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The pound has weakened considerably over the past few days. There has been no UK economic data to take the blame for its slippage which has been caused by relentlessly negative sentiment and any talk of a “hard Brexit” has not been welcoming for sterling.
The pound surged to a four-week high against the euro and jumped by 1% – more than a cent – against the dollar, after the latest round of upbeat post-referendum economic data lent further support to the notion that the Brexit brakes are off.
The US dollar got off to a sluggish start in September. The greenback was hampered by weaker-than-expected jobs numbers and by a particularly disappointing survey of the US services sector, which showed a surprising contraction of activity in August.
While expats are naturally concerned about their rights to continue living, working and accessing healthcare in France after Brexit, the most immediate concern for anyone living in France and receiving a UK income – such as a pension – is…
There is endless speculation surrounding the potential repercussions of a Brexit, the majority focusing on the UK. But what about expats in France?
Don’t let the EU referendum ruin your dream of owning a property overseas …
Many of us moving to France area unaware at first of a variety of additional costs that we simply have not budgeted for. You can, however, manage these expenses conveniently and cost-effectively.
Buying a property in France can be an exciting venture. Deciding the region and budget, however, are not the only decisions to be made.
So, when should you buy euros? What if you buy now and the rate improves even more? What if you wait and the rate loses ground?
Deciding the right time to buy your euros can be tricky, and your decision will depend on these key factors…
Speculation is rife that the vote could be brought forward to 2016, in order to avoid a politically dangerous clash with the French and German elections in 2017 and for the PM to potentially force a better deal out of his EU partners, who would like the UK to stay in the union.