Interactive Brokers announces 'new Western European base' in Dublin

Interactive Brokers, the Greenwich, Connecticut-based online discount brokerage firm, has announced it has been authorized to expand its operations into Dublin, where it says it looks to establish a "new Western European base...in response to Brexit and rapid regional growth."

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Rising rents in Dublin shine spotlight on alternative European financial centers, as Brexit talks struggle on

American financial services executives currently living in London, who have been told they're being transferred to their company's outpost in Dublin in response to the UK's planned departure from the European Union, this week have received some unwelcome news: Ireland's capital city has just entered the top five most expensive locations in Europe in which to rent a property, according to new research.

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Latest Brexit turmoil seen adding to complexity for American buyers of U.K. properties

News that the U.S. dollar was again spiking against the British pound today, on news that Prime Minister Theresa May's draft Brexit deal was coming in for criticism and had prompted two cabinet ministers to quit, was seen as adding fresh complexity to the difficulties American expatriates looking to buy U.K. properties were already struggling with, mortgage industry sources told the American Expat Financial News Journal. 

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