Economic Updates

German Election A Probable Grand Coalition
September 4, 2017

The German election is fast approaching and with the current polls and coalitions are practically inevitable. The 2013 Grand coalition - CDU/CSU and SPD was effective and the government was successful in implementing a lot of legislation in a harmoni...

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German Election
August 21, 2017

The German election is one of the key elections for the Eurozone following the French and UK elections. Angela Merkel is in the final month of campaigning for a fourth term in power. With an anti-immigration party continuing to capture segments of th...

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UK Election 2017 – The Results Are In
June 20, 2017

UK Election 2017 – The Results Are In The people of Britain have spoken, the results from the UK Election are in and Britain is more divided than ever. When Theresa May called the Snap General election back in April, it was predicted that The Conse...

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UK Election – Getting closer
June 2, 2017

UK Election – Getting closer In just under one weeks the people of Britain will go the polls to cast their vote in the UK elections. When Theresa May called the Snap Election the polls suggested a landslide victory for the Conservative party but s...

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Upcoming German Elections
May 25, 2017

Upcoming German Elections Mark your calendar, we are less than 5 months away from the German Bundestag elections to be held on September 24, 2017. Will Angela Merkel remain at the helm of the 5th largest world economy and engine of the European Union...

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A “Labour-Like” Budget by the Liberals
May 24, 2017

A "Labour-Like" Budget by the liberals Treasurer Scott Morrison has delivered his second budget on the 9th of May 2017. It is claimed to be politically correct with focus on key issues such as major banks, multinationals, affordable housing and forei...

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French Elections – The final round
May 5, 2017

French Elections -The final around Marine Le Pen, a lawyer, politician and recently the former president of the National Front is facing a young independent centrist untainted by old politics. Almost a year after forming his party, markets were posit...

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United Kingdom – Snap General Elections 2017
April 27, 2017

United Kingdom - Snap General Elections 2017 2017 is now expected to be an even bigger year for the United Kingdom - On the 18th April, British Prime Minister Theresa May made the shock call for a snap general election to be held on the 8th June, 201...

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Post Inauguration – approaching 100 days
April 19, 2017

Post Inauguration – approaching 100 days Back in November 2016, the people of America went to cast their vote for their 45th President. There were two main candidates – Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton, the polls indicated a win for Clinton but th...

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Non-farm payroll beats expectations
August 8, 2016

Upcoming News » No high impact data tonight » 10:30pm (MED Impact) Building Permits - CAD The big story that finished off last week was the Non-farm payroll employment change. The figure  released was far better than what was being expected. ...

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Groundhog Day at the RBA, but where next for the Aussie dollar?
November 6, 2014

Yield Advantage Beginning 2014 trading around $0.89, the Australian dollar remained remarkably resilient throughout the first half of 2014, reaching highs of $0.95 at the beginning of July, buoyed by a yield advantage over its global counterparts as ...

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