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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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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
Sunday, January 19th, 2020 at 3:01pm
Slumping economic growth, below-target inflation and dovish comments from the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee raised the odds of a rate cut when the committee meets next on 30 January.More at: https://t.co/2rUcgZZZNQ https://t.co/luRxJGIdo4 PuriCassar photo
Monday, January 13th, 2020 at 3:46am
Outgoing Bank of England Governor Carney said that there was a case for cutting UK interest rates promptly if evidence builds that the weakness in activity could persist. More at: https://t.co/ZY8Ygg9Bmw https://t.co/gnqh8ojVqD PuriCassar photo