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Saturday, 20 August 2016

Oil price rise explained | FT Markets - YouTube

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UK inheritance tax move to hit non-doms - FT.com

UK inheritance tax move to hit non-doms - FT.com:

"Residential property will be liable to inheritance tax even if it is owned by an offshore trust under new guidelines from the Treasury. The decision adds to pressure on wealthy families and individuals living in the UK, but domiciled elsewhere, to reconsider the benefits of remaining in the UK.
As part of last year’s summer Budget, the government announced it would amend the rules for non-dom residents, particularly in terms of inheritance tax. However, many advisers had expected the long-awaited guidelines to be pushed back a year — or even dismissed after the UK’s decision to leave the EU. Now questions have been raised over whether this will be a further factor driving wealthy non-dom residents away from the UK.
“The government have taken everyone by surprise,” said Matthew Braithwaite, private wealth partner at Bircham Dyson Bell, the law firm. “There’s lots of talk about people leaving, but it depends on everyone’s situation.”"



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Abu Dhabi arrests former top finance official over 1MDB scandal - FT.com

Abu Dhabi arrests former top finance official over 1MDB scandal - FT.com:

"A well-connected former Abu Dhabi finance official has been arrested over his suspected role in a plot to steal more than $1bn from Malaysia’s 1MDB state wealth fund, people briefed on the matter say.
Khadem al-Qubaisi was detained in the emirate after US authorities alleged he received hundreds of millions of dollars looted from business dealings between 1MDB and Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Company, which he headed until his sudden departure last year. "



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Why funds are pouring into EM equities - YouTube

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