Recent Greenback Weakness is the Eye of The Storm

  • Posted by Sean on September 28, 2017 in Banking Global Economies

USD Bill printing - QE

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.


Pain on the way for New Zealand students in Australia

  • Posted by Sean on September 21, 2017 in Immigration Students Travel

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Australia’s education crackdowns in student funding

If you were hoping to move to Australia for future study, you’ll want to know about a few new rule changes that may affect you. What does this higher education reform mean for you? We’re going to look specifically at tertiary students coming from New Zealand (including some Australian permanent residents).


Construction in New Zealand

  • Posted by Sean on August 31, 2017 in Global Economies Immigration

Construction NZ

If you’re looking for a booming industry with tonnes of jobs, look no further than construction. We’re going to take you through some ins and outs of construction in New Zealand!


Indian Independence Day – 70th Anniversary

  • Posted by Sean on August 15, 2017 in Global Economies

When anyone mentions Independence Day, you’d be forgiven for thinking that they’re talking about the 4th of July – which is Independence Day in the United States. But at Orbitremit, we think that India’s Independence Day is equally as important – even if it doesn’t get the same media coverage in western territories.


Stubborn US Dollar Bulls Don’t Deserve Your Pity

  • Posted by Sean on July 26, 2017 in Global Economies

The EUR/USD’s ascent began in earnest after the result of the first round of the French election was sealed. The pair opened almost a cent and a half higher on the Monday after the election, rewarding euro bets the protectionist Le Pen would be the loser and the euro-centric Macron would push ahead with his pro-business agenda following his victory.


OrbitRemit Adds Singapore as a Remittance Destination

  • Posted by Sean on June 20, 2017 in Announcements Banking

singapore money transfer

If you’re looking to send funds to Singapore, look no further – we’re adding Singapore to our list of remittance destinations!


OrbitRemit Adds Thailand as a Remittance Destination

  • Posted by Sean on May 22, 2017 in Announcements Banking

send money to thailand

It’s no secret that we’re always looking venture into uncharted (at least by us) lands in search of ways to provide a more valuable service for our people.


50 Fascinating Expat Blogs to Follow in 2017

  • Posted by Sean on May 1, 2017 in Immigration Students Travel

Expat blogs 2017

Adjusting to expat life can be both exciting and challenging. If you’re living expat life, you may enjoy reading about the experiences of others going through the same transition – so we’ve compiled this list of some of the most insightful and entertaining expat blogs and websites to follow in 2017. 


Initiative taken on Earth Day to lower CO2

  • Posted by Sean on April 26, 2017 in Announcements

Earth Day 2017

If you weren’t in the know, you might think that there was nothing special about the 22nd of April. In fact, it marks Earth Day – which represents the birth of the modern environmental movement against climate change. Last year, Earth Day 2016, was the day the Paris climate agreement was signed – which united 175 countries towards cutting omissions and preventing global warming. While having the world’s most prolific leaders agree to pitch in is definitely a step in the right direction, at OrbitRemit, we believe that individual people can make a huge difference too.


Australia – An Economic Year in Review

  • Posted by Sean on February 9, 2017 in Global Economies

Australia economic year in review 2016

Australia hit some interesting economic times in 2016. We had shifting commodity prices, property madness and a year of global democracy (including Australia’s own election). We’re going to continue our look back on the year that was 2016.