financial crisis


House prices in the EU up 11 % since 2010

House prices, including purchases of both new-build and existing houses and flats, have fluctuated significantly since 2006. Annual growth rates in the EU were around 8 % in 2006 ... Read More
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Living Dangerously

  Regular readers of Goldmoney’s Insights should be aware by now that the cycle of business activity is fuelled by monetary policy, and that the periodic booms and slumps ... Read More
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A Spiking Dollar = Emerging Market Chaos

The dollar collapse thesis – which ends with all fiat currencies achieving their intrinsic value of zero — doesn’t preclude some thrills and chills along the way, in which ... Read More

FCA UK released the appointment of new Chair

HM Treasury announced the appointment of Charles Randell CBE as the new Chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). Charles is currently an external member of the Prudential Regulation ... Read More

Next Stop, Recession: The Financial Meteor Storm Is Headed Our Way

  Many of those about to be vaporized did not grasp the fragility of the “prosperity” they assumed was both solid and permanent. Business-cycle recessions are not just inevitable, ... Read More
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RBS shareholders urged to settle share sale legal dispute

Former RBS boss Fred Goodwin may be spared having to defend his role in the lender’s near-collapse after investors were urged to settle their legal case against the bank. ... Read More

ACCA launches major new report into Cognitive Bias

As policymakers and regulators call for more professional scepticism in audit, ACCA (the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants) has recommended changes to the standard-setting, regulatory and audit processes to ... Read More

Culture in financial institutions: it’s everywhere and nowhere; FCA Chief Executive

Highlights A firm’s culture emerges in large part from inputs that are its responsibility. It is for firms to ensure that their desired culture is consistent with appropriate conduct ... Read More

HSBC appoints Group Chairman

HSBC appoints Mark Tucker to succeed Douglas Flint as Group Chairman HSBC Holdings plc announces the appointment of Mark Tucker as a director and Group Chairman Designate from 1 ... Read More

The honeymoon is over: Wall Street is finally taking Trump literally

By itself, the 230-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.16%  this week wasn’t earth shattering: 1% gains and losses happen all the time. But the clattering ... Read More
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