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March 4, 2019

Economic tension remains unresolved

One situation that is often used in works of fiction is the existence of an underlying, unresolved tension between two of the characters, let’s say dealing with feelings, which goes on to affect the development of the plot.

January 9, 2019

Market Comment | Positive mood in financial markets with focus on today’s Fed minutes

The positive tone in financial markets continued on the back of optimism regarding the US-China trade talks which ended today with positive remarks by both parties. Apart from this, all eyes are on the release of the December FOMC meeting minutes later today, as more Fed members added their voices to the more dovish stance.

January 8, 2019

Market Comment | Trade progress allows markets to recover further

Markets started the week in a positive mood as fresh news at the end of last week still weighed this week. The sharp rebound in risk asset prices last Friday was backed by hopes of easing trade frictions between China and the US (which have extended today), strong US jobs data, actions from China’s central bank, and especia…