Currencies Direct

By Chris Dawson February 3, 2021 - 10:45 am

Virtual bank accounts usage limited by Amazon

Many Amazon sellers make use of virtual bank accounts when trading in overseas marketplaces. Merchants have two choices - accept payment in the consumer's local currency and allow Amazon to exchange the funds back into Sterling, or open a virtual bank account with a payment

Brexit Timetable and how the pound will react

With the Brexit timetable inexorably ticking off the days to Britain's scheduled departure from the EU in 18 day's time, Tuesday is a key step with another meaningful vote due to take place in the Commons to see if any of our MPs can agree

Currencies Direct emergency Brexit Vote opening hours

With the Parliamentary Brexit vote due to take place this evening and so far absolutely no certainty that it will pass, whatever the outcome it is likely to cause Sterling exchange rate volatility. To support their customers, Currencies Direct will be operating extended opening hours on the

Scaling your exports: Growth hacks for serious international ecommerce

There is finite scope for growth on UK marketplaces and selling via your own online shop. But global marketplaces are keenly seeking stock and sales from UK merchants to expand their offering and engage shoppers – from on our doorstep in Europe, to the furthest

Brexit, currencies, international regulation. Harnessing volatility: what next?

We’ve had a very positive response to our ebook: Harnessing volatility: maximising profitability on international ecommerce sales. If you haven’t already downloaded it for free, it’s available here as an electronic download you can easy load onto a Kindle or tablet or the like and enjoy

Webinar: Christmas Countdown and Your Peak Selling Action Plan

With the sun shining, the schools breaking up for the summer holidays and the country about to depart these shores for their summer holidays, Christmas seems a long way off but it is time to start preparing for the Christmas countdown and to get your

Top tips for selling to Japan

As Brexit uncertainty continues, online sellers may wish to think about looking further afield for new retail opportunities and selling to Japan may be an ideal market to consider. Foreign exchange experts Currencies Direct today share some insights into the Japanese market and why you

Currencies Direct to launch FX payments in India

Currencies Direct have announced the launch of its INR FX payments in India. One of the first FX providers in the region to successfully provide international payments in INR. Currencies Direct’s immense expertise, experience and technology platform will help to support the ever increasing cross-border

Quarterly Currency Update from Chief Treasury Analyst at Currencies Direct

Phil McHugh is the Chief Treasury Analyst at Currencies Direct and shares his thoughts on currency movements so far this year: What a huge turn of fortunes for the pound after hitting highs in mid-April of 1.4370 versus the USD it is currently sitting over 10