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Read the latest news and views from around the globe on expat financial matters here. Our team of expert writers look behind the headlines to give an impartial and in-depth analysis of the stories that affect expats wherever they are in the world. The aim is to provide the information expats need to make relevant decisions about their money by reporting what’s going on in the fast moving international financial markets where it’s easy to miss key information. iExpats.com provides this information in an easy to understand and digestible format, giving just as much detail to bring a clearer understanding of the situation but not too much data so that the reader becomes bogged down in the fine print

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Britain Braces For Tsunami Of Coronavirus Cases

Britain’s health service is bracing for tsunami of coronavirus victims with 33,000 hospital beds ready and thousands more promised to treat victims of the...
Boris Johnson

Who Takes Over If Sick Boris Can’t Carry On As PM?

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for coronavirus and has opted for self-isolation at Downing Street. He has revealed he has developed minor symptoms...

Hat Trick Of Gains For London’s FTSE 100

Shares in London nudged higher for the third day in the row on the day’s trading (March 26) in anticipation of the Bank of...

Financial Support For The Self-Employed Is Here At Last

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has finally unveiled a financial support package for the self-employed. The government will pay the 5 million self-employed contractors and freelances a...
Expat Wills

Emergency Coronavirus Will Signed Through Windows

Lawyers are ready to tackle a rising demand for emergency wills during the coronavirus crisis. Firms across the country report a rising demand from worried...

Record-Breaking FTSE Heads Global Stock Market Bonanza

Financial markets bounced back as rival politicians in America seemed to reach a deal on a $2 trillion rescue package for the economy. Optimism boosted...
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Shocking Coronavirus Death Toll Across US And Europe

Britain saw the worst day for coronavirus casualties so far as the number of deaths in a day rose 87 to total 422 so...

How The Over 50s Earn Extra Cash Home Working

Making some extra cash from home is already a big boost for the finances of one in seven over 50s, according to a new...

Coronavirus: Brits Stranded Overseas Need More Help, Says MP

Not enough is being done to aid stranded British expats and travellers who want to come home to escape the coronavirus lockdown abroad. Former Tory...

If You’re Coming Home, Get A Plane Now, Warns Foreign Office

Expats with plans to return to the UK are urged to do so now if commercial flights are available. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)...

Financial Markets Plunge Around The World

Financial markets are still in freefall despite the best efforts of governments to prop up the global economy. The US Federal Reserve has announced more...
bankrupt

Bankrupt Director Banned After Gifting £4 Million

An undischarged bankrupt who gave away investments worth £4 million has started an 11 year ban as a company director. Neil Burns, 57, from Windsor,...

Expats Ordered Not To Travel Unless Trip Is Essential

British expats and tourists stranded overseas should stay put unless they need to travel. Tens of thousands of Brits abroad have been urged to remain...

Coronavirus Hits Billionaires In The Pocket

The fortunes of the wealthiest global billionaires have bombed as stock markets have plunged into the red due to the coronavirus outbreak. Luxury brands owner...
health

Cost Of Health Cover Triggers Expat Exodus From Spain

Coronavirus could finally tip the balance in the cost of health care for expats already facing huge hikes in bills across Spain. As the favourite...
Oil Cash

Slick Oil Move Puts Saudis In A Tough Spot

The latest twist in the oil price war over who controls the global market was a slick move by US President Donald Trump. As the...
virus

Coronavirus: New World Order To Follow Slump, Says deVere CEO

Coronavirus will change everything, from the way we live and carry on business to the way we invest, according to a leading financial expert. The...

UK Consumer Safeguards To Stretch To Cover Gibraltar

The British government wants to extend watchdog and compensation protections to consumers of Gibraltar’s financial services companies  when the Brexit transition ends. The Treasury has...

Scammers Snatch £6 Billion A Year From UK Pensions

Security experts reckon not enough is done to protect retirement savings and crooks are ripping off upwards of £6 billion a year from pensions...
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Global Economy Set To Pay The Price For Coronavirus

The coronavirus epidemic has infected thousands of people and inflicted a dreadful human cost on the world, but the global economy is also set...

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