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Understanding the U.S. Interest Rate Hikes

On Wednesday 21 March 2018, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) announced they would raise the interest rates by 0.25 % to a new target range between 1.5 % and [...]

U.S. & China Trade Tariffs: An Escalating Situation

On Tuesday 3rd April, the U.S. released its initial list of 1,333 Chinese products that would be subject to a 25% tariff of roughly $50 billion. This includes products such as raw materials, construction machinery, [...]

Are Quant Hedge Funds Suffering?

In recent years, large segments of hedge funds had been struggling with poor performance, thanks to the low volatility environment we had been seeing in the markets. This was even beginning to lead to a [...]

Last Look

Last week the British Investment Association issued guidelines that will address concerns about the transparency of forex trading, particularly with the use of ‘Last Look’. This is something that asset managers had been complaining about, [...]

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Sunday, April 14th, 2019 at 6:41pm
British shoppers cut back spending for the first time in almost a year last month, reflecting a mix of seasonal pressures and Brexit worries. More at: https://t.co/Uahdc0TEyB https://t.co/FVw3LDewes PuriCassar photo
Sunday, April 7th, 2019 at 6:08am
Having already extended the Article 50 negotiating period by two weeks, the British Parliament is no closer to a Brexit resolution than it was prior to the delay. More at: https://t.co/tH21XawvCq https://t.co/sJYmhjE5Nk PuriCassar photo
Sunday, March 31st, 2019 at 9:32pm
According to the MFS European rates strategy team, the chances of a longer Brexit extension, a new PM (with a Conservative Party leadership election) and a general election have all increased. More at: https://t.co/G6Qz5IUW6Q https://t.co/5kw5aQWMRj PuriCassar photo