House prices up 10 in last year

28 July, 2011


This morning’s Nationwide house price survey shows a 10.5% increase in prices in the year to April. This is an encouraging sign of economic growth in the UK and as such the Pound is performing relatively well this morning.

The Greek bailout continues to weigh on the Euro, although the rate for buying Euros seems to have peaked for now having increased over the last 10 days.

With the final leaders’ debate before the election tonight, there could be a limited window to buy your currency before the uncertainty of the election takes over for the next 7 days.