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Month: July 2017

Week 30 in Review: IMF Lowers US Growth Outlook

                  US growth sees modest Q2 bounce-back Greece returns to the Bond Markets Fed: Balance sheet run off to commence “relatively soon” IMF lowers US growth outlook, raises others’ Abe’s support slides as scandals mount Trump backs corporate, middle-class tax cuts A busy week of corporate earnings… Read More ›

FinTech: First Robo-Adviser in Asia to offer Shariah-Compliant Investments

Robo-advisers are typically seen as a more transparent, convenient and low-cost alternative to human financial advisers. However, these platforms have limited options when it comes to shariah-compliant investments due to the lack of investable assets in this space. To tackle this issue and offer investors who use robo-advisory services another option, Farringdon Group has launched… Read More ›

Are You Returning ‘Home’ to the UK ?

Making the move back to the UK after spending time living abroad is not nearly as easy as one would think. There are a number of reasons why people decide to return ‘home’, most commonly, homesickness, new position and missing family members.   Your decision to move home has likely took months to reach and… Read More ›

Week 29 in Review

  S&P 500 and MSCI World among record-setters Foreign investment in US real estate hits new high Trump’s pro-growth agenda further snagged BOJ pushes inflation deadline back again ECB to discuss QE this autumn     Global equities set records this week as a Goldilocks environment of moderate growth and accommodating central banks prevailed. European… Read More ›

Five Common Mistakes UK Expats Make About Domicile And Tax

British expats still have some crucial misunderstandings about their domicile status and tax position that could leave them and their loved ones financially exposed and even land them in trouble with HM Revenue & Customs, warns Rachael Griffin, financial planning expert at Old Mutual Wealth. The research from Old Mutual International, part of OMW, shows… Read More ›

Changes to UK State Pension

Six million men and women will have to wait a year longer than they expected to get their state pension, the government has announced. The rise in the pension age to 68 will now be phased in between 2037 and 2039, rather than from 2044 as was originally proposed. Those affected are currently between the… Read More ›

Stable Ringgit and the decision not to adjust Overnight Policy Rates

  Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) responds to a stabilizing ringgit which managed to climb against the U.S dollar over the course of the second quarter. June until present has shown stabilization in the ringgit with rates consistent between RM4.3 and RM4.27 which effectively led to the BNM’s decision NOT to raise the Overnight Policy Rates… Read More ›

Week 28 in Review

Fed chair suggests monetary policy won’t change China inflation running low G-20 summit concludes Bank of Canada hikes rates US retail sales miss expectations   Global equities moved up this week with solid gains. The yield on the US 10-year Treasury note faded seven basis points on the week, to 2.32%, while the price of… Read More ›

UK to Bring in Non-Dom Reforms ‘As Soon as Possible’

The UK government has announced it will introduce long-anticipated changes to the rules governing non-UK domiciles “as soon as possible”, after they were postponed earlier this year because of the snap election. Under the proposed new non-dom system, which was scheduled to go live 6 April, non-UK domiciles who have resided in the country for… Read More ›

Farringdon Group Ltd Launch Asia’s First – Algebra – Huge Success !!!

CEO Stuart Yeomans, CEO of Farringdon Asset Management Martin Young, Datuk Dr. Mohd Daud Bakar and Mr Zulkiflee Saharom FAM Sharia Advisor launching Algebra today. What a stressful few weeks to finally get this launched. Watch this space for a few more surprise announcements. Today an Asia’s first……..in the near future there will be a world’s first..