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Ashley Chadwick

Change UK - The Independent Group

In the very early hours of this morning, UK Prime Minister Theresa May and European Council President Donald Tusk announced another extension to Brexit had been agreed. Instead of crashing out without a deal tomorrow, Britain now has until October 31st to decide what it will do about Brexit.

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Ashley Chadwick

Dovish Rhetoric Shifts US Curve

Since the March meeting of the FOMC, there have been so big moves in the US treasury curve. Chairman Jerome Powell struck a positive but Dovish tone. He claimed that the 'underlying economic fundamentals are still strong.' This was despite Fed forecasts that are predicting slower short term growth and lower inflation.

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Ashley Chadwick

FOMC expected to hike rates today

Today the Federal Reserve is expected to hike interest rates for the third time since the financial crisis. This is expected to be the first of 3 hikes in 2017, as the US economy is seen as strong enough to handle multiple hikes a year.

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Ashley Chadwick

German Bond Yields And The French Election

Yesterday German bond yields fell to record lows amidst fears that the far right could win the French Election.

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Ashley Chadwick

Inflation Looms For The Bank Of England

Normally, the Bank of England’s Quarterly Inflation Report will be the most important document for the future of the UK economy on the day it is published. Today though it is taking a backseat to the White Paper released detailing (for want of a better word) the Government’s plan for Brexit.

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