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1 July 2022 < 1 min

Six minute strategy: Known unknowns

So great has been the monetary stimulus since the Great Financial Crisis almost 15 years ago, that many asset markets are largely untested in today's world of tighter money. We are faced with three principle known unknowns. Firstly, how will consumers react? Secondly, how will markets react to...

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29 June 2022 2 mins

The week in markets - 29 June 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. UK inflation continues to climb but fails to surprise UK CPI rose again in May to 9.1% year-on-year, an increase of 0.1% from the previous month. Whilst...

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22 June 2022 2 mins

The week in markets - 22 June 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. Fed raises rates by 0.75% to combat surging inflation The US Federal Reserve (Fed) responded to May’s higher-than-expected inflation figures with a 0.75% rise in interest rates,...

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17 June 2022 7 mins

All change in an irresponsible world

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives.  It is the one that is the most adaptable to change” Charles Darwin.   Bear with me. This essay discusses biofuels, but its underlying message is about the perils of failing to...

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