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

Cryptocurrency Prices – October 4, 2018

Cryptocurrencies are still sliding with some notable exceptions. Ripple is defying the market trend, along with NEO. Both have put on value in a week...

Value For Money Overseas Homes For Expats

If you want to buy a home away from the drab British climate in a sunshine paradise, how do you know where to go? Retiring...
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Fed Hikes US Interest Rates Again – With More To Follow

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates again. The rate was hiked by 0.25% to 2% to 2.25% with the message that the markets...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – September 28, 2018

Trading for most cryptocurrencies are a sea of green in a rare day when prices are rising across the board. Coinex (+23.94%), Primas (+89.05%) and...

Expats Sick Of Expensive Healthcare Costs

Healthcare is a top priority for expats retiring or relocating for an assignment to a new country, but finding the right cover is not...

Retirement Visa Boost For UAE Expats

Lawmakers in the United Arab Emirates has boosted the retirement hopes of many expats by voting to extend residency visas for the over 55s. The...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – September 21, 2018

British lawmakers may have hit the cryptocurrency nail on the head with a withering assessment of the market. Forget the ballyhoo about hacks and regulation...

Rich Getting Richer, But Future Is Not All Golden

The world economy may stutter, but the number of ultra-wealthy has surged by 10% in the past year, according to new data. To join the...

Prime Property Prices Still Going Through The Roof

Wealthy luxury homebuyers in China are continuing to skew prime property prices in the Asia Pacific, according to new research. Although the Chinese government has...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – September 13, 2018

Cryptocurrencies are in a meltdown as they have seen billions of dollars wiped off their US dollar values in a bloodbath week of trading. Bitcoin...
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Bank Puts Off Another UK Interest Rate Rise

The Bank of England has put interest rates on hold after moving them up last month to the highest level since the financial crisis. After...

Price Of Oil Heads Back To $100 A Barrel

Oil prices are slowly floating up and a return to the $100 barrel could be on the cards within a few weeks. The price of...

Cryptocurrency Deals Score With Soccer Clubs

French football giants Paris St Germain is the first club in the world to confirm a cryptotoken strategy for fans. The club is partnering with...

Expats Rate The Best And Worst Places To Live

Some of the most popular global destinations have picked up a thumbs down as good places to live from expats. Kuwait stays anchored to the...

Is Your Buy To Let Eviction Specialist Legal?

Expats relying on eviction services to regain their buy to let homes from tenants in rent arrears could be breaking the law. A judge’s ruling...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – September 6, 2018

Bitcoin dropped 13% in less than six hours trading in one session this week to send the price plunging to $6,400. Most other coins and...

Amazon Joins The Exclusive Trillion Dollar Business Club

Amazon has joined Apple as the second trillion dollar valued company and is on course to overtake the technology giant as the world’s most...

Homes Are Too Expensive To Buy For Many Americans

After a decade of rising prices, the US property boom seems to be finally fizzling out because homes are too expensive for ordinary workers...

Cryptocurrency Round-Up – August 31, 2018

Bitcoin trading has picked up after a sluggish summer - dragging several other cryptocurrencies along for the ride. Optimism seems to have returned to the...

Expats Warned To Get Ready For No-Deal Brexit

British expats should review their financial options as a no-deal Brexit looks on the cards, warns a leading international financial firm. Around 1.8 million British...

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