Money: Sterling – 21st May 09

Andy Verity and Mickey Clark present this morning’s business stories, including:
Is sterling’s strength down to confidence that our economy will recover more quickly than rivals’, or are currency investors simply betting that interest rates in the UK are heading North?
Letting agents are imposing hundreds of pounds of excessive and unjustified fees on their tenants. That’s according to a report out this morning from Citizen’s Advice.
We also hear word on the latest retails sales figures from the Office for National Statistics due out later. The difference this time is the way in which they’ve been calculated, we ask why.
Finally,research out today compares club season ticket costs with their Premier League performance. So who’s top of this league?

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