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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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Monday, August 19th, 2019 at 4:35pm
Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government has made billions of pounds of new spending commitments in its first three weeks in office. More at: https://t.co/PeFjrlNNKG https://t.co/wQIVrffjRj PuriCassar photo
Sunday, August 11th, 2019 at 5:13pm
UK GDP fell 0.2% in Q2 versus expectations of zero growth, missing the estimates of the market and the Bank of England for zero growth. More at: https://t.co/DKv1opqVCf https://t.co/IdrKNFoiLx PuriCassar photo
Monday, August 5th, 2019 at 5:23am
The British government has earmarked an additional £2 billion to be spent preparing for any no-deal Brexit outcome. More at: https://t.co/Kara7VlUZk https://t.co/6cRpfrGp77 PuriCassar photo