Movement Continues in the Foreign Exchange Market - This movement is caused by a rise in pandemic cases, hyper-inflation, recovery of oil prices, and more. Below are AIRINC’s summaries of the rate changes above 3.5% taken from our review last week.
2021 continues to be tumultuous for the global economy, as impacts of conditions throughout the year come due, and new issues emerge to impact markets. Below find our summaries of some of the month’s biggest changes in foreign exchange.
2020 proved to be a year of unprecedented social, political, and economic turbulence. Though the onset of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and the change of Administration in U.S. have inspired some hope that a return to “normal” life is possible in the foreseeable future, many markets remain turbulent.
The challenges to Global Mobility during the Covid-19 pandemic seem to be never-ending: travel restrictions, immigration difficulties, stress on assignees, and so many others. Companies are stepping up to these challenges in a variety of ways, but how many are providing additional cash incentives, by way of expatriate premiums, to help international assignees during these challenging times?
Looking back to the world of a year ago, open borders, naked faces and all-you-can-eat buffets feel remarkably foreign. In December 2019, few of us could have predicted how volatile the upcoming year would be.
2020 continues to be tumultuous for the global economy, as impacts of conditions throughout the year come due, and new issues emerge to impact markets. Below find our summaries of some of the month’s biggest changes in foreign exchange.
2020 has been a devastating and unpredictable year for the global economy as we wade through the deepest global recession since the Second World War. Widespread lockdowns, the oil price war rolling into the collapse of demand, and the devastation of hospitality and tourism industries have all created an unprecedented and uncertain start to the second decade of the 21st century.
Cost of living index adjustment is driven by changes in the purchasing power of an assignee in the host location. The purchasing power is based on both the exchange rate and inflation, relative between the home and host countries.
On July 15th here in my hometown, Hong Kong enacted its most stringent Covid-19 lockdown to date. The number of cases here has continued to rise over the past ten days with many of the new infections are coming from unknown origins.