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Forex - Demand for speed

In the Daily Telegraph, there is an excellent article, written by Alan Tovey on a book review entitled, Flash Boys, by Michael Lewis, which reminded me of a TED Talk video I had once watched on how the Internet is changing the world of financial dealings and how high frequency traders are willing to go to extraordinary lengths to gain this speed advantage. The TED Talk was all about a length of fibre optic cable which was being laid - except that this, of course, was no ordinary piece of fibre optic cable, which was being laid and the distance to be covered...

HSBC Bank. The world's Most Scandalous Bank?

A quick look at HSBC advertising webpage makes for an interesting and informative read, about this rather iconic banking brand name, stating the huge successes of their airport marketing campaign. The underlying theme of the campaign, which was launched in 2011, is to reflect the forces that will shape commerce and the world of the future. The creative themes are drawn from the core business lines of our Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets and Wealth Management businesses, their marketing narrative goes on to say...

Greece's Boxing Match with the EU and its Troika - Let's Get Ready to Rumble

Ladies and gentlemen, in the right-hand corner of the ring we have Alexis Tsipras and his Syriza party, who have just swept into power in Greece and in the left-hand corner, we have the EU and its Troika. Syriza, which having fallen short of an overall majority has formed a coalition government with rightwing populists also opposed to austerity, has made debt reduction and renegotiation of the bailout agreement a priority. Alexis Tsipras, who seems to be the political equivalent of a young...

ECB President Mario Draghi Gives Eurozone the Shock and Awe Treatment

In a move, which has angered many politicians and financial pundits in Germany, the European Central Bank president Mario Draghi has announced that the ECB is going to pump 60bn euro per month into the financial markets until, at least, September 2016, in what market pundits have dubbed the Shock and Awe treatment.And, on the face of things, he has certainly managed to do just that, shock and awe the financial markets, in an effort to try and rout the deflation of the eurozone...

The Pound Tumbles in delayed reaction

The Pound Tumbles in Delayed Reaction, as May gets Green Light from Parliament to Trigger Article 50. This has, so far, been a mixed week of good and bad news for Theresa May. The good news was that on Monday of this week she received the green light from parliament to trigger Article 50. The bad news was, however, very bad news indeed, after Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon signalled the start of a legal process for an independence referendum. This quickly resulted in the pound tumbling against all of its Group-of-10 peer currencies...


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