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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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Sunday, January 13th, 2019 at 3:22am
Britain’s economy grew at its weakest pace in half a year in the three months to November as factories suffered from tough global trade conditions and the approach of Brexit, More at: https://t.co/g4rGkLJIEP https://t.co/h7jfTOyITI PuriCassar photo
Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 4:21pm
In the UK, the focus remains on the Brexit ahead of the vote in the House of Commons begins on Monday 14 January. Unless some politicians have changed their minds over the Christmas recess, it seems as if Theresa May’s deal is doomed to fall. More at: https://t.co/HWJUR9zNLI https://t.co/4JLE9NBT94 PuriCassar photo
Sunday, December 23rd, 2018 at 5:31am
The broader economic outlook in the UK will depend on the form of Brexit and whether the transition to the new state is abrupt or smooth. More at: https://t.co/1vq9eH63Fp https://t.co/Z7kg5jZX48 PuriCassar photo