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Comment: How should investors interpret RMB depreciation?

By: Renee Chen, Senior Economist And Investment Strategist, HSBC Global Asset Management | 27 Sep 2018

The recent spate of RMB weakness does not imply that the turmoil experienced in 2015 will be repeated again, according to Renee Chen, senior economist and investment…

Expats remittances from the UAE during H1 increased by 13.1%

By: Pedro Goncalves | 20 Sep 2018

Expats remittances from the UAE amounted to $24bn (Dh88bn) during the first half of 2018, a growth of 13.1% from $21.2bn (Dh77.8bn) during the same period last…

Saudi Arabia denies plans to introduce expat remittance fee

By: Pedro Goncalves | 04 Sep 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Finance has denied reports that it was planning to impose fees on the remittances of foreign workers. The kingdom is home to more…

Expats in Portugal fear for their savings as forex trading firm collapses

By: Pedro Goncalves | 20 Aug 2018

Expat investor clients of Almancil-based PremierFX are panicking as they are unable to access their life savings due to the collapse of the firm. Set up in…

Comment: Upcoming US dollar strength will be short-lived

By: Ugo Lancioni, Global Head Of Currency At Neuberger Berman | 14 May 2018

The direction of the US dollar is one of the most discussed topics for investors today, and with good reason. Ugo Lancioni (pictured below) looks at its…

FEIFA and Moneycorp look to strengthen their alliance

By: Christopher Copper-Ind | 19 Apr 2018

The UK-based Federation of European Independent Financial Advisers (FEIFA) has announced a new affiliation with foreign exchange specialist Moneycorp. “Moneycorp is, of course, a currency specialist that…

New Saudi company to facilitate GCC wire transfers

By: Christopher Copper-Ind | 15 Mar 2018

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is in the process of setting up a company to allow the bloc’s member states to transfer funds without relying on foreign…

Estonia’s LHV Bank opening London branch to cater to intermediaries, fintechs

By: Helen Burggraf | 13 Mar 2018

LHV Bank, Estonia’s largest domestic financial group, is opening a branch in London this month, after having obtained the necessary approvals from the UK’s financial regulator. In a…

Banking ‘giants’ reported ‘stepping up’ pre-Brexit Frankfurt hiring

By: Helen Burggraf | 12 Jan 2018

Such US banking giants as Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley “are on a hiring drive in Frankfurt”, as the “race to establish new headquarters inside…

Ronaldo backs ‘volatile’ derivatives product for Cyprus-based firm

By: Eugene Costello | 22 Sep 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo, said to be the world’s most highly paid football player, is lending his name to promoting contracts for difference (CFDs) derivatives, which regulators across Europe…

Jamie Dimon adds to cryptocurrencies’ recent woes

By: Helen Burggraf | 13 Sep 2017

Cryptocurrencies took another hit on Tuesday and Wednesday, after a Chinese over-the-counter cryptocurrency trading service announced that it would suspend over-the-counter bitcoin and bitcoin cash trading services…

Regulators in China, EU, UK move on cryptocurrencies

By: Helen Burggraf | 12 Sep 2017

Within the last 48 hours regulators in China, the European Union and the UK have been reported to be planning or have announced fresh moves to regulate,…

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