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The bank wants the total mortgage payment amount in EUR to be hedged against the GBP because income is in the GBP ? That's the correct answer. Buy the EUR/GBP currency pair. For instance, at 10X leverage 25000 EUR holds a 250000 EUR position. That's a 25000 EUR margin deposit plus cushion for volatility. There is an interest cost of buying the EUR/GBP of 0....


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As the other answer has pointed out if you hold direct shares about 25 is enough, which prevents a huge loss if one company goes under and it minmizes the costs associated with buying and selling. The more stocks you hold the more overheads you have, not only that you have to track the performance and dealings of many more companies. So 50 is more than ...


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As you are not investing in a country/countries/states but in a stock (or a fund/etf), the fundamentals of the stock and where you are buying the stock are the important criteria. When people commonly refer to investing in the S&P500, they are often talking about investing in a specific fund that tracks this specific index. This can e.g. be a mutual ...


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If you are a private investor, you'd be better off looking for an investment book focusing on specific countries. Most investing is handled through national law (e.g. taxation) or specific exchanges. A general book about Investing in Europe would likely not cover the particularities of your target country as well as a dedicated book, doubly so for political ...


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Diversification means having a variety of investments in a portfolio. Varies studies have suggested that for stocks, 25 or so of them achieves that. An investment in the Euro Stoxx 50 would certainly achieve a good degree of diversification. An investment in the S&P 500 would provide far more than that.


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Large companies are multi-nationals such that it really doesn't matter where they are based. But the European banks have large operations in Europe and are currently hurt by zero interest rates. Otherwise, the EUR, with the zero interest rates, tends to support European economic activity. The USD at 1.75% interest rate is more of an income opportunity. In ...


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The limit imposed by the Liberalized Remittance Scheme is not an absolute limit on the amount you can transfer. Rather, you can transfer up to a certain amount each financial year (currently $250,000 according to https://m.rbi.org.in/Scripts/FAQView.aspx?Id=115). Since this limit is tied to a financial year, the straightforward answer is to spread the ...


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As per the law (your country's), you have to declare your income. Not doing that is fraud and it will carry some sort of punishment. That being said, yes, Revolut will share your info (also per the law), and they say it in their terms: We also share your personal information with fraud-prevention agencies to check your identity, protect against fraud, ...


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