Don’t say I didn’t warn you
Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 12:07
Last update: about 8 hours ago
In his first executive act as President of the United States, Donald Trump came through on a campaign pledge, pulling the US out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and said he is prepared to...
Yes, this is happening
Monday, 23 January 2017, 10:54
Last update: about 1 day ago
And so it happened. As Donald Trump is sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States, both his toughest critics and strongest supporters need to take a deep breathe and consider where...
‘Everybody, stay calm’
Friday, 20 January 2017, 09:14
Last update: about 4 days ago
‘Everybody, stay calm’ – the key message European Central Bank President Mario Draghi wanted to get out to his friends (and enemies) in Germany No, you’re not reading the...
Thursday, 19 January 2017, 10:02
Last update: about 5 days ago
European markets searched for direction on Wednesday as investors digested a number of corporate earnings reports. UK stocks were slightly higher, recovering some ground after suffering their worst...
She said yes
Wednesday, 18 January 2017, 11:09
Last update: about 6 days ago
After months of uncertainty and speculation Theresa May pledged the UK is determined to make a decisive break from the European Union, quitting the single market and seek a customs union agreement...
Markets waiting for Brexit talks and Trump taking the throne
Tuesday, 17 January 2017, 09:58
Last update: about 7 days ago
On Monday, European markets closed in the red area, waiting for United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on Brexit tomorrow and looking ahead to Donald Trump’s inauguration as...
Monday, 16 January 2017, 11:31
Last update: about 8 days ago
Friday the 13th was notthat bad luck after all. European markets were in the green, ahead of key bank earnings data from the United States, as global markets attempt to recover from Thursday's...
The power of speech
Thursday, 12 January 2017, 12:56
Last update: about 12 days ago
Global markets were mixed during Wednesday’s session,with investors’ worldwide holding off any major moves ahead of Donald Trump’s widely anticipated press conference,his first as US...
Hard Brexit, soft pound
Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 10:42
Last update: about 13 days ago
In a day characterized by multi-period highs, lows and new records, the UK’s currency was unable to recover from yesterday’s sell off despite attempts to reassure investors the country...
Move along, nothing to see here
Tuesday, 10 January 2017, 10:45
Last update: about 14 days ago
Stock markets started off the week slightly on the back foot, prices in sovereign bonds rose and oil slid significantly as we kicked off the first full week of the New Year. I am struggling to...