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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

Pound Rises as UK Pulls Free of Recession

Pound Rises as UK Pulls Free of Recession

The Pound has risen on international money markets as Britain has pulled free of double dip recession with the best quarterly growth for five...
Currency

Currency Shifts as Stubborn Spain Blocks Eurozone Action

Nations in the single currency are fail as team players and continuing to place self-interest before the common good is pulling down the value...
Pound powers to highest for a year against dollar

Pound powers to highest for a year against dollar

The Pound climbed to a 13-month high against the US Dollar after the UK government released better than expected borrowing figures. The Pound hit $1.63...
Draghi drags the euro to centre stage again

Draghi drags the euro to centre stage again

All eyes will be on the Euro as European Central Bank president Mario Draghi promises to drag his long-awaited blueprint to save the single...
Greenbacks are no longer the envy of the currency world

Greenbacks are no longer the envy of the currency world

The US dollar has been the currency ruler every other denomination is valued against, but the greenback no longer reigns supreme. Taking the buying power...
More Euro promises - but can Draghi really deliver?

More Euro promises – but can Draghi really deliver?

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has pledged to do all he can to support the euro in coming weeks, but can he really...
Euro slumps to four year low against the Pound

Euro slumps to four year low against the Pound

Expats finally have some good financial news as the Pound soars to a four-year high against the Euro. One euro is now worth just 77p...
China continues to free up currency restrictions

China continues to free up currency restrictions

China is continuing to develop the renminbi as a world currency by gradually relaxing rules limiting exchange and investment. The latest move came from the...
Sterling Euro Dollar

Euro plunges deeper against Sterling and the US dollar

The euro is taking another pounding as currency markets expressed doubts that recent promises to shore up the failing currency will come to fruition. Sterling...

India looks to foreign help to boost flagging rupee

India has switched the tap on for foreign investment to boost the rupee, after the currency has tumbled 25% against the US dollar in...

Time for investors to look at the bigger economic picture

With everyone looking at the micro moves of foreign currency exchange, it’s time to zoom out and shift the focus to a bigger picture. The...

Sun about to rise for Japan and the yen

The Japanese Yen is holding up well after the Bank of Japan left interest rates and quantitative easing unchanged for another month. Markets feared increasing...

Spanish bonds hit record high as bail out fails to impress

Currency speculators are really betting on the fate of the Euro, not the delaying tactics of bail outs and loans governments are using to...

More single currency bonding may solve euro woes

A single currency banking union for the eurozone is the strategy that might just offer much needed financial stability in Europe. The problem that underlies...

Burgernomics cooks up currency valuation clues

Currency experts at The Economist magazine have cooked up a way of checking out if a currency is under or over valued by comparing...

Euro confusion triggers China’s rate cuts

The phrase ‘laissez faire’ was coined in Europe - and it seems to be the economic policy that works best for the euro. As the...

Euro slips again as bond yields red line for Italy and Spain

Currency markets are thrashing about in reaction to every new rumour as economists and politicians forecast no end is in sight for the Euro...

How currency rates affect property deals for expats

London comes firs tin the global property hotspots for wealthy Asian families looking to invest in student housing, according to international property firm Jones...

It’s time for Plan B if you have cash stashed in euro accounts

Expats with savings and investments held in Euro accounts need to put contingency plans in place to protect their cash. The problem with the euro...
Euro

The end is near as Eurozone runs out of time and money

The euro is about to reap the result of months of dithering by leaders who lacked the moral strength and political will to deal...

The Expat Brexit Survey

The Expat Brexit Survey

Have your say about Brexit and how leaving the European Union will affect your life, work and retirement, take a few minutes to give...

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