Global share prices generally rose during August as investors took heart from ongoing fiscal and monetary support alongside some encouraging economic data. Nevertheless, the global economic outlook remains “highly uncertain”, according to the World T...
June proved to be a choppy month for investors as hopes of an economic recovery were tempered by fears of a second wave of infection as instances of COVID-19 surged in parts of the US. Lockdown measures continued to ease around the world; however, th...
Investor sentiment was initially buoyed in January as the US and China signed their interim trade deal, driving US share indices to new all-time highs.
October saw the UK plunge into election fever as progress on Brexit once again ground to a halt. Although Prime Minister Boris Johnson managed to reach a new Brexit Withdrawal Agreement with the EU, he failed to win Parliament’s support for his timet...
The third anniversary of the Brexit referendum came and went in June, and still the issue of Brexit remained up in the air. As the clock ticked towards the extended deadline of 31 October, the Conservative Party focused on the election of a new leade...
The likelihood of reaching a Brexit deal before the 31 October deadline receded further during May as Prime Minister Theresa May finally announced that she was resigning as leader of the Conservative Party on 7 June. Her decision triggered a leadersh...
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