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Markets Fear Recession Is On The Way

Analysts are sensing a whiff of fear in the markets as a key indicator is showing a possible recession may be on the way. They...

A Modern Pension is Expensive

Emperor Augustus came to power with the help of a private army. So understandably he was eager to ensure the loyalty of his soldiers...

London Launches $450m Masala Rupee Bond

The London Stock Exchange has issued the first Indian rupee offshore ‘masala’ bond worth US$450 million. The bond is the first rupee-denominated bond available outside...

Gilts slump to record low as Brexit fears bite

Government bonds are no longer a guilty pleasure for investors as 10-year UK rates have hit a record low and are cited as a...

Helicopter Money Flies To The Rescue In Eurozone

Helicopter money is here for anyone to spend how they like but no one dares admit the truth, says HSBC Bank. Helicopter money is often...

Buffett Hits Out At Expensive Hedge Funds

Billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett has issued his annual state of the markets letter to shareholders in his flagship Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate. Buffett has a...

Negative Bond Yields A Bomb Under Pensions

Dropping bond yields are a time bomb waiting to go off for millions of retirement savers, according to new research. Pension companies are struggling to...

State Pension Top-Up Flop As Savers Flock To Bonds

Pensioner bonds won the dash for cash with state pension top-ups, according to the government. The Treasury has forecast that over 55s approaching retirement would...

Expat Savings Rates – January 13, 2016

Expat savers with cash sloshing in the doldrums of low interest rates offered by offshore banks and building societies will be heartened to know...

Family Firms Win Favour With Business Investors

Family businesses are favourites for investors looking to take a stake in some of Britain’s most popular brands. Nearly all of the country’s 5.2 million...

Expat Savings Rates – November 25, 2015

The Bank of England interest rate last changed on March 5, 2009 – down to 0.5%. Since then expat savers have had a pretty raw...

Expat Savings Rates – November 18, 2015

Expats savers will have some fixed feelings at the changes in interest rates on offshore fixed and instant access accounts. Conister Bank has notched up...

Expat Savings Rates – November 11, 2015

Expat savings rates stay the same this week as the Bank of England and US Federal Reserve both vote to keep official interest rates...

Expat Savings Rates – November 3, 2015

The cat-and-mouse game between the US Federal Reserve and financial markets has taken another turn with mixed messages coming out of Washington. The will they,...

Expat Savings Rates – October 7, 2015

Offshore bank accounts are vital to most expats on the move from post to post around the world. They come in two main types –...

Expat Savings Rates – August 26, 2015

While the rest of the financial world falls off a cliff, little changes in a week for offshore savers. Things were looking good with the...

India’s First London Green Bond Hits The Market

The first green Indian rupee bond to hit the markets outside of India has been issued in London as a measure to raise money...

Expat Savings Rates – September 9, 2015

A surprise new 2.25% three-year fixed rate bond has cheered expat savers this week. Business seems to be booming for Skipton International, with branches in...

Expat Savings Rates – September 2, 2015

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has told savers and investors to ignore global stock market volatility because his plans to raise interest rates...

Expat Savings Rates – August 20, 2015

Ruthless banks are closing expat current and savings accounts due to changing business focus. Expats are becoming tainted customers for banks as they have to...