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Barclays Bosses Face Fraud Charges Over Qatar Dealings

Four former bosses at Barclays are the first executives to face charges over the way they handled the financial crisis for the company almost...

Get Ready For A World Of Financial Mediocrity

Unless politicians or economists come up with some new ideas to stimulate global growth, the world is heading for years of economic mediocrity. In a...

Over 55s Underestimate Retirement Financial Needs

Blowing retirement cash on luxuries when new easy access pension rules come into force next April may leave retirees short of money to pay...

Financial Crisis Makes You Fatter, Say Food Scientists

Financial crisis has made the world fatter, says a new report from experts than links economic issues with obesity. Most people in the 34-nation Organisation...

Interpreting IMF Growth Forecasts For Investors

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued growth forecasts for many of the world’s leading economies and expects the next year will be a...

Greek And Spanish House Prices Still Falling

Greek property prices have plunged as a six year recession has gripped the nation’s economy. The Bank of Greece revealed the price of flats in...

Mayor Wants To Buy Distressed Homes From Banks

A row is raging over a controversial proposal by a Californian city mayor to seize distressed properties held by banks. Mayor Gayle McLaughlin, of Richmond,...

Can Japan Expect More From Abenomics?

Abenomics has led to a startling turn round of the stuttering economy of Japan – so are the ideas a flash in the pan...
French CGT rethink brings back wealth property buyers

French CGT rethink brings back wealth property buyers

Wealthy investors are rekindling their interest in French property now the government has clarified capital gains tax laws. The market was on the verge of...

China Admits Millions Of Firms Fail In Early Years

The Chinese economic powerhouse is showing some cracks as growth starts to weaken and new figures reveal huge numbers of businesses are failing. Half of...

Pension Under Threat As Companies Look At Going Bust

Some of Britain’s biggest companies are thinking about going bust as the cash they owe their pension schemes is worth more than 20% of...

Detroit Goes Bust Owing Up To $20 Billion

Motown – famed for making cars and music the world over is now the largest American city to file for bankruptcy. Detroit’s dreadful decline from...

Black Day For Miner’s Pensions As UK Coal Collapses

UK Coal workers and retirees have had their pensions rescued by the biggest bail out on record as Britain’s last coal mining company collapsed. The...

Spanish Homes Go Up For Sale At Knock-Down Prices

It’s not only the basements that are selling as bargains in Spain – the government proposes to sell 15,000 homes at knock-down prices. The homes...

Global Economy Still Bust Five Years After Credit Crunch

After five years of trying to shake off the effects of the worst financial crisis for decades, the world’s economy is still flat lining,...

Property Pain In Spain As Home Prices Set To Fall Again

The roller-coaster ride that is the Spanish property market has still not finished dropping as prices are set to plunge another 10%, says a...

Malta Unlikely To Need Euro Bail Out, Say Money Men

Fears that Malta could follow Cyprus into a financial abyss are unfounded, according to financial experts. The similarities between the two Mediterranean islands are uncanny...

Eurozone Braced For New Economic Crisis

The looming spectre of deflation is stalking Eurozone economies as prices continue to fall, say economists. The European Central Bank (ECB) is having less room...

Classic Cars Drive Up Profits In CGT Free Market

Investors looking to gear up their portfolios should steer their attention to classic cars, as values have rocketed. The potential of making impressive profits from...

How The UK Credit Rating Slip Hits The Expat Pound

Sterling has plummeted against other major currencies following the loss of the UK’s AAA credit rating – and the falling value is likely to...