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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, [...]

Technical Analysis

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Sunday, December 9th, 2018 at 7:19am
The British Parliament will vote on the United Kingdom’s withdrawal agreement with the European Union on Tuesday with Prime Minister Theresa May in a severely weakened political state. More at: https://t.co/bMhvbZgivi https://t.co/Houu8LqGt8 PuriCassar photo
Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 at 3:19am
BoE projects that in the case of an untidy Brexit, the UK economy will contract by 8% in the immediate aftermath; foresees a nearly 33% decline in house prices, a 48% dive in commercial real estate values and a 25% slump in the value of the pound. More at: https://t.co/6755VJ2P1L https://t.co/n2YBBoDAie PuriCassar photo
Sunday, November 25th, 2018 at 5:20am
The British public’s expectations for inflation over the coming year edged up this month, but longer-term expectations dropped to an eight-month low, a monthly survey showed on Friday. More at: https://t.co/MVNjZjTrfG https://t.co/kvYhcMLJsf PuriCassar photo