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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, September 15th, 2019 at 1:06am
Sterling rose to its highest level against the US dollar since July as Parliament passed a law that forces the UK government to seek from the European Union a Brexit extension and avoid a no-deal Brexit on 31 October. More at: https://t.co/kDnDQY8Ryd https://t.co/y5Az7XoTsh PuriCassar photo
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The British pound gained more than 1.0% against the US dollar and the FTSE 100 rose 1.25% as the chances of a disorderly exit from the European Union on 31 October decreased. Read more at: https://t.co/HEF7agIB05 https://t.co/F8IzMBnd69 PuriCassar photo
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British lenders approved the greatest number of mortgages in two years during July, adding to signs the housing market has stabilised from its pre-Brexit slowdown. Read more at: https://t.co/itvaALSkst https://t.co/NGKkzbFZ4r PuriCassar photo