Norway’s Potential Impact on Saudi Aramco’s IPO

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Published: Sat 2nd Dec 2017 Author: Gabriel Goh Read Time: 2 minutes  The Norway Pension Fund (the world’s largest sovereign wealth fund with $1 trillion AUM) recently announced their intention to exit their position in petroleum stocks, to mitigate risk and invest in financial assets abroad. This has parallels with Saudi Arabia’s decision to sell off a stake in Saudi […]

Global Markets Update – October

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Published: Sun 5th Nov 2017 Author: Lucas Michaelis & Will Buckland Read Time: 11 minutes US EquitiesUS equities performed strongly in October, gaining over 2%. This was helped by strong corporate earnings and the biggest rise in retail sales for over two and a half years, despite the tragic shooting in Las Vegas at the start of the month […]

Global Markets Update – September

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Published: Sat 7th Oct 2017 Author: Lucas Michaelis & Will Buckland Read Time: 8 minutes US EquitiesThe S&P 500 performed well in September, gaining 1.73% in the face of natural disasters and geopolitical tensions. After Trump’s announcement at the end of the month, to slash the corporate tax rate to 20%, stocks performed strongly and the dollar strengthened. Surprisingly, the VIX […]

UK Supreme Court Finalises Brexit: Impact on Sterling

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Published: Wed 25th January 2017 Author: Victor Thiry Read Time: 2 minutes On the 23rd of June, Britain had voted to exit from the European Union (EU), and Sterling consequently faced its biggest drop since 2008. The worries are far from over, as on the 24th of January, the Supreme Court had ruled that the Parliament must trigger Article […]