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How Does Your Currency Fare In Burgernomics?

Burgernomics is a fun way of comparing currencies around the world by taking the cost of a typical Big Mac burger against the price...

Pound Sinks On Brexit Battering Triggered By No Deal Threats

The long-suffering Pound is still taking a Brexit battering as Prime Minister Boris Johnson threatens Britain will leave the European Union come what may...

Gold Loses Shine As Price Falls To $1200 Sweet Spot

Gold is losing some shine for investors as the price has plunged to a 20-month low on the back of emerging market currency depreciation. The...

How Currency Moves Impact Property Prices For Expats

Shifts in currency values around the world 400are impacting how international buyers are purchasing property. Although rises and falls in local prices are important to...

Expats feel the pinch as pound takes a battering

British expats drawing pension incomes in Sterling are feeling the pinch as their spending power contracts. The pound only made significant gains against two foreign...

Bitcoin Shatters $1,000 Glass Ceiling To Soar To Record High

Bitcoin has shattered the virtual currency’s price glass ceiling to float above US$1,000 for a record seven days and to hit a new peak...

Expats feel the pinch as pound takes a battering

British expats drawing pension incomes in Sterling are feeling the pinch as their spending power contracts. The pound only made significant gains against two foreign...

Economic Chaos As Venezuela Runs Out Of Cash

Venezuela’s crumbling economy has seen millions cross the border with neighbouring Colombia to buy food and essentials. With shop shelves empty and bank withdrawals limited...

Central Banks Accused of Currency War Conspiracy

A conspiracy theory doing the rounds of foreign exchange markets is claiming the world’s leading central banks have shaken hands on a secret deal...

Are You A Victim Of The Currency Wars?

If you’re an expat, it’s likely you’re the victim of a hush-hush currency war without even knowing. Currency wars are taking place all over the...

Currency Exchange Rates According To Burgernomics

If only economic theory was as simple as burgernomics – a straightforward guide to working out whether a currency is under or overvalued against...

Expat Spending Power Hit As Pound Slumps

Expats saw their spending power slump as the Bank of England decided to hold interest rates at a record low of 0.5% for yet...

Glimmer Of Hope For Price Of Gold

The gold trade sees a glimmer of hope for increasing prices after a year of knock-backs from the strengthening US dollar. In 2015, the dollar...

Faster And Cheaper Way To Switch Money Overseas

Transferwise is a new way to send cash around the world – and might save you money at the same time as well. The company...

US Interest Rate Rise Likely In December

Reading the details of the Federal Open Market Committee’s last meeting seems to confirm a hike in US interest rates is inevitable in December. As...

Markets React Well To Impending US Rate Rise

Stock markets are reacting well to strong hints from the US Federal Reserve that interest rates are soon to rise – perhaps before the...

Euro Unlikely To Bounce Back Against The Dollar

Expats paid in US dollars or the euro can expect to see huge changes in their fortune over the coming months, according to foreign...

The World’s 30 Most Expensive Cities For Expats

South Sudan’s capital of Juba is now the most expensive city in the world for expat workers as years of political and civil unrest...