BRC reports improvement in retail sales

11 April, 2012


Retail sales have risen at their fastest rate so far this year, giving the Pound a further boost in trading today, particularly against the US Dollar.

The British Retail Consortium reported an annual increase in 1.3% in value terms.

The Pound has held steady against the Euro today, but is up elsewhere, particularly against the US Dollar where exchange rates have increased nearly 1 cent in 24 hours.