Category Archives: Europe

BREXIT – “Staying friends” after a breakup

The risk of BREXIT – Britain exiting the European Union (EU) – looms large with the upcoming referendum on Britain’s membership of the EU, on June 23rd. Can Britain break European hearts while at the same time staying friends? And … Continue reading

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Greek crisis talks, adults needed!

Global equity markets struggled to gain momentum last week as Greece continued to dominate the headlines, with the Greek banking system now on emergency life support from the ECB. There was no progress made at the Eurogroup meeting of finance … Continue reading

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Draghi talks markets up after weakest Eurozone PMI since July 2013…

The flash Eurozone PMI Composite Output Index, a measure of business activity in manufacturing and services, showed “the pace of economic activity fell to a 16-month low in November. The index fell from 52.1 in October to 51.4, the lowest … Continue reading

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