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Spring Statement 2019: Key Points

Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has delivered his Spring Statement 2019 - his annual report on the financial health of the country. The statement...

Time To Reconsider Emerging Market Hopes

It’s time to ditch those doubts over emerging markets as the brakes go on economic growth around the world, says an investment expert. Although 2018...

Budget 2018 – Era Of Austerity Comes To An End

Chancellor Phillip Hammond has delivered his last Budget before Britain exits the European Union readying the nation and the economy for a ‘new chapter’. He...

Uberisation Gears Up For Transport Revolution

The Uberisation of the world is underway but you probably haven’t noticed yet. The business model of the ubiquitous Uber taxi firm is set to...

Fed Hikes US Interest Rates Again – With More To Follow

The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates again. The rate was hiked by 0.25% to 2% to 2.25% with the message that the markets...

Bank Puts Off Another UK Interest Rate Rise

The Bank of England has put interest rates on hold after moving them up last month to the highest level since the financial crisis. After...

Price Of Oil Heads Back To $100 A Barrel

Oil prices are slowly floating up and a return to the $100 barrel could be on the cards within a few weeks. The price of...

Gold Loses Shine As Price Falls To $1200 Sweet Spot

Gold is losing some shine for investors as the price has plunged to a 20-month low on the back of emerging market currency depreciation. The...

Devere USA Economy Heading for a Fed-Induced Hangover

The USA economy may be heading for a Fed-induced hangover next year, warns the chief executive of Devere Group, one of the world’s largest...

Big Economies Need To Rebalance Not Trigger Trade Wars

Big economies could do more to help the world if they saved or spent more rather than arguing about trade tariffs, cautions the International...

Brexit Cat-And-Mouse Game In Bid To Gain Upper Hand

Britain and the European Union are playing a desperate cat-and-mouse game to try and gain the upper hand in negotiations ahead of trade talks. In...

US Boom Creeps Towards Setting A Record

Financial experts are closely watching the US as the expanding economy is approaching new records. The US economy has not faltered since 2009 – a...

Dubai Rents And Home Prices Slip Into Red

A detailed analysis of Dubai’s property markets has revealed that rents are down across the board for apartments and villas. Every neighbourhood in the emirate...

UK Budget Autumn 2017 – Key Points

Here’s a digest of the main measures from Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s 62-minute Autumn Budget 2017. Record numbers in work Rising employment has seen 32 million people...

Saudi Purge Uncovers $100 Billion Corruption Scandal

A social and cultural revolution is underway in Saudi Arabia as the new royal regime sweeps away fraud and corruption. In a purge of princes...

UK Interest Rate Hiked For The First Time In A Decade

The Bank of England has raised the official interest rate by 0.25% to 0.50% - the first increase for more than a decade. The bank’s...

Brexit Brief – September 23, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May played her Brexit hand in her keynote Florence speech – but has anything really changed. She wanted to accomplish two...

Chancellor Sets Date For Budget 2017

Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond has revealed the date he expects to give Budget 2017. He has cleared his diary for Wednesday, November 22. The...

Sterling Blow For Expats As Pound Set To Stay Low

The bad news for British expats is the pound is likely to stay low for years to come, slashing their spending power and making...

Brexit Campaigners Ready For Battle As Repeal Bill Launches

The first real chance for Brexit remainers to flex their political muscle has opened up with the publication of the repeal bill. The draft legislation...