- Posted by Joe Campbell on October 24, 2018 in Global Economies
Question: What do currencies say about an economy? Well that’s a trick question because the answer is everything and nothing at all
See, in today’s trading markets a currency means nothing unless it’s compared against another national currency (or perhaps the price of gold). When you compare a currency against another currency, not only can it be a potential indicator of economic strength relative to other economies, but it can also tell you the general global financial mood, the appetite for risk, the stage of economic cycle – both domestic and global, about the state of inflationary pressures and about other macroeconomic and environmental forces.
- Posted by Joe Campbell on April 23, 2018 in Travel Uncategorized
You might have heard of Australian New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) Day, which is coming up on the 25th of April. It’s not just an excuse to eat oatey, golden-syrup biscuits though. In this article we’re going to give you a bit of a background into what ANZAC Day is all about.
- Posted by Joe Campbell on March 18, 2018 in Students Travel
We’ve been there. Borrowing money for study is all fun-and-games until it comes time to paying it back! We’re here to give you a bit of a briefing on paying back your student loans. Plus, we’ll tell you how we can help.
- Posted by Joe Campbell on February 12, 2018 in Travel
Moving to distant lands, whether for work or to seek adventure, can be one of life’s most exciting experiences. However, there’s no denying it can also be stressful at times. So, how can you ease the discomfort of the move so you can make the most of the experience?
- Posted by Joe Campbell on January 14, 2018 in Technology
Happy New Year! 2017 was a great year for FinTech (Financial Technology), but we have a sneaky feeling that 2018 is going to be even bigger and better. Here are just a few things you can expect from the industry in the year ahead.
- Posted by Joe Campbell on December 13, 2017 in Travel
It’s December now, so you’re probably hearing Christmas carols every time you walk down the street. Yes – 2018 is nearly upon us, but before we get there, we thought we’d look at some Christmas traditions to get you in the kiwi Christmas spirit for the 25th of December!
- Posted by Joe Campbell on December 10, 2017 in Announcements
Here at OrbitRemit we’ve been feverishly working away redesigning our online payment platform. Not only did we think it was about time for a fresh coat of paint, but we’ve also simplified our transfer process to make your life easier!
- Posted by Laurie I on November 9, 2017 in Immigration
If you’ve just arrived in Australia, you’re probably not sure what’s going on. While Australia’s main language is English, you might have found a bit of a twist – some random informal words that sound nothing like what they are.
- Posted by Sean on October 20, 2017 in Banking Global Money Transfer Technology
You might not have heard of Australia’s New Payments Platform (NPP), but it has been a big deal on our end. We’re going to take you through this new technology – and show you how it benefits you.
- Posted by Sean on September 28, 2017 in Banking Global Economies
If you’ve found yourself accidentally turning to the business section of the newspaper in the last few years, you may have noticed plenty of economists, market analysts, and other people who sound like they’d be no fun at a backyard barbecue talking about something called Quantitative Easing. That’s usually a good time to turn over to the funnies, but today let’s cover off what Quantitative Easing (QE) is about, starting with a brief history lesson.