Viewpoint: Don't get foxed by FX when buying foreign property

Viewpoint: Don't get foxed by FX when buying foreign property

The overseas property market is on the up, but there are still bargains to be had. Just don't let exchange rates rob you of your gains.

How to trade currencies successfully

To hedge against exchange rate risk or simply to make money from market movements, investors are turning to foreign exchange trading.

Why the falling pound is good news for the FTSE 100

Sterling has been one of the weakest currencies so far in 2013, but experts say this could benefit blue-chip companies - and their investors.

Clever currency plays could bag you an overseas property bargain

Stephen Hughes reveals three destinations that boast low property prices and favourable exchange rates.

Is sending money abroad as a gift a tax minefield?

Paul Hutchinson, a specialist in wills and inheritance tax planning, helps an investor to understand the tax issues involved in sending large sums of money overseas.

Look before you leap into forex trading

Statistics show that around 90% of novice traders lose 90% of their capital in the first two weeks of opening an account. Andrey Dirgin explains how to be in the 10%.

Look overseas for income

Investors might favour UK-centric income funds, but demand for overseas income is growing. Jacob de Tusch-Lec explains why investors should look to foreign dividends for income.

How to position your portfolio during ongoing market volatility

IFA Paul Taylor, founder and managing director of McCarthy Taylor, explains how investors' portfolios should be positioned to mitigate the impact of the ongoing eurozone crisis.

What's the best way to move foreign currency?

Currency markets can be volatile, so exchange rates can change quickly. Foreign exchange companies use various techniques to help you avoid being disadvantaged by such movements.

Ride the forex juggernaut

Mike McCudden delves into the non-stop worldwide trading phenomenon of foreign exchange, a market that shifts trillions of dollars worth of transactions on a daily basis.