes, what should you be doing with currency for your viewing trip? Smart Currency Exchange’s senior trader Barney Cotton explains. Continental hoteliers...


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