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What is an interbank rate?

Interbank rates are the wholesale rates at which banks (and only banks) buy and sell currency between each other. Interbank provides the best indication on how a currency pair is performing.

People and businesses – whoever they exchange with – will have their money exchanged at a ‘commercial’ exchange rate.

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Check out an example, based on transferring Sterling into €100,000.

Currencies Direct Average bank
Rate 1.3744 1.3362
Fee 0.00 25.00
You pay £75,873 £78,004

*Rates as of 17 June 2015, based on buying €100,000 with GBP

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