Fidelity's Stupnytska: There will be no 'beautiful normalisation' in 2018

Fidelity's Stupnytska: There will be no 'beautiful normalisation' in 2018

Anna Stupnytska of Fidelity International Global growth is showing signs of a potential re-acceleration and macroeconomic indicators point to no immediate cause for concern, writes Anna Stupnytska, global economist at Fidelity International. However, with a number of risks on the...
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Inflation climbs to 3.1% in November; highest level in five years

Inflation climbs to 3.1% in November; highest level in five years

UK inflation figures for October Inflation rose to 3.1% in November, according to the Office for National Statistics, beating previous estimates that it would hold steady at 3% . Figures from the ONS released this morning said the 12-month UK...
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Christmas pinch: Inflation nears six-year high to reach 3.1% in November

Christmas pinch: Inflation nears six-year high to reach 3.1% in November

UK inflation figures for October Inflation rose to 3.1% in November, according to the Office for National Statistics, beating previous estimates that it would hold steady at 3%. Figures from the ONS released this morning said the 12-month UK Consumer...
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Pound dips despite historic Brexit border deal

Pound dips despite historic Brexit border deal

EU president Jean-Claude Juncker Sterling fell in early morning trading despite Britain and the European Union reaching a historic deal regarding its Brexit divorce settlement, allowing EU officials to pursue the second phase of negotiations. UK Prime Minister...
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SocGen's Edwards: Clients cannot see an immediate trigger for the financial Armageddon heading our way

SocGen's Edwards: Clients cannot see an immediate trigger for the financial Armageddon heading our way

Société Générale’s bearish strategist Albert Edwards has warned the current market situation is “even worse” than the lead-up to the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) as policymakers are “so scared” of financial bubbles bursting, ...
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BIS: Investor complacency could lead to 'long-run turbulence'

BIS: Investor complacency could lead to 'long-run turbulence'

The Bank for International Settlements likened current market conditions to the pre-2008 crash era The body responsible for overseeing the world’s central banks has warned that investors are ignoring signs of overheating in financial markets and consumer...
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Corbyn: Yes, we are a threat to the financial sector

Corbyn: Yes, we are a threat to the financial sector

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned global banks he would be a “threat” to their business if he became Prime Minister, after a Morgan Stanley analyst note said he would represent “a bigger risk than Brexit&#8221...
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'All good things must come to an end': Goldman Sachs warns of 'fast pain' bear market

'All good things must come to an end': Goldman Sachs warns of 'fast pain' bear market

Goldman Sachs has warned returns across all asset classes are likely to be lower in the medium term as a result of central banks reversing their bond-buying programmes and extreme valuation levels last seen in 1900. In a note, Christian...
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Brexit divorce bill 'agreed' as UK liabilities climb to £58bn

Brexit divorce bill 'agreed' as UK liabilities climb to £58bn

Prime Minister Theresa May Britain could pay up to £58bn in liabilities associated with its exit from the European Union, as it is reported a deal between the UK and EU leaders was reached last night. According to the Guardian...
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Bank of England forces banks to hold extra £6bn Brexit buffer

Bank of England forces banks to hold extra £6bn Brexit buffer

The Bank of England has raised the UK countercyclical capital buffer rate from 0.5% to 1%, establishing a system-wide total buffer of £11.4bn to protect against the potential risks arising from possible Brexit outcomes. According to its latest Financial Stabi...
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