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Economy

UBS may shift its base outside the UK

Banks worry about losing passporting rights IFM Correspondent July 14, 2016: With uncertainty looming large post-Brexit, some banks may shift their headquarters and offices outside London. Andrea Orcel, president of UBS Investment bank, has warned that it is considering moving its staff to a European country, following the UK’s vote to leave the EU. UBS,...
Economy

Brexit presents big opportunities for the UK

It will now be able to embrace more market-friendly policies Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya  July 13, 2016: While many of us would like to believe that the UK is in a mess, thanks to Brexit, what we all tend to ignore is the upside opportunities that Britain will now have. There are legitimate reasons to believe that...
Economy

Greenspan, gold, and the banality of evil

The former chairman of the US Fed is warning against an inevitable crisis resulting from the very policies he helped implement Stefan Gleason  July 12, 2016: Under certain circumstances, seemingly decent human beings are capable of horrific things.So it is with former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, who parlayed his sound money bona fides into...
Economy

Post-Brexit, BoE may cut interest rate

Move aimed at boosting the economy IFM Correspondent July 11, 2016: In order to provide a fillip to the economy post-Brexit, the Bank of England (BoE) is expected to cut interest rates to new historic lows on Thursday. Though a slowdown post-Brexit was more or less predicted, the bank may decide to take some measures...
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Tata Steel to halt sale of UK assets

Brexit has led to lot of uncertainty IFM Correspondent July 11, 2016: Tata Steel has put on hold its plan to sell its UK assets in the wake of Brexit and the uncertainty surrounding rules and regulations. The company is planning to postpone the sale until clarity emerges in UK regarding new rules. The board...
Finance Wealth Management

Post-Brexit, Middle East property investors eyeing UK

Deterioration in the value of the pound sterling has reduced property prices in London Suparna Goswami Bhattacharya July 6, 2016: Britain’s historic decision to leave the EU has sparked a period of volatility across the world’s financial markets. The pound sank to multi year lows against the dollar. David Cameron’s decision to step down has...
Economy

Brexit: flatex records 80,000 trades at full load

FinTech Group expects new business through financial institutions migrating from London June 27, 2016: In addition to sharp market fluctuations, the surprising outcome of the Brexit Referendum on Friday also led to record trading volumes. The online broker flatex, a member company of the FinTech Group AG, executed about 80,000 trades on Friday on their...
Finance Wealth Management

Is Osborne right on Brexit and property?

Chancellor of the Exchequer said that property prices will be significantly dampened by a UK vote to leave Naomi Heaton  May 11, 2016: With the UK’s EU referendum fast approaching, questions are inevitably circulating about how the build-up and outcome will impact property prices and the future of the UK and London market. Indeed, in...
Economy

‘Political agenda is influencing financial markets’

Pioneer Investment’s Head of Global Asset Allocation Research Monica Defend on the economic outlook post Brexit What are, in your view, the implications of Brexit on the global economy? We believe that the Brexit outcome is a global shock, with implications for the global and regional economic outlook that will be channelled mainly through four...