Category Archives: New Zealand

Sterling Undervalued as a Result of the Upcoming Referendum

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  GB Pound Sterling continued its good run of form last week making solid gains against the euro and US dollar after an opinion poll showed a strong lead for the ‘Bremain’ camp. Despite the UK missing its second quarter GDP forecast, showing growth of 2% against the estimated 2.1%, the reaction was muted and did not stop sterling delivering gains of 1.7% and 1.0% against the euro and dollar respectively. The bank holiday caused a slow start to the week for the UK however, with many experts Read more

CHRISTMAS GLOBE: Five Places Celebrating the Season in their own Unique Way

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Kenya For a commercial respite, head to Kenya where Christmas is still largely enjoyed in the traditional sense. Carol concerts are held in the run-up to the big day, such as ‘The Christmas Festival of Lessons and Carols’ at All Saints Cathedral (www.allsaintsnairobi.org) in Nairobi on December 24th. On Christmas Day, Christians go to church before returning home for a big sociable meal with family and friends. The main dish is fish or roasted goat, served with vegetables, chapattis and yoghurt Read more