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Mortgage rate falls faster than interest on savings

Mortgage rate falls faster than interest on savings

28 July 2015 | 0 comments

Over the past 12 months, mortgage interest rates in the Netherlands have fallen faster than the interest paid on savings, the Dutch central bank said on Monday.

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – UK GDP, Eurozone CPI and FOMC rate decision

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – UK GDP, Eu...

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

In yet another week of fairly notable currency market movement, the pound has experienced both highs and lows. [Contributed by TorFX]

Eight additional EU countries open labour market for Croatians

Eight additional EU countries open labour market for Croatians

27 July 2015 | 0 comments

From 1 July 2015 until 30 June 2018, eight EU countries will lift their work restrictions for Croatians. [Contributed by Pro-Link GLOBAL]

Multinationals are responsible for 1.9 million Dutch jobs

Multinationals are responsible for 1.9 million Dutch jobs

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

Multinational companies in the Netherlands are boosting employment opportunities.

Officials collect fines and unpaid taxes at Schiphol

Officials collect fines and unpaid taxes at Schiphol

24 July 2015 | 0 comments

Every year some 5,000 people are stopped from travelling out of the Netherlands via Schiphol airport because they have outstanding fines.

Many Dutch hospitals refuse fertility treatment to single women

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

Many hospitals in the Netherlands refuse to give fertility treatment to single women, the Volkskrant reports on Wednesday, quoting feminist magazine Opzij.

Dutch robots lose football Robocup to China

23 July 2015 | 0 comments

Football playing robots built by researchers at Eindhoven University have lost the final of the Robocup World Cup 4-1 to a Chinese team.

Nijmegen is seen as the safest Dutch student city

Nijmegen is seen as the safest Dutch student city

22 July 2015 | 0 comments

Nijmegen is the safest of the Netherlands main seven student cities, according to online research involving 1,000 students who are studying at a university away from home.

Dutch travel firm TUI cancels Tunisian trips up to 2016

Dutch travel firm TUI cancels Tunisian trips up to 2016

22 July 2015 | 0 comments

Dutch travel company TUI Nederland has cancelled all holidays to Tunisia until February 2016 at least because of the security situation in the country.

Amsterdam house prices rise over 8% in one year

Amsterdam house prices rise over 8% in one year

22 July 2015 | 0 comments

Dutch house prices continued to rise in June with the strongest rise – 8.1% – recorded in Amsterdam.

More students face a lottery for a university place

More students face a lottery for a university place

20 July 2015 | 0 comments

Almost 68,000 would-be students applied for college and university courses with a lottery this year, according to figures from student service DUO.

Dutch pension funds lose billions of euros on their investments

Dutch pension funds lose billions of euros on their investments

20 July 2015 | 0 comments

Dutch pension funds lost billions of euros on their investments in the second quarter of 2015 because of the difficult conditions on the stock exchange, news agency ANP reports on Thursday.

More Dutch people have been out of work for over a year

More Dutch people have been out of work for over a year

20 July 2015 | 0 comments

The number of people in the Netherlands who have been out of a job for more than a year has risen by over 50,000 in the past year.

Immigrants from western countries are most likely to leave

Immigrants from western countries are most likely to leave

20 July 2015 | 0 comments

Half of the immigrants who came to the Netherlands in 2003 had left the country 10 years later, the national statistics office CBS said on Friday.

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – BoE meeting minutes, RBNZ interest rate announcement, Eurozone consumer confidence

3 exchange rate moving developments to watch out for this week – BoE meetin...

20 July 2015 | 0 comments

The previous week saw the recent volatility in the currency market continue. [Contributed by TorFX]

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