Week In Expat Money Matters June 15 – June 21, 2013


Below is what happened in a week in Expats Finances, as reported on iExpats and from other places across the web.

From iExpats:

  • Expat Health Care Costs Increasing
    The cost of providing employee healthcare benefits for expats working overseas is steadily increasing – and for mixed reasons, according to a new survey
  • World looks to China for economic leadership
    With the US economy struggling to grow and help lead the world out of global recession, investors and analysts are increasingly looking to China but even there many believe the desperately needed growth will not come
  • UCIS Investment FAQ
    Falling interest rates and volatile stock markets have tempted investors to look away from traditional investments towards riskier propositions in a bid to increase yields

Financial News From Around The Web

Hershey Canada pleads guilty to its role in price-fixing cartel; faces fine of 3.8M – Washington Post

USD Bull Run Continues as GBP/USD and EUR/USD Get Trampled – DailyFX

RBS, Lloyds, Barclays account for most of UK capital gap – Yahoo!

Coffee price to stay low bringing growers more woe – Agrimoney

Shell to head US$3.9bn investment in Nigeria – Chemical Engineer

Europe tests reusable spaceship – Reuters

‘World’s Cheapest Car’ Getting Pricier – Industry Week

MEPs Call For Reforms To FTT Plans – Tax News

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