Financial News

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

New Moves To Counter Crypto Market Meddling And Fraud

Rival American lawmakers have joined forces to bring some order to the volatile cryptocurrency market. Democrat Darren Soto and Republican Ted Budd, who both sit...

O2 Switches On 4G After Major Network Outage

The UK O2 mobile phones are back up after millions of customers were locked out of the network triggered  by a software problem. CEO Mark...

Cryptocurrency Prices – February 6, 2019

The latest trading prices and trends for cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin Ripple XRP Ethereum Bitcoin Cash BTC XRP ETH BCH Today $3,391.72 $0.29 $103.87 $115.15 A week ago $3,467.26 $0.32 $108.97 $117.15 One month ago $4,050.40 $0.36 $152.09 $160.89 Three months ago $6,446.06 $0.49 $211.29 $576.75 A year ago $7,701.25 $0.76 $785.01 $966.79 High in year $11,800.00 $1.23 $981.48 $1,843.66 Low in year $3,169.53 $0.24 $82.05 $73.83 Market cap this...

Build To Rent Is The Future Of Buy To Let

The future of buy to let is in the hand of build to rent companies ready to spend billions on rental homes to cash...

Brexit Clock Is Ticking On A Deal Or No Deal

The clock is ticking down to Brexit with only 58 days to go until Britain leaves the European Union with or without a deal. After...

Taiwan Has Best Quality Of Life, Say Expats

Expats have voted Taiwan as the place offering the best quality of life. The island republic has a population of around 750,000 expats in a...

UK Looks At Cryptocurrency Guidelines For Traders

British financial watchdogs want to draw up guidelines for consumers and traders dealing with cryptoassets in the UK. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued...

What Makes Someone A Millionaire?

If you want to rub shoulders with the wealthy, you need to know the places to hang out and make an impression. A new survey...

No Deal Brexit Is A Short-Term Hit, Says Hammond

The Brexit row is still fizzing in Whitehall this week, with business taking the front seat for a change.

Property News Round-Up – January 17, 2019

This week - the government reveals when the ban on tenant fees will start,  more money is released to tackle rogue landlords and...

What’s Next After Westminster Brexit Showdown?

Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit Deal was voted down by MPs as expected and Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn has called for a...

Best Places To Live For Expats

Half the top 20 cities to live voted by expats are in the USA and Canada. Both countries take 10 of the slots in the...

Two Years Of Brexit Boils Down To A 90 Minute Debate

If Prime Minister Theresa May loses her unloved Brexit deal vote, any Plan B debate among MPs will likely last only 90 minutes. After more...

Expats On The Move Worry About Their Health

Globally mobile workers on assignment have more health concerns than their stay-at-home colleagues. And a staggering 72% - nearly three out of four expats -...

Fifth Of British Baby Boomers Are Millionaires

One in five British baby boomers are millionaires, according to analysis of official data. Baby boomers - those born between the end of the Second...

Can You Beat The Odds And Survive January?

It’s a result for many people to get to the end of January without dying or getting divorced. The second week of January traditionally sees...

Pension Ban Rings In Changes For Fraudsters

The ban on pension cold calling has finally come in to effect. Making unsolicited calls to consumers about pensions are illegal from January 9. Companies breaking...

Shoppers Stay Away From UK High Streets

It wasn’t such a merry Christmas in the High Street as department stores and supermarkets reported disappointing sales. The news kept the FTSE unchanged as...

Cryptocurrency Prices – January 10, 2019

The latest trading prices and trends for cryptocurrencies   Bitcoin Ripple XRP Ethereum Bitcoin Cash BTC XRP ETH BCH Today $3,836.76 $0.35 $134.46 $138.18 A week ago $3,909.59 $0.36 $152.26 $165.53 One month ago $3,399.69 $0.29 $87.61 $94.67 Three months ago $6,250.85 $0.41 $195.97 $441.00 A year ago $14,919.49 $1.95 $1,248.99 $2,856.93 High in year $14,980.00 $2.24 $1,422.86 $2,953.68 Low in year $3,169.53 $0.24 $82.05 $73.83 Market cap this...

Markets Pulled Down By Brexit Woes And China Crisis

Prime Minister Theresa May’s empty-handed return from her whistle-stop charm offensive around the EU to drum up support for her Brexit deal and weak...

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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