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Politics Strikes Back

And so, to New Zealand, where the market had decided it was all going to be business as usual following their closely fought election of four weeks ago. The National Party were expected to maintain the status quo,

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What is Priced?

Today Sterling managed to shed almost 1% of its value following the press conferencebetween UK and EU Brexit negotiators Davis and Barnier. The line from Barnier that caused GBP such pain was: “we have reached a state of deadlock which is very disturbing“.

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Deal or No Deal

So now we know. The government is spending money on preparations for a Brexit No Deal scenario – billions will apparently be unlocked after Christmas if no progress is made with the EU.

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DisMayed Redux

Blondemoney would never kick a woman when she was down. Or a man, for that matter. But the response to Theresa May’s speech yesterday suggests a vocal proportion of the public feel otherwise.

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The Only Way is Up

Although yesterday the Martian gave us a lovely and not-at-all-green perspective on why stock markets are at all time highs, the reality is that future expectations should be starting to shift.

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