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Capital flight? Where the hell would it go?

According to Bloomberg there is currently $8.73 trillion of negatively yielding sovereign bonds in the world: bloomberg article Which begs the question, if capital does flee the UK as a result of last week’s Leave vote (as various Remain campaigners claim) where the hell will it go? The risk to the Leave result is that foreign investors pull money out of the UK. Britain is heavily reliant on foreign capital to allow us to import substantially more than we export. The trade deficit is currently […]

Markets are digesting the news..

Markets are in need of a bit of Gaviscon… So what is going on? Rates: More uncertainty and economic slowdown mean that markets are pricing in lower rates both in UK US and Europe. UK 10 year gilts: This shows the borrowing costs for the UK government for ten year debt and is the tick […]

History being made.. The UK has voted to Leave!

Ioan Smith at KCG “I am going long TM Lewin and Charles Tyrwhitt as there are going be some who lose their shirts” And he was so right.. Markets have completely misjudged the probability of the Leave campaign succeeding. They followed the Bookies and the Bloomberg Brexit tracker, both of which have got it wrong. […]

Louise Cooper, CFA, columnist, commentator, speaker and reporter on today's economy and market activity – business, industry, money and personal finance.
'a brilliant communicator with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

Louise Cooper, CFA, columnist, commentator, speaker and reporter on today's economy and market activity – business, industry, money and personal finance.
'a brilliant communicator with the skill of
making the complicated
comprehensible…a superb depth of financial industry knowledge'
Justin Urquhart-Stewart

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