Trump becomes the 45th US President November 8th US election After the long awaited US presidential election, America have appointed its 45th US President. Donald Trump succeeded Hillary Clinton in the early hours of last Wednesday morning to what was described as a shock victory by many. Trump’s victory, despite his businessman background, has seen more uncertainty around America’s future. Although the U.S. Federal Reserve is in charge of monetary policy decisions, the Republican President can affect political and economic stability. Just like Brexit, it will take time to see…Read More
Mark Carney, Governor of Bank of England (BoE) and Chairman of the G20’s Financial Stability Board advised he will stay on at BoE, on the same day the Pound was appointed October’s worst performing currency. Carney has been managing Britain’s economy for the past three years and will remain at the BoE until end of June 2019 to see out turbulent Brexit negotiations. He will undertake the task of protecting the UK economy over the negotiations of Brexit that begin in March 2017. Carney will forfeit 3 additional years of…Read More
The British Financial Industry could lose up to £38 billion (43 billion euro) in revenue if the UK undergo a so-called “Hard Brexit” restricting access to the European single market. This will result in the UK being subject to both tariffs and non-tariff barriers. A report by Oliver Wyman ordered by the industry lobby group TheCityUK, summaries two different outcomes following a “Hard Brexit”. One outcome would see the UK cut all ties with the single market. If this were to happen, revenue may fall by £20 billion causing a…Read More
British pharmaceutical companies are weathering the turmoil of Brexit that has engrossed every other sector in the stock market. Big players such as AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Shire and BTG actually enjoyed a slight rise in their share prices on the EU referendum results day while many of their blue-chip counterparts’ prices plunged.Read More
Citywest Hotel Dublin is hosting the 2016 Food, Retail & Hospitality Expo next Wednesday, 14th September.
This is the industry’s event of the year with over 2000 key stakeholders attending to meet with a range of exhibitors supplying technology, equipment, services and produce to their sector.Read More