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After Article 50: What next?

Today the UK Prime Minister Theresa May triggers Article 50, beginning a two-year process that will see the country leave the European Union (EU), Azad Zangana, Senior European Economist at Schroders and Keith Wade, the firm's Chief Economist, comment on what they expect now for the UK economy....
A petition for divorce

Mint - Blain's Morning Porridge This, my sweet, is a letter from my solicitor telling you that your husband has filed a petition for divorce. It also tells you to get yourself a solicitor pretty damn quick. I suppose there are lots of things like US politics and tax reform, the outlook for banking,...
Fill me full of direst cruelty

Mint - Blain's Morning Porridge Come, you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here, and fill me from the crown to the toe top-full of direst cruelty! So much for my dire predictions of imminent market collapse yesterday following Trump's Healthcare embarrassment in the US. Rather than...
A lot of momentum

Brazil, one of the best markets in 2016, has clearly underperformed in the last few weeks, according Maarten-Jan Bakkum, Senior Strategist, Emerging Markets. Meanwhile, we are getting closer to the moment of truth: far-reaching reforms to the Brazilian pension system in order to make the government...
A house divided against itself cannot stand


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