Japan’s economy grows faster than expected

Last week saw good news coming from Japan, with the economy expanding faster than expected. The annualised growth rate of 2.2% between July and September was driven primarily by higher ...

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November 28, 2016

UK Inflation falls to 0.9% surprising economists

UK inflation and unemployment data for October were released last week. The figures showed a surprise fall in the rate of inflation to 0.9% from 1% in September. This was ...

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November 23, 2016

European populist parties see opportunity in Trumps victory

The unavoidable news of last week was the surprise election of Donald Trump. Early Wednesday morning markets reaction was sharply negative in Asia and futures market as the populist candidate tightened ...

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November 14, 2016

Investment Impact of Trump’s Victory

    With some media outlets predicting a 99% chance of a Clinton victory, Trump's win has surprised most pollsters, political analysts and observers. Following a similar pattern to Brexit, Donald Trump ...

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November 9, 2016