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Transferring money from Britain to Thailand often leaves a sour taste because most people think the bank or exchange bureau has conned them. The companies are in foreign exchange quite literally for the money. They know that anyone who wants to send money between countries and currencies has to use a...
The head of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – the UK's financial watchdog – has stated the forex exchange rate-fixing allegations are “every bit as bad" as the Libor scandal. Benchmark foreign exchange rates determine the value investments totalling trillions of dollars. Martin Wheatley told MPs at the Treasury Select Committee...
All eyes are on the Chinese yuan as Asia Pacific central banks tinker with interest rates to try to spur economic growth. Banks are cutting rates around the region in a bid to spur flagging growth and slow down inflation, but all their plans could come to nothing if China...
Poor security and the proliferation of devices on the internet of things has opened a new source of victims for cryptojackers. Improving technology means devices such as routers and TV sticks are targets for the crooks illicitly mining cryptocurrencies. Cryptojacking is fast taking over as the malware crime of choice, says...
On New Year’s Day Latvia joined the European Union and became the 18th country to adopt the euro. " a big opportunity for Latvia's economic development," noted Latvia’s Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis during celebrations in Riga on the cusp New Year’s Day, as fireworks burst off the top of churches...
Former world boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather is embroiled in an alleged multimillion dollar cryptocurrency scam. Mayweather landed a knockout blow for some investors when he messaged his 8 million social media followers endorsing an initial coin offering in 2017. Mayweather told his fans he had invested in the Centra Tech ICO...
Expat investors buying homes in Britain are cashing in on massive discounts afforded by the falling value of the Pound. Currency exchange rate fluctuations are piling up cash reductions on the price of property. Investors in 18 of the G20 developed nations can all pick up discounts of between 9.5% and...
They said it wouldn’t happen, but now economic analysts say there is a currency war in progress. The issue is that Japan has begun to devalue the yen in a bid to make exports cheaper, which in turn will help boost its flagging economy and boost its GDP. Though like most...
The world’s leading economies have agreed a strategy to regulate cryptocurrency exchanges in the same way as they lay down rules for commercial banks to operate. The plan was drawn up by the Financial Action Task Force- a talking shop and think-tank for 353 of the world’s leading economic nations. A...
The Indian rupee has reached a record low this past week at 68.825 rupees to the US dollar. This is a difficult situation for India, particularly because of the increasing inflation that is sweeping the nation. The government have been taking measures to control the situation to the best of...
Cryptocurrency pioneers and influences the Winklevoss twins have again made a call for tougher rules to govern the market. The twins introduced stablecoin GeminiUSD and are about to open a new exchange in the US. They have regularly called for better regulation of the sector. “Some have wondered why @Gemini believes the...
Bitcoin has broken new ground with the price heading to new record highs this week – but should you invest in cryptocurrencies? Bitcoin may be the most well-known, but more than a thousand cryptocurrencies are living on the internet. Few are worth more than a few dollars, with Ethereum and Ripple...
A big headache for expats is how to switch their money between different countries without paying sky-high fees and losing our on exchange rates. Millions of expats remit their money from where they are living and working to another and see middlemen shave off fees and charges for what should...
It’s definitely a man’s world when it comes to pocketing cash as women wait 20 years longer to earn their first £1 million, according to a new survey. The average British worker earns a £1 million by the time they are 57 years old, says research by financial firm Prudential. A...
Sterling is giving many other world currencies a pounding, so investors need to look at how a strengthening British country affects their stakes in economies with weaker or more volatile currencies. Although the value of the Pound has shrunk in recent years against the dominant US dollar – from around...