Prior to last week global markets had been showing a remarkable recovery since their lows in mid March, albeit that some markets had been recovering quicker than others. The S&P 500 had reclaimed all of its losses from the coronavirus and the NASDAQ ...
China has now announced its GDP results for the first quarter of 2020, recording a contraction of 6.8%. This is the country’s first recorded contraction since records began, and highlights the depth of the downturn that the global economy is currentl...
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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