Enquiries for second passports, citizenships and overseas residencies have risen by more than 50% year-on-year, due to coronavirus lockdowns, closed borders and travel curbs.
Demand for deVere’s residency and citizen service has soared this year, with most enquiries coming from HNW individuals in the United States, India, South Africa, Russia, the Middle East and East Asia seeking passports for European or Caribbean countries.
As I was quoted as saying by Read More
Landmark business reforms in the United Arab Emirates will lead to an unprecedented explosion of foreign direct investment in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
The move will also secure their burgeoning status as major international hubs.
On Monday, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai announced amendments to the law in regard to business ownership.
Under the new legislation, as from December 1, Read More
Heightened noise surrounding the rotation from growth to value stocks on positive vaccine news is misguided and could catch-out investors.
A number of key breakthroughs in the fight against coronavirus is leading to an unprecedented rotation in stocks, a counter movement by traders from one equity class or sector into another.
A higher degree of optimism fuelled by progress towards the roll-out of a Covid-19 vaccine has led many investors across the globe to move away from Read More
Global stock markets rallied on the news that Joe Biden became President-Elect in the U.S.
They were feeling bullish as a lot of the pre-election uncertainty had been removed and they foresee more stability – which they like - in the White House under a Biden administration.
Indeed, as I was quoted by the Daily Mail, The Guardian, Reuters, Forbes, Yahoo Finance, The Street and Asia Times, amongst others, it’s likely that investors will even rebuff any Read More
Nigel Farage looks as though he is backing a DIY approach to investing, which would be monumentally risky for inexperienced investors – as I flagged up in a recent video in my YouTube Channel.
Within a daily finance-orientated newsletter, the Brexit Party Leader’s team urged readers to “tell us about your successes by going it alone – leaving the money men and middlemen by the side of the road…”
Of course, successful DIY investing is possible, Read More
Stock markets are cautiously upbeat that a stimulus package can be agreed in the U.S. before the November 3 presidential election.
Should this be the case however, it will probably just act as a temporary sticking-plaster to mask the real long-term issue of unemployment.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Secretary Steven Mnuchin were in talks again earlier this week as both sides try to strike a deal over another significant fiscal stimulus package before next Read More
Paypal’s move into the digital currencies sector, allowing customers to buy, sell and hold Bitcoin, shows that Bitcoin deniers and crypto cynics are on the wrong side of history.
The price of Bitcoin skyrocketed past $12,000 on the news.
As I was quoted by The Independent, The Guardian, amongst others, and as I talk about in this YouTube video, astonishingly, there are still financial ‘experts’ and watchdogs of the opinion that cryptocurrencies are not the future of Read More
It’s safe to say that the world has changed forever this year as the coronavirus crisis triggers monumental shifts in economies across the world, businesses and personal finances.
However, what hasn’t changed is that we all still want a comfortable retirement with financial security, and at the age we choose.
It IS still possible.
The extent of the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all aspects of our financial lives, with many Read More
Warning to thousands of expats across Europe: due to post-Brexit rules, many UK banks are planning to close accounts and cancel credit cards.
The majority of the UK’s major banks are now writing to clients in the EU to inform them that all services will be scrapped unless they can provide a UK address.
Accounts will be closed and credit and debit cards cancelled, irrespective of the amount of funds held in these accounts, or the length of time you have been a client, as it is Read More
The UK Prime Minister’s contentious plans to rewrite parts of the Brexit withdrawal agreement could result in a substantial exodus of wealth from Britain.
As the European Union demands the UK abandons plans to modify the Brexit deal by the end of September or be at risk of trade talks dissolving, an intense war of words has ensued.
As it stands, the EU now says no trade talks will happen, therefore with no chance of a deal, unless the UK stops its recently Read More
The pound is set to encounter substantial volatility this week, and would drop to 1.20 against the dollar should there be a no-deal Brexit, which is looking more on the cards every day.
On Monday the pound lost 0.6% and another 0.2% in early Tuesday trading, as the penultimate round of Brexit talks kick off in London.
As I was quoted by The Guardian, concerns over a no-deal Brexit scenario are impacting the pound this week, dragging it lower against several Read More
Despite rising steeply over the past few days, the pound is still incredibly vulnerable, however it’s crucial that families and investors must not become complacent in terms of substantial declines.
Sterling has hit a 12-week high against the euro and reached new highs against the U.S. dollar. Indeed, the pound has enjoyed an impressive run recently as risk appetite improves amongst investors, partly due to stronger than forecast data.
That said, it’s vital to closely Read More