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Stocks up as US rate hike becomes unlikely

European markets are finally expressing the second half of Friday’s weak US jobs report, as stocks gain on the expectation that another hike may be months away. Volatility has certainly

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Should we stay or should we go now?

It seems to me that the debate around the Brexit referendum revolves around three distinct axes, each of which offers somewhat different outcomes for each side of the campaign. Sovereignty

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Bank of England, interest rates, inflation and Brexit

The Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously today to keep interest rates at 0.5%. But the debate on when they will change – and which direction they will

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RLAM: UK will vote to stay in the EU

Royal London’s mini survey saw a large majority of 89% predicting the UK would vote to stay in the EU, with just 11% believing that the UK would vote to

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GDP growth slows amid Brexit uncertainty

The UK’s economic growth slowed down during January to March 2016, growing by 0.4% compared to the 0.6% growth seen in Q4 of 2015. “This represents a fall from the

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Brexit is biggest risk event of 2016

There is no doubt that the Brexit referendum is rapidly becoming one of the biggest risk events of 2016 for financial markets. Boris Johnson’s decision to bolster the ‘out’ campaign