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Ashley Chadwick

How Brexit would impact the EU

Whilst Britain leaving the EU would have dramatic impacts for Britain, the rest of the EU has to think about how it could dampen EU activity. A vote to leave in June would send major financial and political shockwaves through Europe.

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Ashley Chadwick

German Bund yield nears record lows

German 10 year bond yields have fallen to their lowest level in a year and are within touching distance of their record lows. Analysts believe this is being driven by high bond redemptions this week, which at €55 billion, is five times the amount of debt sales this week. That volume of cash flowing back to investors is likely to further bolster demand for German paper, which is already supported by the increase in the ECB’s QE.

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Ashley Chadwick

Does a falling Oil price lead to growth?

Since the Summer of 2014 Oil has fallen from over $115 a barrel to a low of $27 in January. It has since recovered and has spent the last month trading around the $40 level. Conventional wisdom suggests that a fall in the Oil price is beneficial for global GDP.

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Ashley Chadwick

Brexit fears grab market

With fewer than three months to go until the EU referendum it appears the market is finally waking up to the possibility of a Brexit

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Ashley Chadwick

Janet Yellen speech to Economic club of New York

Janet Yellen spoke in front of the Economic club of New York on Tuesday (29th March), on the state of the US Economy and Monetary Policy. The  tone of the meeting was more Dovish than was expected.

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