July 11, 2016 Uncategorized
The stunning collapse of the British pound

  Further to the recent Brexit referendum the pound has plummeted against other currencies. So how much lower can it go? Here are some of the more bearish, or pessimistic, forecasts. Below parity Jim Rogers, investor and chairman of Rogers Holdings: “It is going to go down a lot,” he told the BBC in an…

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June 29, 2016 Uncategorized
Why Professional Expats Are On The Move

Why Professional Expats Are On The Move Research aimed at explaining why professional expats move between countries has thrown back some baffling results. Close to 200,000 expats were asked about their travels and the results were sifted to put together a list of the top five countries they leave and are attracted to. Four of the…

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June 29, 2016 Uncategorized
After Brexit Taxes will Rise

After Brexit Taxes will Rise After UK votes to leave EU, UK is now going from Economical challenges and to deal from these challenges UK Finance minister George Osborne announced that UK have to raise taxes. UK Finance minister George Osborne said that “We are absolutely going to have to provide fiscal security to people,…

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June 24, 2016 Uncategorized
UK votes to leave the EU

UK votes to leave the EU With the UK’s referendum concluding in the unexpected result of voting to leave the EU, market sentiment has reacted negatively this morning. Ahead of the referendum, both UK equities and sterling had risen as expectations of a ‘remain’ vote increased. However, the initial reaction as results filtered through overnight…

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June 15, 2016 Uncategorized
Weekly Market Update

Weekly Market Update Notable events over the last week In a slow week for meaningful macro data, attention focused on the US JOLTS jobs report and Fed guidance ahead of the June FOMC meeting this week. The hiring rate was little changed in April with job openings hitting 5.8 million (vs. 5.7 million expected and…

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January 14, 2016 Uncategorized
Performance of Emerging markets during 2015

China’s economy showed some signs of stabilisation during the period and this helped its stock market make gains after a particularly turbulent third quarter. The stabilisation occurred amid significant government policy support in the form of currency intervention, interest rate cuts, increases in fiscal spending and reductions of the bank reserve requirement ratio (the proportion…

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