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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, July 8th, 2018 at 8:07am
Post-Brexit ‘passporting‘ privileges will enable financial firms in the UK to sell their services across the EU. More at: https://t.co/1NfaX9cYkX https://t.co/HgSf8lILVu PuriCassar photo
Sunday, July 1st, 2018 at 5:43am
The June PMI reports due on Wednesday, will attract attention in order to see whether it is going to rebound or not. The Bank of England needs to see a rebound in growth to be able to hike the Bank Rate in August. More at: https://t.co/8Jn1ckY09d https://t.co/76koEdWljE PuriCassar photo
Sunday, June 24th, 2018 at 8:19am
For the markets in the UK, the focus this week will mainly be on the European Council meeting on 28-29 June. More at: https://t.co/mbNDzjzw3Z https://t.co/NmbGrM5WYV PuriCassar photo