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Reacting to shaky manufacturing PMI data

Coming as little surprise to many, UK manufacturing PMI figures were weighed down by ongoing political and macroeconomic tensions. Donald Trump continued his scattergun...

Trump’s Hong Kong HRD Act sours the Thanksgiving Pie

As markets closed their final productive day of the week -  before an inevitably lethargic post Thanksgiving Friday - Donald Trump chose his moment...

Hong Kong bill leaves little to be thankful for, pound surges...

Apparently on the cusp of at least phase one of a trade deal, the Trump administration sent markets reeling on Thursday morning, following the...

Pound falls as Conservative poll lead narrows

With the general election little more than two weeks away, the general public and market indices alike wait with baited breath. What is on...

Why is Labour’s co-operative company model logical?

Its important to begin by saying that neither the mutualised structure, nor its benefits, are completely extinct within British society. Indeed, not only do...

Tata Steel plans 3,000 job cuts in ‘severe’ market

Indian multinational steel company Tata Steel Limited (NSE: TATASTEEL) announced that it plans to cut up to 3,000 jobs across its European operations. The Company...

Trade war slow progress but markets rally on Huawei ban delay

Without actually making much progress towards resolution, the Sino-US trade war debacle was able to eek out a sliver of positivity for indices clamouring...

Markets muted by slow trade deal progress

Markets have finally given in to realism and assumed a stance of limited optimism in regard to any potential Sino-US trade deal. After appearing to...

SNP offer ‘progressive alliance’ with Labour

Launching her party's campaign today in Edinburgh, Nicola Sturgeon said that while the SNP have ruled out the idea of entering into any formal...

Trade war optimism runs out of puff

Following the Dow Jones hitting its all-time high on Monday, indices saw trade War optimism run out of steam on Tuesday. European markets began...