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US Presidential Election update | Travelex currency commentary

10th November 2016

There’s no denying that the US Presidential Election has been making waves around the world. Following election results, the pound has gained slightly against the US dollar and more significantly against the euro.

What this means for you is that on a £500 transaction today, you would get an extra €15.85 or US$13.10 – compared to a recent low point in October*.

This should come as welcome news if you’re heading off on holiday this winter!

Keep up to date with the very latest exchange rates here, or head to our Travelex exchange rate updates section for all the latest currency news.

*Rate quoted accurate at 10:00am GMT on 10th November 2016 and subject to market changes. Euro rate quoted is the best rate for purchases on and our Travel Money App since 04/10/16. The recent Euro rate low point was on 11/10/16. The recent US$ rate low point was on 28/10/16