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Here’s the place to watch progress on the euro, keep pace with changes affecting the value of US dollar and British Pound and monitor the growing international importance of China’s Renminbi. The world’s money markets are ticking over 24/7 and if you need to switch money between currencies, you need inside information on the best time to move your cash. iExpats.com provides news, commentary and analysis about currency to help you keep in touch with the latest rates. So, whether you need to know the latest currency news as a FOREX trader, how the pound is currently doing against the dollar, or if you simply want to know how purchasing and selling on a day to day basis is affecting your spending, then check out the latest info on iExpats.com

Expats feel the pinch as pound takes a battering

British expats drawing pension incomes in Sterling are feeling the pinch as their spending power contracts. The pound only made significant gains against two foreign...

Economic Chaos As Venezuela Runs Out Of Cash

Venezuela’s crumbling economy has seen millions cross the border with neighbouring Colombia to buy food and essentials. With shop shelves empty and bank withdrawals limited...

Pound Plunges To 30-Year Low As FTSE Surges To New Peak

The Pound is in free fall and shows no sign of bottoming out any time soon – but the lower Sterling drops, the higher...

Brexit Triggers Falling Pound And Collapse In The City

The stock market has collapsed wiping billions off savings and investments while the Pound has plunged in value against other currencies as the country...

Bitcoin Surges As ‘Halving’ Looms To Cut Supply

The Bitcoin exchange rate has rocketed after a wild weekend. Today’s price for a Bitcoin is US$673.879 or £476.552 -  a slight fall on almost...

Best India Rupee Currency Exchange Rate

If you are remitting India Rupees, how do you choose the best money transfer service from the thousands available? The foreign exchange market is a...

Central Banks Accused of Currency War Conspiracy

A conspiracy theory doing the rounds of foreign exchange markets is claiming the world’s leading central banks have shaken hands on a secret deal...
Euro

Are You A Victim Of The Currency Wars?

If you’re an expat, it’s likely you’re the victim of a hush-hush currency war without even knowing. Currency wars are taking place all over the...

Sterling Has Rotten Week As EU Campaign Takes Off

Sterling has taken a real pounding this week as politicians pontificate on the pros and cons of the UK staying in the European Union. While...
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Crackdown To Tackle Terrorism

Europe wants to strip away the cloak of anonymity from virtual currency transactions to expose criminals and terrorists. Online transactions for currencies such as Bitcoin...

Currency Exchange Rates According To Burgernomics

If only economic theory was as simple as burgernomics – a straightforward guide to working out whether a currency is under or overvalued against...

China Set To Launch Own Online Virtual Currency

China has decided to kick online currency Bitcoin while it’s down by proposing the launch of an official virtual money system. The people’s Bank of...

Expat Spending Power Hit As Pound Slumps

Expats saw their spending power slump as the Bank of England decided to hold interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for yet...

Strong Pound Buys More For Expats

The Pound in your pocket buys more for expats in most countries fuelled by a booming British economy. During 2015, the Pound increased in valued...
Currency

FX Money Moves – Currency Makeovers

Keeping a weather eye on foreign currency exchange rates is fast becoming a part of day-to-day living for expats. The International Monetary Fund adding the...

FX Firm Rapped For Misleading Money Rates And Fees

Advertising watchdogs have warned a foreign currency exchange firm to change misleading rates displayed to customers. Moneycorp handed out leaflets to visitors to a property...

Faster And Cheaper Way To Switch Money Overseas

Transferwise is a new way to send cash around the world – and might save you money at the same time as well. The company...

Protecting Expat Cash Against Currency Risks

Fast moving currency exchange rates can make all the difference to the spending power of expats. Predicting the ups and downs of a pension paid...

Euro Unlikely To Bounce Back Against The Dollar

Expats paid in US dollars or the euro can expect to see huge changes in their fortune over the coming months, according to foreign...

Australian Banks Close Bitcoin Exchange Accounts

Banks and businesses in Australia are shunning virtual currency Bitcoin. Thirteen leading banks have simultaneously frozen or closed Bitcoin exchange current accounts effectively closing off...

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