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

Expats warn others to do research on financial advisers

British pensioners who left the UK for a better quality of life in Spain are warning their fellow expats to beware of unscrupulous financial...

New European Union safeguards for foreign investors

Foreign investors will pick up extra protection to safeguard their money as part of a new European Union legal and financial network. Financial protection for...

Millionaire women overcome fear of finance after divorce

Millionaire women investors claim divorce helped them overcome their fear of handling their finances and boosted their fortunes. High net worth divorcees makes up 9%...

Americans wake up to the end of the dream

The American Dream is a financial nightmare for many middle class families in the US who have seen their personal net worth plunge by...

Asia-Pacific nudges ahead in the world wealth stakes

The personal wealth of the world’s richest individuals dropped by almost 2% last year - with the exception of those living in the Middle...

Markets pour scorn on the euro’s reign in Spain

It’s plain it never rains in Spain, but pours … and even a €100 million bank bail out may not be enough to staunch...

Greek vote buys some more time for the eurozone

Greece may have earned the euro some respite on the markets, but any gains and celebrations were short-lived. Simply changing the government does nothing to...

Digital switch-off is slowing EU growth

Digital technologies could plug the UK and Europe in to sustainable economic growth but governments and industry are too slow to take advantage, claims...

India knocks Spain out of top 10 wealthy countries

Economic woes in Spain and the eurozone have seen Spain slip out of the world’s richest countries. Although credit rating agency Standard & Poor has...
G20 members

Markets steady for aftermath of G20 and Greek elections

Dealing with the eurozone debt crisis and tackling the lack of economic growth are high on the agenda of the forthcoming G20 summit in...

Visa backlog puts end to Canada dream for thousands of would-be expats

A backlog in visa applications could mean that thousands of British people who want to make the move to live and work in Canada...

Tokyo takes over as the world’s most expensive city for expats

The world’s most expensive city for expats is Tokyo, Japan - thrusting last year’s top placed Luanda, Angola, in to second, according to the...

Expat women are young, single and family free

Women working overseas are more likely to be young, unmarried and childless, according to a new study. Twice the number of women are already working...

Baltic states show eurozone how to cope with financial crisis

Believe it or not, the euro debt crisis is not the only recent financial catastrophe to hit Europe since the credit crisis started. The Baltic...

China builds 70 airports as airline profits plunge worldwide

China is flying in to the face of wisdom by investing in airports and planes as airline profits nosedive across the rest of the...

The expat dream is alive and well

Two weeks before Christmas, Andrew and Kelly Owen left their rented flat in Brighton, England, for the last time. Having met family and friends...

Shanghai floats junk bonds to ease credit problems

Beijing has green lighted private companies to issue junk bonds to raise capital in a bid to bolster flagging output. Even though China’s GDP has...

Singapore tops the world rich list again

Singapore has more millionaires as a percentage of population than any other country for the second year running. The country has 188,000 millionaire households with...

Expats flood to emerging markets to find work

The modern industrial revolution led by emerging economies is drawing workers overseas for jobs and money, according to a new report. Just as workers left...

Australia is favourite choice for more than 1m British expats

Australia is the favourite destination for British expats, with a third of the estimated 5 million Brits living overseas opting to move Down Under. Behind...

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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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