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The first successful British crowdfund exit has finally got into gear with the sale of an electric car sharing club to hire giants Europcar. E-Car Club investors drove a tough deal with the buyer, and claim they have made a multiple return on their investment of £100,000. However, neither side will...
Luxury homeowners in Miami, Florida, are cashing in on rising prices as wealthy expats prowl the city for property investments. Realtors say more homes are for sale and that prices are surging ahead of pre-recession values. The US city is seeing a market split in half – with buyers and sellers...
General Motors Co. is now free from all American taxpayer ownership after nearly five years after receiving its first government bailout. The move underscores the turnaround of the domestic auto industry, which witnessed its deepest slump since the Great Depression. “This marks one of the final chapters in the administration’s efforts...
The stock market bloodbath continued today as the FTSE plunged further into the red. At one stage, the index looked as if it was going to plunge below the 7,000 mark, but rallied from a low of 7,008 to a day high of 7,145. But London was just one of a...
The maker of the world’s largest aircraft is looking to get off the ground with a crowdfunding campaign. Hybrid Air Vehicles is working to make the Airlander 10 really take off. The aircraft looks like a giant flying ball and is part plane, balloon and hovercraft. The firm has secured a £3.4...
Businesses are rushing to raise funds from crowdfunding mini bonds as an alternative source of finance. Offered first on Crowdcube, the bonds are basically the same as corporate bonds offered on the London Stock Exchange Orb market – but with a few important differences. Starting with multiples of £500 the Crowdcube...
Expats often quote the lure of warmer weather and a more laid-back lifestyle as reasons for moving overseas, but another bonus is more space for the money when buying a home. According to the latest figures from the Office of National Statistics, an average British home now costs £254,000. For most...
Peer-to-Peer lenders will pick up new tax breaks from April 2016 if they do their deals through new Innovative Finance ISAs. The intention to offer tax breaks for peer-to-peer lending was first raised by Chancellor George Osborne in his Budget 2014, but has taken a long time to come to...
One of the most popular buy to let lenders for expats is warning overseas investors in UK property to brush up on their tax affairs. Skipton International, an offshore branch of a British building society, has launched a guide for expats explaining the latest tax changes. The offshore lender has more...
Peer to peer lending is a network of investors ready and willing to lend their cash through an online platform that manages their money. The platform takes on marketing the service, sourcing customers and underwriting loans. The service is still in its infancy and a limited number of platforms are established...
Shale oil will boost the world economy by 2035 but the rush for black gold will have winners and losers, says a new report. Accountants PwC have looked into the prospects for shale oil production because of the huge impact the commodity is having on the US economy and found...
It’s the time of year when many wealthy retirement savers have put as much cash as they can into their pension and need somewhere else to invest. With annual pension contribution levels pegged at between £10,000 and £40,000 depending on the saver’s level of earnings, other options offering tax relief...
In the second half of the 1990s, the Swedish Government began to create a nation of digital experts – pushing legislation to treat broadband as a vital public utility and creating schemes which allowed all citizens to purchase computers. Unfortunately, this societal development coincided with the launch of Napster –...
The world’s first green stock exchange for ethical investors has opened for business in Luxembourg. The Luxembourg Green Exchange (LGX) only allows financial providers passing stringent eligibility tests to offer investments on the market. Luxembourg’s general stock exchange already has a reputation for trading in green investments. From the start of LGX,...
A powerful global shift will move the major economies to emerging and frontier markets over the next 35 years, investors are warned. China is tipped to become the world’s largest economy by 2030, before growth slips to match the global average in the long-term. India is also likely to move into...