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We spoke to two experts who argued the case for and against inflation in the near future and what it

May 26, 2020
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As lockdown continues for millions of us across the world, unsure of when we will see loved ones or return

April 22, 2020
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The impact of the new coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to play out. The extent to which the virus will spread,

March 31, 2020
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The coronavirus is having a severe effect on global economic activity and amidst considerable uncertainty we have attempted to gauge

March 20, 2020
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As I returned to the UK last weekend, my taxi driver talked of panic-buying and impending food shortages. Having wondered

March 13, 2020
Traders are betting that the Bank of England introduces negative interest rates for the first time ever, pushing the pound to a three-week low today.

Monetary policy, central bank independence, quantitative easing. These and many other subjects tend to make people’s eyes glaze over, and

November 4, 2019
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Both the US and UK yield curves are on the verge of inverting. The yield curve has been a reliable

August 16, 2019

Three months ago we said “the easing in US-China trade tensions, more flexible central banks and the benefits of lower

June 14, 2019

Gold has been making a comeback. After a long period with little activity last year, the precious metal’s value has

March 19, 2019

US Concern over the outlook for US interest rates was one of the dominant themes of 2018, especially as the

February 5, 2019

2018 has been a disappointing year for most investors. Almost all markets, both stocks and bonds, have fallen in value

December 19, 2018

From Brexit to trade wars, nothing has been plain-sailing about 2018. It’s been a year of peaks and troughs across

December 18, 2018

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