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  • Article / Yesterday at 17:47 GMT

    Exposing the establishment of España

    Managing Partner / Spotlight Group
    United Kingdom
    Exposing the establishment of España
    Yesterday, Spain's local elections showed that the country's traditional two-party regime is splintering as new groups and coalitions gain support. Given the anti-austerity messages coming from some of these new parties, could the Eurozone see a new Syriza-type group gain a foothold in Spain?
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  • Editor’s Picks / 15 May 2015 at 8:42 GMT

    Is the UK in a 'disguised recession'?

    The UK economy may be showing signs of life, with unemployment notably down, but renowned US economist Paul Krugman says Britain could well be in what he terms a "disguised recession". They key, says Krugman, is the "unprecedented stall in productivity" seen in the UK since 2006. Citing a slowdown in technological advances and the growth of a "semi-employed" sector of marginally productive quasi-consultants, Krugman says that the UK's overall strength in terms of employment data is "really, really weird". Extending his commentary to the US, Krugman noted that his home country, which is widely expected to take the global lead in policy normalisation this year, isn't "doing great either".
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  • Article / 14 May 2015 at 10:49 GMT

    FX Noon: The dollar's down, but not out

    Director / Accumen Management
    United Kingdom
    FX Noon: The dollar's down, but not out
    The dollar has has slipped to three-month lows on soft US economic data. For those long of the Greenback and wanting to stay that way in the near term – it’s going to be a tough battle but the turn back (albeit small) will come.
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