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International Finance

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Economy

Inflation in Venezuela is expected to touch 700%

International Finance Desk
Many citizens can no longer afford to feed themselves leading to protests Marcus Turner Jones September 23, 2016: Venezuela remains in crisis, facing the largest demonstrations that the country has ever seen. The scale of the crisis has caused President Nicolas Maduro to declare a ‘constitutional state of emergency’, with rival pro and anti-government activists...
Economy

Bank of Japan keeps rate steady

International Finance Desk
Will target 10-year interest rate committing to keep it around zero IFM Correspondent September 21, 2016: Japan’s central bank issued a plethora of changes to its policy approach but kept rate steady. The Bank of Japan (BOJ) said it would start targeting 10-year interest rates, committing to keep them around zero as part of a...
Economy

Getting closer to US interest rate hike

Fed Chair says data is moving in the right direction and she is philosophically inclined to increase rates, but… Seth Roman September 02, 2016: The intention of the Federal Reserve Board to raise rates is clear, but it is still a question of when. In her annual speech at the Jackson Hole Summit in Wyoming,...
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

‘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...
Islamic Banking

Spike in interest rates could hamper Islamic finance

Base rates are at record lows in Europe with the Bank of England having held its rate at 0.5% for five years now Tim Evershed November 26, 2014: A spike in European interest rates could pose a serious challenge to the growth of Islamic finance across the EU. Base rates of interest are at record...
Economy

Differences at Bank of England

BoE governor has presided over his first split vote. However, the two members who voted for a rate rise are unlikely to be joined by others for a while yet. August 21, 2014: The minutes of the Bank of England monetary policy meeting on August 6-7 showed that the committee voted 7-2 in favour of keeping Bank...