China Economy – The Behemoth in the Room

  • Posted by Sean on November 11, 2015 in Economic Market

China High Building

It’s no secret that China’s economy has faced some pretty rough times in the last year. The world is still feeling the aftermath following “Black Monday” on the 24th of August. But are we out of the woods yet? Or are the global financial markets wrestling a bull twice their size? We’re going to look at China’s stock market and economy and make some predictions for the future.


How Interest Rates in America Affect Us

  • Posted by Sean on October 13, 2015 in Banking Economic Market

USD chart

After two days of debating, the United States Federal Reserve (the Fed) decided not to raise the Federal Funds Rate at its Federal Open Market Committee meeting on the 17th September. Their next meeting is set for the 28th of October, keeping financial traders, analysts and international businesses on their toes. But why is the Federal Funds Rate important to anyone outside of the US? Well, we’re going to explain that – along with some predictions as to what will happen to the rate.


7 High Demand Jobs for Foreigners in the United Kingdom

  • Posted by Sean on September 8, 2015 in Economic Market Migration

Moving to another country can be difficult and scary, especially to a competitive Western economy like the UK but you’ll be happy to know that finding your first job in Britain isn’t as hard as you might think. At the peak of the recession in 2008, hundreds of qualified professionals were unemployed across the United Kingdom, but now firms are very willing to increase their recruitment intake as the economy has stabilised. In fact, recruitment is set to reach its highest point for more than a decade in 2015 and the median starting entry-level salary is set to rise to £30,000 ($65,360 AUD).


Exploring Sri Lanka’s Biggest Economic Development Challenges

  • Posted by Jason on June 4, 2015 in Economic Market

Sri Lanka’s had its issues over the last thirty years or so. While GDP increased by 7% in 2014, the country still has some challenges it must overcome before it can develop sustainably. We’re going to take you through Sri Lanka’s biggest development stifling demons.


15 High-Demand Jobs in Australia for Foreign Workers

  • Posted by Jason on June 2, 2015 in Economic Market Migration

If you’re looking to immigrate and find a job in Australia, you’ll want to market yourself in an area with plenty of demand. In order to help you, we’ve compiled a list of 15 high-demand jobs in Australia for foreign workers!


What a Second Term Conservative Government Means for UK Remittance Senders

  • Posted by Jason on May 31, 2015 in Banking Economic Market

Whether you’re pleased with the recent election results or not, it appears that the Conservatives are here to stay for a second term. But what does this actually mean for remittance senders in the UK? We’re going to take you through the implications of new Tory policies on sending money home, particularly for those of you who have become citizens and those who are new arrivals.


An Inside Look at the Development Bank of the Philippines

  • Posted by Jason on May 28, 2015 in Banking Economic Market

The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) is a government owned bank that finances projects within the economy in order to keep it growing. As the name suggests, its goal is to help to develop the Philippines in a way that’s sustainable. We’re going to give you an inside look into the DBP and cover what exactly it does, as well as who it helps along the way.


The Pound to Euro Exchange Rate – 2015 Projections

  • Posted by Paul on May 27, 2015 in Economic Market Exchanging Money Insight

If you’re looking at exchanging your Pounds (GPB) to Euros (EUR), you’ll probably want to know how the outlook for 2015 is looking. We’re going to take you through the day to day swings, as well as a few longer term projections for the pound to Euro exchange rate.


The 7 Best Business Opportunities for FDI in India

  • Posted by Jason on May 14, 2015 in Economic Market

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India is booming – but more in some industries than others. We’re going to take you through the ins-and-outs of the seven most popular opportunities for FDI in India. We’re also going to take a look at any restrictions or requirements you may run into along the way.


The Top 7 Forces Impacting the AUD to PHP Exchange Rate

  • Posted by Hieu on May 5, 2015 in Economic Market Exchanging Money Insight

For today’s AUD to PHP exchange rate, use calculator at top right (if you’re on mobile, view AUD to PHP here)