Politics (43)

Countdown to 2022: starter for 10
Investment strategy

Countdown to 2022: starter for 10

2021 was another year full of twists and turns, so what will 2022 bring? As we hastily forge our...

By Christopher Teschmacher

22 Dec 2021

5 min read

UK Budget: spend now, pay later
Hetal Mehta
Economics

UK Budget: spend now, pay later

The Chancellor has delivered more fiscal stimulus, which should sustain the economy through the...
By Hetal Mehta
05 Mar 2021
3 min read
turmoil in Washington and Joe Biden’s first 100 days
Lars Kreckel
Economics

turmoil in Washington and Joe Biden’s first 100 days

After Trump loyalists stormed the US Capitol building, we discuss the president elect’s near-term...
By Lars Kreckel
07 Jan 2021
2 min read
US/China relations: no thaw in the new cold war
Emiel van den Heiligenberg
Economics

US/China relations: no thaw in the new cold war

Not so long ago, the trade war between the US and China was the greatest geopolitical risk facing...
By Emiel van den Heiligenberg
04 May 2020
3 min read
A scent of tear gas in the air
Economics

A scent of tear gas in the air

I travelled to Santiago de Chile recently, staying close to Plaza Italia. This roundabout turned...

By Emiel van den Heiligenberg

10 Jan 2020

3 min read

UK election: market and macro implications
Economics

UK election: market and macro implications

Finally, we have received some certainty over the Brexit process – at least over the near term. W...
By Sonja LaudHetal Mehta
13 Dec 2019
3 min read
Boris Johnson Poised for Large Majority
Christopher Jeffery
Economics

Boris Johnson Poised for Large Majority

With two weeks left until the UK goes to the polls, the markets are starting to suffer from a bad...
By Christopher Jeffery
02 Dec 2019
3 min read
New joiner jitters
Hetal Mehta
Economics

New joiner jitters

All new jobs bring new  challenges, but few bring as much scrutiny as taking over as president of...
By Hetal Mehta
15 Nov 2019
4 min read