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A guide to Bitcoin: what is it for and how do you spend it?

A guide to Bitcoin: what is it for and how do you spend it?

Cecilia 26 Jan, 2021 0

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are notoriously volatile. However, smart management and good timing can mean serious return on investment.

Are women better investors than men? Goldman Sachs thinks so.

Are women better investors than men? Goldman Sachs thinks so.

Cecilia 14 Jan, 2021 0

There has always been a lack of diversity in leadership across all industries, and the investment and finance sectors are no exception.

Joe Biden victory: which consequences for the markets?

Joe Biden victory: which consequences for the markets?

Cecilia 21 Oct, 2020 0

The US elections are taking place in a couple of weeks and both candidates have polar opposite policies.

Where to invest your money in the event of a second COVID-19 wave?

Where to invest your money in the event of a second COVID-19 wave?

Cecilia 06 Oct, 2020 0

2020 has been a challenging year on many levels. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the market has been incredibly volatile. Markets collapsed before skyrocketing and setting new records. Some have gained from it, while others have lost. But is all this behind us now? What will happen in the event of a second wave, or another lockdown? In these uncertain times, many investors and traders are wondering which strategy to adopt.

Brexit update: what could Boris Johnson’s Internal Market Bill mean for future trade deals?

Brexit update: what could Boris Johnson’s Internal Market Bill mean for future trade deals?

Cecilia 21 Sep, 2020 0

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has submitted a bill that would undermine parts of the Brexit agreement and break international law. The bill was backed by MPs in the Commons 340 votes to 263 and would enable free movement of goods and services across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland after Brexit. This new law would give the UK government the power to override the legally binding withdrawal agreement between the UK and the EU.

UK economy: the country is in recession for the first time since 2009

UK economy: the country is in recession for the first time since 2009

Cecilia 20 Aug, 2020 0

With a decline in GDP two quarters in a row, the UK is officially in recession for the first time in 11 years. The GDP fell by 2.2% between January and March 2020 and shrank further by 20.4% between April and June. This is the country’s worst crash since quarterly records began in 1955.

Influencers, trading and suspicious investments

Influencers, trading and suspicious investments

Cecilia 27 Jul, 2020 0

For some time now, some influencers have been known to use their status to promote investments and training programmes in online trading.

UK general election: what happened and what does it mean for Brexit

UK general election: what happened and what does it mean for Brexit

Cecilia 17 Dec, 2019 0

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn had long waited for it, Conservative PM Boris Johnson enabled it in an effort to break the Brexit deadlock: UK voters headed to the polls on Thursday, December 12 for the second general election since the Brexit referendum.

Brexit delay and UK elections: what happens now?

Brexit delay and UK elections: what happens now?

Cecilia 04 Nov, 2019 0

This week has seen many new developments for the UK, with yet another extension to Brexit granted by the EU and the announcement of snap general elections before Christmas, on December 12th. 

The Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament was unlawful: what’s next for Brexit and the UK?

The Supreme Court rules that Boris Johnson’s suspension of parliament was unlawful: what’s next for Brexit and the UK?

Cecilia 27 Sep, 2019 0

On Tuesday morning, judges unanimously ruled that the PM’s prorogation of Parliament was unlawful.