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The TorFX blog is designed to complement our personal approach to customer care with a range of regularly updated categories.

Here's an example of what you can find on our blog:

  • Our company's recent developments and achievements
  • Advisory articles plus current currency and business news
  • Top tips and useful information for anyone planning an overseas property purchase
  • Guidance on issues like visas and employment to help make a move abroad that little bit easier

For daily and weekly exchange rate updates, please visit our Currency News section.

Read our latest blog posts

US Property Predictions for 2017 – Will Donald Trump Help or Hurt the Housing Market?

Posted by on January 23rd, 2017.

2017 could well be a notable year for the US property market. For one thing, the highest office in the country, the Presidency, has now passed from 8 years ... Read more

Breaking: May’s Brexit Speech Prompts Sterling Surge

Posted by on January 17th, 2017.

For some months now Parliament and the media have been calling on Theresa May to offer greater clarity with regards to the government’s plan for Brexit. Speculation over negotiation ... Read more

What Locations Can Film Buffs Visit if Trump Sours Hollywood’s Appeal?

Posted by on January 12th, 2017.

This year the US will see both the 89th Oscars and its 45th President. The nominations for this year’s award may be looking back at the 336 eligible films ... Read more

UK Brexit Health Check: How is Britain Doing Six Months after ‘Independence Day’?

Posted by on January 6th, 2017.

The UK economy went through a lot in 2016 thanks, in the most part, to the unexpected outcome of the June 23rd EU Referendum. To the surprise of many, ... Read more

5 Risk Factors Likely to Impact the Currency Market in 2017

Posted by on January 5th, 2017.

2016 was a curveball for the currency market to say the least, with the shock results of the EU referendum and US elections upsetting the status quo and causing ... Read more

2016 in Review – The Economic Events that Shook the World

Posted by on December 29th, 2016.

2016 has, for many, become a year infamous for unexpected events, twists and turns. A year where social and political shifts reverberated across the world.
While it is unclear ... Read more

Has the Vote to Brexit Made Christmas Even More Expensive?

Posted by on December 21st, 2016.

Inflation in the UK is measured by the consumer price index (CPI), which uses a basket of goods comprising of the things the average household buys to measure whether ... Read more

Tracking Down a Winter Wonderland: The World’s Best Spots for Winter Sports

Posted by on December 20th, 2016.

In many countries Christmas, and winter more broadly, conjures up a barrage of particular associations. Robins, reindeer, lights and – of course – snow.
Unfortunately in the UK, significant ... Read more

Lonely This Christmas? Tips for Beating the Expat-Homesickness Blues

Posted by on December 15th, 2016.

There are few seasonal holidays as universal and all-pervasive as Christmas, and it’s one of those times of year that the expat blues can really begin to sink in. ... Read more

Moving Overseas to Work? How to Create a Personal Brand to Land Expat Jobs

Posted by on December 8th, 2016.

Thanks to the internet, in particular social media, it’s easier than ever to connect with recruiters and potential employers. However, the competition is fiercer too – even when you ... Read more