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oil pump
15 June 2018

The world has started to slow.

There is some evidence of the world economy slowing in part due to a reduction in global money supply. Europe is starting to feel the effects of the European Central Bank (ECB) reducing its quantitative easing (QE) bond purchasing programme…

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Drone flying with a delivery box package
15 June 2018

Big tech offering big growth?

Facebook’s abuse of personal data has brought mega tech companies under the spot light of regulators keen to bring them to book and recover more tax revenue from them. While regulators consider their moves to further protect consumers, Amazon Prime…

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Donald Trump speaks in New York
13 June 2018

Analysts continue to be positive about the US.

Analysts continue to be positive about the US even after a strong 2017 and the fall offs in February and March. Dividend growth from corporate earnings is a significant contributor to investor sentiment rising. Analysts are expecting over 60% of…

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Federal Reserve Building, Washington DC, USA.
13 June 2018

10 year Treasury Bonds have risen above 3%.

Yields on the benchmark US 10 year Treasury Bonds have risen above 3% for the first time in more than four years. The US 10- year Treasury is the benchmark for world credit costs and rising yields will result in…

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Container Cargo ship in seaport, Freight Transportation
13 June 2018

A trade deal looks the most likely outcome.

The IMF has warned that the on-going threat of a trade conflict between the USA and China has the potential to hurt global growth. We have already seen that President Trump’s trade tariffs and the Chinese retaliations can hit confidence.…

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Emmanuel Macron President of France
12 June 2018

Retirement as early as 52!

European companies seem to be benefiting from a combination of years of cost cutting, global growth and low borrowing costs resulting in growing profitability and balance sheet strength. European companies are showing confidence by increasing their capital spending. Greater levels…

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Commuters crossing crowded London Bridge on the way home from work
12 June 2018

32.25 million people are in work in the UK

Several factors have helped the UK economy to outperform the pessimistic pre-Brexit forecasts. The UK is a highly competitive market-driven economy that does not rely on state favour or subsidies, and has a skilled and flexible workforce. Consumer credit growth…

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Chinese President Xi Jinping
12 June 2018

Growth is expected to be slower but more stable.

There is a growing feeling that the priorities of the Chinese government have moved to a more sustainable economic agenda and away from growth at all costs. The Chinese authorities are no longer ignoring the financial risks that come with…

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Mount Fuji and Chureito Pagoda at sunrise in autumn, Japan.
7 June 2018

Analysts are very bullish about Japan

Japan’s economy has been progressively improving over recent years due to the progressive reforms introduced by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government. A key objective was to introduce inflation and wage growth into the Japanese economy. Unemployment is at its lowest…

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