Forex

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.

Currencies: What's in store this week?

After the European Central Bank's monetary policy decision last week, the focus this week will be on the retail sales figures from the British Retail Consortium.

Currencies: What's in store this week?

After last week's Spanish banking stress test results, the focus in the coming days will be on the European Central Bank's monetary policy decision on Thursday.

Currencies: What's in store this week?

The focus will be on Germany and Britain this week, with Germany's consumer inflation, unemployment and retail sales figures to be released alongside Britain's second-quarter GDP data.

Currencies: What's in store this week?

The major market events now over, analysts are focusing their attention on economic fundamentals once again and the impact they may have on future monetary policy decisions.

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%.