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Innovation: buy a French leaseback in 3 clicks with your Bitcoins

He is an anonymous genius, hiding under the nickname of Satoshi Nakamoto. This visionary, who disappeared without claiming credit for his creation, is one of the great men who has made the world a better place thanks to his technological development: the Bitcoin.

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April currency update

Life has become more difficult for the euro. In the last week it was the worst-performing major currency, alongside the Swiss franc. The euro was down by half a US cent and it was one cent lower against sterling. It lost more than three and a half cents to the week's top performer, the Australian dollar.

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March currency update

The most interesting currencies in the last few weeks, if only from a theoretical point of view for most investors, have been the Ukranian hryvnia and the Russian ruble.

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February currency update

It was a funny old week for currencies. Having begun with investors taking refuge in the safe-haven Swiss franc, yen and euro, the game moved on to a tighter focus

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Posted on February 5th, 2014 | Permanent link | 1 Comment »
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Carpe Diem, Seize the day… in France!

2014: A healthy year for the French property industry

The property industry has known rough days over the last seven years; the International financial and economic crises have damaged the worldwide property market. The year 2014 is currently foreseen as an opportune year within the property industry, especially for the French market if we compare the latter with the British one.

Carpe Diem, Seize the day… in France!

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January currency update

In the last seven days the euro did not see a great deal of action. It lost two thirds of a cent to sterling and a third of a cent to the US dollar, touching four-week lows against both currencies.

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December Currency Update

Every month the Bank of England reports how many mortgage loans were approved by banks and building societies. The figure for October was 67,701, the highest number since February 2008.

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Property sales: the French market analysis

In spite of the recent slump in the property resale market after the 2007 financial crisis, in the last few months, sales have been starting to increase again. In 2007 annual property sales were 800,000 and then fell to 580,000 in 2009, the lowest levels since 1997.

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November Currency update

The euro had a tough week, losing three cents to the US dollar and nearly a cent to the pound. After several weeks of positive progress the euro ran into a wall on Thursday when statistics showed unemployment at a record high

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Now or Never to Invest in Property at a Low Rate

After having applied some exceptional reductions on the mortgage rates in May and after a stabilisation in June, banks are now increasing the rates in July. What could explain such a rise after a 19-month period of continuous decrease?

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