Federal Reserve holds tight to support ECB

After the fireworks of the last ECB announcement the Bank of England’s and the Federal Reserve’s announcements last week we relatively mundane, with both institutions deciding no change in interest ...

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March 21, 2016

Budget 2016: Strawberry Invest’s review & summary

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his speech on Wednesday 16 March, his third in 12 months. In our Budget 2016 summary, we have provided information on the ...

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ECB can still surprise but the effectiveness of QE is dwindling

The big news in financial markets last week was the European Central Bank (ECB) announcement on Thursday. The announcement included an expansion of the current stimulus, increasing the pace of ...

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March 14, 2016

Global markets continued upward and China reassesses economic plans

Global equity markets continued their upward trend last week. On Saturday, China’s chief economic planner announced a lower GDP growth target of 6.5%-7% but warned that predictions of an abrupt ...

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March 7, 2016