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Luxembourg's opportunity?

03 August 2016

There were few cries of joy here in Luxembourg, one of the six founding members of the European Union, when Britain voted to exit the EU.


Rule Britannia!

08 July 2016

The most comprehensive assessment of the impact of a “leave” vote on the UK economy was carried out earlier this year – before a single ballot had been cast.


Europe: Grounds for Optimism?

08 June 2016

Eight long years after the start of the global financial crisis, Europe has, at last, officially recovered.


Good as gold

15 March 2016

After increasing 17% in the first three months of the year – the largest quarterly gain since 1986 – the price of gold has begun to settle. However, the underlying factors driving prices upward appear likely to remain supportive.


The Brexit Threat

04 March 2016

Some may see the euro as a relative safe haven if sterling starts to run into serious trouble ahead of the June 23 referendum on the UK’s membership in the European Union. However, the British decision will have material consequences for the rest of the EU, leaving the euro vulnerable in a number of respects.