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Marcus Ashworth

Marcus Ashworth

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Boris Johnson Unleashes the Animal Spirits With Brexit Deal

The completion of the long-awaited Brexit trade deal comes just as UK markets closed for the Christm

Markets Have Infinite Reasons to Be Cheerful

As we head toward the end of 2020, we’ve spent the final run-up to Christmas much as we have the res

Bankers Always Get Paid, No Matter What

Raising banker compensation in the midst of a pandemic isn’t the best look.

Covid Isn't the Only Big Fear for Investors

European shares have been pounded in recent days because of the tightening of lockdown restrictions

Brussels Blows the Roof Off the Bond Market

The European Union, as part of its efforts to provide funding for pandemic recovery, has in one stro

Renovating Old Houses Needn't Be Scary

Lockdown has made us all rethink what we want in a home.

Europe Has a Weak Dollar Problem

How much is too much of a good thing?

Germany's Bund May Be About to Lose Its Crown

There’s a new kid in debt town, with the closest thing so far to a true “euro bond” about to be sold

Pound Slide More About Brexit Than the Economy

The pound has set a new post-Brexit referendum low against the euro and is tantalizingly close to do

A US-China Currency War Would Do Some Serious Damage

It didn’t take long for the Donald Trump tweet.

The Turkish Lira and Political Crises

Turkey’s central bank is again trying to shore up the lira.

US Yields Set to Leave Europe’s in the Rearview Mirror

Where the US leads, the world will follow.

Turkey Missed Its Chance to Stop This Emergency

At least Turkey’s central bank can spot an economic crisis.

Is Turkey Becoming Uninvestable?

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan unfortunately is a man of his word.

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