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Most Expensive Global Cities For Expats

The latest ranking of most expensive cities for expats includes some surprises. But the biggest turn-up of 2019 is the rising cost of living in...

Million Dollar Bet Backs Bitcoin Against Equities

Cryptocurrency fund manager Morgan Creek Digital is betting $1 million that its crypto fund will give a better return than the Standard & Poor’s...

Strong US Dollar Impacts Expat Pay Packages

Brexit and the falling pound have made Britain a cheaper destination for expat workers, says new research. As most expat contracts are denominated in US...

Japan – The Land Of The Rising Expat Pay Packet

Japan  offers the best pay and benefit packages to expats in the Asia Pacific, says a new survey. A middle manager on assignment in Japan...

Fed Puts US Interest Rates On Hold Again

The US Federal Reserve has voted to peg official interest rates again despite clamour on the markets expecting a hike. The US official interest rate...

Voodoo Banks May Charge Customers For Keeping Their Cash

British banks are readying to work some voodoo in an effort to drum up profits from their business customers. The Royal Bank of Scotland and...

Three Danger Cities Named And Shamed

New research for expats has identified three of the world’s most dangerous cities as Ho Chi Minh City, Tehran and Jakarta. The study places these...

No Change As Central Banks Peg Interest Rates Again

Official interest charges in Britain and Europe remain the same after meetings of rate setters decided no changes were required. The Bank of England monetary...

Where is the most expensive city in the world?

Just who are expats expected to believe when rankings of the cost of living in world cities are at odds with each other? Today is...

I Invented QE, But Banks Got It Wrong, Says Economist

The economist who invented the concept of quantitative easing claims the strategy isn’t working in Britain because the Bank of England stole the name...

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...

Wealthy Asians Have Designs On Luxury Brands

The rise of affluent middle class and wealthy consumers in Asia seem to have an insatiable appetite for luxury designer brands that keeps growing...

Jakarta Is Property Hot Spot Of The Asia Pacific

The sun is rising in the east for property investors looking for hot property deals. New research focussing on the Asia Pacific pinpoints some of...

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,...

Profits And Growth – Is Japan On The Right Track With...

With the yen plunging in value by 20% since November, some economic experts are questioning whether Japan’s economy is going turning around as predicted. Many...

Oslo Is World’s Most Expensive Expat Destination

Devaluing the Yen has knocked Tokyo, Japan, off the top spot as the most expensive destination for expats – with Oslo, Norway, now heading...

Japan Goes For Broke With Plan To Beat Deflation

Japan has unveiled a massive stimulus package in a bid to beat years of deflation and falling prices and get the country’s economy growing...

Japanese Economy Gives Investors A Yen For Risk

A number of different factors have joined together to encourage investors to ditch safe assets and head for riskier investments. Many professional investors are heading...

Still Years Of Growth Expected From Emerging Markets

Investors wary of putting money into emerging markets have been reassured after a leading merchant bank said that many of the countries still have...

Euro Set To Fall Over Inflation And Growth Fears

The Euro is ready to face another big fall in value as European Central Bank President Mario Draghi disclosed he fears recent currency gains...