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Understanding the U.S. Interest Rate Hikes

On Wednesday 21 March, 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

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, since it [...]

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Sunday, February 9th, 2020 at 10:19am
Last week the BoE said it saw signs of a post-election pick-up in growth as its policymakers voted against an immediate rate cut to help the economy, which slowed to a near-crawl in late 2019. More at: https://t.co/FEokvZ6RhB https://t.co/LldK3PSLJy PuriCassar photo
Tuesday, February 4th, 2020 at 2:09am
British mortgage approvals hit their highest level in nearly two and a half years in December, according to BoE data that added to signs of an economic pick-up since last month’s election. Read more at: https://t.co/dv3AT6J5PD https://t.co/cMpjFNykgE PuriCassar photo
Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 at 3:06am
Britain’s government borrowed less than expected in December but there were signs the economy’s weakness was hurting corporate tax receipts, while a pay-rise for health workers pushed up spending. Read more at: https://t.co/jzHi6Egq71 https://t.co/1axI3Xa26b PuriCassar photo