Fed Hikes but Bank of England holds.

The EU breathed a sigh of relief on Wednesday as the result of the Dutch general election became clear. The incumbent Prime Minister Mark Rutte, leader of the centre-right VVD, ...

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March 20, 2017

Hammond’s first Budget

The budget last week was accurately publicised to be underwhelming, as intended by the Chancellor, Philip Hammond. The Chancellor chose to increase national insurance on the self-employed as well as ...

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March 14, 2017

Inflation has been rising globally

Inflation has been rising globally, and the Euro area has now breached the 2% target of the European Central Bank (ECB). The increase has been driven in the short term ...

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March 6, 2017

PMI data for Europe sees highest level since 2011

Purchasing managers indices (PMI) in Europe hit their highest level since 2011 in February, reaching 56.0, from 54.4 in January. Any reading above 50 indicates expansion. The index has been ...

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February 27, 2017