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Pound's flirtation with euro parity hits tourists

Pound's flirtation with euro parity hits tourists

British tourists going to continental Europe to celebrate the New Year were getting fewer euros for their pounds on Tuesday than at any time since the common European currency's 1999 launch.
The pound's relentless fall showed no sign of letting up and currency analysts said it was only a matter of time before the official exchange rate hits one pound per euro.
Officially, a pound was still worth slightly more than a euro on Tuesday, hovering at a near-record low of


Updated : 2021-05-16 18:07 GMT+08:00