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29 June 2022 2 mins

The week in markets - 29 June 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. UK inflation continues to climb but fails to surprise UK CPI rose again in May to 9.1% year-on-year, an increase of 0.1% from the previous month. Whilst...

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22 June 2022 2 mins

The week in markets - 22 June 2022

Welcome to the weekly macroeconomic round-up, where we spotlight a few of the most significant events in the last few weeks. Fed raises rates by 0.75% to combat surging inflation The US Federal Reserve (Fed) responded to May’s higher-than-expected inflation figures with a 0.75% rise in interest rates,...

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17 June 2022 7 mins

All change in an irresponsible world

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, not the most intelligent that survives.  It is the one that is the most adaptable to change” Charles Darwin.   Bear with me. This essay discusses biofuels, but its underlying message is about the perils of failing to...

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16 June 2022 6 mins

Six minute strategy: Do we need a recession?

The US Federal Reserve have raised interest rates, showing a newly found determination to confront US inflation. But what's behind this new hawkish central bank stance? With supply chains around the world still fragile, and an exceptionally tight labour market, it begs the question - will we face an...

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