Fact Box

  1. 19 Mar, 2015

    Budget 2015 reaction – From austerity to prosperity?

    The Chancellor’s sixth Budget saw Mr Osborne wisely opting to reinforce his reputation for fiscal prudence by avoiding the temptation for a major pre-election giveaway.

  2. 04 Mar, 2014

    Ukraine - Key issues in the current conflict

    What are the key issues in the current conflict in Ukraine?

    This article covers the background, key developments, implications and previous precendents.

  3. 15 Oct, 2013

    US Shutdown – Impact on USD

    The U.S. Government remains in partial shutdown and we rapidly approach Thursday 17 October, the deadline day the U.S. is expected to run out of money if the debt ceiling hasn’t been raised....

  4. 05 Jun, 2013

    What is the Fiscal Cliff?

    Everything you need to know about the US Fiscal Cliff... but were afraid to ask.

  5. 05 Jun, 2013

    US Elections and implication for markets (Video)

    US Elections and implication for markets, What is being contested and what are the latest poll ratings saying?

  6. 05 Jun, 2013

    Obama elected President

    Barack Obama has been re-elected US President with a clear margin of Electoral College votes and around 50%...

  7. 05 Jun, 2013

    Investec Extrepreneur Confidence

    In June 2012 we conducted our sixth survey of the Investec Entrepreneur Confidence Index, which provides insight...