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Which are the Top Cities and Countries to Work from Home in 2021

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Telecommuting is becoming more popular, with most professionals spending at least half the week working remotely. But some cities are more suitable for global nomads than others. Halo Financial examines three different reports on the best places in the world for entrepreneurs and remote workers.
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World’s most expensive expat locations

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See which city has been named as the most expensive city in the world for expats according to findings from the 2020 Cost of Living survey by ECA International. This city has been named as the most expensive city for expats for another year running, with four cities within Switzerland in the top five...
Global economy

CANZUK Campaign

Support for CANZUK continues to grow and calls for freedom of trade and movement between some of the major Commonwealth countries.

Brexit doesn’t dampen British appetite for overseas property

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Despite Brexit and COVID-19 woes, there still appears to be considerable interest from UK buyers when purchasing a property abroad. When travel restrictions in the UK began to ease during the summer, property site Rightmove saw...

Future for Overseas Property sales in France

Over recent years, the French property market has seen record sales, with a particularly strong demand coming from foreign buyers looking for French holiday hotspots. The beginning of 2020 saw...
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Where are the wealthiest places in the world?

Want to live among some of the wealthiest people in the world? Recent global wealth data confirms that Asia is the place to be. The increasing power of Asia as one of the world’s wealthiest places is...
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Top 5 Tips For Buying Property Abroad

Finding a property abroad is not an easy process. You have lots of things in your mind and thinking about buying a property abroad can be time consuming.
US oil prices fall to below $0 a barrel for the first time ever and commodities are affected

Oil prices rebound and risk-sensitive currencies rise

The sharp rise in oil prices has helped underpin equities, and risk appetite as a basket of oil commodity-associated currencies are surging.
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Spanish Property Prices Expected to Decline

Real estate agents have forecast that there will be a decline in Spanish property prices as a result of COVID-19. There are particular areas of Spain, however...
DUBAI, UAE - NOVEMBER 2: Dubai Marina. UAE. November 2, 2013. Dubai was the fastest developing city in the world between 2002 and 2008.

Reasons why Dubai is one of the top cities in the world in 2020

Dubai is one of the best cities in the world, thanks to its unique architecture, multicultural environment, strong property demand and top tourist attractions.
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How to learn a foreign language when moving abroad in 2020

Moving abroad can be scary if you don’t speak the language. Here are the best tips to learn a foreign language when moving abroad.
US oil prices fall to below $0 a barrel for the first time ever and commodities are affected
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Japanese Yen Rises as Investors Seek A Virus Safety Currency

The Japanese yen (JPY) made gains of near 3% on the US dollar (USD) on Monday and has also rallied against pound Sterling (GBP), with the pound to yen rate down some 2.5%
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Top tips to keep in mind when retiring abroad

Retiring abroad is thousands of people’s dream, but many get overwhelmed by the number of things to keep in mind. Learn more about retiring abroad.
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Why People Are Moving To Australia In 2020?

With the ongoing Brexit uncertainty, many Australian and New Zealand citizens in the UK are considering moving back home. Following the popular Going Home seminars from the Australia-United Kingdom Chamber of Commerce, Halo Financial considers reasons for returning and how to make a smooth move.