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Fed Hikes Interest Rates

Fed Hikes Interest Rates

In yet another move contrary to the monetary policy trends elsewhere around the globe, the United States Federal Reserve chose to increase interest rates by another .25% to 1.50% this…Read more
OPEC Renews Agreement

OPEC Renews Agreement

Yesterday the Organization of Petroleum-Exporting Countries held their long-awaited summit in Vienna. OPEC members met the expectations of investors perfectly by agreeing to extend their current agreement to reduce oil…Read more
Brexit Struggles

Brexit Struggles

The bad news for the United Kingdom only seem to pile up ever since the Brexit vote last June. With EU nationals members of the labour force leaving the UK…Read more
ECB Meeting Outcome

ECB Meeting Outcome

Throughout this week news headlines were dominated by one thing: Thursday’s press conference of the European Central Bank. Despite losses for the euro over the past few weeks, largely due…Read more
Catalonia: Spanish or Independent?

Catalonia: Spanish or Independent?

The European markets shook this week, as last weekend Catalonia, an autonomous area comprising four provinces in northeastern Spain, held a referendum and voted in support of its independence from…Read more
German Elections 2017

German Elections 2017

Recently global news have been almost monopolized by three topics: the tensions between the United States and North Korea, natural disasters striking one after another, and the recent Federal Reserve…Read more