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How to plan your dream wedding overseas

By HiFX  /     Feb 22, 2017  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

A UK wedding can be a costly affair, setting the average British couple back as much as £25,000. It’s no surprise then that increasingly couples choose to avoid the high costs of a UK wedding by heading overseas, where costs tend to be more in the range of £6,000 to £7,000. One survey has suggested […]

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Trump’s first two weeks bring mixed messages for the Dollar

By HiFX  /     Feb 09, 2017  /     Market Updates  /     0 Comment

Since the days of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the first hundred days of a US president’s first term have been closely scrutinised by the press and the markets. This period can be crucial in setting the tone of an overall presidency and determining how successful the incoming president is likely to be. This is because, during […]

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Super Thursday fails to deliver anticipated boost to Sterling

By HiFX  /     Feb 02, 2017  /     Market Updates  /     0 Comment

This morning, the Pound was rising on expectations that the Bank of England would raise its growth and inflation forecasts at today’s Monetary Policy Committee meeting. But despite a mostly positive message from the Bank of England, the markets were disappointed by what they heard and the Pound dropped against both the Dollar and the […]

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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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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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