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2019 Articles

Cable drops as UK economy contracts
Cable drops as UK economy contracts
The UK economy contracted by 0.2 per cent in the second quarter of the year, its worst performance since 2012. [...]
August 9, 2019
Preview: Apple Q3 Earnings
Preview: Apple Q3 Earnings
We’re deep into earnings season and there’s one company that everyone will be watching this week. Apple will announce its [...]
July 30, 2019
Could this be the biggest monetary policy meeting in years?
Could this be the biggest monetary policy meeting in years?
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) begin a two-day policy meeting today, the results of which are the most hotly [...]
July 30, 2019
Does Boris mean bad news for cable?
Does Boris mean bad news for cable?
Johnson and Hunt are waiting to see which of them will be the next Prime Minister of the UK. Tory [...]
July 23, 2019
Retail Sales Hit by Biggest Slump on Record
Retail Sales Hit by Biggest Slump on Record
Retail sales have taken a dramatic tumble in May, as already challenging retail conditions are set against a background of [...]
June 4, 2019
Brexit: With ten days to go, what is going to happen?
Brexit: With ten days to go, what is going to happen?
In a process where the phrase ‘dumpster fire’ is already probably more accurate than anything normally used to describe political [...]
March 19, 2019
US market braces itself for US-China trade talks
US market braces itself for US-China trade talks
This week marks a resumption of trade talks between China and the US, so expect to see movement on the [...]
February 12, 2019
Will Wirecard wave goodbye to the DAX?
Will Wirecard wave goodbye to the DAX?
Questions are being asked about whether Wirecard AG deserves its generous valuation – and it’s newly won place in the [...]
February 5, 2019
ECB Headwinds, IMF downgrade for Europe - What Can We Expect from 2019?
ECB Headwinds, IMF downgrade for Europe - What Can We Expect from 2019?
This week bankers and leaders around the globe have come together for the World Economic Forum in Davos. A key [...]
January 25, 2019
Retail round up: What’s happening on the high street?
Retail round up: What’s happening on the high street?
Not as bad as it could have been. That’s the general feeling about high street performance over Christmas after major [...]
January 11, 2019