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UK Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns from government

UK Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns from government

9th July 2018
The UK’s Brexit Secretary, David Davis resigned from Government late last night as he felt he was no longer the best person to deliver Brexit, after the cabinet agreed to the new Brexit plan at…
Merkel's coalition government hangs in the balance

Merkel's coalition government hangs in the balance

2nd July 2018
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel’s coalition Government hangs in the balance as the two sides are expected to bring the dispute over the migration policy to an end today. If an agreement cannot be…
Markets watch for escalation of trade war fears

Markets watch for escalation of trade war fears

26th June 2018
The Bank of England voted to keep rates unchanged at 0.5% on Thursday. The market was suprised as Andy Haldane hawkishly voted for a rate hike, taking the number of dissenters to three.
Markets moved by geopolitical fears

Markets moved by geopolitical fears

4th June 2018
Markets were predominantly moved by geopolitical fears and events last week, with the headlines dominated by the Italian political situation and the escalating trade war fears between the US and…
Rudd resigns and Barnier gives June deadline for UK to resolve Northern Ireland border issue

Rudd resigns and Barnier gives June deadline for UK to resolve Northern Ireland border issue

30th April 2018
The US Dollar gained last week as US Treasury bond yields posted over the 3% level for the first time since January 2014. The move in yields saw the Dollar push to just over a three-month high…
Theresa May faces MP questions over Syria airstrike

Theresa May faces MP questions over Syria airstrike

16th April 2018
UK Prime Minister Theresa May, is set to come under pressure this morning as she faces questions from MP's about the UK’s involvement in the Syrian airstrikes over the weekend.
Dollar declines on the back of bearish US labour data

Dollar declines on the back of bearish US labour data

9th April 2018
The US labour data disappointed markets on Friday, as the headline non-farm payroll posted a bearish 103k, compared to 188k expected. The unemployment rate figure disappointedly remained static at…