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Markets breathe a sigh of relief as May provides Brexit clarity

By HiFX  /     Jan 17, 2017  /     Market Updates  /     0 Comment

The six months since the UK voted to leave the EU have been dominated by uncertainty around what Brexit actually means. This vacuum of information has generally resulted in downward pressure on the Pound. But today Theresa May has relieved some of this pressure with a confident yet amiable speech about the UK’s objectives and […]

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After currency curveballs in the UK and USA, could Europe be next?

By HiFX  /     Dec 01, 2016  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

2016 news has been dominated by coverage of Brexit and Trump, both of which have had a significant impact on the global currency markets. It seems likely that as these events develop, they will continue to influence the markets in 2017 and beyond. But increasingly attention is starting to shift towards Europe, where there will […]

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How HiFX helped one client’s money go much further than they expected

By HiFX  /     Nov 29, 2016  /     Expat Life  /     0 Comment

Every month, HiFX helps thousands of people to make international money transfers for thousands of different reasons – buying a house abroad, transferring a mortgage or pension, sending money to friends and family overseas, paying for a foreign wedding and many more. Whatever the reason for the transfer, we’re dedicated to helping our customers get […]

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In Conversation: Will the US Election provide another curveball for the currency markets?

By HiFX  /     Nov 07, 2016  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

Welcome to In Conversation, foreign exchange insights and discussions from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments.   The ramifications of June’s surprise Brexit vote have continued to affect the value of Sterling long after the result was announced. We had a reminder of this last week, when the Pound surged following […]

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In Conversation: The Flash Crash and living in uncertain times

By HiFX  /     Oct 12, 2016  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

Welcome to In Conversation, foreign exchange insights and discussions from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments.   2016 has shown that large currency movements can happen at any time. A number of curveballs have caused significant changes to the value of the Pound. Some of these, such as the Brexit vote, […]

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How can you make the most of your money in a volatile market?

By HiFX  /     Sep 08, 2016  /     Money Matters  /     2 Comments

Following the result of the EU Referendum, it is unclear what will happen next to the Pound. The initial shock of the Brexit vote caused it to lose value significantly at first, but then its value seemed to start stabilising. It regained some of its losses following more positive than expected economic figures, but questions […]

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How HiFX can help you make international money transfers

By HiFX  /     Sep 01, 2016  /     Money Guides  /     0 Comment

There are all sorts of reasons you might need to make an international money transfer – for example if you’re buying or selling property abroad, transferring a mortgage or pension or sending money to friends or family overseas. Many people will turn to their banks when they need to make international payments, either because they […]

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Cheaper to Catch a Flight

By HiFX Team  /     Jan 29, 2016  /     Global, Uncategorised  /     1 Comment

It has become a well-known fact that the UK is an expensive country. Not long ago, we were all talking about a man who commutes to work in London from Barcelona every day to work, as it’s cheaper in rent and travel costs. Unbelievable! Technology, food, travel and clothes are just some of the things that […]

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What you can buy with the money you save

By HiFX Team  /     Jan 20, 2016  /     Global  /     0 Comment

When you first start to think about making an international money transfer, your initial instinct will probably be just to use your regular bank. Your account is already set up so the process seems simple, and you assume your bank will give you the best exchange rate. But what many people fail to realise is […]

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