German Factory Orders Decline

The release of figures last week showed that German factory orders declined by 2.2% month on month, significantly undershooting expectations of a 0.1% fall. The fall was driven by foreign ...

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July 8, 2019

Conservative Leadership Contest

The race to become the new Conservative Party leader heated up last week with the first vote taking three casualties. Furthermore, Matt Hancock withdrew, meaning that there are now six ...

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June 17, 2019

Donald Trump Visits

Last week saw US President Donald Trump arrive for a state visit to the UK to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. The visit was closely watched for ...

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June 10, 2019

UK Mortgages Surge

Gilt Yields Fall Continuing from the recent trend, Gilt yields fell last week, reaching their lowest level since shortly after the EU referendum in 2016. Lower gilt yields suggest that investors ...

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June 4, 2019