The Bank of England (BoE) held its base rate of interest unchanged at 0.5% at its meeting today.
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As widely anticipated, Emmanuel Macron’s La Republique en Marche party has won an absolute majority in the French National Assembly after the second round of legislative elections on Sunday 18 June.
After a relatively quiet summer, volatility spiked in October as investors worried about rising rates, peak economic and earnings growth and geopolitical tensions.
We believe the Brexit negotiations will conclude with a relatively “soft” Brexit. But, as current media headlines show, there are still a number of compromises that need to be made on both sides to seal the deal.
The key political, macro and credit risks that insurers may want to address in 2019.
The Fed halted tightening and propelled equities to their fastest recovery ever following a bear market.