• Brexit Trade Talks Resume Amidst COVID Crisis

    Brexit Rears Its Ugly Head Once More If it is true that there must be a silver lining in all time of hardship, perhaps the only upside to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis is that at least media coverage has a new topic to bombard us all with and we haven’t had to hear about Brexit […]

  • Pound Plummets As Johnson Gives Trade Deal Ultimatum

    Trade Talks In Crisis Already? The British Pound is heading back down towards 2020 lows today in response to the latest headlines around UK-EU trade negotiations. Official talks are due to begin on Monday though expectations are low in light of the current communications between the two sides. Both the UK and the EU set […]

  • The IndeX Files 31-12-2019

    Equities End The year At Highs Global benchmark equities end the year well into highs with asset markets around the globe celebrating the beginning of the end for the US-Sino trade war, the evasion of a hard-Brexit in the UK and the still-low money market rates across the G10. The US and China have now […]

  • Precious Metals Monday 19-08-19

    Gold Gold prices have started the week on a softer footing following a solid session last week, which saw prices trading up to levels not seen since early 2013. Despite the generally higher prices, we have seen some volatility over recent days as ongoing fluctuations in the US / China trade story continue to impact […]

  • Markets Hopeful As US China Trade Talks Resume

    Traders have been given cause for fresh optimism this week, regarding a potential end to the trade war as the latest round of negotiations begin. A team of US delegates, led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, arrived in Shanghai yesterday. The group met with its Chinese counterparts, led by […]