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What will the UK General Election mean for your international money transfers?

By HiFX  /     Apr 20, 2017  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

This week’s surprise announcement by Theresa May prompted quite a reaction in the Pound, rising almost 3% against the Dollar to a six month high. This was one of Sterling’s best days since the EU Referendum last June, causing banks such as Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse to scrap their predictions that the currency would […]

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What will 2017 bring for the currency markets?

By HiFX  /     Dec 15, 2016  /     Money Matters  /     0 Comment

2016 has provided a number of surprises for the currency markets, with global events including the Brexit vote, Trump’s victory and the Italian Referendum causing increased volatility. We expect that political events in the UK, USA and Europe will continue to influence the markets as we head into 2017, and there are several politically significant […]

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In Conversation: How could Brexit affect SMEs?

By HiFX Team  /     Jun 08, 2016  /     Europe  /     1 Comment

Welcome to In Conversation, foreign exchange insights and discussions from HiFX to support businesses that send or receive international payments.   Before the EU Referendum last year, the businesses community was divided on whether or not Brexit could be beneficial for British small and medium businesses. A report from SME Insider found that there was a […]

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What is your working time worth in Spain?

By HiFX Team  /     May 12, 2016  /     Spain  /     0 Comment

A career in Spain, with its Mediterranean lifestyle, is becoming increasingly popular for Britons who want to live and work overseas. According to Prospects.ac.uk, almost 300,000 British citizens are currently living in Spain. Due to the popularity of Brits moving to Spain, our team of experts have taken a look at how the job market compares in contrast […]

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Our Three Favourite Things about Christmas in Australia Compared to the UK

By HiFX Team  /     Dec 22, 2015  /     UK to AU  /     0 Comment

In 1788, British citizens celebrated their first Christmas in Australia with a service by Reverend Richard Johnson. The Reverend and the colony had arrived to their new home in the First Fleet, taking with them traditional Anglo-Celtic Christmas celebrations. Over the centuries, Australia has developed its own unique Christmas celebrations more appropriate to a climate […]

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Four Surprisingly Successful Foreign Investment Stories from the UK to US

By HiFX Team  /     Dec 11, 2015  /     UK to US  /     0 Comment

When Winston Churchill gave his 1946 speech The Sinews of Peace he described the close political, cultural and economic relationship between the United Kingdom and the USA, documenting the “special relationship” between the countries. It’s a relationship that’s continued to grow, and you probably won’t be surprised to hear that Britain is currently the largest […]

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