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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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Wednesday, July 10th, 2019 at 3:34pm
British companies are more worried about Brexit than at any time since the 2016 referendum decision to leave the European Union and they plan to reduce investment and hiring, a survey of chief financial officers showed. More at: https://t.co/Q3cdVF3JbA https://t.co/yiP7U7vNh0 PuriCassar photo
Sunday, June 30th, 2019 at 8:53am
British consumers have turned gloomier about the economy and the outlook for their personal finances adds to signs of a lacklustre second quarter for the economy. Read more at: https://t.co/FiZl6IfjSO https://t.co/l9BLRrMCt4 PuriCassar photo
Monday, June 24th, 2019 at 3:49pm
According to EY ITEM Club, Britain will see the slowest growth in consumer spending in 2019 in six years, piling even more pressure on retailers. More at: https://t.co/OC4xpMb8bX https://t.co/7Fk0Oogjcz PuriCassar photo